Emergency Medicine
Hunter New England Local Health District
CAM11907 Requisition #
Employment Type: Temporary Various
Remuneration:  -
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM11907


Are you looking for an Advanced Trainee position to develop your management of acutely unwell patients whilst receiving early access to six-month Critical Care terms and tailored support to complete ACEM’s Fellowship Examinations?

An Advanced Trainee position at Tamworth offers:

  • 18 months ACEM accredited ED training
  • Paid protected ten-hour education day every 2-3 weeks
  • Early access to six month Critical Care terms
  • Local six months Pre-Hospital and Retrieval Medicine term
  • Tailored support for ACEM Fellowship exam preparation
  • Generous relocation package and financial support for education
  • Four-year contract

The role is suitable for Advanced Trainees enrolled in ACEM’s FACEM Training Program. There is early access to the six-month ANZCA accredited anaesthetics term and/or six-month CICM accredited ICU term allowing you to develop your critical care skills including airway skills and the management of the critically unwell patient.  There is a six-month ACEM accredited retrieval medicine term for suitably experienced registrars. Fellowship Preparation is tailored for you with an ACEM examiner and regular OSCE role players amongst the local FACEM cohort.

Where you'll be working

Tamworth is a city of 60,000 with a great selection of schools and cafes. We are part of the Hunter New England Local Health District which stretches from the NSW coast to the Queensland border and along with the rest of HNELHD and Port Macquarie are Network 4 in HETI’s Emergency Medicine Training Network.

Come and have a true rural experience without giving up access to shopping, dining, and a great night out. There is an abundance of local sporting teams and clubs as well as numerous other social activities to keep you busy.

We are the regional referral centre providing trauma and critical care services to over 15 rural hospitals. The ED sees 45,000 presentations annually across all specialties and age groups. There are daily opportunities for procedural skills improvement in a supported environment with 12.8 full-time equivalent FACEM staff with FACEM staffing on-site from 0700 – 2400 seven days/week. The Westpac Helicopter Retrieval Service has a base in Tamworth and medical staffing mainly consists of local ED senior staff. There is a 6-month ACEM accredited retrieval medicine term available for suitably experienced registrars.

If you are looking for an immersive and rewarding Emergency Medicine training experience with early access to Critical Care terms and strong local support to pass ACEM’s Fellowship Examinations then this is the job for you!

  1. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with appropriate independence, commensurate with a level of a Specialist Trainee, within a supervised complex clinical environment.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, delivery, and coordination of patient care.
  4. Demonstrated high-level written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients, family members, and others members of the health care team.
  5. Demonstrated good organisational and time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety, and risk management.
  7. Evidence of continuing professional development and commitment to self-education.
  8. Previous experience in and willingness to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and training.



Need more information?
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For role-related queries or questions contact Nicole Lewis on hnelhd-tamworthmedicalrecruit@health.nsw.gov.au 

Applications Close: 12th August 2021



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