Consultant in Emergency Medicine - 4.0 FTE available

Consultant/Specialist - Australia

Ref: 305Monday 31 October 2022

Taree, Mid New South Wales coastline, package up to $435k, inc. $35k prof dev allowance, pursue special interests

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*Beautiful community, based just 15km from the Pacific coast.

*2hrs drive to Newcastle, NSW and 4hrs to Sydney, NSW. 

*Get rewarded for your experience and dedication with a first class work/life balance. 


This emergency department has 35,000 presentations per year with approx. 20% of this being paeds. There are 3 iso, 1 negative pressure room, 2 resus bays and 24/7 ICU. There are great opportunities in this hospital for emergency medicine specialists with a range of interests. There’s a rich choice of clinical lead openings to choose from - e.g. in simulation or ultrasounds. The nursing team is incredibly supportive of the specialists. 



Community highlights

*Superb housing options include beach side, large acreages, farms, large villas etc.

*Average house price is $500k compared to Sydney average $1.4million. 

*Lifestyle centred on all-year round warm, subtropical, relaxed, coastal living.

*Great infrastructure and amenities, including private schools. 

*Major service centre on the Mid North NSW Coast. 

*Sits on Sydney to Brisbane rail line. 


Opportunity highlights include:

*4.0 FTE available for FACEM or SIMG equivalent. 

*$35k professional development allowance per annum. 

*25 days professional development leave per annum. 

*Enhanced emergency medicine allowance. 

*Exciting times - executive leadership has an appetite for change and innovation.

*No oncall - senior doctors provide cover, anaesthetist oncall provides airway backup, intensivist on call 

*Services include ICU ventilated, dialysis machines. 

*Incredible nursing support for EM specialists. 

*Opportunities for special interests include clinical lead for ultrasound or clinical lead for simulation. 

*Specialists with interests in cardiology, retrieval, and critical care will have an excellent opportunity to develop their interests in this ED. 



Selection criteria

*FACEM or specialist training completed in either Ireland, UK, NZ, South Africa, Canada or USA. 

*Demonstrated ability to provide strategic and clinical leadership to a developing ED.

*Demonstrated ability to competently work as an expert consultant in Emergency Medicine. 

*Sound clinical judgement and decision-making skills .

*A commitment to continuing professional education and development.

*A willingness to teach others, including interns, junior medical officers and undergraduate medical students.

*High level verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work and liaise with junior and senior medical staff, and other health professionals.

*Proven ability to practice in a cross-cultural environment


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