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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24156
Position Title Emergency Medicine Consultant
Employment Status Permanent Part Time, Limited Term Part Time
Location Frankston Hospital
Advertisement text About Peninsula Health
Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.

Position Summary
Peninsula Health provides a comprehensive range of acute, rehabilitative, aged care, palliative, residential, psychiatric and community health services from 10 sites to a population of approximately 300,000 people at Frankston and surrounding suburbs and on the Mornington Peninsula.
Specific services provided include Emergency and Ambulatory, Medicine and Critical Care, Surgery and Anaesthetics, Women’s Children’s Adolescents (WCA), Aged Care Medicine, Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, and Psychiatry.
The SMS has main roles as follows:

1. Medical care of a defined group of patients, customers, or clients (“patients”) under his or her care; for inpatients this is denoted by allocation of patients according to a roster developed by the Clinical Director (CD) or Unit Head (UH);
2. Supervision and teaching of Registrars, Hospital Medical Officers (HMO’s), and Medical Students in the treatment of allocated patients;
3. Proactively dealing with Patient Safety, Clinical Risk (including involvement in Mortality Review for all patient deaths under his/her care), Quality Improvement, Customer Relations, and Infection Control issues as they relate to patients under his/her care: including the specific notification of all Incidents or Near Misses relating to patients under his/her care.
4. Supporting the development of an evidence based medicine (EBM) approach with his/her patients.
5. Supporting the development of relevant Research activities; and ensuring that all proposed research proposals are forwarded to the Human Research Ethics Committee for approval.
6. Supporting the development of a Training program for Registrars where applicable, for

Essential Criteria

Please refer to the Position Description for detailed Essential Criteria


• Opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team environment
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula Location
• Attractive Salary Packaging

How to apply

To apply, please click on the APPLY NOW button to forward you current resume and covering letter for consideration

Other Information

• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must meet the immunisation requirements of their role prior to commencement.
• Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: Medical Practitioner Registered with Medical Board of Australia.
Essential: Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine.
Essential: Sound clinical knowledge, skills and experience in contemporary medical and evidence based practice.
Essential: Ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary clinical team
Essential: Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration.
Contact Person Mark Cleaver
Contact Number 97841683
Alternate Contact Person nancy clayton
Alternate Contact Number 97841690
Closing Date 26/07/2018
Position Description Emergency Physician Position Description word.pdf