Principal Registrar Emergency

  • Peninsula Health Care Network
  • Frankston Hospital, Hastings Road, Frankston VIC, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Are you about to sit your Fellowship? These positions are designed for ACEM late phase advanced trainees to prepare you for fellowship and give you the opportunity to develop the expertise required to be a Junior Emergency Consultant with appropriate support. Departmental Management skills, a wide range of acute skills, diagnostic skills and develop an appreciation and extension of current knowledge as part of education, learning and practice.  Trainees in their late phase of advanced training are invited to apply.

  • This position will place you in charge of a team, as per our team based model of care.
  • Limited night shifts.
  • Flexible shifts to allow for exam preparation.
  • Supervision of junior medical staff.
  • Work as a part of the SMS Roster with exposure to Resuscitation, Fast Track, Paediatrics and Short Stay/Observation Medicine
  • Dedicated training time
  • Fellowship preparation program with separate dedicated written and OSCE components including regular Sim Centre training
  • Highly valued mentorship program

Comments from current trainees:

“Working as a principal registrar has been invaluable to help me pass my Fellowship clinics – It was like being on the floor, doing the work I did day in/ day out as a Principal reg.”

“The last year has been invaluable to get me ready for the role of a Junior FACEM. You get to step into the shoes of consultant on the floor/ short stay and gain firsthand experience about the role; all this while getting invaluable advice and support from other consultants to learn on the go. “

We have a dedicated Ultrasound faculty who provide; monthly ED POCUS Educational Webinars, regular newsletter “Sonic Boom’ and podcasts, and our experienced ultrasound clinicians are available to assist build your US experience on the floor and the CCPU.

There are currently 40 consultants working in the Emergency Department supporting across both sites. We are accredited by ACEM for 2 years of Advance Vocational training at Frankston ED, while Rosebud ED is accredited by ACEM for 6 months.  Both EDs are well staffed by FACEMs, Trainees, HMOs and Interns. Peninsula Health Emergency Medicine has a strong educational program with and excellent track record; access to knowledgeable exam teachers and 3 experienced ACEM examiners.

Our team members are supported by our highly valued mentoring program; our inspirational wellness team and EAP program.

Come and take a virtual tour of our department and see our staff:


Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from all cultural backgrounds. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To apply, visit the Peninsula Health website at:


Job No: 28298

For further information or tours of the department, please contact:

Dr Helen Hewitt email [email protected] Phone Administration on (03) 9784 1690 

Peninsula Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies


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