Advanced trainee ED and Critical Care/Anaesthetics

$81,639 - $127,539 yearly
  • Grafton Base Hospital
  • Grafton Base Hospital: Emergency Department, Arthur Street, Grafton NSW, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Seeking an emergency medicine trainee to join an accredited emergency department.

The Job:

  • 6 months of ED training on a rural ED accredited for 6 months general ED with paediatric log book and 6 months critical care/anaesthesia in a rural ICU with dedicated anaesthetic time each week.
  • Weekly in situ multidisciplinary simulation and human factors training.
  • Among the FACEMS are a well-known international lecturer in emergency medicine and contributor to one of the most influential emergency medicine teaching website in Australia.
  • Comprehensive primary and fellowship ACEM exam preparation available.
  • 6 months of general emergency medicine in a mixed department with paediatric log book certification.
  • 6 months accredited ICU time in a 4 bed ICU with nearby CCU. Dedicated anaesthetic time and teaching will allow the trainee to fulfill the ACEM training requirement for airways managed.
  • FACEM support til midnight then on call on site.
  • Supportive inpatient teams and referrals are straight to the specialist without negotiations with inpatient registrars.
  • With over 26 000 presentations per year at the main department and 13 000 at the satellite unit the department is busy enough to expose the clinician to a wide range of cases but usually controlled enough to ensure the clinician has time to treat each patient individually and comprehensively.
  • The opportunity to manage the comprehensive care of your own patients, perfect for the senior trainee wishing to transit into the more senior role with FACEM support.
  • A great department in which to discover the challenges and benefits of practicing emergency medicine in the rural sector.

The Site:

  • The emergency department is accredited for 6 months of ACEM training with a motivated FACEM group building on success in ACEM diploma and certificate training.
  • Core specialties of medicine, surgery, anaesthetics, paediatrics, O&G and ICU on site.
  • 4 bed ICU with specialist cover on site
  • Busy elective surgery lists with no ICU or anaesthetic trainees on site.

The Lifestyle:

  • Located approximately 2hrs from Byron Bay and 3 hrs from Gold Coast, Grafton is the administrative centre for the Clarence Valley. Coffs Harbour Airport 1 hrs away usually has 5 flights to Sydney each day.
  • The local population of 50 000 swells during holidays as tourists flock to the pristine beaches and spectacular national parks in the area.
  • Housing is affordable and the schools and sports facilities are good.


For more detail please telephone Dr. Will Davies, Director of Emergency Medicine, Grafton Base Hospital. 0401 754 793

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