Provide your expertise to a department that deals with the full spectrum of Emergency Care
- Trauma and resuscitation a core component of work
- Attractive salary with additional benefits
- Enjoy city amenities as well as the great outdoors
As a Specialist in Emergency Medicine, you will assist the Director in ensuring that services are cost effective, reliable, and patient centric. You will be joining a vibrant and dynamic team that continue to strive for excellence with an emphasis on sustaining and improving their fellowship training program. You will be primarily based at one hospital but clinical services at other facilities may be required at times. In return, you will enjoy a competitive salary package, up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution, annual leave loading of 17.5%, 3.6 weeks Professional Development Leave and an allowance of $21,000 per annum, alongside various other allowances. You will also enjoy the variety, flexibility, and work-life balance that this position and employer can provide.
With 230 beds, this hospital is the main referral centre for the region and services an immediate and surrounding population of roughly 250,000 people. With a newly built seven-storey ward block, this space offers an expanded critical care service, extended emergency care unit and a helipad for trauma patients. As the regional referral centre for emergency services, the facility sees an approximate 50,000 ED presentations per year with an admission rate of 25%. People aged 65 years and older contributed to 18% of presentations, with the admission rate increasing to 33%. The department deals with the full spectrum of Emergency Care with trauma and resuscitation a core component of work along with the management of routine emergency/urgent patient presentations.
Home to a flourishing community of over 80,000 residents, this desirable riverside community is situated just a few kilometres from the mouth of a major tidal river and just a few hour’s drive from Brisbane. If you enjoy all things outdoors, yet require the amenities of city life, this location is for you. It offers a clean, safe and relaxed lifestyle with community living and outstanding school system whilst also offering easy access to the pristine beaches and national parklands of Queensland. You can spend time enjoying restaurants, museums and the botanical gardens or snorkelling, diving and boating to name but a few.
You must hold current Specialist registration with AHPRA and be a Fellow of ACEM.