Emergency Department Registrar

  • South West Healthcare
  • Warrnambool VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Outstanding healthcare in partnership with our regional community

  • Welcoming Community
  • 3 Hours from Melbourne
  • Daily Trains

About South West Healthcare

Warrnambool is located in South West Victoria a 3 hour drive from Melbourne.  It is a university city with surfing, outdoor sports, and great facilities for kids, live theatre, and award winning festivals.  This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the great lifestyle and attractions of a major regional city.

For more information see: wonderful Warrnambool @ http://www.warrnambool.com/

South West Healthcare (SWH) is the major acute referral site for the South West Region and has a Deakin Clinical School onsite and is the largest employer in the region. 

We are a growing health care facility and the Victoria Government has committed to providing us growth funding to support our clinical facilities which includes the development of a redesigned state of the art Emergency Department to meet the future needs of the local community.

We can offer you outstanding career opportunities.

About the Department of Emergency Medicine

The Emergency Department sees approximately 27,000 cases per annum with an admission rate of 20%.  We are a tier 2 non Major referral site, accredited for 24 months training time.  We see over 5000 paediatric cases, and are accredited for paediatric logbook.

We are a regional trauma centre, seeing major trauma from road, farm and factory.  We are supported by a growing number of specialties – O & G, Psychiatry, ICU, Plastics, Orthopaedics, Geriatrists as well as General Surgery and Medicine.

In addition to being supported by 6 FACEMS, we have other consultants with a diverse range of skills including sports medicine and GP anaesthetists.  There is excellent access to ultrasound with a CPU practitioner.  We are supported by able nurse practitioners.  You will manage a wide variety and acuity of patients.

Rostering is considerate, and remuneration is in accordance with the AMA Doctors in Training EBA.

About the role

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, team orientated Emergency Medicine registrar to join our Department from August 2022 or earlier by arrangement.

Contact Info

For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact Dr Megan Cooney, Clinical Director of Emergency Medicine via email [email protected]

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