Visiting Medical Officers - Emergency Medicine

  • St John of God Health Care
  • Hawkesbury District Health Service, Day Street, Windsor NSW, Australia
Contractor Health Care

Job Description

Hawkesbury District Health Service (HDHS) is a modern, 125-bed integrated health service located at historic Windsor, in the north-west of Sydney, treating both private patients and public patients under contract to Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.

Managed by St John of God, HDHS comprises of;

  • 4 Operating Theatres
  • 24-hour Emergency Department
  • Day Surgery Unit
  • Maternity
  • Neonatal
  • HDU
  • Palliative Care
  • Medical and Surgical Services as well as extensive Community and Allied Health Services.

The Emergency Department sees 28,000 patients per year including a significant number of children (20%). It also sees walk-in trauma and a wide range of acuity as it serves a diverse regional / rural area. It has a full-time FACEM Director, and is staffed with Staff Specialists, VMOs, CMOs and JMOs. The department is welcoming, and there is a strong commitment to a supportive, positive workplace culture at all levels of the organisation.

The Position

HDHS are seeking passionate Emergency Physicians who want to serve a mixed urban and rural community, and yet be within easy reach of the city. Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practitioners for appointment to HDHS as a Visiting Medical Officer in Emergency Department. A commitment of 20 hours a week as a minimum is sought at this time.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Medical qualifications
  • Registered as a specialist with the AHPRA
  • Fellowship with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Possession of current medical indemnity insurance
  • Proof of continuing medical education.

HDHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides a smoke free environment.

Enquiries: Dr Serena Ayers, Director of Emergency Medicine

(02) 4560 5801 or email:  [email protected]

Application (via eCredential): Anna MacDonald on (02) 4560 5656 or email:  [email protected]

The successful applicant will be subject to providing evidence of identity, and Criminal Record and Working with Children checks.


Closing date:  28th Aug 2020


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