Clinical Lead and MEO in ED

North Western VIC

30 Dec 2022 Permanent

$300,000/year (Circa)

Medical/Clinical Director
Emergency Medicine

The Position

An exciting opportunity exists for a Clinical Lead & MEO in an Emergency Department. The Clinical Lead will drive a culture of clinical excellence by supporting the organisation in the development of a skilled rural generalist emergency workforce. The role provides clinical governance oversight for care provided in the emergency department. The position oversees the supervision of ED Junior Medical Staff.


ED Management

 The clinical lead will provide ongoing training, education, supervision, and support to prevocational doctors, GP trainees and IMG’s working in the department.

 Provide for individualized training to support progress in accordance to curriculum needs and progress in pathways.

 Promote education and training activities.

 Establish and maintain relationships with GP’s, Regional Training Organisation, Medical Educators, GP Colleges, supervisors and rural health stakeholders

 Work collaboratively with department and hospital staff to ensure linkages and synergies of work

 Participate in selection and interview process of junior and senior medical staff as required

 Participate in clinical governance activities and provide advice on care improvements and processes.

 Maintain appropriate standards to meet all required accreditations (e.g. National Standards, Medical Colleges, Postgraduate Medical Council of Victoria or PMCV).

 Other duties as directed


Medical Education

 In liaison with medical services unit, facilitate robust educational program for junior medical officers, including interns, prevocational trainees and medical officers rotating from other hospitals.

 Coordinate with visiting specialists to provide value based medical education to enhance continuing professional development.

 Identify training needs analysis for junior medical officers based on feedback from term supervisors and enable individual training plans.

 Participate and assist in preparing for PMCV, Specialist college accreditation.

 Develop, monitor, review and conduct education programs for supervisors of junior doctors including clinical teacher in-service activities eg: Teaching on the Run including collaborating with universities and or other key stakeholders to educate and train clinical supervisors of prevocational doctors in best practice.

Assist and advise junior doctors with career path development and planning using various consultative processes such as vocational expositions.

Identify and organise research activities that relate to the improvement of medical education and new initiatives for junior doctor training


Clinical (0.5 EFT) 

Act as the medical officer in-charge when working clinical shifts in ED, directing the activities of other medical staff in ED and overseeing their management of patients.

  Work with other medical staff and the multidisciplinary team to ensure provision of safe and quality care, continual improvement of services, promotion of teamwork and development of recommended hospital protocols.

 Provide direct medical management of ED patients, including history and examination, investigation, formulating diagnosis, prescribing and administering interventions.

 Support continuity of ED patient care through training and supervision of other ED medical staff in clinical handover and documentation activities, and exercising clinical judgement and delegated authority to admit or transfer patients to other facilities, or to discharge patients to ongoing care in the community.

 Liaise with patients, carers and family members and other health/community services.

Participate equitably on the Hospital On call Roster as per with other GP’s equitably.


Senior support for all other areas of health service:

 Responding to hospital ‘Code Blue’ and ‘Medical Emergency Team’ calls, and providing emergency resuscitative measures as a key member of the team.

 Liaise with patient’s admitting medical officer and other visiting medical officers, and assess requirement for attendance by these other medical staff

Health Service

143 bed (including Aged Care), fully integrated rural public health facility servicing a greater community of around 35,000 people

The Location

North Western Victoria

Essential Criteria

Key Selection Criteria:

• FACRRM or FRACGP with higher qualifications in Emergency Medicine.

• Sound knowledge of current specialty practice in Emergency Medicine.

• Demonstrated ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of medical, nursing and allied health staff.

• Knowledge of continuous quality improvement activities relevant to practice within the clinical discipline.

• Evidence of ongoing participation and commitment to continuing medical education.

• Current National Police Check & Working with Children’s Check

• Complete COVID Vaccinations & 2022 Flu Vaccination, Serology evidence of immunisation status


Applications close as of 30th December

The Package

Circa $300,000 - dependent on experience

A dynamic workplace

Discounted Corporate gym memberships

Free onsite car parking

Professional Development opportunities

Salary Sacrifice/Packaging

Employee Assistance Program

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