Emergency Department Director

Lead a busy Emergency Department in a service with a great culture and high staff retention rates

  • Relocation assistance provided
  • 40 minutes from stunning beaches and a 3-hour drive to the Gold Coast
  • Achieve a work-life balance in a picturesque and laid-back town
The Position
As Director of the Emergency Department, you will join a welcoming team and great place to work, reflected by the majority of medical staff having been retained for over 5 years. You will work 2 days non-clinical and 2 clinical days per week. Shift times are 7am-5:30pm or 1:30pm-midnight (12-8:30pm if required). You will see a variety of presentations including regular GP type cases and 51% of level 1-3 cases. The workforce is made up of FACEM’s, CMO’s and JMO’s as well as the nursing staff. You will enjoy staff benefits including 3 months accommodation and car hire for relocation assistance, and 5 weeks annual leave.

The Hospital
This 100+bed hospital has recently completed a $22 million redevelopment, implementing new state of the art operating theatres and surgical services. Additionally, refurbishment of existing orthopaedic and medical imaging wards was completed. With an excess of 12,500 admissions per year, care is provided across such areas as Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Oncology and Renal Dialysis. As for the Emergency Medicine department, this has been newly refurbished and sees approximately 37,000 presentations annually with the numbers increasing.

The Location
With a population nudging 50,000 this urban oasis offers small town charm with all the amenities you would expect in a large city. It is based in a region known for its historic buildings and tree lined streets and it offers a multitude of things to explore both on land and in the water. Just a short drive from beaches and rivers, you will find affordable housing and the educational facilities of high quality.  A regional airport is located within the town, with daily flights from some major capital cities. Rail lines and coaches also regularly service the area, with major roadways providing easy access for visitors.  

Essential Criteria
You will be a Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine and hold current Specialist registration with AHPRA.

Enjoy a change of scenery and join a department with a great staff culture – Get in contact today for further details.