Emergency Medicine Registrar

Incredible opportunity to advance your medical career and discover outback Australia at the same time

  • Accommodation and relocation support provided
  • Accredited for ACEM and ACRRM training
  • Fantastic development opportunities in a well supported role
The Position
As a Registrar in the Emergency Department, you will join a collaborative culture and broader clinical team consisting of General Physicians, Medical, Surgical, Paediatric and O&G Registrars as well as an O&G Specialist. You will face many opportunities to develop and expand your expertise across remote Aboriginal health, tropical medicine, trauma, high acuity and complex comorbidities.

You will be well supported by FACEMs and Senior Rural Generalists with Anaesthetic qualifications and Emergency Medicine experience. You will also work alongside FACRRM Registrars and rotating Interns and Residents. Senior ED staff will be on-site 0730-2230 and on-call overnight. You will take part in a negotiable roster that offers rewarding opportunities to ‘step up’ whilst remaining supported by Senior Medical Staff. In turn you will share your knowledge and skills with medical students and junior medical staff.

The Hospital
This 60-bed public hospitals services remote areas and the surrounding region. The 24-hour Emergency Department sees 16,000 presentations per annum with a mix of adult and paediatric patients. 70-80% of admissions are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and patients requiring higher level care will be retrieved to a large teaching hospital via Careflight. The challenging and unique cases faced by this hospital creates a positive and collaborative work culture and fosters happy and satisfied medical staff.

The Location
If you are interested in exploring Australia, this is an ideal location where the outback meets the tropics. You could not be better placed for discovering the Australian bush, while not being far from indulgent Hot Springs, stunning Falls and National Parks crowded with spots to enjoy a dip and sandy freshwater beaches. You will enjoy a sub-tropical climate offering beautiful sunny days, low humidity and cool nights in the dry season. In the wet season you'll see the dry landscape come to life with lush greenery and bustling wildlife. Your new home will be a welcomed holiday for friends and family to explore the pristine waters and parklands. 

Essential Criteria
PGY4+ in your level of experience, you will have 6 months experience in Emergency Medicine, including paediatrics and neonatal resuscitation. An interest in Indigenous health is essential. Critical care training and completion of ALS2/EMST/EMSB/APLS are desirable.

Add diverse Emergency experience to your CV and provide your expertise to rural communities - Get in contact today for a no-obligation discussion.