Position Details
Reference Number 34336
Position Title Casual Emergency Physician
Employment Type Casual
Location Footscray Hospital
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

Casual hours are available to start immediately, with predominantly weekend and leave back-fill responsibilities, with potential for further work at all three campuses.


Successful applicants will be expected to provide expert clinical care to patients within dynamic environment of the Emergency Department (ED) and Emergency Observation Unit (EOU), working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary staff within ED and across the broader hospital.  A commitment to continuous quality improvement processes is required, as well as an appreciation of the responsibility and leadership

Essential Criteria

1. Qualifications

  • Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM)
  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

2. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development

3. Demonstrated qualities of enthusiasm, initiative and commitment


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Essential: FACEM qualification
Contact Person Dr Ainslie Senz
Contact Number 0431277602
Closing Date 04/11/2019
Position Description EP Position Description Sep 2018.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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