2018 Emergency Department Registrars



2018 Recruitment Ballarat Health Services Registrar / DIT positions (PGY4) Emergency/ICU/Anaesthetics – designed to suit ACEM and GP trainees Ballarat Health Services recruitment for the 2018 clinical year is currently underway for the Emergency Department (ED). These positions have been redesigned to better provide a clear pathway either into Emergency training, or the GP training program for our region. The department offers assistance in gaining the Diploma and/or the Certificate in Emergency Medicine.

BHS ED is currently accredited for 12 months training with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), and is undertaking the process of reviewing to extend this to 18 months. We are seeking dynamic candidates to join the team in an increasingly busy department. The department sees over 53,000 patients per year with approximately 25% paediatric presentation rate and a growing admission rate of 24-25%.

An 8 bed Short Stay Unit is also managed by ED. The department has a culture of supervision and support for junior medical staff. This includes proactive training for HMO and registrar groups, protected weekly training sessions, multi-disciplinary M&M and a responsive positive feedback program.

We are looking for doctors who have a team focus, exceptional communication skills and a desire to learn emergency medicine skills in a regional setting. The department places a high priority on patient centred care and a supportive team environment. Candidates will ideally have registration with ACEM and/or a strong interest in Emergency Medicine.

At minimum, candidates will be required to be eligible for Provisional Registration with APRHA. IMG applicants who are required to sit the AMC exams must have successfully completed both the written and clinical components. 12 or 24 month positions of 76 or 86 hours/fortnight are available for those who meet key selection criteria with potential rotations include Emergency, Anaesthetics and ICU.

There is also the option of an accredited Rural Skills rotation at Wimmera Health Care Group (Horsham) which comprises 3 months ED and 3 months Anaesthetics. Priority for external rotations is given to those in advanced training of ACEM; based on training requirements, department staffing requirements and individual preferences. Further information about the position and department can be obtained from Dr Pauline Chapman, Director, Emergency Department via paulinecbhs.

org.au . For any applicants who wish to speak to a current trainee about the department/working conditions/experience this can be arranged via the ED Administration staff emergencyadministrationbhs.

org.au Please submit a cover letter addressing the above criteria with your application..

Ballarat Health Services
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22 Sep 2019


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