Full Time
Central West NSW
Posted 12 days ago
Job description

Employment Type: Fee For Service RDA
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer
Remuneration: As per FFS RDA Visiting Medical Officer Determination

Hours Per Week: As per roster
Location: Cowra NSW

Applications Close: 6 Nov 2022 - 11.59pm

Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.

About the opportunity

We are seeking a Rural Generalist (Anaesthetics) for Cowra Health Service.

The role is based in Cowra and will be clinically responsible for conducting both inpatient and outpatient anaesthetics services, and participating in the on-call anaesthetics rosters.

We welcome applications from General Practitioners with extensive Anaesthetics experience.

What we can offer you

  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments.
  • Flexible work/life balance.
  • Dynamic team environment.
  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport

Where you'll be working

You will be based at Cowra Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Cowra is located 310 kilometres due west of Sydney, 92 kilometres south west of Orange, 110 kilometres south west of Bathurst and just over two hour’s from the nation’s capital, Canberra.

With the beautiful Wyangala Dam only a short drive from town, as well as the Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre and a number of arts galleries and museums in town, Cowra is a great place to live and work.

Cowra Health Service is a procedural hospital with 30 beds including 24-hour emergency care, acute and sub-acute/non-acute inpatient services including medical, surgical, rehabilitation, maternity, palliative care, diagnostic services, outpatient services including renal dialysis and a range of primary and community health care services.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  • Unconditional General and/or Specialist Registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner.
  • Significant Anaesthetic skills and experience with current JCCA (Joint Consultative Committee Anaesthesia) certification and current CPD.
  • Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to clinical quality and patient safety, work health and safety, working within NSW Health Policy and current clinical practice guidelines.
  • Knowledge of contemporary clinical management and modern approaches in assessment and management of the broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Competence in performing the range of procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department.
  • An understanding of patient centred care and demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team including demonstration of NSW Health CORE values in delivering safe and high quality care.

How do I apply for this role?

Please apply for this position via our eCredential website. NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘fit2work’ badge offered as an option in eCredential.

Note: Applications submitted by Recruitment Agencies will not be considered for this position.

Need more information?

  • Click here for the Position Description and Statement of Duties.
  • For role related queries or questions contact

Up to 21.08.22 – Mia Chong via email [email protected] or 0428 634 574

From 22.08.22 – Denis Lenane via email [email protected] or 0429 044 760

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Australian citizen or permanent resident, or eligible for sponsorship to work in Australia and registered as a

Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email [email protected] Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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