2025 Principal Registrar Emergency

  • Peninsula Health
  • Frankston VIC, Australia and surrounds
Full time Health Care

Job Description

• Ideal opportunity to develop your career
• Mornington Peninsula Location
• Salary Packaging Benefits
• Salary range - $122,000- $169,000
Classification range: Registrar - Year 6 and thereafter (HM30)*

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

Peninsula Health is currently seeking flexible, dynamic and energetic specialised Principal Registrars to work in the Emergency Department at Frankston Hospital.

Peninsula Health Emergency departments are one of the leading Emergency organisations in Victoria, with an innovative model of care, interesting and challenging case mix and high level of Consultant supervision (Senior Medical staff on site 18 hours per day at Frankston, 10 hours/day at Rosebud). Frankston Emergency has recently been awarded ACEMs highest level of accreditation at 24 months, with the network offering access to secondment rotations (including Medicine, ICU and Anaesthetics, Paediatrics, as well as Special skills rotations in Ultrasound and Education).

Peninsula Health has established teaching programs for ACEMs Primary and Fellowship exams, a Simulation medicine teaching program (monthly sessions in
conjunction with Anaesthetics, Paediatrics and Intensive Care in the dedicated on site simulation lab), as well as offering supervision for the ACEM Emergency Medicine Certificate and Diplomas. Registrars have ample opportunities for involvement with non clinical activities including clinical audits, Research and Quality Improvement activities.

Peninsula Health provides acute health services based at Frankston and Rosebud Hospitals, Rehabilitation, Aged and Palliative Care Services (across six campuses), Mental Health programs, fully integrated inpatient and community based services, and Community Health services. Recent building developments completed in an exciting expansion program, include a new state-of –the art surgical and critical care facility and Frankston Hospital’s Stage 3 expansion, which includes 92 beds within 3 newwards and a new Emergency Department. The ED had approximately 75,000 presentations per year.

We currently have opportunities for committed, forward thinking individuals with excellent clinical skills to work across all our services and campuses.

Key Responsibilities
• To provide high quality clinical care to patients.
• To assist the Director and Staff Specialists in the care and management of presentations.
• To supervise Registrars, Residents and Interns allocated to the Department
• Participate in educational and clinical and quality audit activities
• Deliver acute care to patients within the hospital under supervision and assist senior staff in these matters.
• They are primarily responsible for the care of patients and developing skills in supervising Junior Medical Staff and in ED Management

What You Need

• MBBS or equivalent
• Registration as a Medical Practitioner in Australia or special registration to be employed as a doctor in Australia
• Relevant Non ED rotations, (Paediatrics and ICU or Anaesthetics.)
• Ability to manage Emergency Department as the senior doctor in charge.
• Final year advanced training ACEM.

What Next

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

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Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals who identify as being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, are culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+ or who have a disability to apply. We are also strongly committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.

We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process.

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*Please refer to salary circular AMA Victoria – Victorian Public Sector – DiT
Enterprise Agreement 2022 - 2026 for salary range.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time. 

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