Paediatric Director of Emergency Medicine Training - Part time or full time

  • Austin Health
  • Austin Hospital, Studley Road, Heidelberg VIC, Australia
Part time

Job Description

Details of position

Austin Health is seeking a motivated Paediatric Director of Emergency Medicine Training (PDEMT) to oversee and manage the delivery of high-quality paediatric education for junior medical staff and the training program for ACEM & PEM trainees who work in the Emergency Department, which has recently achieved PEM training accreditation from ACEM. Additionally, they will ensure trainees have the necessary skills and supervision to deliver high quality care to patients and promote the welfare and wellbeing of all trainees. ACEM requirements for this role include a clinical role with FTE of 0.5 or more, and at least 3 years post-fellowship.

To be successful for this role you must: 

  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) 
  • Hold a Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine 
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Clinical Governance
  • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, junior medical, nursing, and other clinical staff to provide efficient, safe, and quality care across the continuum, and
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, training and research.

Please refer to the position for further information about the role and required knowledge and skills.

Work with us! 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, employee assistance program and a staff health centre.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working with Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Details of Department

The Department of Emergency Medicine is a busy tertiary department with an annual attendance of 90,000 patients, with a broad spectrum of emergency presentations.

The Emergency Department's vision is for a culture of excellence that values and empowers our staff and to provide compassionate, ethical, timely emergency care for all patients in an environment that promotes respect, quality, safety, and continuous learning. We aim to be at the forefront of education, quality, and research.

Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers. Our 9,000 employees and 425 volunteers provide safe, high quality, person-centred care at Austin Hospital, Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre), Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, as well as in the community through Hospital-in-the-Home and partner health services. We are an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research and have affiliations with many leading universities and research institutes.

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