2023 Emergency Medicine Registrar

$2,299 - $3,164 weekly
  • Northern Health
  • 185 Cooper Street, Epping VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Reference Number: 25884:  2023 Emergency Medicine Registrar 

Employment Type: Fixed Term Full Time (FT) 

Location: Northern Health, Epping  

About Northern Health:

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none. 
Northern Health is located in the rapidly growing northern suburbs with projected growth the biggest in the state. With a booming, culturally rich and diverse community, and less than an hour’s drive from the CBD, Melbourne’s North is fast becoming the place to be!

 The Role:

 Full / Part Time, Fixed Term

The Emergency Department at Northern Health is a large, vibrant, and fast-paced workplace accredited for two years of ACEM advanced training. We employ a diverse, driven group of doctors, nurses, allied health and clerical staff.

We promote a strong culture of teamwork and adopt the principle that we are all part of a large work family who support and respect each other. As such we encourage applications from doctors who are interested in part time positions to accommodate exam revision and family commitments etc.

As an Emergency Registrar, you will experience a wide range of interesting and varied pathology and have ample opportunity to initiate and be involved in the care of a diverse mix of presentations including complex medical, surgical, trauma and O+G cases. Paediatric patients account for 25 per cent of our total patient presentations. You will frequently manage critically unwell patients and have opportunities to perform procedures such as intubation, arterial line and central line insertion. You will also become experienced in SSU and flow management.

Overall, you will develop incomparable leadership experience as you work towards becoming a FACEM.

 We have a comprehensive Registrar Education Program at The Northern, which includes 5 hours of protected paid teaching time per week. We have an enviable record in both primary and fellowship examinations and our revision programs are taught by current ACEM examiners. There is a comprehensive weekly education schedule, along with a range of subsidised courses and workshops.

We offer rotations to:

  • ICU
  • Anaesthetics
  • RMH ED (for trauma)
  • O+G
  • Plastic surgery
  • Orthopaedics 
  • Paediatric ED 

Our DEMTs would be happy to talk with you and explain what we have to offer you depending on your personal circumstance.   Our Education Consultant runs a simulation program on the ED floor giving you the opportunity to develop leadership and management skills. It is also excellent practice for those studying for the fellowship. Simulations run weekly and are accompanied with a de-brief and written review with recommendations.   Our ED Ultrasound Faculty offer dedicated training slots that will ensure you can build on your ultrasound experience, as well as giving you access to experienced ultrasound clinicians that can guide you through the CCPU process and accredit your scans. We currently have 3 ultrasound machines.   There are ample opportunities to be involved in quality improvement projects which will integrate you within the department and be beneficial to your CV.   We have a strong leadership structure to ensure rosters are fair and who are responsible for ensuring your wellbeing, which is especially important.   We are only 30 minutes from Melbourne city and the northern corridor is an affordable and rapidly expanding area that many of our doctors live in and enjoy the plethora of dining and entertainment options.   Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.  

Come work with our vibrant team! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and access to the Employee Assistance Program.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Undergraduate medical qualification as a first degree is essential – MBBS, MD, PhD or equivalent

 Next Steps . . .

All applicants must complete the online credentialing process by clicking the following link: Northern Health Medical Credentialing System

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply' button and follow the prompts.

Come join our vibrant collegiate team! Should you wish to have a tour of the department or have any enquiries or for further details, please refer to the Position Description or alternatively contact: Dr Heng Cheok (ED Deputy Director of Medical Workforce and Education) via [email protected] or [email protected] - Junior Medical Workforce

Applicants are required to submit a CV and a one-page cover letter.

Applications close 13 June 2022.

Why work at the Northern Health?

We offer a range of benefits to support and reward staff both personally and professionally, which includes:

  • Health and Wellbeing programs, including our ‘Thrive’ program
  • Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support
  • An inclusive and culturally safe space
  • State of the art facilities and campus partnerships
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development through our ‘Learning Labs’
  • Access to salary packaging, EAP and our online library

For a glimpse of life at NH, click here.

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.

All employees of Northern Health must comply with the health service’s Staff Health / Workforce Immunisation procedure (as amended from time to time) together with any relevant State Government and Departmental directives. This requires all employees to be vaccinated for various diseases such as, but not limited to influenza and Covid-19.

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