Emergency Medicine
Northern Sydney Local Health District
CAM13437 Requisition #

Advanced Trainee – Emergency Medicine, Northern Beaches Hospital

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time   

Remuneration: As per ‘Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award’
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM13437

Applications Close: 20 January 2022

Commencement Date 7 February 2022 to 4 February 2024

An exciting opportunity to join the team in the Emergency Department at the Northern Beaches Hospital.

The Advanced Trainee will assess and manage patients presenting to the Emergency Department. The Northern Beaches Hospital is accredited for 18 months ED training with possible rotations in Anaesthetics, Intensive Care, Acute Medicine and Paediatrics. Approved for paediatric logbook.

Northern Beaches Hospital

Northern Beaches Hospital provides world-class, Level 5 delineation services for both public and private patients. The hospital features 486 beds, 50-bed Emergency Department, 20-bed general and cardiothoracic ICU, 14 fully equipped theatres, including hybrid theatres, two cardiac catheter labs, extensive digital imaging / diagnostic facilities, medical centre collocated with ED, state of the art education and interactive SIM centre and a Helipad for Emergency Transport.

Emergency Trainees will have:

Paid protected weekly education session

Regular rostered non clinical days to obtain experience in ED administration

Resuscitation-focused training program including advanced airway management, critical care interventions including life-saving surgical procedures, focused cardiac ultrasound and paediatric resuscitation. In situ multidisciplinary simulation and human factors training.

Access to a roster governed by a transparent and equitable roster rules document, which ensures fair spread of shifts and includes principles such as quarantining leave around exams so as to maximally benefit trainees.

Access to a number of free CCPU accredited POCUS courses run in house on an annual basis

Work alongside a highly motivated group of FACEMs with vast experience in toxicology, education, trauma, Ultrasound sports medicine and prehospital and retrieval medicine.

What you'll be doing

The primary purpose of an Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine is to provide high quality medical care under appropriate supervision to undifferentiated patients presenting to the Emergency Department.
Trainees undertaking the care of medical patients should ensure that they operate within their own level of expertise within a collaborative clinical care model and to seek consultation with their colleagues when appropriate. Advanced Trainees work under a level of supervision according to their competence in the following activities:
Taking a leadership role in coordinating the admission, assessment, management, and discharge planning of patients
Communicating assessment and management decisions to other staff involved in the patient’s care
Communicating with the patient / family regarding the patient’s condition and management plans
Coordinating diagnostic tests and consultations with other medical specialists
Arranging the patient discharge process and liaising with local medical officers and community based care modalities for optimal post discharge care

The Northern Beaches Hospital is accredited for 18 months of Emergency Training and possible rotations include Anaesthetics, Intensive Care, Acute Medicine and Paediatrics. Training also approved for paediatric logbook.

  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 Tayia Yeates on Tayia.Yeates@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 20 January 2022



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