04/05/2021

2021 Emergency Registrar Training Scheme

  • Monash Health
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Contractor Health Care

Job Description

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About Emergency Medicine at Monash Health

Monash Health has a large number of accredited emergency registrar training positions across three campuses serving Melbourne’s south-east: Monash Medical Centre (MMC) Clayton, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Monash Health has an extensive and comprehensive FACEM training program with dedicated protected teaching time.

Our teaching program covers the entire emergency medicine curriculum from the new or aspiring trainee to the advanced trainee or fellow, including preparation for the primary examination, research/4.10 component and fellowship examination.

About the Role

Monash Health is seeking positive, committed and inspiring trainees in Emergency Medicine. We invite you to join our team, dedicated to achieving exceptional patient care, and encouraging your professional growth and development by providing you a well-supported environment.

If you are a prospective or current trainee in emergency medicine, you are invited to join our team at Monash Health in 2021. You will be supported and encouraged by our large number of enthusiastic ACEM physicians as you develop your skills and careers in an exciting and dynamic organisation.

ACEM college trainee status at the time of application, while not essential, is strongly desirable. Applicants from either emergency or paediatric streams will be considered.

Emergency Medicine accredited registrar positions (full time, part time and job sharing available by mutual agreement) commencing February 2021.

Registrar positions are a combination of rotations throughout the four emergency departments in addition to an extensive number of non-ED rotations. 

Monash Medical Centre in Clayton consists of separate major referral /tertiary adult and paediatric EDs. It is the campus where our weekly protected registrar teaching is conducted.

Dandenong Hospital is an urban district ED with ICU/HDU support, while Casey Hospital is our fourth ED in an area of rapid population growth with a critical care unit, including ICU currently under construction. All emergency departments are accredited by ACEM for emergency medicine training.

Non-ED rotations include:

  • Intensive care – including the all new Casey Hospital ICU in 2021
  • Anaesthetics
  • Ward & Emergency Paediatrics (No log book at MMC Paediatrics ED)
  • General & Acute care Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Toxicology and Addiction Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology (RWH)
  • Eye & Ear rotations (Royal Eye and Ear Hospital)
  • Retrieval medicine -Research/Education
  • Interstate & country rotations (e.g.: Alice Springs)
  • Sim Centre Registrar Position
  • Trauma Rotation at Royal Melbourne Hospital (six months secondment)

Our team of dedicated educators and eleven active ACEM examiners are always keen to support trainees through written and clinical exams. Our educators have a highly developed examination preparation program (which includes hosting a state-wide practice written examination for fellowship candidates), and regular OSCE preparation, including simulation OSCEs facilitated by FACEM and paediatric emergency medicine simulation instructors, for the clinical exam candidates.  Monash health candidates have an excellent success record in achieving both primary and fellowship examinations at first attempt.

What you need:

  • A medical qualification (MBBS or equivalent) which is recognised for registration by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Current medical registration with AHPRA
  • Current employee working with children’s check
  • Preferably ACEM college trainee status, or RACP trainee status for joint paediatric emergency training (strongly desirable)

What we offer:

  • In-house ultrasound credentialing programme is run by experienced ultra-sonographers and echo techs.
  • Registrars are credentialed for both eFAST and basic echocardiography in life support (BELS) through one to one bedside teaching by our dedicated staff.
  • Attendance to professional development courses, seminars and conferences is encouraged and supported.
  • Monash Health also offers salary packaging
  • Discounted banking (BankVic)
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Onsite parking and
  • Onsite gym and health club.

Please note this position uses online references. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure three references are completed online prior to the closing date.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children's Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

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