2023 ACEM Advanced Trainee Registrar - WACHS Geraldton, WA

  • WA Country Health Service
  • Geraldton Hospital: Emergency Department, Shenton Street, Geraldton WA, Australia
Full time

Job Description

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

Registrar Positions available for ACEM Advanced Trainees to experience rural emergency
medicine in a supportive and friendly environment.  Rostering is flexible and includes education time.

The ACEM positions are accredited for 6 months as a Rural and Remote Health Special Skills Term and allow trainees to focus on their professional development, decision making and
procedural skills acquisition without competition from other trainees. Opportunities exist to complete half of the term within two non-ED clinical areas such as anaesthetics, O&G,
paediatrics, or the delivery of emergency medicine education within the region, plus the
opportunity to complete the ACEM 4:10 requirements.

There is an option to link with a further 6-month tertiary critical care term of the trainee’s choosing.   

About Geraldton Hospital:

Geraldton Hospital has 100 hospital beds for acute medical, surgical, paediatric and maternity patients with a 24-hour Emergency Department, onsite chemotherapy and renal dialysis. It provides a comprehensive range of patient care service including medical imaging and pathology. Visiting specialists, including medical oncology, haematology and renal physicians provide varied learning opportunities for junior doctors. 

Located approximately 450km north of Perth, Geraldton is the capital of Western Australia’s Midwest and gateway to the magnificent Abrolhos Islands.  Geraldton has an enviable Mediterranean climate and a relaxed seaside lifestyle which lends itself to a host of
activities, especially water sports. There are good schools in the residential areas which are located a short drive from the hospital.  Geraldton Hospital offers a broad range of services, which provide excellent clinical experience and an outstanding educational program for interns and residents. There is a good track record of the trainees progressing to higher training jobs after their time at Geraldton Hospital.

The hospital has a strong association with the local Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS), Private Hospital (SJOG) and GP community.  There are plans well underway for redevelopment of the emergency department and inpatient services.  Individual department models of care are under review, with medical workforce profiles strengthened. It is an exciting time to join the service!

To find out more please contact: 

Dr Bronwyn Johnson
Head of Department, Emergency Medicine
Geraldton Hospital
[email protected] 

To Apply: click the apply now button to be redirected to MedJobsWA, please ensure you follow the application instructions carefully, submitting all relevant documentation and your address to the selection criteria as outlined in the Job Description Form.

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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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