St George Hospital | Emergency Medicine Network 3
St George Hospital is a 627-bed major teaching hospital associated with the University Of New South Wales (UNSW). It is the Level 1 Trauma Centre for the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and is one of the leading hospitals for trauma & emergency management in the state.
St George Emergency Department, in 2013, won the Australasian Emergency Department of the Year Award and is currently undergoing a $39 million redevelopment expected to be completed late 2014. It is one of the busiest Emergency Departments in New South Wales, seeing upward of 66,000 patients each year and admitting more than 20,000.
The Emergency Department has a dedicated Paediatric unit and a 10-bed short stay Emergency Medicine Unit. Around 20-25% of our ED presentations are Paediatric.
The Department has full accreditation by the ACEM for Emergency medicine training. The Emergency Department is staffed by a dedicated consultant team providing 16 hour on site cover, 7 days a week.
There is an extensive training program in place which includes:
- 4 hours weekly protected teaching time.
- Primary and Fellowship preparation courses run by St George ED consultants.
- A bedside teaching program.
- An education support package for registrars.
St George trainees have an outstanding track record in both primary and fellowship examinations. There is a well-established research program in place with an appointed FACEM Director of Research assisting our trainees in producing high quality research for presentations at scientific meetings and publications.
The ED Registrar position offers rotations in Paediatrics, Anaesthetics, ICU, Medicine, Trauma, Surgery and other EDs.
St George is located in the suburb of Kogarah which is only 14kms south of the Sydney CBD. It is easily accessible via buses, trains and major roads.
For further information, please contact:
Dr Stephen Korbel
Ph: (02) 9113 1650 | Steve.Korbel@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au
Dr Jacqueline Weeden
Ph: (02) 9113 1650 | Jacqueline.Weeden@sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au
For more information on the St George Emergency Department Redevelopment, visit: