Emergency Medicine Senior Medical Officer

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

Echuca Regional Health is the winner of the 2018 Premier’s Medium Health Services of the Year, and is an innovative health service.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 750 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $75 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/EMSMO291118
Closing Date: 04-Jan-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - ED SMO_28112018.docx (Word, 484KB)


Applying for Work at ERH 2018.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


Contact: Siddhartha Jyothi
(03) 5485 5041

Position Details

Senior Medical Officer – Emergency Medicine

Full time, Part Time or Casual


Enjoy the work/life balance in a friendly safe and affordable rural city.

The ERH Emergency Department (ED) manages in excess of 20,000 presentations per annum.  Reporting to the Director of Emergency Medicine, the Senior Medical Officer is responsible for:

  • Providing high quality clinical care to emergency patients
  • Ensuring patient flow is in line with National Emergency Access Targets (NEAT) and other Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Supervising Junior Medical Officers (JMOs)
  • Supporting continual improvement of emergency services at ERH

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment. 

Attractive remuneration offered and relocation assistance may be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

How to Apply:

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance. 

If you require access to a computer to complete your online application please contact our Education Department: 03 54855286.

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter addressing the “key selection criteria”
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Completed online questionnaire, and
  4. Three professional referees.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Siddhartha Jyothi, on: (03) 5485 5041

Applications close midnight on 4 January 2019.


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