Advanced Trainee - Emergency Medicine

$85,668 - $133,834 yearly
  • NNSWLHD - Richmond Network
  • Lismore Base Hospital, Uralba Street, Lismore NSW, Australia
Full time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity is available at Lismore Base Hospital for an Emergency Medicine Trainee. The successful applicants will gain valuable experience our hospital in the beautiful Northern NSW Richmond Network, working under the guidance of highly experienced senior clinicians as part of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine's (ACEM) training program.

The Lismore Base Hospital (LBH) Emergency Department (ED) sees over 38,000 adult and paediatric presentations per year and is a regional trauma centre. The department includes modern facilities such as a 4  bed resuscitation and procedure bay, acute zone, an ED short stay unit (EDSSU), fast track and medical imaging services. LBH ED also supports Richmond Network hospitals including Ballina District Hospital and Casino Memorial District Hospital, and Multipurpose Centres located at Kyogle, Nimbin, Urbenville & Bonalbo.

Emergency Medicine Trainees can undertake 24 months accredited time across training stages 1 to 3 at LBH ED, plus opportunities to rotate to ACEM accredited terms in Anaesthetics, ICU, Medical Education (pending accreditation), Ultrasound and Retrieval.

Training Stage 4 (TS4): Trainees will have the opportunities to fulfil leadership roles within the department whilst having access to supervision and support from FACEMs. TS4 trainees will contribute to a range of education activities within Emergency Medicine and the hospital. Trainees will be provided non clinical time to undertake education, quality assurance and quality improvement activities.

Education: We offer weekly paid protected education sessions including simulation, clinical skills, case reviews, radiology, and paediatrics. Additional structured programs are offered to trainees preparing for ACEM primary and fellowship exams. LBH also supports trainees with funding external education activities including Alfred Health Emergency Procedures Course and ACEM Diploma of Pre Hospital and Retrieval Medicine.

LBH is an acute referral hospital of 280 beds with new medical, surgical and paediatric wards, womens care unit and 8 theatres complex, along with a new library and education space.

NNSWLHD Richmond Network hospitals are affiliated teaching hospitals for medical students from NSW (USYD, WSU and UOW) and the network has a strong commitment to supporting medical students, junior medical officers and doctors in training.

Lismore City is situated between the pristine beaches of Ballina, Lennox Head, Evans Head, and Byron Bay, and World Heritage listed rainforests. The northern rivers region is full of natural wonders and vibrant destinations, and is a short commute to Gold Coast airport, and metro shopping centres.


For role related queries or questions contact NNSWLHD Richmond Network Co-DEMs - Dr Anne Drinkwater and/or Dr Lindsay Murray on [email protected]

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