Emergency Medicine Registrar (ACEM and RG Accredited Post)

$108,415 - $161,252 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service, Wehl Street North, Mount Gambier SA, Australia
Full time Government Health Care

Job Description

  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service, Emergency Department
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: MDP2 $108,415 - 161,252 p.a (includes award salary, superannuation and any other monetary benefits)
  • Multiple positions: Temp F/T (three year contract from commencement)


You will be responsible for managing the care of patients presenting to the Emergency Department in consultation with the responsible Registrars, Consultants, Visiting Specialists, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. Appropriately escalating doubts or concerns to the attention of the Consultant immediately, you will provide effective and accurate clinical handover of patient care at the change of daily shifts and on admission. You will commence discharge planning at the earliest opportunity, writing accurate and timely discharge summaries and undertaking follow-up in consultation with the patient’s normal carers and General Practitioner. Maintaining a high standard of patient care for patients, you will keep high quality, readily accessible records of patient care through the completion of Electronic Medical Records. As part of your role, you will actively contribute to Continuous Quality Improvement activities and education activities, including participating in the Emergency Department’s continuing professional development, research and teaching program.

About You

  • You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine or equivalent, and be registrable as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • With appropriate postgraduate experience in the provision of medical care, you will demonstrate competency in a range of routine and common procedural ward-based skills. This will be supported by high level skills in negotiation and communication and the ability to communicate confidently and appropriately with patients and their family/relatives.
  • You will work well both as a team member and individually, and be skilled in problem solving and decision making at both the clinical and the individual level.


  • In addition to the annual salary and entitlements (superannuation & leave loading), we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, watch a short video about what salary packaging is. 
  • Up to $13,000 reimbursed Relocation cost may be available
  • Work/life balance - many sporting clubs, activities and social events suitable for young and mature professionals
  • Conveniently located approximately halfway between two major cities: Melbourne and Adelaide
  • Supported in Clinical Supervision and Professional Development opportunities

Enjoying a wonderful country location, you will indulge in a relaxing lifestyle, with access to excellent schooling options for your children.  There are many sporting clubs, activities, and social events suitable for health professionals and families within one hour drive from the city centre.  Mount Gambier Airport has multiple flights daily to Adelaide and Melbourne (45-minute flight time).  There are also many opportunities to network with other professionals in the region through professional development opportunities.

About Us

Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service is the largest hospital in regional South Australia and has been identified as one of the four general hospitals to provide treatment for Country people closer to home. Committed to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of the people of South Australia, it provides a comprehensive range of high quality, accessible hospital and related services as well as promoting the health of the general community and encouraging healthy behaviour on the part of the individual. We provide acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants. Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service | SA Health

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network is surrounded by a world class wine region, outdoor adventures, and some of South Australia’s best coastline, offering a work-life balance like no other.

Your lifestyle

  • Relaxed and affordable lifestyle
  • Access to safe beaches, excellent recreational fishing, sailing and surf
  • Outstanding National Parks and great sporting and recreational facilities
  • Well-serviced with educational facilities, including TAFE and University campuses
  • Plenty of social activities including sporting clubs, music groups and great food and beverage experiences

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network provides a wide range of health care services to residents within the Limestone Coast region, which is situated in the southeastern part of South Australia and extending all the way to the Victorian border.

The Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as well as diverse community groups and ages including, LGBTQI+, people living with a disability and other diversity groups.  The LCLHN recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and consumers in being an employer of choice.

Find out more about working with the Limestone Coast Local Health Network at www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/workatLCLHN   

Applicant Information

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC) 
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients) 

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 866356

Krystn Agnew
Medical Liaison Officer
8721 1617 
[email protected]

Application Closing Date
3 June 2024, 11:55PM

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 866356

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