Emergency Medicine Trainee - Albany, Western Australia

$139,932 - $213,529 yearly
  • WA Country Health Service
  • Albany WA, Australia
Full time Government Health Care Training

Job Description

The WA Country Health Service, Albany Health Campus looking for enthusiastic Australian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Trainees who want to combine a great mix of rural and regional medicine with one of WA’s best kept secrets in terms of location and lifestyle.

We have 6- or 12-months full time appointments commencing February and August 2025.

Located on the South Coast of Western Australia, Albany is a town of 30,000 people with all the amenities of a small city with great restaurants, a state-of-the-art Entertainment Centre and stunning surrounds, with some of the best beaches in Australia close by. Perth is only 420km away, with good air links.

Our ED has 2 resus bays, 8 acute cubicles, 4 fast track cubicles as well as integrated computerised work management and pathology / radiology systems. We also have an ED Short Stay Unit. There is an expanding cohort (currently ten) of committed locally resident FACEMs, whose sub-specialty professional interests include teaching/simulation, ultrasound and research. We have a broad and interesting case mix, which includes all categories of adult and paediatric cases, medical and surgical. Paediatrics make up approximately 20% of our presentations. Major trauma is not uncommon.

During the day, the roster comprises five doctors per shift (including the FACEM) and overnight there are two doctors with FACEM on call, so there is excellent supervision and apprentice-style learning. The registrar has a segregated five hours of formal education per week. We are accredited for 24 months of Emergency Medicine Training with ACEM. 

The successful applicants will have previous emergency medicine experience and must be registered with the Australian Medical Board and registered as a trainee with the Australian College for Emergency Medicine.

For more information please download our 2025-WACHS-Registrar-Positions-Booklet.pdf (health.wa.gov.au)

Alternatively, please contact Dr James Teh, Rural Generalist, Co-HOD [email protected] or Dr Richard Leslie, FACEM, Co-HOD [email protected]

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