Emergency Medicine Physician/Consultant

Job details

Location: Adelaide
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 60655
Posted: 30 days ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • Accredited with ACEM 
  • Full time contracts, possibility to extend 
  • Join a team invested in your career development

The Position:
In this role, applicants should have strong interpersonal and communication skills to assist with problem solving, resolving conflicts and negotiation. 

Responsibilities and duties include: 
•    Working across 7 days, 38 hours (4 shifts per week)
•    Physicians/Consultants work in the department between Morning to Midnight, with Senior Registrars/medical practitioners working overnight with Consultants available on call
•    Experience a wide variety of cases from neonates to geriatric, inclusive of trauma, resuscitation and toxicology 

The Facility:
The hospital stands as the primary regional healthcare facility in the area, boasting 200+ beds and serving as a specialised referral centre for northern Victoria. It caters to a population of around 90,000 and manages nearly 19,000 inpatient cases and 23,000 visits to the Emergency Department annually. The facility delivers an extensive array of acute specialist medical and surgical services, encompassing an emergency department, a critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, and specialised aged care. Additionally, they provide community rehabilitation, inpatient care, community services, aged care, and psycho-geriatric mental health services. 

The Location:
Working in Adelaide allows a laid- back lifestyle, and the ability to create more work-life balance to enjoy all the wonderful things Adelaide and its surroundings has to offer.

Adelaide is known for its exquisite food and wine (the home to Australia’s best wine), its thriving laneway bars, interesting array of boutique shops, its coastline and hills and for its many festivals and sporting events; think the world famous, Fringe Festival (the southern hemisphere’s largest open- access festival), Clipsal 500, WOMAD and Laneway festival, just to mention a few. 

For the nature lovers, there are over 20 dazzling beaches to choose from and an array of national parks to go mountain biking through. Visit one of the truly amazing landscapes such as Wilpena Pound and the Flinders Ranges. 

This coastal capital city is very culturally diverse with 30 per cent of the population being foreign-born. This vibrant and multicultural population is evident in the wide range of food, culture, and world- class events the city has to offer. 

•    Fellowship (FACEM) or eligible for fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM)  
•    IMG’s eligible via the Competent Authority Pathway (training in the UK, USA, NZ, Canada or Ireland)
•    IMG’s assessed by ACEM College as Substantially comparable (doctors currently interviewing with ACEM may express their interest)
•    Doctors that will be awarded the fellowship (FACEM) in the next 6 months are encouraged to apply 


To Apply / Register Interest:
For more information Apply Now or call on +61 (0)2 9641 2477.  Alternatively emailed applications with CV’s/relevant information will be accepted:   
If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on a number of other medical practitioner roles that might be of interest. 
Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,500 for the referral of any junior doctor and $2000 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2024. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.