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Emergency Medical Practitioner / ACEM Trainees - NALHN 2019 Training Year

Apply now Job no: 669411
Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide Metro Northern
Categories: Medical

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Emergency Department
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $93,111- $151,157 - Temp F/T - From 4 February 2019 - 2 February 2020
  • Multiple Positions - Medical Practitioners - MDP2


Joining the team at the Lyell McEwin Hospitals as an Emergency Medical Practitioner (Registrar/RMO), you will contribute to the delivery of high quality Emergency Medicine services to patients attending the Emergency Department. You will be responsible for managing the care of patients in collaboration with the responsible Registrars, Consultants, Nursing and Allied Health professionals.

Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is an acute care teaching hospital with 336-beds, providing services in the areas of General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry. We provide a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services to a population of more than 350,000 people living primarily in Adelaide’s northern suburbs, and are affiliated with the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University. The LMH Emergency Department (ED) is open 24-hours a day, providing health care to more than 70,000 people each year. Approximately 25% of the presentations to the ED are paediatrics.

The Emergency Department is accredited for 24 months of mixed urban district advanced training for ACEM fellowship. The ACEM Training program offers rotations to the Intensive Care Unit, Anaesthetics and Paediatrics Emergency during your training. LMH ED also offers a special skills post in Emergency Medicine Ultrasound. ACEM Emergency Medicine Certificate Training is also available for non-Emergency Medicine Trainees.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, you will need to be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner. Demonstrating sound knowledge and understanding of investigations and treatments appropriate to the level of the position, you will be skilled in problem solving and decision making at both the clinical and the individual level. A team player with the demonstrated ability to think on your feet and work within a fast-paced environment, you will be committed to working effectively within a multidisciplinary healthcare setting. 

The incumbent would also be involved in Continuous Quality Improvement activities and in continuing education activities. This position reports to the designated Consultants of the Emergency Department allocated at start of term.

Major challenges currently associated with the role include:

  • Managing a complex patient group with significant illnesses and multiple comorbidities
  • Maintaining optimal communication with the team during complex and stressful situations

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  Job Ref: 669411

Download File 669411 Medical Practitioner - ACEM Trainees - ED - LMH - NALHN 2019 Training Year.pdf

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