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Emergency Medicine Consultant

Advance your career with this dynamic and modern Emergency department

  • A good variation of presentations including exposure to marine stings, tropical medicine, toxicology and venomology
  • A Modern secondary referral Emergency Department
  • Located close to world class beaches and exciting dive spots
The Position
As a FACEM joining this newly developed and modern Emergency department, you will manage the care of patients in consultation with the responsible Registrars, Consultants, Nursing and Allied Health professionals. Assisting the Director, you will also play a role in the education of junior staff and students to ensure the department runs to the highest clinical standards. Other duties of the role include active participation in patient safety, audit, research and service planning activities.

With this role also comes the potential opportunity for some Aeromedical retrieval work.

The Hospital
The hospital is the main referral facility for the district which serves a population of approximately 135,000 people. The hospital deals with accidents and retrievals from surrounding islands, mining and farming areas, making it a central and vital facility for the region with a large range of clinical presentations. Between 2012 and 2014 the hospital underwent a $405 million redevelopment, seeing the number of beds increase from 163 to 318. This redevelopment also included a new Emergency Department meaning facilities and technology within the department are modern and impressive.
The Location
This tropical city, with a rich and colourful history, is known for its picture perfect beaches and laid back atmosphere. It has a good balance of modern facilities and amenities including a wide range of sporting facilities such as tennis courts, an Olympic pool and three excellent golf courses. As for water based activities, the many reefs that dot the coastline are a key attraction for the snorkelling and diving enthusiast.

Child-care centres in the area are dedicated to the safety and stimulation of children and the schools are all well-equipped and provide the highest level of education. With an excellent reputation for achieving outstanding academic results, there is the choice of State, Catholic and private schools, as well as schools for children with special needs.
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must have General Specialist Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and be a fellow of the ACEM. You must have a proven ability to work towards the health services ideals of providing a safe, sustainable and quality service.

If you are looking for a warm tropical location with an exciting and varied professional experience, 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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