Senior Medical Officers - Emergency

A great opportunity exists for a highly experienced Medical Officer to provide support and leadership to our ED team.
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Department: Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Gippsland - East Gippsland
Reference: VG/BRHS/CS/1421083
Closing Date: 22-Sep-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - SMO - Emergency - 1421083 - Sept 2019.docx (Word, 101KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Lisa James, Medical Workforce Coordinator
03 5150 3356

Position Details

STATUS: Ongoing, Full Time

As the largest healthcare provider in East Gippsland, Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) provides services to a rapidly growing population.  The BRHS Medical Workforce provides services across a broad spectrum of care including our Emergency Department which currently receives approximately 20,000 varied presentations per year.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Senior Medical Officer to join our expanding Medical Workforce team.  In this role you will provide senior medical support to the BRHS Emergency Department and other areas as required by delivering high-quality and locally appropriate medical care to consumers of BRHS.  You will provide leadership and supervision to our Interns, Hospital Medical Officers and Registrars and provide expert input into clinical governance activities.  Specialist rural and remote training pathways exist and applicants with these career aspirations will be supported and encouraged to apply for this position.

If you are a Senior Medical Officer looking for a lifestyle change but wanting to maintain your skills and expertise in a leadership position then this role will provide you with the perfect platform to do this. 

This role will provide you with the opportunity to enjoy:

  • A senior clinical role mentoring junior staff and students
  • Contributing to the future direction of Emergency Care at BRHS
  • Treating a range of interesting and broad presentations to ED and the SSU
  • Strong links to the Monash University School of Rural Health - located at the BRHS campus
  • Being part of a friendly and supportive team
  • Flexible working options
  • Fantastic work/life balance

The successful applicant will benefit from: 

  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Access to an extensive range of salary packaging options including novated leasing, meal, entertainment and venue hire card and relocation expenses.
  • Accommodation and relocation support
  • Ongoing paid professional development leave
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health and Wellbeing program including gym membership at corporate rates
  • Staff dining room


For more information on the position, please contact:

Lisa James, Medical Workforce Coordinator

Applications by close of business:

Sunday 22nd September 2019

Further position details are available in the position description.

Applications are to include a covering letter, resume (including two professional referees) and response to the key selection criteria as listed in the position description.  Applications are to be submitted by selecting the "Apply Now" button below.

A satisfactory National Police Check (no older than 12 months), a Working with Children Check and Health Declaration must be provided prior to commencement at BRHS.  

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