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We are seeking a Consultant/Staff Specialist Emergency Medicine to be part of a great team in a stunning setting in North West Tasmania.

  • Fantastic relaxed lifestyle.
  • Competitive remuneration package up to $450,000+ depending on experience.
  • Great range of property types and significantly more affordable than mainland Australia.
  • Fly to Melbourne in under an hour.
  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments.

The Role and Hospital
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Consultant/Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine, who will work as part of the Department of Emergency Medicine across the North West Region. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the Staff Specialist provides specialist emergency medical care to patients attending the Department of Emergency Medicine at the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) and Mersey Community Hospital (MCH).

The NWRH Emergency Department has an annual attendance rate of 27,600 patients per year with a 28% admission rate. The Department treats a broad range of patients including major trauma cases (NWRH). The MCH is a sub-acute hospital with limited services post COVID 19.

The NWRH ED is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for 12 months advanced training in Emergency Medicine. The Emergency Department at MCH is accredited for emergency medicine certificate and diploma courses. The Tasmania Health Service – North West Region also has other accredited teaching programs including medicine, surgery, anaesthetics, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and intensive care.

Requirements
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

The Location
The North West is a region full of stunning white beaches, top class restaurants and vineyards.  The area is close to pristine wilderness with wide open natural spaces, great for rambling and mountain biking.

Burnie is a port city with an industrial past that has reinvented itself as a vibrant and creative city on a beautiful stretch of Tasmania's North West Coast. Take a beachside and downtown stroll and find a vibrant mix of shops and eateries serving up fresh coffee, seafood and local produce. Burnie has an art deco flavour, with fine architectural examples that you can explore on foot.

Latrobe is a river town famous for its heritage and the fresh produce that grows in the region's rich and fertile soils. There are lots of eateries serving fresh produce, plus scenic farm gates and vineyards where you can sample food from the source.

For more information about this position, great hospitals and the amazing lifestyle on offer, please call Karen Prosser on +44 (0)7341 787 049 or karenp@headmedical.com

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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