Director of Emergency Medicine

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
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/DEM090819
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2019
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2019.pdf (PDF, 124KB)


PD_Director_Emergency Medicine_2019.pdf (PDF, 376KB)


Contact: Dr Glenn Howlett
(03) 5485 5041

Position Details

Director of Emergency Medicine

Full time


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

Echuca Regional Health (ERH) is a world class outer regional health service which services a catchment population of approximately 45,000. 

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 22,000 presentations per annum.  Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Director of Emergency Medicine is responsible for: 

  • Leading and managing the provision of emergency medicine services.
  • Supporting continual improvement of emergency medicine services.
  • Lead the expansion of training, including accredited training posts, in emergency medicine. 

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check and Working With Children's 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 available online. Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to this position.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

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 Dr Glenn Howlett, on: (03) 5485 5041 

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

Applications close midnight on 7 December 2019.


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