Wimmera Health Care Group

Head of Emergency

Job Description

Head of Emergency

Emergency Department

Permanent Full / Part Time

(up to 80 hours per fortnight available)

Help take us to the next level!

We are seeking an experienced senior medical officer/specialist to lead our dedicated Emergency Department. The Head of Emergency is a senior leadership role that will work closely with relevant Directors, medical team members and the ED Nurse Unit Manager to ensure the provision of optimal emergency medical services to the Wimmera Community. This role includes both clinical and administrative responsibilities. Our vision is to ensure our ED provides the quality of care that our community have a right to expect from an Australian regional ED in 2022. Our Emergency Department has 10 treatment spaces, including a resuscitation room and a Fast-Track area, and treats approx. 15,000 patients annually. The medical team is supported by a highly skilled emergency nursing team, including 2 nurse practitioners. It is a training site for ACRRM and ACEM.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Current registration as a Medical Practitioner with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with experience in education and clinical teaching
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Extensive clinical experience in Emergency Departments in the Australian Health Care System
  • Demonstrated well-developed organisational, time management and problem solving skills within a complex clinical environment

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.

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

For more information about this position please view the Position Description and/or contact the responsible person indicated below. Further information on Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola Campuses) can be found on our website or Facebook page.

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

Grampians Health (Horsham & Dimboola Campuses) is committed to equal employment opportunity and promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children, including those with a disability.

Grampians Health 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. All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks including immunisation clearance.

Horsham & Dimboola Campuses, proudly part of Grampians Health.
Selection Criteria Essential: Current registration as a Medical Practitioner with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Essential: Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM)
Essential: Extensive clinical experience in Emergency Departments in the Australian Health Care System
Contact Person Andre Nel
Contact Number (03) 5381 9292
Contact Email [email protected]
Closing Date 28/08/2022
Position Description head of emergency 0722.pdf

Job Summary

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Horsham Location
Full Time Job Type

Employer

Wimmera Health Care Group

Contacts

Email: [email protected] Phone: 03 5381 9080