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Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Women’s Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 22158

Emergency Physician or Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (VMO/Consultant positions)
Part Time – up to 9.5 hours per week (inclusive of 1 weekend shift per month)

The Women’s is Australia’s leading independent specialist hospital for women dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of women of all ages and cultures, and new born babies. The Women’s is recognised as a leader in its field, with expertise in maternity services and the care of newborn babies, gynaecology, assisted reproduction, women’s health and cancer services.

The Women’s Emergency Care (WEC) is seeking to appoint skilled and enthusiastic Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologists or Emergency Physicians to fixed term sessional positions in Women’s Emergency Care.

Women’s Emergency Care is accredited for Training for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology [RANZCOG] and non-Emergency Department [special skills] training time with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine [ACEM]. The department sees 27000 patients per annum with a wide variety of women’s health and neonatal conditions.

Your Contribution

The VMO position is responsible in collaboration with the Director for the:

Provision of high quality clinical care to Women’s who attend WEC

The education and mentorship of training registrars and hospital and career medical officers, medical and nursing students Participation in unit activities designed to facilitate continuous quality improvement to ensure the best possible standard of care is delivered

Management, oversight and supervision of ensuring the timely flow of patients through WEC while maintaining high quality care for these patients

Your duties will include the following:
Provision of a high quality clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology Services and care for neonates

Participation in the unit activities designed to facilitate the techniques of continuous quality improvement to ensure the best possible standard of care is delivered

Participation in the training requirements of students and trainees

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About you

To be successful within this role you will need to have:
Must hold or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

One of the following specialty qualifications:

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Fellowship Australasian College for Emergency Medicine , or are expected to be awarded FRANZCOG or FACEM by April 2021

The Classification and Salary scale will be dependent on experience and hours as appointed and in accordance to the AMA Victoria – Victoria Public Health Sector Medical Specialist Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021.

Our offering

When you join the Women’s you unite with talented people who share your purpose and unwavering determination to advance health outcomes for all women. You will find a workplace that is collaborative, progressive and passionate about learning and working together in multi-disciplinary teams to ensure you find the exceptional in your everyday.

Our staff benefits program includes salary packaging, on-site car parking and childcare (subject to availability), alongside a range of discounted financial, lifestyle and wellbeing benefits provided by our staff benefit partners. To learn more, please visit: www.thewomens.org.au/careers/why-work-at-the-womens/staff-benefits/

We are proudly White Ribbon and Breastfeeding Association accredited. The Women’s is committed to gender equity principles and our people have an awareness of and sensitive approach to violence against women/family violence matters.

The Women’s is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applications from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, people with lived experience of disability and people who identify as LGBTI.

Ready to make the move?

For more information about the position, please see the Position Description attached and apply online by selecting “Apply now” below.

All appointments to the Women’s are subject to a satisfactory clearance of Working with Children Check and Police Check.

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