Unaccredited Trainee - Emergency Medicine
Location: Australia,New South Wales
Work type: Full Time
Emergency Medicine/Junior/House Officer/RMO
St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
AUD $81,639 to $127,539
Applications are invited for the above position in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the St George Hospital in Sydney.
Successful PGY3 level applicants will work in a fully supervised role. Successful PGY4 and above applicants may work in a fully supervised role or in a more independent, senior role.
The St George Hospital is a tertiary teaching hospital of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District and is affiliated with the University of New South Wales.
It is the designated major trauma centre in the south eastern region of Sydney. The department treats more than 80,000 patients annually. Approximately 25% of presentations are children seen in our Paediatric Emergency Unit. There is also a 10-bed Emergency Department Short Stay Unit (EDSSU).
St George has 24 month accreditation by the ACEM for Emergency Medicine training. The Emergency Department currently has a dedicated group of
Emergency consultants providing 16 hour on site cover, 7 days a week.
There is an extensive training program in place with 3-4 hours of weekly protected teaching time. This program has been tailored to the needs of Emergency trainees and includes regular SIM training, ultrasound in the ED, and a paediatric emergency teaching program with education provided by dual-trained emergency/paediatric consultants.
St George trainees have an outstanding track record in both primary and fellowship examinations.
Fellowship and primary preparation is extensive with weekly focused examination preparation sessions. We also participate in the NSW fellowship course.
In addition to the above, our consultants participate in regular bedside teaching for our trainees
There is a well-established research program in place with an appointed FACEM Director of Research assisting our trainees in producing high quality research for presentations at scientific meetings and publications.
The Unaccredited Emergency Medicine Trainee position is ED-based but there is an opportunity for an ICU rotation depending on availability.
Full-time ED medical staff work 4 ten-hour shifts a week. Part-time positions can be considered on a candidate-by-candidate basis.
All successful applicants will be offered a 1 year contract.
Main purpose of this position is to provide effective medical services to patients under supervision, while developing expertise in emergency medical practice, pending acceptance onto the ACEM training program.
The role of the Unaccredited Emergency Medicine Trainee is to:
1. Provide clinical supervision to junior medical staff.
2. Have direct clinical involvement in the care of all patients, particularly the critically ill.
3. Be actively involved in teaching, research and quality programs.
1: MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
2: Completion of at least two postgraduate years and intention to enrol in the ACEM training program.
3: Significant recent experience in an Australian Emergency Department and with paediatric presentations is preferred.
4: Demonstrated ability to work independently in a supervised environment and work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
5: Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self education
6: Ability and willingness to work at the facilities within the Network to deliver patient care and preparedness and ability to participate in a 24 hour shift work roster
7: Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management
Dr Raymond Kwok and Dr Carla Morgan
9113 1653 / 9113 1207