About the Job

Is it time to move ‘downunder’ for a sea change and work/life balance? Emergency Medicine Physician required for this beautiful coastal location.

  • Competitive remuneration package (up to AUD$480k depending on experience);
  • Excellent salary packaging options
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as comprehensive leadership programs;

The Role
South West Healthcare is seeking a positive, enthusiastic, team-orientated Emergency Medicine Consultant to provide and coordinate emergency medical services to patients within our community and region. The optimal candidate will have fellowship or eligibility for fellowship of the Australian College or Emergency Medicine (ACEM), excellent interpersonal skills and an interest in clinical and didactic teaching and mentoring.

In addition to your responsibilities in clinical care, supervision of junior clinical staff, and clinical education, there are established development opportunities in ultrasound, simulation education, medical student education through Deakin University, emergency and rural emergency medicine, quality improvement, department and organisational leadership, and many other areas of specific interest. There is even an opportunity for succession into a clinical director or co-director role for interested candidates.

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 (ABEM) or New Zealand.

The Hospital
South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services.

This is a regional centre with a 15-bed Emergency Department, multiple specialities and sub-specialities on-call, with around 26,000 ED presentation per year. They take pride in their organisation for its strong teams, supportive leadership, positive culture and excellent peer relationships. The health service has just received $384 million in funding for stage 2 redevelopment, which will include a band new 38 bed Emergency Department.

The Location
Located in South West Victoria only 3 hours' drive from Melbourne, Warrnambool is surrounded by lush rural landscapes and breath-taking ocean views.

With spectacular stretches of coastline, fantastic beaches and ocean views, beautiful parks and gardens, seaside walking and bike trails, visiting whales, notorious shipwrecks, great food, sports and a thriving city centre, Warrnambool has something for everyone.


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

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

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