Staff Specialist Emergency Medicine

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

We 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.

All applicants must have medical qualifications registered as a specialist with the AHPRA; Fellowship with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine; and possession of current medical indemnity insurance and proof of continuing medical education.

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

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


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