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Senior Registrar or Registrar - Acute Medicine (After Hours Training)

Metro North Hopital and Health Service, Herston

Provide clinical leadership to the medical admitting and UP LATE teams, including coordination of workload and supervision of more junior staff. Optimise clinical outcomes for Patients of Concern presenting to the ED or situated in the general wards of the Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital (RBWH), through a combination of: proactive multidisciplinary review; consultation-liaison with Emergency Department (ED) and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) colleagues; high quality clinical handover; and provision of advanced clinical skills not generally available in the general ward environment after-hours. Lead or provide senior support to the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT). Contribute to education programs relevant to ward call, MERT and cardiac arrest (both Basic and Advanced Life Support). Contribute to research and service improvement initiatives relevant to acute medicine at RBWH.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L10-L13, L4-L9
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/MN320115
Closing date 28-Aug-2019
Job duration Please refer to role description
Contact person Julian de Looze
Contact details (07) 3646 0520

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Coordination of the medical admitting team (registrars and residents) to provide timely and clinically appropriate review for emergency admissions.

  • Work collaboratively with the UP LATE Nurse Navigator to ensure proactive review and high quality clinical handover for Patients of Concern.

  • Promote teamworking amongst the medical admitting and after-hours workforce through clear communication, mentorship and responsiveness to concerns from more junior team members.

  • Provide in situ education in the clinical environment with more junior staff, when opportunity arises.

  • Ensure high standards of clinical documentation are maintained in a timely manner, including discharge summaries for patients admitted under the EPIC team.

Job ad reference number: MN320115  Close date: 28 August 2019

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:



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