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VMO rehabilitation physician Bendigo

Greater Bendigo Region, VIC

From 08/11/2021

$VMO billing


  • full time private practice
  • 24 bed inpatients and outpatient rehabilitation
  • on call shared with director rehabilitation, one in two weekends

Rehabilitation Physician,

St John of God Hospital


Full Time – Private Practice

Commencing Nov 2021




St John of God Hospital Bendigo is a private Hospital with 24 rehabilitation beds accepting both internal and external patients from regional and Melbourne public hospitals and private hospitals under the private health contracts.

With an existing experienced Rehabilitation Consultant St John of God wishes to appoint an energetic professional to join in the team to deliver contemporary Rehabilitation Services across the full spectrum of rehabilitation impairments. An onsite Gym, hydrotherapy pool and ADL kitchen the unit provides services across Regional Northern, Central and surrounding districts. Patient turn around is very good with the average length of stay at 11-14 days.

Supported by an enhanced Medical Body of Physicians and Gp’s, the dedicated Nursing and Allied Health members are able to deliver high level of specialised care.

The City of Bendigo has a population of approximately 100 K and has fantastic services available for families including public and private schools, excellent sporting facilities, botanical gardens, numerous child care options, a redeveloped public Hospital is opening in 2016 and a warm country lifestyle with easy commuting to Melbourne. Reliable public transport to get around the city and to Melbourne is also available. Close by are snow fields, lakes, rivers and national parks.

Bendigo has a thriving arts culture with the Ulumbarra theatre and the art gallery running many well-known exhibitions. Restaurants are numerous and highly recognised.

The role:

If you are energetic, enjoy learning and working as a team player in a cohesive and dynamic team then this is your opportunity.

You will be required to be on-call after hours and weekends however this is shared between consultants, one in two weekends

Mentoring is readily available for recent graduates with a view to improving skills in botulinum toxin for spasticity and metronic pain and spasticity pump refills as well as significant outpatient experience of spinal injured patients, neurology and general rehabilitation.

There is also opportunity for medical student teaching and mentoring.



Prereqs AFRM with full registration

Must be fully vaccinated including COVID

Working with children’s check

Medical indemnity insurance

Submit CV with 3 recent referees



Enquiries :           Dr Debbie Kesper, Director of Rehabilitation SJOG Bendigo

Contact 54343250 ward/ mob 0409424632




Job Ad Reference 1
Date Listed 28 September 2021
ContactDr Debbie Kesper

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