Employment Type: Full Time / Part Time / Casual
Location: Queanbeyan District Hospital
Position Classification: Staff Specialist or Visiting Medical Officer
Remuneration: Staff Specialist Click here to view rates or VMO Click here to view VMO remuneration
Requisition ID: REQ300885
Applications Close: Ongoing
Welcome to Southern NSW Local Health District
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 (Southern) we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives. Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.
Southern 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, extending from the pristine beaches of the NSW South Coast, the farmlands of the Southern Tablelands, across the picturesque Monaro and spectacular Snowy Mountings of the Great Dividing Range.
We are home to five large Aboriginal nations – the Gundungurra, Ngambri, Ngunnawal, Ngarigo and Yuin people. Southern NSWLHD comprises of four Networks - Tablelands is 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 will be Working
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified FACEM to lead the emergency department team at Queanbeyan District Hospital.
Queanbeyan Hospital and Health Service is part of the Monaro Network. It has 29 inpatient beds and offers emergency medicine; surgery (orthopaedics, gastroenterology, gynaecology, general surgery and obstetrics); inpatient services including close observation, maternity, surgical and medical beds; renal dialysis; pathology collection; pharmacy; and medical imaging (x-ray, CT and ultrasound).
Wonderful Local Benefits
There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available for you in country New South Wales and you will be amazed at what there is offer - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our visit our website.
Queanbeyan is a city in the south-eastern region of New South Wales, Australia, located adjacent to the Australian Capital Territory in the Southern Tablelands region. Located on the Queanbeyan River, the city is the council seat of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council.
Queanbeyan has an enviable lifestyle and affordable property, surrounded by an eclectic mix of small towns and villages. With Canberra just a 5 minute drive away, you can enjoy all the attractions of the nation’s capital along with fabulous restaurants. Connect easily and quickly with world through the Canberra International Airport, with the beach and ski fields just 2 hours away.
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. Click here to see why you should choose Southern NSW LHD
What you will be doing
Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, you will play an important role in providing leadership in Emergency Medical Services to patients presenting to the facility.
You will use your expert clinical and management skills to provide the highest levels of care to the patients who access your service. You will balance your clinical responsibilities with developing the service and will take a leading role in clinical governance, service design projects, delivery of a top-class education framework for other medical officers.
This role will be undertaken within an approved scope of practice and within the SNSWLHD in conjunction with other existing local Specialists.
Specialists, Fellows and soon to be Fellows are also encouraged to apply. This role would be undertaken within an approved scope of practice and within the SNSWLHD in conjunction with other existing local specialists.
- Evidence of registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Emergency Medicine and Demonstrated recent clinical experience in Emergency Medicine.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
- Demonstrated effective communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
- Demonstrated skills and attitudes appropriate as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.
- Demonstrated knowledge, skills and high standards of clinical practice in Emergency Medicine commensurate to experience which is appropriate to the requirements of the position.
- Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
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 if successful.
You will be employed by Southern NSW Local Health District. The position is primarily located at Queanbeyan Hospital. Secondary appointments within other facilities may occur by mutual agreement.
Need more information?
For role related queries or questions contact Dr David Dumbrell, Director of Medical Services, on [email protected] or telephone 0436 932 715.