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Royal North Shore Hospital

  • Major tertiary hospital ED on Sydney’s lower North Shore. 73,000 ED presentations per annum, 42% admission rate, 25% paediatrics. Major trauma centre (450-plus/year) including tertiary Burns and Spinal
  • 50+ ACEM-registered trainees; 24 month ACEM ED advanced training accreditation and 6 month ACEM Paeds ED. Accredited non-tertiary ED secondments to Northern Beaches Hospital, Hornsby and Lismore and rotations in anaesthetics, ICU, General Med, tertiary paeds and Sim Centre. 4 hours/week paid, protected teaching time and separate dedicated Primary & Fellowship tutorial programs
  • 12 FACEMs cover 0800-midnight 7 days/week on-site and on-call otherwise

For an ED Registrar, this is one of the places that has it all: a busy ED with major trauma and paediatrics in a friendly atmosphere with great teaching and fabulous staff. Most of our Registrars stay at RNSH for the duration of their training - going away for specific rotations from time to time- but always returning “home”. The case-mix is fabulous – major trauma, complex medical patients and kids - and the staffing is good. Our success in both Primary and Fellowship exams is outstanding and there is dedicated research/4.10 assistance and an active ultrasound program.

RNSH is just north of the Harbour Bridge and has good transport links…so your after-hours lifestyle is looking good!

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