02/12/2020

Emergency Department Registrar

  • Bass Coast Health
  • Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Bass Coast Health is seeking to attract Accredited Registrars who are keen to provide contemporary emergency care to the Gippsland South Coast community.  There are opportunities at both the Emergency Department (ED) at Wonthaggi Hospital and the linked Urgent Care Centre in Cowes, Phillip Island.

If you align with our Vision and Values, and would like to pursue employment in a community where sun, sand, surf and a positive lifestyle await, this is the job for you!  Bass Coast Health is located in some of the most beautiful coast line of Victoria, situated an easy 90minute drive south east of Melbourne.  This is a growing Health Service which is designated as a sub-regional service and has just received $115 million from government to build a vibrant and significantly expanded Emergency Department.

The emergency department has annual presentations of around 17,000, with 20% being paediatric and an overall admission rate of approximately 25%. The Emergency department transfers about 10 critical care patients a month for a variety of diagnoses including acute neurosurgical, cardiological, toxicological or trauma related conditions. The Urgent Care Centre sees approximately 10,000 patients annually, predominantly with lower acuity conditions. Admission to Wonthaggi hospital is solely for low acuity medical patients. The addition of a close observation unit at Wonthaggi supported by the Alfred hospital intensive care team, later this year, will increase our capability significantly.

This role would be expected to be available to work from both sites on a 24 hour roster.

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Why Registrars work at BCH:

*Rapidly expanding Health Services with growth and training opportunities
*A FACEM led supportive teaching environment including proactive support to attend metro training days or option of weekly on-site training to registrars which includes Point of Care
*Ultrasound teaching
*Accredited for 6 months advanced training with ACEM
*3 months anaesthetics critical care special skills accreditation pending
*Expected to be available for Feb 2021 rotation
*Excellent opportunities to improve clinical and skills in a low-resourced environment
*Support with exam preparation from FACEM faculty

Also on offer at BCH:

Work-life balance (through flexible permanent hours and employment conditions).  An attractive salary package including salary sacrifice and accommodation. Employee Assistance Program
 
All short-listed applicants will be requested to submit a credentialing application prior to interview.

Applicants should have a primary medical qualification registered, current registrar with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, where relevant membership with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and experience appropriate for a hands-on role in a busy little Emergency Department.

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