Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), is a public hospital with 233 funded inpatient beds, providing emergency, acute and sub-acute services. The Emergency Department manages approximately 60,000 patient presentations per annum, and is accredited for 18 months of advanced training with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). Accreditation also includes the opportunity to complete the Paediatric Log Book component of training.
Canberra is Australia’s capital city, with a diverse multi-cultural and cosmopolitan population. It possesses excellent facilities for outdoor activities such as cycling and hiking, and is located within a 2 hour drive to the ski fields and south coast beaches of NSW. There are excellent museums, a thriving café and restaurant culture, and a modern international airport, all easily accessible by a short commute from the hospital.
The Emergency Department is nearing completion of an extensive, multimillion dollar renovation, which has substantially increased the number of treatment spaces, created a new Triage area and waiting room, and established a new Fast Track section.
We have a diverse group of experienced Emergency Physicians, with affiliations with the Australian National University Medical School, as well as the University of Canberra. There are a number of Emergency Physicians who have post-graduate qualifications, including ultrasound, medical education, toxicology, law, clinical epidemiology, and public health.
Opportunities are available, by negotiation and preferences, through Anaesthetics, Intensive Care, General Medicine, and Ultrasound.
Registrar positions are available for trainees in all phases of their training. For the right candidate in their final year of training, we can offer a tailored roster, some clinical support time, and additional training in a particular area of interest.