Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - Victoria, Australia

Ref: 283Tuesday 27 September 2022

Ballarat city and region, 1hr 20min drive to Melbourne, 66k presentations to ED pa , 28% paediatrics, new hospital

  • Package up to approx. $440k (based on 9yrs FTE specialist experience).
  • 76hr fortnight.  
  • Rewarding regional city lifestyle. 


This newly formed health service is an amalgamation of existing healthcare organisations. It is a transformational project for this region of Victoria which is a 1hr and 20 min drive to Melbourne.  The health service comprises a hospital with 221 acute beds, a sub acute care centre with 70 beds as well as psychiatric services. 




Community highlights

  • Average house price is $750k, apartment $401k.
  • 1hr 20min drive to Melbourne.
  • Rich choice of independent schooling 


Emergency medicine here

  • Hospital/s are ACEM Accredited training sites.
  • 60,000 patients per annum.
  • Broad mix of medicine - major trauma to primary care across all ages.
  • Approx. 28,000 paediatric attendances. 
  • ED has a fast track zone and 12 bed short stay unit.
  • 1st stage of the new hospital and ED is being built. 
  • Admission rates and patient acuity (by Australasian triage scale) has been increasing.



 You will be an innovative practitioner keen to assist in the organisational and clinical development of the Emergency Department/s with a focus on developing staff and on ED performance.


Selection criteria 

  • Fellowship Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM)  OR equivalent training completed in either Ireland, UK, South Africa, NZ, Canada or the USA. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Evidence of leadership in a multidisciplinary emergency medicine setting. 
  • Commitment to the provision of the highest clinical standards.
  • Experience and commitment  in the application of quality improvement initiatives in emergency medicine. 
  • Ability and willingness to participate in internal teaching programs, to teach and guide undergrads, postgrads, doctors, nurses etc.
  • Commitment to your own CME and advocating CME for colleagues. 


The package on offer includes, base salary , private practice allowance, on-call allowance and additional regional city allowances of 15% and 13k, up to approx. $440k.



If Spinner Medical Recruitment is able to help you find a job we also provide free guidance for you through the ACEM assessment process, AHPRA medical registration and 482 TSS application. 


For more information register your interest here or email or call +44 7414 531 583.

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