Epworth Richmond Emergency Department: Advanced Trainees in Emergency Medicine 2021

  • Epworth Richmond
  • Epworth Richmond, Bridge Road, Richmond VIC, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic team within a supportive environment and to further develop your professional skills. Advanced trainees can refine clinical skills by managing, and being responsible for, their own patient case-load, receiving timely diagnostic information and communicating directly with expert specialists in other fields. Combined with roster flexibility and senior DEMT tuition, it’s an ideal environment to prepare for Fellowship exams. Weekly education sessions are held at our state-of the-art Clinical Education and Simulation Centre. Simulation-based teaching occurs almost every month.

35 bed state-of-the-art ED opened 1 February 2016.
> Part-time or Full-time advanced trainees in Emergency Medicine 
> Remuneration substantially above public sector rates and salary packaging.
> Stimulating clinical environment with broad case-mix and unhindered access to Specialists and Diagnostic Pathology and Radiology.
> Epworth Richmond is now a Clinical School of The University of Melbourne.
> Paediatric Services commenced May 2016.

Epworth Richmond Emergency Department is Victoria’s busiest private sector Emergency Department, with over 30,000 presentations per year, over 40% admission rate and access to 24/7 cardiac catheterisation lab, theatres, stroke unit, CT, MRI and intensive care facilities. We are the preferred referral centre for major sporting bodies, major corporations, events and VIP visitors to Victoria.

The ED has an in-house CT scanner and general radiology room, two portable ultrasound machines, two fully equipped resuscitation rooms with video assisted laryngoscopes, dedicated paediatric area and two negative pressure rooms.

The ED services all Epworth Healthcare campuses. A VMO on-call roster exists to cover all major specialties. The ED roster is well staffed, including a two doctor overnight roster with on-call support. We have an excellent reputation for delivering quality Emergency Services to our Community. Our Emergency Department is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for 12 months advanced training. Our staffing is a balanced mix of FACEMs, experienced Career Medical Officers and Advanced Trainees in Emergency Medicine. Hospital bed access is excellent. Medical students are on rotation from both Monash and Melbourne Universities.

Epworth HealthCare provides:
> Clinical excellence
> Attractive rates and benefits, including salary packaging
> Professional development, opportunities and education programmes
> Flexibility and support for staff. Position well-suited to advanced trainees studying for Fellowship exam.

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