Opportunity to gain great experience in rural health practice and rapidly expand your knowledge and skill level
Excellent package up to $200k++
Relocation assistance and visa sponsorship available
Only 3 hours from Melbourne
This hospital and health service provides multi-disciplinary health services to a growing population of over 46,000 in SE Victoria. In response to an increase in population growth in the region over the last ten years, the hospital is continually increasing its capacity to service the needs of the community.
This hospital incorporates a long-established hospital with 51 acute beds, 20 sub-acute/rehabilitation beds, HDU, modern theatre suite, emergency department, 5 bed short stay unit, palliative care and maternity services. Day services include a 9 bed Day Procedure Unit, a newly built 10 chair Oncology/Medical Ambulatory Day Unit and a 9 chair Dialysis Unit. In addition to acute care,
The hospital also provides core services through a 90 bed Aged Care facility, full-range of Allied Health Services, Medical Outpatient Services, Home Based Services, including Hospital in the Home, Community Health and a CBD campus offering the community easy access to Maternity Care and a selection of Medical Imaging Services.
The Internal Medicine team manages the High Dependency Unit (including evening and overnight oncall support), Hospital in the Home (HITH) program and hospital based patient care; with the Physicians also delivering a consultation service via the Hospital Medical Consulting Rooms. The General Medicine Team consist of 18 GP VMO’s with admission rights to the hospital, providing acute inpatient care; as well as Obstetric and Anaesthetic Services. The Rehabilitation Unit provides acute inpatient services, and an outpatient consultancy service. The Surgical team run two operating theatres, surgical inpatient management, a pre-admission clinic, and an outpatient
The Internal Medicine HMO / Medical Registrar will provide patient assessment (history taking, physical examination, diagnostic formulation, appropriate investigations, consult and refer).
You will be responsible for patient management (care planning – curative and symptomatic, providing continuity of care from admission to discharge, frequent and regular patient reviews, discharge planning, referral for ongoing care, end-of-life care).
Emergency care (assessment and prioritisation, participation in Code Blue responses, participation in the MET response team, Advanced Life Support, emergency patient transfers).
Internal Medicine HMO’s perform procedural skills (pre-procedure care, principles of informed consent, minor/ward procedures and assisting with major/theatre procedures, post-procedure care).
Participate in regular performance reviews based on agreed learning objectives with the supervising staff specialist.
Effective teamwork with internal and external health care providers.
Excellent salary package in line with the AMA Doctors in Training Award
The hospital will support suitable candidates to obtain an appropriate visa
Initial accommodation for an agreed period will be provided
You will receive advice and support to assist with relocation and transition to the area
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (or equivalent)
General Registration or eligibility for provisional medical registration with minimum level 3 supervision & if requested a PESCI pass rate
AMC parts 1 & 2 passed.
Competence in advanced life support techniques.
At least 3 years of postgraduate experience in clinical medicine, including extensive experience in General and/or Internal Medicine setting.
Acute medicine experience in Australia is essential.
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