Career Medical Officer - Emergency Medicine - Goulburn

  • NSW Dept of Health
  • Goulburn NSW, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time or Part Time

Location: Goulburn

Position Classification: Career Medical Officer

Remuneration: $130,532 - $194,491 Per Annum - Plus unsociable hours penalities

Hours Per Week: Upto 38

Requisition ID: REQ277737

We are in the process of significant medical staff renewal and we would like you to be part of our team.

Welcome to Southern NSWLHD Watch our "We Are Southern" video here

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city.

Where you'll be working

The Goulburn Base Hospital has recently been re-born by moving into its state of the art Clinical Services Building. Goulburn now boasts a new state of the art Level 4 Emergency Department, a Level 4 ICU and new Operating Theatres.

Our ED sees approximately 20,000 presentations per year of which 10 - 15% of cases are Paediatrics. There is a 25% admission rate. The ED workforce is staffed with Senior, Permanent and Casual CMOs. The ICU is staffed with Senior, Permanent and Casual CMO's.

Goulburn ED has 2 resuscitation beds, 6 acute beds (including 2 isolation rooms), a fast track area and 4 bedded SSU. Our ED is accredited for ACEM Emergency Medicine or Diploma training (EMC/EMD)

There are new Paediatric, General Medical and Surgical Wards with purpose built negative flow areas and a Rehabilitation Ward. Services provided include 24/7 Emergency Care, General Medicine, General and Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatrics, Maternity and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Our new Director has provided great skill and leadership, it is a very exciting time to join our ED team and be integral in developing the Emergency Services at Goulburn Base Hospital.

Fulltime or Part Time hours available

10 hour shifts including days / evenings / nights Full range of Adult and Paediatric presentations

FACEM support.

Why work and live in rural NSW

Working in rural NSW has many personal and professional benefits. The following link contain stories of some of our NSW Health professionals who live and work in rural NSW.

They share why they choose to work in rural NSW and what they love about it. Watch our short video here.

Be enticed by the country charm of Australia’s first inland City with a population of approximately 30,000. Perfectly positioned just two hours from Sydney, an hour from Canberra and just under two hours to the coast – a world rich in heritage, culture, natural beauty and adventure is ready to be explored.

The region presents a unique and balanced lifestyle opportunity to enjoy stunning rural landscapes, heritage architecture, contemporary art, modern boutique shopping, relaxed casual dining and plenty of fresh air.

What you'll be doing

The role of Career Medical Officer in the ED is to provide high quality and safe clinical care to all patients in the ED.

Selection Criteria

1. Evidence of Medical Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

2. Emergency Medicine of at least 2 years.

3. ACEM Certificate/Diploma or a FACCRM qualification would be desirable

4. Demonstrated high level of communication skills.

5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously as a team member.

6. Demonstrated evidence concerning continuing medical education.

7. Commitment to participate in an equitable medical roster, including evenings, nights and weekend shifts.

Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa. We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa. For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au

This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of the recruitment and onboarding process. This letter of offer is conditional on you complying with this requirement and providing evidence of your vaccination status. Should you not be able to comply before your commencement date, the offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Need more information?

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For role related queries or questions contact ED Director - Dr Soo Ming Phang at [email protected] or phone 02 4825 4200 

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