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Emergency Medicine Senior Registrar

Progress with your career with this opportunity based in a popular location

  • Contribute to achieving a high quality of clinical care
  • $20 million expansion due to be complete in 2018
  • Based just 32km from Melbourne's CBD

The Position
As a passionate and motivated Emergency Medicine Senior Registrar, your will use your expertise to contribute to the high quality of clinical care expected for all patients whilst also offering assistance and guidance to junior staff and students. You will be required to collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to facilitate patient management as well as communicating with family, outside medical practitioners and/or community services concerning patient management.

Working under the supervision of staff specialists you will be responsible for providing ongoing management and care for patients requiring assessment, short stay admission and discharge from the Emergency Department within a 24-hour period and you will have exposure to a good mix of complex medical and surgical cases as well as minor injuries and fast track patients.

The Hospital
Established in 1939, this public hospital offers services including Emergency Care, General Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Midwifery and Rehabilitation. Soon due to undergo a $20 million dollar expansion, there will be the addition of a 14 bed critical care unit and an overall increase of 20 beds throughout the hospital. With the expansion due to be complete by 2018, the addition of the critical care unit will decrease the need for patient transfers and there will also be improvements to the Paediatric unit, in particularly the short stay beds. The emergency department itself offers a 24 hour service, 7 days a week.

The Location
Located just 32km from Melbourne’s central business district, at the foot of the Dandenong ranges, there is the option to base yourself within the same suburb as the hospital or commute from further afar. With the national park nearby, it is a popular spot for fitness seekers and tourists alike with the 1000 step walk providing a particular challenge. Along with various other walks, there are also nearby cafes, restaurants and unique markets promoting sustainable living.

As for Melbourne itself, it offers all of the attractions of a cosmopolitan city including top restaurants, bars, shopping and sports stadiums. With a strong arts, culture and music vibe there is plenty to get involved in and plenty to keep you entertained.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must have current registration with AHPRA or eligibility for registration with over 12 months experience in a country with a comparable healthcare system. You will have many years’ experience specific to emergency medicine and be confident in your ability to handle busy and pressured situations.

With its close proximity to Melbourne’s CBD, this opportunity could be your chance to gain experience in the ever popular city.  Apply now or contact Carol for a no-obligation discussion today on +61 2 8353 9023 or email

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