Emergency Department Director

Join a growing team of motivated and enthusiastic staff specialists and take on your next challenge with this leadership opportunity

  • The ideal ED to develop your management skills
  • Less than a 3-hour drive from Sydney and Canberra
  • Provide your expertise and add to the continuous development of this service

The Position
This Director/Head of Department role is offered on a fixed-term basis for up to three years and will involve JMO and student teaching participation, involvement in continuing medical education, peer review and quality improvement. You will have the opportunity to develop niche skills like teaching, simulation, ultrasound, process redesign and getting involvement in improvement projects. Further, you will have plenty of time to practise procedural skills, joining a well supported department with an excellent core of nursing staff, and staff specialists that enjoy the challenges of supervising juniors and managing their own patients independently. This is the ideal opportunity to develop your management skills and expand your role beyond solely clinical care. You will work 4 x 10 hour shifts and experience a mix of acuity, pathology and paediatric cases. 

The Hospital
This regional hospital has a capacity of more than 200 beds and provides medical, surgical, orthopaedic, paediatric, obstetrics and gynaecology, emergency and mental health services to a large and diverse region. The Emergency Department itself sees approximately 40,000 patients per annum, with an admission rate of 20% and a 25% paediatric case mix. You will also experience complex cases in geriatric and Aboriginal patients. Additionally, this service refers into another hospital, helping you develop strong ties with another department in clinical and academic areas.

The Location
You will be based in an area encompassed by beautiful natural landscapes, adding to the quality of life in the local community. You will enjoy shorter commuting times and having frequent opportunities to relax on the stunning and close-by beaches. Being a popular getaway spot and tourist destination, you will be spoilt for choice with stunning natural surroundings to explore, restaurants to sample, and year-round events and markets to visit, all while being less than 3-hours from Sydney and Canberra.

Essential Criteria
You will have Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine and hold  Specialist registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA)

If you are seeking a new challenge in 2019, get in contact today to snatch up this prime location.