Emergency Registrar Needed - NT

Job details

Location: Mount Isa
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: Ad-1078
Posted: almost 4 years ago
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Job description

Katherine Hospital in the Northern Territory are currently are seeking a permanent Full time or Part Time  Emergency Department Registrar to commence in 2019 on a fixed term 2 year contract.
The following candidates who be considered for review;

  • Rural Generalist Trainee
  • Hospital Medical Officer
  • Senior Rural Registrar
  • Senior Registrar 

This position would suit a PGY4+ doctor with > 6 months experience in emergency medicine; including paediatrics & neonatal resuscitation. Critical care training & completion of ALS2/ EMST/EMSB/ APLS are desirable. An interest in Indigenous health is essential.
Salary: Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $155 800 - $196,300 and will vary depending on skills and experience. The above package also includes professional development allowance and salary sacrifice provisions. Accommodation and relocation support is also available.
The position is supported by FACEM and Senior Rural Generalists with anaesthetic qualifications and emergency medicine experience as well as a consists of a combination of FACRRM registrars and rotating interns and residents from Royal Darwin Hospital.  An ED Senior is on-site 0730-2230 & then on-call overnight.
The hospital has a collaborative culture and you would join a stable and collegial clinical team which consist of 2x General Physicians, 2 x medical registrars, 1 x surgical registrar, 1 x Paediatric Registrar, 1 x Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist &  O&G registrars. Teaching and supervision are key requirements of the role, and expect that you’ll be passionate about sharing your skills with medical students, and junior medical staff.
Rosters are negotiable and would include some after-hours and on-call responsibilities. The roster offers excellent opportunities to ‘step up’ whilst remaining supported by our Senior medical team.
Katherine Hospital Emergency Department have on average, 16 000 presentations per annum with a great mix of adult and paediatric patients. The average age of admitted adult patients is around 45 years and 70% -80% of admissions are Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people. Patients requiring higher level care are retrieved to Royal Darwin Hospital via Careflight. Their good working relationships with retrieval services and the Royal Darwin Hospital provides scope for maintaining professional networks and skills.
There are challenges of tropical medicine, trauma, remoteness, high acuity, and complex comorbidities  including Rheumatic heart disease, bronchiectasis, chronic liver disease, renal disease, and diabetes are all prevalent.  
Internal Medical Graduates will not be considered for this role.  
For more information or an informal conversation, please contact me today on 02 9641 2415 or

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