Emergency Medicine Registrar

$125,901 - $173,290 yearly
  • St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Emergency Department
  • 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

• Excellent benefits including salary packaging
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Multiple full time and part time positions available - fixed term from Feb, 2025 - Feb, 2026

About the Role

Come and join our fantastic ED team at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. We are known for our supportive and friendly senior medical staff and for providing an environment that fosters growth and development of independence of practice. 

We are strongly committed to gender equity in our department and actively encourage diversity and inclusion creating an environment where everyone feels valued and supported. Specific leadership, mentorship and scholarship are available. 

You will experience an innovative, dynamic tertiary level Emergency Medicine Department with incredible training opportunities.


  • Assess, treat and formulate management plans for patients presenting to the Emergency Department 
  •  Ensure timely, accurate and relevant patient documentation occurs for every patient 
  • Communicate with the patient, or with immediate family and/or carers where appropriate about each patient’s condition and management 
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with inpatient units in regard to admission and management plans of all patient requiring admission
  • Assist the Emergency Department in achieving its time-based targets, including the National Emergency Access Target and Ambulance Victoria patient offload key performance indicators 

Classifications for this position will range from HM25 - HM30 ($125,900.84 - $173,290.00 per annum).

Based in an inner city location, the Emergency Department provides all tertiary level adult services (except Major Trauma and Obstetrics & Gynaecology).
Positions will be at the St Vincent’s Fitzroy campus and across a wide variety of external rotations.
•    >50000 patient presentations per year, with a 40% admission rate.
•    36 months of ACEM training time accreditation (Major Referral designation)
•    ACEM accredited for 12 months of Training Stage 4 for those enrolled in ACEM from 2022
•    Excellent Primary and Fellowship Exam success rates
•    Internal rotations include ICU and Anaesthetics (St Vincent’s) 
•    ACEM accredited Medical Education Senior Registrar Position (Simulation Medicine – Special Skills Post)
•    External ED rotations include Royal Children’s (Specialist Children’s), Royal Women’s (Women’s EM Care – Special Skills Post), Royal Victorian Eye and Ear (Ophthalmology & ENT EM – Special Skills Post), Royal Melbourne (Major Referral ED - major trauma), Maroondah (Non-Major Referral ED), Werribee Mercy (Non-Major Referral ED) as well as Cabrini Malvern (Non-Major Referral ED) and Epworth Richmond Hospital (Private ICU).
•    Other external rotations to Alice Springs (including ED and Retrieval Medicine) and Warrnambool (Non-Major Referral ED) are also supported if applicants are interested.
•    High level, highly valued teaching program including access to experienced exam teachers and examiners
•    St Vincent’s Simulation and Education Centre: some of the best simulation in Australia with frequent access; both clinical and OSCE-focused. 
•    The Emergency Practice Innovation Centre (EPICentre) and Head of Research are available to assist with research and research training requirement 
•    Strong mentoring program
•    Values-based culture with patient-centred team based care. We take pride in the care of all patients, and have access to excellent resources to assist in our service delivery to our most disadvantaged patients.
•    Staff safety and wellbeing is paramount and is supported at every level

Your Contribution

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor Surgery), or MD (Doctor of Medicine)
  • General Registration, Medical Practitioner Board of Victoria

What we Offer
• A focus on wellbeing initiatives, with regular events and programs
• Confidential, solutions-focused employee counselling
• Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness facilities
• Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
• In the heart of Fitzroy, CBD at our doorstep, close to some of Melbourne’s best cafes, public transport and lots of carparks
• Discounts and Promotions always available through our Foundation
• Regular opportunities for professional development to assist you to reach your career goals
• Culture of continuous improvement

Working at St Vincent’s
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services and is driven by values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application. Please address your cover letter to Dr Brendan Morrissey, Deputy Director, Emergency Medicine.

Enquiries to Dr Jonathan Karro (Director Emergency Medicine) [email protected]

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. Inclusion is essential to our mission and diversity reflects the community we serve.

Please visit our website, for further information regarding our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at SVHM.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases in healthcare settings. You may therefore be required to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

This position is subject to a Victorian government direction regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Successful applicants must meet these vaccination requirements. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

Closing Date:

31 May 2024 11:59pm

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