Emergency Medicine Doctors all Grades

Athona The Health Recruitment Specialists
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Athona Recruitment are currently looking for all grades of Emergency Medicine Doctors

All emergency admissions or attendances go through the Emergency Department.

Facilities include

  • Six resus bays with overhead gantry
  • 24 bedded majors area with two rapid assessment bays
  • Minor Procedure room equipped for safe procedural sedation
  • Eleven Walking wounded bays
  • Separate children ED
  • Adult and Paediatric Eye room
  • Dedicated plaster room
  • Three ENP consulting rooms
  • Separate triage room

Patients are rapidly assessed on arrival to the hospital and streamed to appropriate specialty if referred from the community or to an area of the ED. There is continuous and successful Pre Registration Assessment by a senior nurse for self-presenting patients. There is an established Ambulatory care unit and is managed by the acute physician.
We have a close working relationship with the specialties in ED including acute physicians and the hospital at night team is based in ED.

There is 24/7 resident radiographers to provide cover for CT as well as for X-ray. In addition to this, there are established guidelines for Trauma and non-trauma patients requiring CT out of hours.
The ED undertakes the reception, diagnosis and initial treatment of patients and ensures the appropriate referral of patients to hospital beds, special units, and outpatients or back to the community. Activities such as procedural sedation (adults and children) and ultrasound are actively encouraged. ENP service is provided by three ENP's and they are present between 0700 and 2300 hrs. There is also provision for expansion of ENP services in PCH.
Adjacent to ED in the Emergency Centre is the Emergency Short Stay ward and eleven beds are available for the ED patients who may need observation for head injury, minor overdoses, and minor trauma or for use as a clinical decision unit. There is support from intermediate care teams & a nurse led mental health team is available 24/7.

For more information please contact the international team