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Director of Emergency Medicine Training

Exceptional opportunity to work with an innovative and dynamic team in a location that supports a true work/life balance

  • Establish yourself as a long term leader in the dynamic department
  • Access support from the Australian and New Zealand DEMT community
  • Enjoy a laid back, family friendly lifestyle complete with rugged scenery

The Position

Wavelength are exclusively recruiting for this senior role, working in an innovative and growing department, in this exceptional location.

As an energetic director of Emergency Medicine Training, you will be committed to and passionate about the continued education and training of Emergency Medicine Trainees. You will display an ability to remain objective and fair, whilst being able to give constructive feedback and unbiased opinions and you will enjoy counselling new trainees on their career choices. As the point of contact, you will provide information pertaining to training programs, examination regulations and opportunities for internal rotations within the institution. To support you in the role you will become part of the DEMT network and will gain access to the ELearning forum where you can discuss the role and responsibilities with others throughout Australia and New Zealand.
In terms of working as an Emergency Medicine Consultant you will provide the highest quality of specialist medical care to all attending patients via planning, supervising and arranging appropriate clinical investigations. You will report to the Director of Emergency Medicine and become a valued member of the growing team.
The role offers an excellent remuneration package, including relocation assistance, private patient plan and generous professional development leave.

The Hospital
This hospital is a major referral facility that provides general and specialist health services to a population of about 250,000 people. The Emergency Department itself receives on average 45,000 cases a year with all types of patient presentations including major trauma and 20% paediatric cases. As it is an accredited teaching hospital there is a strong focus on teaching and research and this strengthened by the hospitals links with the local University. You will be encouraged to participate in your own research whilst also encouraging trainees to develop in all domains of the ACEM curriculum.

The facilities are modern and functional and the staff areas are excellent. The newly appointed Director of Emergency Medicine is really helping steer the department to a bright future, whilst the committed nursing staff are a real asset to the department.

The Location
In Tasmania you will enjoy a relaxed and enviable lifestyle where a flourishing café culture comes hand in hand with a welcoming community and an amazing array of outdoor pursuits. Whether you prefer to sample the wonderful local wine and food, explore the rich history of the region or enjoy the surrounding rugged mountains and dramatic coastlines, Tasmania offers it all on your doorstep.
Just an hour’s flight from Melbourne, this city itself offers great career and lifestyle advantages and has recently been voted number one for family friendliness according to the inaugural Suncorp Bank Family Friendly City Report. Housing is affordable and the education system is of a high quality with access to a range of schools, colleges and the University. There are great amenities such as shopping and entertainment venues, restaurants, cafes and other eateries. If it a little bit of adventure you are looking for, just a 10 minute walk from the CDB and you will find yourself selecting from walking trails, the swimming pool and lookout spots with fantastic views. Traveling a little further afield and you will find yourself choosing between mountain hikes or stunning beaches. Between the adventures you will find yourself and your family becoming a real part of the community.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you will have a true passion for medical education along with an approachable and supportive attitude. You will display a solid understanding of emergency medicine with a minimum of 3 years FACEM experience. With the support of the wider DEMT community, you will utilise the ELearning resources available to help you excel in the role.

Along with your Fellowship with the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine you will also have specialist general registration with AHPRA.

If you are interested in really making a difference to education and training of the junior medical staff and students and are excited by the lifestyle on offer with this opportunity do not hesitate to get in contact. Apply now or contact Carol for a no-obligation discussion today on +61 2 8353 9023 or email

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