Join a welcoming and well-run team with experienced FACEM support
- ACEM Trainees encouraged to apply
- 60,000 presentations seen annually
- Affordable alternative to Melbourne with a similar cultural vibe
As a motivated Emergency Medicine Registrar you will join a thriving department where you will put in to action your sound emergency medicine experience. You will also be able to continue with your training if desired, with opportunities available to experienced Registrars and ACEM Trainees. As a team player, you will work cohesively with colleagues to provide excellent patient care and contribute to the department's ever-growing success.
Working under the guidance of Staff Specialists, you will excel in an increasingly busy environment whilst continuing to develop your medical knowledge and expertise. You will carry out the initial assessment of all attending patients, communicate the relevant information with the appropriate member of staff and help to coordinate, diagnose and manage further care. You will have exposure to a whole range of presentations and you will be comfortable with both adult and paediatric cases.
This public hospital offers a comprehensive range of specialist care across key medical and healthcare disciplines, including acute and sub-acute care, residential aged care, community care, psychiatric services and rehabilitation services.
As for the Emergency Department itself, it has seen strong growth in recent years with patient attendances now around 59,000 per year. With an increase in ATS Category 2 and 3 patients there is now a higher admission rate of around 21%. As for Paediatric cases, this makes up around 18% of all presentations. Accredited with the ACEM for 12 months of advanced training, there are also a number of Emergency Department certificate and diploma candidates working within the health service.
Situated 90 minutes from Melbourne's CBD and seen as an affordable alternative, this city has experienced rapid growth and currently has a population of over 100,000 people. With a relaxed atmosphere and real sense of community, this city has a lot to offer including a thriving music and arts scene plus trendy cafes and bars. With activities such as an animal sanctuary, a theme park and a gold rush experience or sports facilities to cater for all interests there is something to suit all the family.
You will find education options are some of the best in regional Victoria with public and private, primary and secondary options as well as child care facilities. As for housing you can choose from established houses, vacant blocks to build on or farm land and forest acreage just 15 minutes out of town.
You must hold AHPRA registration or be eligible to apply for registration with experience from a comparable health care system. With a true passion for emergency medicine and the dedication to continue with your professional development, you will be comfortable in providing major trauma to primary care across all age groups.