ED Consultant


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Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Our 9,000 employees and 425 volunteers provide safe, high quality, person-centred care at Austin Hospital, Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre), Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, as well as in the community through Hospital-in-the-Home and partner health services. We are an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research and have affiliations with many leading universities and research institutes.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Emergency Physician to join our Emergency Department for a 12 month position covering maternity leave from October 2020.


Details of Department


The Department of Emergency Medicine is a busy tertiary department with an annual attendance of 90,000 patients, with a broad spectrum of emergency presentations.


The department is accredited for two years advanced training with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and offers log book training. The Department offer registrar training with rotations in ICU, anaesthetics, toxicology, general medicine, ambulatory care, psychiatry, paediatric medicine as well as portfolios in education, research and quality.


The Emergency Department's vision is for a culture of excellence that values and empowers our staff and to provide compassionate, ethical, timely emergency care for all patients in an environment that promotes respect, quality, safety and continuous learning. We aim to be at the forefront of education, quality and research.


To be successful for this role you must:


  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)


    • Hold a Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

    • Extensive training and experience applicable to the field of Emergency Medicine

    • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills

    • Demonstrated understanding of Clinical Governance

    • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care

    • Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, junior medical, nursing and other clinical staff to provide efficient, safe and quality care across the continuum, and

    • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, training and research.

Please refer to the position for further information about the role and required knowledge and skills.


Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, employee assistance program and a staff health centre.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.


Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.


Application Instructions:


Click on ‘Apply Now’. You will be required to Sign in OR Register for an Austin Health Careers Account.


As part of the process, you will be directed to Austin Health’s Online Credentialing System to complete your application. Please follow the instructions on the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Application Form to ensure your application is processed through the Austin Health Medical Workforce Unit.


Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:


  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Undergraduate Qualification Certificate (Medical Degree)

  • Fellowship Certificate (Specialist Medical College)

  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

  • Current Medical Indemnity Certificate

  • Proof of Identification (current passport or Australian drivers licence)

  • Working with Children’s Check Card