Mid North Coast LHD is inviting applications for an Emergency Specialist position within the Hastings Macleay Clinical Network, comprising Port Macquarie, Kempsey, and Wauchope Hospitals. We offer the opportunity to join a growing department and be part of a team dedicated to the provision of emergency care in the regional/rural environment.
Kempsey Emergency Department has 13 beds including 2 resuscitation bays with approximately 30000 presentations annually. The hospital services a predominantly rural area with a close-knit community. The department has on site Emergency Physician coverage 16 hours a day and is supported locally by medical, maternity and mental health inpatient units, pathology, and radiology including ultrasound. We work closely with the local GP Specialists to optimise the care provided to our patients and manage the challenges of rural health care delivery. The base hospital of Port Macquarie is located 40 mins away and is the regional referral centre. Emergency Physicians work across both sites and enjoy close working relationships with our medical and surgical colleagues enabling close collaborative care.
The position offers opportunity for teaching and supervision of junior medical and nursing staff, and involvement in the local WBA programme. Our team provides a comprehensive training programme for non ACEM and ACEM trainees and supports local Primary and Fellowship candidates.
The successful candidate will be registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Emergency Physician.
The Mid North Coast of NSW, located midway between Brisbane and Sydney, boasts a relaxed outdoor lifestyle with beaches, world-class diving, fishing, bush walking, hiking and mountain bike trails all within a short drive.
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: 171167 – 211224
Requisition ID: REQ248660
Advertising Closes: 21 September 2021
Attractive relocation incentives are available to the successful applicant.
For role-related queries or questions, contact Dr Dawn Martin on [email protected]