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Staff Specialist - Emergency Medicine
Hours/Period of Appointment Permanent, full time or part time, with on call and rostered shifts. Why Tasmania? It’s different here. Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance.
Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally. Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.
Who are we looking for? We are seeking a motivated and experienced Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine, who will work as part of the Department of Emergency Medicine across Tasmania’s North West Region. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the Staff Specialist provides specialist emergency medical care to patients attending the Department of Emergency Medicine at the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) and Mersey Community Hospital (MCH). The NWRH and MCH Emergency Departments have approximately 30,000 presentations annually and treat a broad range of patients.
The NWRH is the regional trauma centre with a 25% admission rate. The MCH is a sub-acute hospital with limited services and a 15% admission rate. The MCH is staffed with both FACEM and FACRRM.
The NWRH ED is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for 12 months advanced training in Emergency Medicine which is increasing to 24 months in 2022. The Emergency Department at MCH is accredited for emergency medicine certificate and diploma courses. Fellows of the Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine and Fellows of the Australian College of General Practitioners with skills and qualifications in Emergency Medicine, ideally the ED Diploma, are encouraged to apply.
There are multiple clinical support portfolios that include quality and safety, education, ultrasound and EMET. What can we offer? Contemporary, well equipped work environments Flexible work/life balance Attractive Salary Package Dynamic team environment Commitment to ongoing professional development For more information and how to apply please visit our website Contact: Donna Stubbs Employment Consultant, Medical North West Phone (03) 6478 5283 or Email donna.harrisths.