Registrar - Emergency Medicine

$97,946 - $138,593 yearly
  • Tasmanian Health Service
  • North West Regional Hospital, Brickport Road, Burnie TAS, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day worker (with on-call), position working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP until February 2024

Who Are We Looking For?

The Department of Health are seeking applicants for the role of Registrar - Emergency Medicine to work at the North West Regional Hospital.

The North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) is a modern facility that provides acute care facilities for residents of the North West region of Tasmania. It is a University Teaching Hospital for the Rural Clinical School of the University of Tasmania.

The NWRH Emergency Department has an annual attendance rate of 28,000 patients per year with 28% admission rate. The Department treats a broad range of patients including major trauma cases. It is the referral centre for several district hospitals including King Island.

There are currently 9 Fellows (8.3FTE) of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM’s) working alongside other senior clinical staff. There are 8 Registrar positions available for training in Emergency Medicine; in addition, we offer two positions with a split of ED and Anaesthetics at the NWRH. The level of FACEM direct supervision and teaching is excellent.

The NWRH is an Emergency Medicine education and training hub for the North and North West of Tasmania and there is opportunity to complete the emergency medicine certificate and diploma at this hospital.

There is an opportunity for trainees that have completed their fellowship exams but are needing further ED time to be rostered on the consultant roster with supervision to ease their way into consultant practice. This has been a successful term. No nights rostered and clinical support time provided.

The NWRH Emergency Department is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for twelve months advanced training in Emergency Medicine with paediatric logbook. The ED is proud of its success in guiding candidates through the primary and fellowship examination. The hospital also has other accredited teaching programs including medicine, intensive care, surgery, palliative care, anaesthetics, obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics.


$97,946 - $138,593 per annum + 10.5% superannuation 

In addition to the annual salary a one-off up-front payment of between $10,000 and $12,000 pro rata (dependent upon qualifications and experience) will be paid upon commencement.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

 Essential Requirements

  1. General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  2. Current working with children registration (where applicable and determined by individual position requirements)

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Current Driver’s Licence (If applicable to allocated role)

How to Apply

Please visit our website: www.jobs.tas.gov.au

For More Information

Shanade Maroney

Position: Administrative Support Officer – Medical Staffing
Phone:  (03) 6478 5327
E-mail: [email protected]

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