Senior Medical Officer

Just 200 kms north of Melbourne, the beautiful riverside location of 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 one of the largest employers in the region, employing approximately 600 people. 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.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/SMO110516
Closing Date: 01-Dec-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Senior Medical Officer_23102017.docx (Word, 483KB)


Applying for Work at ERH 2017.pdf (PDF, 91KB)


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

Echuca Regional Health (ERH) is a world class sub-regional hospital which services a catchment population of approximately 45,000. ERH provides a comprehensive range of health services, including: emergency; medical; surgical; rehabilitation; maternity; paediatrics; urology; orthopaedics; ophthalmology; dental; chemotherapy; and haemodialysis. With approximately 600 staff, ERH is Echuca's largest employer.

Echuca is a vibrant tourist town with exciting cultural heritage, restaurant scene, sporting facilities, seemingly endless leisure and recreational options all within 2 ½ hours from Melbourne.  Excellent preschool, primary and secondary education options are available.

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.

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
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Completed online questionnaire, and
  4. Three professional referees.

Please note:  A separate document detailing responses to the ‘key selection criteria' within the position description is required. 

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

Applications close midnight on 1 December 2017


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