2022 Emergency Medicine Registrar

  • Northern Health
  • Northern Hospital Epping, Cooper Street, Epping VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Full / Part Time, Fixed Term

The Emergency Department at Northern Health is a large, vibrant, and fast-paced workplace accredited for two years of ACEM advanced training. We employ a diverse driven group of doctors, nurses, allied health and clerical staff. We promote a strong culture of teamwork and adopt the principle that we are all part of a large work family who support and respect each other. As such we encourage applications from doctors who are interested in part time positions to accommodate exam revision and family commitments etc.

As an Emergency Registrar, you will experience a wide range of interesting and varied pathology and have ample opportunity to initiate and be involved in the care of a diverse mix of presentations including complex medical, surgical, trauma and O+G. Paediatric patients account for 25 per cent of our total patient presentations. You will frequently manage critically unwell patients and have opportunities to perform procedures such as intubation and central line insertion. You will also become experienced in SSU and flow management. Overall, you will develop incomparable leadership experience as you work towards becoming a FACEM.

We have a comprehensive Registrar Education Program at The Northern, which includes 5 hours of protected paid teaching time per week. We have an enviable record in both primary and fellowship examinations and our revision programs are taught by current ACEM examiners. There is a comprehensive weekly education schedule, along with a range of subsidised courses and workshops.

We offer rotations to

  • ICU
  • Anaesthetics,
  • RMH ED (for trauma),
  • O+G
  • Plastic surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatric ED
  • SPECTRE – toxicology/AOD. New rotation commenced 2021

Our DEMT’s would be happy to talk with you and explain what we have to offer you depending on your personal circumstance.

Our Education Consultant runs a simulation program on the ED floor giving you the opportunity to develop leadership and management skills. It is also excellent practice for those studying for the fellowship. Simulations run weekly and are accompanied with a de-brief and written review with recommendations.

Our ED Ultrasound Faculty offer dedicated training slots that will ensure you can build on your ultrasound experience, as well as giving you access to experienced ultrasound clinicians that can guide you through the CCPU process and accredit your scans. We currently have 3 ultrasound machines.

There are ample opportunities to be involved in quality improvement projects which will integrate you within the department and be beneficial to your CV.

We have a strong leadership structure, to ensure rosters are fair and who, are responsible for ensuring your wellbeing, which is especially important.

We are only 30 minutes from Melbourne city and the northern corridor is an affordable and rapidly expanding area that many of our doctors live in and enjoy the plethora of dining and entertainment options.

We would encourage you to apply to join our team. Should you wish to have a tour of the department or have any enquiries please contact Dr Megan Robb (ED Director) via email [email protected] or [email protected] (Junior Medical Workforce)

We can offer:

Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

Next Steps . . .

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the 'Apply Now' button and follow the prompts.

Applicants are required to submit a CV, along with 2 current clinical referees and a one-page cover letter.

Applications close Monday, 31st May 2021

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