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Jmo - Advanced Trainee - Emergency Medicine - Blacktown-mt Druitt Hospital

Western Sydney Local Health District - Sydney, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time

Position Classification: Registrar

Department: Emergency Department

Remuneration: $102,003.00 - $127,922.00 per annum

Hours per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ222894

Application Close Date: 13/04/2021

Advanced Trainee – Emergency Department

Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital

What you'll be doing

The primary purpose of the Advanced Trainee in the Emergency Department at Blacktown-Mt Druitt Hospitals is to provide clinical care, under appropriate supervision, to patients requiring emergency medical services in a complex clinical environment. This includes both Adult and Paediatric patients. 

This position will provide experience in a critical care environment and have responsibilities and opportunities for autonomous practice commensurate with the level of experience of the incumbent. 

The Advanced Trainee is expected to supervise and also participate in teaching Junior Medical Officers and Medical Students, and taking part in research where appropriate.

This Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) accredited position, with 90,000 mixed presentations across the Blacktown and Mt Druitt Emergency Departments. Education is a strong focus, with a Simulation Room in-situ.

Blacktown-Mt Druitt Hospital Emergency Departments are part of Network 5 of the NSW Training Program. The hospitals within this Network are Westmead, Nepean, Blacktown, Tweed, Mt Druitt, Auburn, Orange and Children's Hospital Westmead.

The Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine may be rotated to any one of the following hospitals:

  • Westmead Hospital
  • Nepean Hospital
  • Westmead Children's Hospital

Other rotations available include: simulation, toxicology, ultrasound, paediatrics, anaesthetics, psychiatry and medicine/surgery. 

Appointment is subject to registration as a trainee with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). For international graduates, completion of Visa and Registration applications is required within 3 months with an expectation for commencement of duties within 6 months following a Letter of Offer.

Western Sydney Local Health District

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About Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital

Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital (BMDH) comprises two networked campus at Blacktown and Mount Druitt in Western Sydney. Currently hosting over 500 beds and 90,000 patients presenting to the Emergency Departments each year, the Hospital provides a complex range of healthcare in one of the fastest growing geographic populations in NSW. The completed second stage of the Expansion Project includes expanded capacity for emergency, intensive care, theatres and women’s & children’s health. These state-of-the-art facilities together with the transition to a major teaching hospital, will transition BMDH into one of the largest and digitally enabled public hospital in NSW, and one of the nation’s leading health facilities.

The Blacktown campus provides a 24-hour emergency service, intensive and high dependency care, specialist adult acute medical and surgical services, a comprehensive cancer centre, obstetrics and newborn care and mental health services. Ambulatory care services include satellite renal dialysis, chemotherapy, primary care and community health, drug and alcohol and dental clinic services.

The Mount Druitt campus provides a 24-hour emergency service, paediatric medicine, an elective surgical centre of excellence, rehabilitation medicine and palliative care. Ambulatory care services include oral health and an older adult non-acute mental health service. BMDH is accredited for training for most specialties and is networked with Westmead Hospital for Surgical Skills Training, Basic Physician Training, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Radiology, Anaesthetics and Mental Health. Highly competitive rotations have also been established for Critical Care, General Registration (for International Medical Graduates), and vocational General Practice. BMDH is a major teaching hospital for the Western Sydney University School of Medicine. This partnership provides opportunities to join a thriving teaching community as well as access to an active, clinical research network and a multitude of research opportunities. We are committed to enriching our workplace culture to deliver high quality, safe and reliable health care, and support every individual in our organisation in our pursuit of world class health care for our patients and their families and carers. We recognise a successful training program balances broad clinical experience with high impact education, personal and professional development and personal health and wellbeing. The BMDH Black Label Program has been established for Doctors in Training as a suite of resources and series of opportunities available to trainees to help launch careers and look after trainee work/life balance and wellbeing. This includes career mapping, protected teaching time, clinical and research skills development, mentorship and coaching, flexible working arrangements, and a variety of collegial opportunities.

Selection criteria to be addressed:

  1. MBBS or equivalent, currently registered with the Medical Board of Australia (or eligible to register with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for a Short Term Training STT position). Additionally for IMGs, evidence of satisfactory completion of English language proficiency is required to be provided at the time of the application.
  2. Registered or eligible for registration as an Advanced Trainee with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) upon commencement of the position.
  3. At least a minimum of 3 years full time postgraduate experience (or part time equivalent), including 12 months experience in an Australian Emergency Department or equivalent (not as an observer).
  4. Ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team with an understanding of the roles of the doctor and other members of the healthcare team.
  5. Ability to recognise the acutely unwell patient and to initiate immediate management and institute Basic Life Support. Completion of ALS training, or willingness to complete in the first 3 months of appointment.
  6. Excellent organisational and time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  8. Ability and willingness to work at the facilities within the Network to deliver patient care and preparedness and ability to participate in 24-hour shift work roster.

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Sydney, NSW

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