Advanced Trainee - Concord Hospital

$83,554 - $130,552 yearly
  • Concord Repatriation General Hospital
  • Concord Hospital, Hospital Road, Concord NSW, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Sydney Local Health District is seeking highly motivated Advanced Trainees to work in the Emergency Department at Concord Hospital

What you will be doing:
The primary purpose of an Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine is to provide high quality medical care under appropriate supervision to undifferentiated patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
Trainees undertaking the care of medical patients should ensure that they operate within their own level of expertise within a collaborative clinical care model and to seek consultation with their colleagues when appropriate. Advanced Trainees work under a level of supervision according to their competence in the following activities:

  • Taking a leadership role in coordinating the admission, assessment, management, and discharge planning of patients
  • Communicating assessment and management decisions to other staff involved in the patient’s care
  • Communicating with the patient / family regarding the patient’s condition and management plans
  • Coordinating diagnostic tests and consultations with other medical specialists
  • Arranging the patient discharge process and liaising with local medical officers and community based care modalities for optimal post discharge care


The Concord Repatriation General Hospital is accredited for 18 months of Advanced Training in Emergency Training and possible rotations include Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Paediatrics. Other terms can be organized based on requirements. Ultrasound and Burns special skills terms of 6 months duration are available with half of the time spent in ED and half in Ultrasound or Burns.

Concord Repatriation General Hospital
Concord Repatriation General Hospital is a principal referral facility and a teaching hospital of the University of Sydney. We offer a comprehensive range of specialty and sub-specialty services, many recognised nationally and internationally as Centres of excellence. Major services include colorectal and laparoscopic surgery, gastroenterology, geriatrics and rehabilitation medicine, bone and joint services, cancer services, haematology, respiratory medicine and sleep studies, molecular biology and genetics, and those provided through the internationally acknowledged Statewide Burns Service, in which Concord plays a major part. Concord Hospital maintains string links to the veteran community. There is a state of art education and interactive SIM centre used for resuscitation based training.

The Emergency Department features a refurbished 2 bay resuscitation area and 32 beds spread across acute, fast track and short stay areas. The Emergency team forms part of the multidisciplinary group which includes a full time mental health clinical nurse consultant, physiotherapist and the full suite of sub-specialty services on site and on-call excluding paediatrics and limited obstetrics. 
Patients are high acuity with complex emergency presentations and approximately 30 ICU admissions a month. There is a well-developed system of clinical log book and mortality and morbidity that trainees participate in for quality improvement. 
Our Department is the primary receiver for major burns for Western Sydney and the primary PTCA for STEMI 24/7.
In addition, the stroke team provide thrombolysis 24/7; there is a major mental health facility on-site with its own admission centre and a comprehensive supportive geriatric service, including orthogeriatrics and ED right to admit.

Emergency Trainees will have:

•    Paid protected education sessions run by dedicated group of FACEMs 
•    In situ multidisciplinary simulation
•    Access to Philips Epiq Elite ultrasound system in ED for POCUS training
•    Transparent and equitable roster with fair spread of shifts and access to leave during exams.
•    You will be well supported by a team of Emergency physicians. Consultant cover is from 8 am to midnight, 7 days a week on site and after hours support. 

Come and join our friendly staff in the inner west of Sydney, conveniently located near transport with onsite parking available.

What we can offer you:
•    Supportive, collegiate and diverse work environment
•    Ongoing professional development and career opportunities
•    Salary packaging and fitness passport for eligible staff including utilising SLHD gym facilities
•    Wellbeing, advocacy, mentorship and support opportunities exclusively for medical staff through SLHDs multifaceted workplace program MDOK.

SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit: http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/

  1. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role and demonstrated ability to work with appropriate independence, commensurate with a level of a Specialist Trainee, within a supervised complex clinical environment.
  2. On a training pathway with the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine and are either eligible, or will be eligible by the start of the 2022 Clinical Year to be an Advanced Trainee with the College.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, delivery and coordination of patient care.
  4. Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients, family members and others members of the health care team.
  5. Demonstrated good organisational and time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  7. Evidence of continuing professional development and commitment to self education. Previous experience in and willingness to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and training.
  8. Ability and willingness to work at the facilities within the Network to deliver patient care, on a flexible rotating roster including day, afternoon and night shifts.



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