We are a tertiary teaching hospital with a level 1 trauma centre.
The ED has a team of dynamic and enthusiastic consultants, providing 16 hours per day cover. Basic, provisional and advanced trainees are well supported and teamwork is our mantra.
Westmead Emergency is accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine for provisional & advance training.
Teaching and education are our top priority. We have dedicated teaching streams for our provisional and advance trainee including preparation courses for both the primary & fellowship exams. Our consultants are also examiners with the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine. Westmead Emergency Department is part of the Network 5 training network that includes Children’s Hospital Westmead ED, Blacktown Mount Druitt Hospital ED, Nepean ED, Auburn ED, Orange Hospital ED & Tweeds Hospital ED.
With the establishment of the Emergency Medicine Research Unit, our trainees are encouraged to participate in research. Our consultants actively support 4.10 projects and there is also a simulation centre in the hospital for both education and teaching purposes.
We have a variety of attractive terms/rotations including:
- Westmead Emergency
- The Children’s Hospital Westmead Emergency
- Auburn Emergency
- Westmead and Auburn anaesthetics
- Westmead ICU
- Simulation / Education
- Hospital in the Home
Westmead Hospital is very close to Parramatta (within 30min of the CBD), the vibrant geographical centre of Sydney. It has easy train, bus or ferry access to the CBD, major shopping districts, and the Olympic village. Hospital accommodation may be arranged if required. For more information on living and working in NSW go to our Links page.
If you are interested in working at Westmead Emergency, please email your CV with a brief covering letter to:
Dr Robert Edwards or Dr Kenny Yee
Co-Directors Emergency Medicine Training
Westmead, NSW 2145
Phone: +61 2 88907607
Email: Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org OR Kenny.Yee@health.nsw.gov.au
Please NOTE that we do NOT accept observers in our Emergency Department.