Hospital Medical Officer / Hmo

Wimmera Health Care Group

Horsham, VIC

Posted 3/27/2020

ED Medical Officer

Classification HM16-20

Fixed Term - Full Time

(76 hrs per fortnight)

This position is for a Medical Officer who is interested attaining valuable diverse experience in emergency medicine in a large rural hospital environment. This position would be particularly suited to a rural GP or GP trainee.

Supervision in the ED is provided by FACEMs and Senior Medical officers. Role responsibilities include initial assessment and management of patients attending the Emergency Department. The ED has an average of 15,500 attendance per annum in a 9 bed unit, including two resuscitation beds. The Hospital has an average of 12,000 admissions and 4,600 operations annually. It has a modern theatre complex, including a day procedure unit, a five-bed intensive care unit, and high-quality emergency department and ward facilities.

Key Selection Criteria include:

? - MBBS or equivalent degree
? - Limited or Full general registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) - Minimum of level 3 supervision.
? - A minimum of six years postgraduate experience of which a minimum of two years should be in an Emergency Department.
? - Experience in the supervision of junior medical staff (first year interns)
? - Experience in rural Australian Emergency Department
? - Working toward or attained Advanced Adult and Paediatric Life Support or equivalent

Attractive benefits offered by the organisation include:

  • Salary packaging,

  • Professional development and education programs,

  • Employee Assistance Program,

  • Comprehensive orientation program.

  • Accrued Day Off (full time employees only)

  • Flexible rostering

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Free parking

This is a great opportunity to work in a diverse clinical environment and join a reputable rural health service dedicated to the provision of quality patient centred care and to meet the needs of the community.

For more information about this position view the Position Description and/or contact the person indicated below. Further information on Wimmera Health Care Group can be found on our website or Facebook page.

Applications must be submitted online via e-recruit by the Closing Date.

Wimmera Health Care Group (WHCG) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

WHCG encourages applications from people from culturally and / or linguistically diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We aim to provide a safe environment for our staff, patients, residents and clients which includes supporting and responding to disclosures of family violence issues.

Pre-employment checks: All applicants must be willing to undertake a national police check and Victorian Employee Working with Children check prior to commencement of employment.

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