Emergency Medicine Specialist
Work type: Full Time
This role provides you as an Emergency Medicine Specialist, the chance to demonstrate your strong clinical acumen, influence and foster an enthusiastic team of health professionals, review service requirements and execute new models of care. You will be joining a dynamic team and group of Consultants with diverse skills and a common culture of safe patient and staff care. The culture within the Emergency Department is one of collaboration with all staff, including clerks, nurses, juniors doctors and trainees, allied health, radiology, pathology and inpatient teams. Not only will you enjoy an attractive salary package, also on offer is relocation assistance, contemporary and well equipped work environments, a commitment to ongoing professional development, a conjoint appointment with the University of Tasmania and the opportunity to be part of the Tasmanian Retrieval Service.
You will be working across two facilities, servicing a population of approximately 116,000. The first ED has an annual attendance rate of 27,600 patients with a 28% admission rate. The Department treats a broad range of patients including major trauma and is accredited by ACEM for 12 months advanced training. The other facility has an annual attendance rate of 29,000 with a 17% admission rate, of which half are shorty stay admissions. Transfers to other acute facilities account for 3% of presentations. One is a modern 150-bed hospital and the second has undergone a major refurbishment so you will enjoy new equipment and well-resourced facilities. You will be joining a hospital highly regarded for its delivery of timely, safe and high quality services, with a commitment to continuous improvement.
You will be working in a coastal port city, with pristine wilderness, vast natural landscapes and stunning coastlines right on your doorstep. Tasmania offers a brilliant lifestyle choice with affordable housing and vibrant rural and urban centres. This is the ideal place to enjoy the best of both worlds and achieve an enviable work-life balance. There is plenty to appreciate in your time off such as the local arts and crafts, or sampling the fresh produce after a beachside stroll passing a bustling mix of shops and eateries. There are several waterfalls and bushwalks to discover close-by, or take a weekend getaway to explore the rest of your beautiful surrounds.
You will hold or be eligible to hold Specialist registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) with experience from a country with a comparable health care system (NZ, UK, Ireland, Canada or USA).
Enjoy a variety of benefits with this healthcare service and achieve an enviable work-life balance in this beautiful coastal city – Get in contact today for a no-obligation discussion.