31/05/2019

Advanced Trainee Registrar - Emergency

$130,145 - $174,823 yearly
  • WA Country Health Service
  • WACHS Goldfields Region - Kalgoorlie Hospital
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine positions

Registrar Year 1-7, $130,145 to $174,823 pa*
* includes base salary $109,678 to $150,479 pa, professional Development allowance $10,048 pa and 9.50% employer contributed Superannuation.  Rates as at October 2018. Full time (80 hours per fortnight) salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016.

As an STP post, further Accommodation funding may be available from ACEM and the Federal Department of Health outside the WA AMA agreement.

The Role: 

Applications are open for two (2) full time Advanced Emergency Medicine Trainee positions for six months each:

  • Position one commences on 3 February 2020
  • Position two commences on 3 August 2020

This is an excellent opportunity to experience a variety of presentations in a rural/country setting with increasing and interesting young presentations as compared to city hospitals. If you believe “variety is the spice of life” Kalgoorlie could be the place for you! Kalgoorlie hospital is a 100-bed inpatient facility and the second largest regional public hospital in WA. We have a 5 bed high dependence unit next to ED. We have a very supportive admitting In- Patient Teams including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, General Medicine and Anaesthetics. The Kalgoorlie Hospital services more than 50,000 residents of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as well as many outlying towns, and rural and remote communities in the Goldfields region.

The Emergency Department receives in excess of 25,000 presentations per year of which approximately 35% require admission. Medical staff include; Specialist Emergency Physicians, Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars, Residents and Interns. Functioning as a regional centre for the Goldfields, the Emergency Department in Kalgoorlie implies exposure to the whole spectrum of acute medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetrics, gynaecology and mental health related illness. Case mix, including acuity and activity is highly varied, with around 60-80 presentations per day. Our patients are younger than many tertiary sites (average age of 30-35 years) with a quarter being children. We actually see relatively interesting trauma and ambulance ramping, and bed block is something that is foreign to our hospital.


Kalgoorlie Hospital provides the opportunity for:

  • ACEM advanced 6 month rural & remote term
  • Hands on care for all patients
  • Department education – protected time (multimodality) department ED, grand rounds, radiology

Pre-requisites: 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 Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

How to Apply:

All applications to be lodged via the 2020 Registrar – Service/Trainee – various position, various locations in Country WA recruitment Pool online at MedJobsWA.

Applicants are advised to provide the following:

  • A cover letter stating the position and location of interest eg: Advanced Trainee – Emergency, Kalgoorlie Hospital 
  • A Curriculum vitae summarising your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements
  • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (Located in the Job Description Form JDF)
  • Proof of Citizenship and Residency status
  • Required if applicable – Evidence of English language skills registration standard, AMC certificate, AMC multiple choice questionnaire results.

For further information please contact:

Dr Frances Werner – Director Emergency Medicine
Phone: 08 9080 5888 or email: [email protected]


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