Position: SRMO, ED&Paeds
Location: Western NSW
Salary: As per NSW State Award
Contract: Full-Time, 12months, 2019 intake
We are currently arranging interviews for SRMOs for a public hospital at Western NSW Local Health District. The position offers six months experience in each Acute Paediatrics/Neonates and General Emergency Medicine adults and children.
This hospital is located in the Central West region of NSW with a population of approximately 39,000 people. Just three and a half hours from Sydney, the city is one of Australia's leading wine growing regions, boasting a number of renowned vineyards as well as offering a vibrant musical and theatrical scene and is a fixture for touring international and Australian theatre and orchestral companies. The hospital is very much at the heart of the town, and new staff will find themselves welcomed by a friendly, cosmopolitan community.
This hospital is a 270-bed, serving a population of 300,000. It is the regional trauma centre for Western NSW and has a fully FACEM staffed ED. It is a Level 5 Unit and is consists of consultants in almost all medical and surgical services, trainees, residents, interns and medical students. The busy ED sees approximately 30,000 patients per year, making all Emergency consultants available 24 hours a day with 16hr "on the floor" presence. It is a teaching hospital with an excellent record of success in the ACEM primary and fellowship exams and future placement with metropolitan hospital training programs. The roster is 40 hours per week in 10-hour shifts.
In this role you will have the opportunity to work closely with the Consultants and Senior Trainees providing supervision and advice as well as formal assessment and feedback during the rotation.
- Attend the daily Consultant-led ward and contribute to the day to day running of the wards
-Learn the skills of history taking and examination of children, forming a differential and the judicious use of investigations and appropriate treatments
-Gain experience in procedures - intravenous and intraosseous cannulation, catheterisation, lumbar puncture
-Teach of medical students from various universities as well as being taught by the more senior staff
- Attend Hospital Grand Rounds and relevant Trainee weekly meetings.
- Obtain and maintain Basic and Advanced Life Support accreditation.
- Undertake the training requirements set out by ACEM or other relevant professional body.
- Provide evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education.
To be eligible for this role, you must have:
o Successful completion of PGY1 and PGY2 years.
o Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Australian Medical Board registration is to be current at all times.
o Intention to or already registration with a nationally recognised training body (e.g. RACGP, ACCRM, ACEM or RACP).
For more information on the above opportunity please get in touch with Babs Dass on 028 248 2942 or apply now with your current CV.