Victoria is located in the South-East of Australia, bordering the coast, and is the smallest mainland state. With a diverse range of lifestyle options, there's something for everyone in regional Victoria.
Victoria’s regional health services all offer competitive salaries and relocation or housing assistance. For ED Doctors, comparable FACEM qualifications are preferred, but Senior Medical Officers with at least three years post graduate experience are also welcome to contact us about opportunities in these hospitals.
We have positions in four of the main centres in the region, so you can take your pick!
Peninsula Health provides health services to the communities across Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, one of Australia’s premium beach locations.
Their Emergency Departments treat 85000 presentations per year between two hospitals. Frankston Hospital, the larger tertiary level centre, is undergoing expansion which will incorporate a new ED to be completed in October 2014. In addition to more beds, the new department will have brand new state of the art facilities and is being strategically designed to ensure better patient flow and shorter waiting times.
The lifestyle here is fantastic; Click Here for more information about Mornington Peninsula.
Euchuca Regional Health (ERH) is a public hospital in the port town of Euchuca- Moama, nestled alongside the famous Murray River, 2.5 hours north of Melbourne. Euchuca-Moama offers a balanced lifestyle, excellent education facilities and state of the art entertainment facilities.
Their ED has approximately 16,000 presentations per annum and is supported by senior and junior medical officers and VMO staff.
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Ballarat Health Service is located only 65 minutes’ drive north west of Melbourne and is Victoria’s largest inland city, with a population of about 96, 000. Ballarat, located strategically at the centre of some of Victoria's most important freight, tourist and commuter transport routes, offers affordable housing, no traffic, and lack of urban sprawl.
Their hospital is a regional trauma service and receives referrals from throughout the Grampians Region. The ED has an annual attendance of 54,000 patients (27% paediatrics with an admission rate of 18%.) This is a well-run department with good morale and excellent support staff.
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Albury Wodonga Health (AWH) is located in a unique regional centre - bridging two States and within easy access to the capital cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Albury-Wodonga offers relaxed country living with the facilities of a large modern city. The area is a renowned gourmet food and wine region, with rich historical sites, a dynamic arts and cultural scene, and first-class health, education and sporting facilities. It is also surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the Murray River and the Australian Alpine region. Together, the cities are home to over 90,000 people - one of the largest inland populations in Australia.
Albury Wodonga Health is located on two sites, one in Albury, NSW, (formerly Albury Base Hospital) and the other in Wodonga, and combines 280 beds. Their two emergency departments are the Regional Trauma and Orthopaedic Centre for North East Victoria and the NSW catchment area and service a regional catchment population of 250,000. The combined ED presentations per year are approximately 60,000 with 19% paediatric.
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