2023 ACEM Advanced Trainee Registrar - WACHS Albany, WA

$131,853 - $176,734 yearly
  • WA Country Health Service
  • Albany Health Campus, Warden Avenue, Spencer Park WA, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Albany Health Campus has Six or 12 month full time appointments for ACEM Trainee Registrars commencing in February and August 2023.

We are looking for enthusiastic Australian College of Emergency Management (ACEM) Trainees who want to combine a great mix of rural and regional medicine with one of WA’s best kept secrets in terms of location and lifestyle. Located on the South Coast of Western Australia, Albany is a town of 30,000 people with all the amenities of a small city with great restaurants, a state-of-the-art Entertainment Centre and stunning surrounds, with some of the best beaches in Australia close by.

Our ED has 2 resus bays, 8 acute cubicles, 4 fast track cubicles as well as integrated computerised work management and pathology / radiology systems. We also have an ED Short Stay Unit. There is an expanding cohort (currently eight) of committed locally-resident FACEMs, whose sub-specialty professional interests include teaching/simulation,ultrasound and research. We have a broad and interesting casemix, which includes all categories of adult and paediatric cases, medical and surgical.  Paediatrics make up approximately 20% of our presentations.  Major trauma is not uncommon.

The roster comprises four doctors per shift (including the FACEM) so there is excellent supervision and apprentice-style learning. The registrar has a segregated five hours of formal education per week. We are accredited for 24 months of Emergency Medicine Training with ACEM. Perth is 420 km away, with good air links.

The successful applicants will have previous emergency medicine experience and must be registered with the Australian Medical Board and registered as a trainee with the Australian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM).

Albany Health Campus

Albany hospital underwent a major redevelopment in 2013 and was transformed into the state-of-the-art Albany Health Campus.  From this facility health care is delivered to more than 59,000 of the regions local residents and visitors.  As the Regional Hospital, Albany Health Campus also supports the Great Southern’s smaller hospitals to provide improved clinical services to residents closer to home. 

The Albany Health Campus has 81 overnight, 31 same day and 16 inpatient mental health beds with the latest technology and IT applications.  This ensures the delivery of streamlined health services in a contemporary and innovative hospital; responsive service; care via collaborative working practices and quality assured patient services.  The hospital has general and specialised services for a diverse case-mix, along with highly motivated medical staff and many learning opportunities.

Albany is a scenic port city located 400km south of Perth, perched on the Southern Ocean and facing Antarctica.  There is plenty to explore in your time away from work and many outdoor activities to embrace – including sailing, fishing, surfing, cycling, swimming and bush-walking.  A vibrant restaurant/café

To find out more please contact: 

Dr John van der Post
Co-Head of Department, Emergency
Bunbury Hospital
Mob: 0410 708 147
Email: [email protected] or

Dr William MacDonald
Co-Head of Department, Emergency
Bunbury Hospital
Email: [email protected]

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Applications must be lodged online by 4pm (WST) 04/07/2022. 
Late submissions will not be accepted.

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