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This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a substantive position as an Emergency Medicine Consultant/Staff Specialist. Experience a true country lifestyle with a high level of urban services in Goulburn.

  • $120 million, 4 storey Hospital redevelopment underway.
  • Salary package of AUD$450k dependent upon experience)
  • Only an hour’s drive to the capital Canberra and only 2 hours’ drive to Sydney.
  • You could be surfing in 2 hours or skiing in 3….
  • Excellent choice of 17 schools in the local area.
  • Large, varied and affordable housing.
  • Lovely climate with warm summers and mild winters.

The Role and Hospital
The Emergency Department is varied with approximately 20,000 presentations per year of which 10-15% of cases are Paediatrics. There is a 25% admission rate. The ED workforce is staffed with Senior, Permanent and Casual CMOs.

This position has allocated Clinical Support Time, provides education and training to the medical staff within the Emergency Department and assists with the overall management of the medical aspects of the Department. A substantial part of the role is providing direct clinical care to patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

The hospital currently has 100 acute medical, surgical, intensive care and psychiatric beds, however work has started on a $120 million redevelopment project. This will see the building of a new four-storey building housing an emergency department, medical imaging, a maternity and birthing unit, special care nursery and paediatrics inpatient unit, rehabilitation/geriatric evaluation management unit, inpatient surgical, perioperative, intensive care, medical and palliative care units and ambulance bays.

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

The Location
Goulburn is a safe, community-orientated 'township' with city advantages such as shopping, quality education and communication without the stress of traffic jams and supermarket queues. The city is surrounded by natural landscapes peppered with picturesque villages, views of the big skies, clean air, and quiet.

The Goulburn Region offers a range of flavours and styles to suit every occasion. Find yourself in one of Goulburn’s casual cafes, coffee nooks, or unique restaurants. Enjoy high quality, fresh, regionally grown produce or other varied cuisines, paired with an assortment of local cool climate wines or craft ales. Meet local winemakers over a glass of locally grown cool climate Chardonnay or Shiraz, or for something a little different try artisan meads or ciders. With an abundance of wide open spaces and rich growing conditions, the Goulburn region produces a range of quality produce. From olive oil, fresh fruit and vegetables to honey, jams and preserves, there is always a fresh delight on offer.

For more information about this position, great hospital and the amazing lifestyle on offer, please call Karen Prosser on +44 (0)7341 787 049 or karenp@headmedical.com


For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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