GP Registrar/Fellowed GP - Advanced Skills in Emergency (full or part time)

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 and is a preferred holiday destination, with the population undergoing significant expansion at peak times (especially over summer). 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 to the 45,000 people living in the catchment areas of the Shire of Campaspe and Murray River Council. The services include 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 800 staff. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as an outer 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 - full time or part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/GPREG150719
Closing Date: 04-Jan-2020
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2019.pdf (PDF, 124KB)

Position Description GP Registrar_Fellowed GP.pdf (PDF, 165KB)

Contact: Siddhartha Jyothi
(03) 5485 5041

Position Details

GP Registrar/Fellowed GP - Advanced Skills in Emergency (full or part time)

  • Key training position with Education and Support from senior medical professionals

Applications are sought from suitably qualified medical professional with previous medical assessment and clinical management experience to work in the Emergency Department at Echuca Regional Health. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • The appropriate and efficient assessment and treatment of patients presenting to the Emergency Department, according to triage categories and guidelines
  • Supervision and teaching of more junior medical staff as well as nursing staff
  • Communication with referring Medical Practitioners regarding patient care, both at the time of assessment and following discharge
  • Liaison with Nursing Staff, VMOs, SMOs, Consultants in pursuing a high standard of care and efficient use of available resources; and ensure the appropriate continuity of care
  • Involvement in Echuca Regional Health education programs
  • Other reasonable duties as specified by the Director
  • Member of Code Blue and MET Call team as per Code Blue and MET Call policy and procedure.
  • Attend regular meetings with the Director of Emergency Medicine or delegate.
  • Maintain a log book of patients assessed/procedures performed in the Emergency Department. 

Our team requires someone who has:

  • Qualifications in MBBS or equivalent degree enabling registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Proven experience in the medical assessment and clinical management of patients
  • High-level awareness and evidence of on-going professional development to continually update personal medical knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the relevant legislation pertaining to Medical Officers
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and (where relevant) provision of a Working With Children Check and check on the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme prior to appointment. 

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;
  2. Resume;
  3. Completed online questionnaire;
  4. A document addressing the Key Selection Criteria provided in the Position Description
  5. Three professional referees. 

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

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on 4 January 2020.

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