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Geriatrician/Palliative Care Physician

Type: Full time
Hours Per Week: 38
Closing Date: 28/04/2019
Employer: South West Healthcare
Location: Warrnambool
Reference No: 1367428


South West Healthcare (SWH) is the major acute referral site for the South West Region and has a Deakin Clinical School onsite. SWH is the largest employer in the region employing more than 1350 employees.

We are a growing health care facility and are currently seeking funding for stage 2 redevelopment works which will deliver expanded state of the art theatre facilities and best practice models of care to meet the growing needs of the local community.
We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, team-orientated Specialist Physician who is able to provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to the benefit SWH patients and our regional community. You will have a recognised post graduate qualification in Geriatric Medicine and a minimum Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine, preferably FRACP (Chapter of Palliative Medicine). The ability and drive to contribute to the service development is an important component of the role. Interests in research and education would be desirable.

What We Offer

- Opportunities for involvement in clinical research or quality improvement programs
- Outstanding career opportunities
- Salary packaging
- Flexible work arrangements
- Support for your professional development
- Employee Assistance Program

Selection Criteria

Please see Position Description.

How To Apply

For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact Dr Nic van Zyl, Director of Medical Services via email

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 28 April 2019. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

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