Multiple Emergency Medicine openings in Level 6 ED, for ACEM trainees ranging from Provisional to late phase Advanced Training
World class training - 100% ACEM exam pass rate in 2019
Work in the busiest trauma centre in NSW
Special skills terms available
This Local Health District provides public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast regions of New South Wales. Care and support is provided across twenty seven hospitals; eleven multipurpose centres; forty three community health clinics as well as services in mental, children, oral, and drugs and alcohol.
The district’s landscape is distinct, unique and impressive incorporating regions of the coast, valleys, mountainous ranges and agricultural rich plains offering a range of lifestyles to suit you.
The Emergency Department is one of the busiest tertiary referral centres in Australia and the only trauma referral centre in NSW outside of Sydney.
Specialist staff are focused on meeting the needs of acutely ill and injured patients, providing care for both adult and paediatric patients throughout the region.
Connected to the Emergency Department is an eight bed short stay unit for emergency patients requiring further observation and assessment.
The department is accredited with the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine for both adult and paediatric emergency medicine training.
Multiple openings are available for Emergency Medicine Registrars, from Provisional through to late stage Advanced Training.
You will be working in a major referral centre that is ACEM accredited for 24 months Advanced Training.
The combined Adult and Paediatric emergency department is supported by a team of well trained, highly committed consultant emergency physicians, trainees, nurses and administration staff.
Last year, the emergency department saw approximately 80,000 presentations, 30% of which were children.
The Hospital is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital, servicing a population of more than 800,000 people.
You will be working in the busiest Emergency Department in the state, with a primary aeromedical retrieval service that serves as the main teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle Joint Medical Program.
The Hospital has approximately 650 beds and is the largest hospital in the district.
Specialised toxicology service
Strong FACEM led Emergency Departments across the whole District
Comprehensive case mix with every Surgical Sub-Specialty except for burns
Special Skills Terms offered in: Retrieval, Education, Toxicology, ICU, Paediatrics (Ward, ED, Anaesthetics, Critical Care, Medicine)
10 hour shifts - allowing for better work life balance
7 day / 24 hour roster
Opportunity for overtime
ADOs are rostered
Access to annual and study leave on request
Rosters are developed and published in line with allocation, service and award requirements
Trainees are able to swap and move around based on training and service needs
Work in world class facilities that are constantly growing and expanding to include new and better services.
Flexible training options can be accommodated
The dedicated Directors of Emergency Medicine and our Medical Education and Training Coordinator will support you in all your training requirements.
You have 4 hours paid protected teaching time per week and one full day a year of teaching off site led by the DEMTs annually.
Dedicated training programs for Fellowship and Primary Exam Preparations
High success rate in supporting Emergency Medicine trainees to pass both Primary and ACEM Fellowship exams
Research opportunities available
Senior Medical Staff are currently involved in clinical trials and improvement projects and continually seek trainees to work with.
The LHD is a national leader in medical education with strong affiliations to both the University of Newcastle and University of New England.
The Simulation Centre provides inter-professional, multi-disciplinary training that enhances patient and staff safety, minimises adverse events and ensures fitness to function as part of a team through programs that target procedural skills, integrated clinical management and communication.
Experience metro training in a city full of lifestyle but at half the price of Sydney living.
You will have access to a number of benefits such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.
This city is a great place to live and work. With Australia’s largest regional population it has the benefits of a big city with the ease and friendliness of a country town.
As a centre for manufacturing, mining, retail, health, tourism education, environmental services, information technology, call centres, finance and insurance, it offers real employment choices for your partner and an excellent range of schooling options for children.
MBBS or equivalent
Currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Completion of at least two postgraduate years with a genuine interest in Emergency Medicine.
Significant experience in an Emergency Department
Ability and willingness to work at the facilities within the Network to deliver patient care and preparedness and ability to participate in a 24 hour shift work roster.
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