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Seeking a passionate and committed leader to take on a new challenge in this beautiful coastal region

  • 50:50 clinical and non-clinical time
  • Benefit from a new state-of-the-art ED
  • Management allowance in addition to the salary on offer

The Position

As the Director of Emergency Medicine, you will coordinate the efforts of ED staff to provide the best possible clinical service. The role will be split between 50% clinical time and 50% non-clinical time and there is no line management responsibility. Being a natural and motivated leader, you will value each team member?s unique skills and experiences and have a true commitment to, and vision for the future of Emergency services in the region.

The Hospital

With a capacity of 160 beds, including 20 mental health beds, this service provides a good range of specialist services including Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Intensive Care Medicine, Anaesthesia, General Surgery, Urology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Renal and Oncology Services. The Emergency Department itself sees in excess of 33,000 presentations per annum with a 30-35% admission rate and 20% case load. The ED has 2 resus bays, 14 acute beds (2 paediatric), 5 consult rooms, 1 mental health room and 1 isolation room. There are also plans to establish an ED short stay unit and while the ED is not currently accredited for training with ACEM, efforts are in place to ensure accreditation in the years to come.

The Location

This region serves as a fantastic base, 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle, and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie. You will have some of the best beaches in Australia on your doorstep and the area is encompassed by magnificent national parks. You will find plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants serving fresh and local produce. Situated next to a river and lakes, fishing, boating and rowing are popular activities and serves as a farming place for delicious oysters.

Essential Criteria

You must be a Fellow of ACEM and hold current Specialist registration with AHPRA. Overseas doctors cannot be supported at this stage.

Lead this supportive department to success without compromising your work-life balance, basing yourself in a stunning location surrounded by natural landscapes - Get in contact today for further details.