Staff Specialist - Emergency Department, Port Macquarie Base Hospital

  • NSW Dept of Health
  • Port Macquarie NSW, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Port Macquarie Base Hospital on the beautiful sunny Mid North Coast of Australia wants you!

Port Macquarie is located on the Mid North Coast of NSW. The area boasts stunning beaches, the perfect climate and a relaxed outdoor lifestyle.  It is an incredible area to raise a family. It offers world heritage listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools and fantastic sporting opportunities.  Port Macquarie has the most temperate climate in Australia and is the fastest growing regional area in NSW.

The ED sees approximately 37,000 presentations a year, approximately 25% paediatrics and is a leading regional trauma centre.  The Port Macquarie Hospital and the Emergency department is in a time of exciting and significant expansion with a whole new Critical Care rebuild including a Cardiac cath lab. We have a well-established and supportive team of Emergency Physicians.  We pride ourselves in providing a collegiate working environment with a good relationship with the inter-hospital staff.  We have a high standard of teaching for our juniors and involve ourselves in the teaching programme for the Medical Students at the University of NSW Rural Clinical School. 

The Mid North Coast Network also provides consultant cover for Kempsey District Hospital 16 hours a day.  Kempsey is a low socio-economical area with a high indigenous population and all the challenges that this medicine incurs.  It offers the only rural ultrasound fellowship within NSW with designated ultra sonographers.

The successful candidate will have

  • Fellowship (or eligibility) of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine
  • Eligibility for Specialist registration with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated substantial clinical experience in the management of high acuity patients including paediatrics, trauma and ideally retrieval medicine
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching at a registrar or fellowship level
  • Ultrasound qualifications desirable

We are offering:

  • Full time or fractional Staff Specialist Positions 
  • Relocation expenses

For further information about this exciting opportunity, please contact:

  • Dr Digby Hone, Director, Emergency Department, Port Macquarie Base Hospital,

[email protected]         (+61255242133)


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