Registrars in Emergency Medicine

Emergency medicine trainee positions

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is seeking applications for emergency medicine training positions for the 2009 training year.

The Royal Adelaide Hospital is a tertiary adult referral hospital associated with the University of Adelaide School of Medicine. It is the largest trauma centre for the State, supported by onsite cardiothoracic, neurosurgical and orthopaedic services as well as specialist burns, spinal injuries and hyperbaric medicine units. The Department of Emergency Medicine has approximately 60,000 patient attendances each year and has high patient acuity and complexity.

The training program is one of the largest and most dynamic in Australasia and has an international reputation for quality. Training opportunities exist for trainees with different levels of experience and external rotations to other specialty areas are available. Trainees are supported by extensive consultant level cover and participate in weekly protected training sessions. The Department is accredited for 24 months of advanced training in Emergency Medicine by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

For further information regarding the training program contact Dr Andrew Giles, Director of Emergency Medicine Training.

Dr Andrew Giles  
Telephone: +61 8 8222 5063
Fax: +61 8 8222 4171
Email:

 

Applications consisting of a Curriculum Vitae and facsimile numbers or e-mail addresses for 3 referees should be directed to , Emergency Department, Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA  5000.
The closing date for applications is 17th August 2008.

 

Resident Medical Officers (RMO [SHO]) in Emergency Medicine

The Royal Adelaide Hospital is seeking RMOs for positions in the Emergency Department. RMO applicants should have at least 18 months of post-graduate training including a minimum of 3 months in Emergency Medicine. Royal Adelaide Hospital will assist successful applicants in obtaining Occupational Training Visas and Limited Registration to practice in South Australia if required.

The Royal Adelaide Hospital is one of three tertiary referral hospitals serving South Australia 's population of 1.4 million. It is the central teaching hospital (650 beds) and incorporates the University of Adelaide School of Medicine. It is the largest trauma centre for the State, supported by onsite cardiothoracic, neurosurgical and orthopaedic services as well as specialist burns, spinal injuries and hyperbaric medicine units. The Emergency Department sees over 60,000 new attendances per annum with a 42% admission rate.

Casemix includes all groups except paediatrics and obstetrics, however there are strong links with the nearby Women's and Children's Hospital, with Consultant and Registrar rotation through that institution's Emergency Department.

Current medical staffing levels are high, with eleven consultants, senior registrar and eleven registrars. There are a large number of RMO (SHO) staff, both basic trainees and general rotation with a limited number of Interns (JHO).

There is an active educational programme including twice a week tutorials for RMOs, weekly Radiology conferences and trauma audits. Advanced training in Emergency Medicine is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

RMOs are rostered to work 38 hours per week on rotating shifts. Conditions of service are governed by the South Australian Medical Officers Award and the DHS/SAHC Medical Officers Enterprise Agreement 2008, which includes 35 days paid annual leave and currently provides for salary sacrifice

Adelaide combines the best of city life with cosmopolitan culture and eating, a delightful mediterranean climate, beautiful beaches and world-renowned wineries. Excellent education and recreation facilities are available for those raising families.

The Royal Adelaide Hospital enjoys a city centre location adjacent to the University of Adelaide, art galleries, museums and shopping

Enquiries are welcome and should be directed to: Gabriela Lipari,

Gabriela Lipari  
Telephone: (08) 8222 0032
Email:

 

Applications together with curriculum vitae and names of three referees to , Emergency Department, Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide 5000, South Australia, Australia.

 

Nursing Academic Opportunities for Emergency Nurses

The Royal Adelaide Hospital has a very close affiliation with the University of Adelaide through the Department of Clinical Nursing.

All Emergency Nursing Staff are encouraged and supported to complete postgraduate education at the university.

The Department of Clinical Nursing offers:

  • a certificate in trauma nursing (12 months part time).
  • and a graduate diploma in emergency nursing (12 months full time).

The fees for these courses are subsidised by the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

In addition to these clinically based programmes, the Department offers Masters degrees by course, or by research, a professional doctorate, and a PhD by research.

For more information on these educational opportunities visit the department's web site:
http://www.nursing.adelaide.edu.au/

or contact:

David Foley the course coordinator:

Email:

Nursing Postgraduate Positions

The Royal Adelaide Hospital in affiliation with the University of Adelaide offers a number of positions to registered nurses who wish to complete a Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing. Applicants must have two years of post registration nursing experience. It is not necessary to have had emergency nursing experience.

Successful applicants will be appointed to a 0.8 FTE position for 36 weeks.

Enquiries should be directed to David Foley, coordinator of the Graduate Diploma in Emergency Nursing:

Telephone: 618 8222 4555
Fax: 618 8303 3594
Email:

 

Information about the course, and other courses conducted by the Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, can be found at the department's web site:
http://www.nursing.adelaide.edu.au/

Course brochures can also be downloaded from this web site.

 

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