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Reference Number 51253
Position Title General Medical Physician
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus, Parkville
Award Ses. Medical Officer [31]
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The Royal Melbourne Hospital seeks a suitably qualified consultant for a casual position in the Acute Medical Unit.

 

The unit has a roster of consultants on allocation to aid the unit by covering annual, conference and study leave. Suitably qualified consultants with recognition of or an interest in acute medicine, FRACP or FACEM, bedside ultrasound skills and expertise and experience in perioperative care are invited to apply.  The unit is actively involved in research, a track record and ongoing activity is important in potential applicants.

 

The position is well suited to a candidate in a higher research degree and such persons would be regarded as desirable applicants. Strong connections to the University of Melbourne and experience in tertiary Victorian hospitals are also advantageous.

 

The Acute Medical Unit serves as a 3 day unit for acute general medical type inpatients. The unit's consultants also act as primary liaison with the emergency department to rapidly sort referrals into long (>3 days), short (</=3 days), suitable for discharge from the emergency department or admission to a different inpatient unit. As a consequence the consultants work a rota with extended hours to 2000 and on weekends.

 

Melbourne Health (www.thermh.org.au) is Victoria’s second largest public health service. We provide comprehensive acute, sub-acute, general, specialist medical and mental health services through both inpatient and community based facilities through the following services: The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Royal Park Campus, North Western Mental Health, North West Dialysis Service and Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.

 

Melbourne Health provides services to the culturally and linguistically diverse communities of northern and western metropolitan Melbourne, as well as providing general and specialist services to regional and rural Victorians as a tertiary referral service.

 

In keeping with the Melbourne Health vision of First in Care, Research and Learning AMU Consultants are expected to participate in teaching of all craft groups, actively participate in research and strive for the best quality care possible.

 

Why Melbourne Health?

 Melbourne Health is a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement. We also offer:
• Salary Packaging
• Reward & Recognition Programs
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff gym, staff health service, peer support program and EAP 
• Discounted Staff Parking

At Melbourne Health we are committed to Aboriginal employment and encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. Karreeta (grow) Yirramboi (tomorrow). We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Melbourne Health is an award winning health care service and is Victoria’s second largest public health service. We provide comprehensive acute, sub-acute, general, specialist medical and mental health services through both inpatient and community based facilities through the following services: The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Royal Park Campus, NorthWestern Mental Health, RMH Kidney Care Service and Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check. Successful applicants will be required to provide a record of Immune Status to vaccine preventable diseases or evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement. 

Contact Person Victoria Justice
Contact Number 93427459
Alternate Contact Person Peter Lange
Alternate Contact Number 0409218055
Closing Date 01/04/2020
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