First listed on: 29 July 2017

Staff Specialist Emergency Department

Position Ref Number: 403978 
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time; Permanent Part Time; Temporary Full Time; Temporary Part Time 
Salary Rate: 
Salary from: 223253.00 
Salary to: 301622.00 
Location:Shellharbour; Shoalhaven; Wollongong 

Position Summary

We are seeking qualified Emergency Medicine Staff Specialists who enjoy practising Emergency Medicine in an environment with a high consultant clinical involvement and procedural workload. Positions are available across our three main emergency departments in the cities of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Shoalhaven. Our departments see a combined total of nearly 150,000 patients per year. We have access to most specialities within our region, including general, trauma and sub-speciality surgery, general and sub-speciality medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, and mental health.

Current permanent and temporary vacancies exist until 29 July 2018 at Wollongong, Shellharbour and Shoalhaven Hospitals as part of District Emergency Services, with the possibilty of an extension.

Salary: $223,253 - $301,622 per annum. 25% ED Physician Allowance may apply.

You will work 4 x 10hour shifts as a full-time worker and enjoy a good mix of acuity, pathology and paediatrics.

The ISLHD Emergency Departments are accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) for a total of 24 months of advanced emergency registrar training. Further opportunities for teaching include medical students from the local University of Wollongong Graduate School of Medicine through to the ACEM Emergency Medicine Certificate and Diploma. We also offer simulation, research and service development opportunities via these resources.

Our District is evolving and we are evolving our team approach with a renewed focus on teaching, learning and culture. We believe in respecting each other as individuals first and working together based on our skills not our titles.  We work in a challenging area and live in an amazing place – we share that with each other and that’s what makes it work.

For further information about our vacancies please contact the following Directs of Emergency:

Dr Peter Smith, Shellharbour    0413 605 386

Dr Jacqui Irvine, Shoalhaven     0409 490 062

Dr Richard Pryor, Wollongong    02 4222 5011

Dr Thomas Carrigan, District      0401 991 839

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to

The provision and training of junior medical officers.

Enquiries: Contact Dr Thomas Carrigan on 0401991839 
Phone: 0401991839 
Closing Date: 26/08/2017 
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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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