Emergency Registrar - ACEM Blended Supervision Pilot Program (Undefined)

Job posted: 06/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: North East Region | Wangaratta

Job type: Full Time - Fixed Term / Until 2025-02-02T00:00:00

Organisation: Northeast Health Wangaratta

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: XH88J

Reference: XH88J

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Wangaratta

This is an opportunity for an ACEM trainee in TS2 or 3 to complete an accredited 6-month term in the NHW ED as part of a the ACEM blended supervision program. The trainee will have a local supervisor at NHW and a DEMT based at Western Health.

Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW) is the major health provider in the Central Hume region. NHW has recently completed a major redevelopment, including the building of a new emergency department, ICU, and expansion of medical and paediatric units. 

NHW is a growing regional service with 255 beds and is the major referral facility for the greater part of Northeast Victoria. Our Emergency Department sees an increasing number of presentations, with an average of 80-110 per day (>30,000 per year and growing). We see a wide variety of presentations including trauma and approximately 25% of our presentations are paediatrics.

The Emergency Department is supported by a broad range of inpatient specialties including Internal Medicine, Critical Care Unit (including ICU, HDU and CCU beds), General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Urology, Anaesthesia, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Geriatrics/Rehabilitation, Medical Oncology, and Mental Health services.

The service contributes to undergraduate and post-graduate medical education and to nursing and allied health education. University of Melbourne’s popular rural clinical school is located onsite its education facilities include a simulation lab and skills centre. 

Our Senior Medical Staff comprises of FACEMS, FACRRMS, FRACGP all of whom have completed ACEM’s EMC, EMD or EMAD programs.

Our Region

  • Wangaratta has a population of approximately 30,000 and our catchment serves a community of around 100 000 throughout the northeast. Our region is a popular destination year-round. It boasts multiple national parks, picturesque small towns, award winning restaurants, wineries and breweries. 
  • An easy 2 ½ hours drive on the Hume freeway from Melbourne and less than an hour to Albury airport with direct flights to most of the large Australian cities.
  • Whether you want to hike, mountain bike and ski in the mountains, paddle the rivers or cruise on the rail trails there is something for everyone in the northeast.
  • https://www.visitwangaratta.com.au/Home
  • https://www.victoriashighcountry.com.au/snow/ 

The Role

  • The Emergency Registrar will be responsible for the assessment and management of patients with the support of the senior medical staff. They will also be involved with the supervision and education of interns, HMOs and medical students.
  • The registrar will be regularly exposed to the management of trauma and critically unwell patients in our resuscitation area.
  • There is a local emergency education program run weekly at NHW. The trainee will also be supported to dial into training at other sites if desired.
  • Support is available for those wishing to undertake a formal credential in bedside ultrasound via either CCPU or ACEM pathways in AAA, FELS and EFAST.
  • The successful applicant will enjoy the benefits of competitive remuneration and full salary packaging benefits that are available to Victorian Public Health Sector employees.

Applying for the role:

  • Enquiries can be made with the local supervisor Dr Tanya Dean on (03) 5722 5260 tanya.dean@nhw.org.au or Dr De Witt Oosthuizen, Director of Emergency Medicine JohannDeWitt.Oosthuizen@nhw.org.au
  • Confirmation of full Covid-19 and Influenza Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required upon application
  • A PD for this role can be downloaded below or at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • Applications must address the key selection criteria from the PD
  • Employment Statutory Declaration form must be submitted with your application
  • To apply for this position hit Apply Now/Join Now or head over to our careers page at www.northeasthealth.org.au/careers/jobs/
  • All additional documents can be uploaded within the application after filling in the key selection criteria
  • Applications close Sunday, 12th May 2024

NHW do not accept unsolicited applications from recruitment companies

Emergency Registrar - ACEM Blended Supervision Pilot Program (Undefined)

Job type:

Full Time - Fixed Term / Until 2025-02-02T00:00:00

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Karen.Harding@nhw.org.au - Karen Harding - Karen Harding

Emergency Registrar - ACEM Blended Supervision Pilot Program (Undefined)