Temporary Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine (Gosford Hospital) CCLHD

  • Department of Health
  • Gosford Hospital, Holden Street, Gosford NSW, Australia
Full time

Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Department of Emergency, Central Coast Local Health District, CCLHD. 


Applicants should be a Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine and / or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Specialist (State) Award. 


Central Coast is comprised of the twin areas of Gosford and Wyong, positioned between Sydney and Newcastle, which are collectively expected to grow from the current approximate 300,000 to 450,000 population before 2030. The Local Health District has strong connections with both Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Newcastle.


This position is an excellent opportunity for newly qualified FACEMs or those looking for a sea change to work in a busy mixed ED setting. The Temporary position is to backfill predicted Long Service and Maternity leave in the coming year. With a continually increasing workload there will be possibility to progress from Temporary to permanent contracts in the future. Gosford Hospital Emergency Department sees between 75-80,000 patients per annum and continues to grow. As a regional trauma center seeing both adult and paediatric patients, the clinical work is varied and encompasses all aspects of contemporary emergency medicine. The successful candidate will be joining a large and dedicated group of Staff Specialists who work within the department. FACEM coverage on the floor is made up of at least 3 and up to 9 FACEMs at anyone time dependent on shift crossovers.  With multiple FACEMs on the floor at all times it provides the perfect environment for continued peer learning and collaboration to help professional development of all FACEMs, new and old alike. In undertaking a Staff Specialist role the successful applicant will also have access to appropriate Clinical Support time to undertake appropriate non-clinical duties and further their development and personal goals in this important area of working as an Emergency Physician.


Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.


For enquiries about the position please contact Dr Robert McMahon, Head of Department of Emergency Medicine, phone (02) 4320 3569 or email [email protected]


To formally apply for this position you must apply via eCredential ONLY:



If you experience difficulties applying please contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on (02) 4320 3009.


The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.


Applications will not be accepted via agencies.


Closing Date: 28.05.2024



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