02/08/2022

Visiting Medical Officer - FACEM - Emergency Medicine - Goulburn - REQ280078

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

Job Description

Employment Type: Full Time - Part Time
Location: Goulburn
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer (VMO)
Remuneration: Click here to view VMO remuneration
Hours Per Week: Up to 40

Requisition ID: REQ280078

To Apply: Applications for the position will only be received via eCredential CLICK HERE TO APPLY


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


Southern NSW Local Health District covers a large area of the state, from Goulburn and Crookwell to the Victorian border, and surrounds the ACT on three sides, a total of 44 537sq kms. It extends from the pristine beaches of the NSW South Coast, the farmlands of the Southern Tablelands, across the picturesque Great Dividing Range and the spectacular Snowy Mountains.


We are home to four large Aboriginal nations – the Gundungurra, Ngunnawal, Ngarigo and Yuin.
Southern NSWLHD comprises of four Networks - Tablelands centred around Goulburn, Monaro centred around Queanbeyan and Cooma, the Coastal Network located in the far south-east corner of NSW, and the Integrated Care Network.


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 in December 2021. 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. Your expertise will be greatly appreciated and will have lasting impact on the future of Emergency Medficine for SNSWLHD and beyond.


What you'll be doing
Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, you will play an important role in providing specialist Emergency Medical services, be involved in the educational activities of the Department to develop a top-class education framework for other medical officers.


Goulburn Base Hospital receives rotating Basic Physician Trainees (BPTs) from the Canberra Hospital, rotating general surgical registrars from Sydney and is accredited to receive registrars from RACP, RACGP, ACEM and ACRRM.


This role will be undertaken within an approved scope of practice and within the SNSWLHD in conjunction with other existing local Specialists.


Wonderful Local Benefits
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. For more information visit our website.


Goulburn is Australia’s first inland city and is the largest city in the region. Embrace a simpler, less stressful way of life, smell the clean air and settle into relaxed country living. With affordable housing, picturesque landscapes and two major cities close by (but not too close), as well as quality schooling, infrastructure and healthcare – Goulburn is the perfect place for your tree change.


Live in a City that is rich in heritage and natural beauty, with the conveniences of modern city indulges. There are multitudes of service clubs, sporting, artistic and special interest groups to become involved in, all of which will welcome you warmly into the community.

Goulburn combines the best of both worlds – a country lifestyle with city benefits and is an easy 2 hour’s drive down the freeway from Sydney and a short 1 hour to Canberra. There are also regular bus and train services to the major cities.


With a range of quality private and public schools in the area, younger generations are also be well looked after, growing up with fantastic friendly country folk, and a huge range of outdoor activities to keep them occupied with no long commutes.

Qualifications
Selection Criteria:


  1. 1. Evidence of registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Emergency Medicine and Demonstrated recent clinical experience in Emergency Medicine.
    2. Demonstrated recent clinical experience in Emergency Medicine.
    3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
    4. Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
    5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
    6. Demonstrated skills and attitudes appropriate as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.
    7. Demonstrated knowledge, skills and high standards of clinical practice in Emergency Medicine commensurate to experience which is appropriate to the requirements of the position.
    8. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.  

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


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