10 Feb 2019

Full-Time Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine – Maitland

Hunter New England Local Health District – Hunter Region

Job Description

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time/Permanent Part Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: 166493 – 205456
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ86121
The Maitland Hospital Emergency Department is looking for experienced consultants in Emergency Medicine to help us deliver excellence in clinical care to our patients – every patient, every time.

About you
You will be responsible for the provision of direct patient care, daily clinical supervision and management of Emergency Department (ED) services. You will be required to participate in an after-hours and weekend duty roster. You will have a vision and an optimistic, upbeat personality which inspires a positive change in others. You will lead by example and be able to gain the buy in of your team by being inclusive and valuing the contribution of each and every member of the team.

About the hospital
The Maitland Hospital is a 170 bed rural referral facility that serves the Upper and Lower Hunter Region and the cities and towns of Maitland, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Dungog and Raymond Terrace. Presentations have been growing for several years and there is an annual presentation of over 50,000 patients, of which around 22% are admitted. About one third of all presentations are paediatric and 2% are transferred to quaternary referral hospitals. The ED has a total of 24 treatment spaces; including 2 resuscitation beds and 5 fast track treatment spaces.

About the area
Maitland is located in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, just 2 hours north of Sydney and 30 minutes to Newcastle. The Hunter Region encompasses charming towns and villages, rolling vineyards and olive groves, and splendid National Parks of the Hunter Valley, the Upper Hunter and Barrington Tops. Only 30 minutes to Newcastle and its pristine world renowned beaches or the beautiful calm waters of Port Stephens, you will find the perfect balance of coastline with countryside.

Advertising closes: 10 March 2019
Applicants must have a medical degree registrable in NSW and hold Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and/or equivalent specialist
qualification/other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award

Evidence of demonstrated commitment to medical education including the delivery of undergraduate teaching programmes. Education skills to enable suitable teaching for medical and other staff including undergraduate students.
Demonstrated ability to provide high quality compassionate medical care as evidenced by recent practice experience in working congenially and collaboratively as both a leader and member of a multidisciplinary team, and as a provider of services that engender high levels of patient satisfaction and experience.
Experience working in a department with significant paediatric activity
Experience in or knowledge of programs for improving the organisation and delivery of care in Emergency Medicine.
Demonstrated ability to actively seek out improvements to service delivery, initiating change and consulting with those affected by the changes; allocating resources and proactively managing potential conflicts.
Demonstrated capacity of maintaining knowledge of legal, regulatory, market and technological developments and anticipating the impact on business areas and plans accordingly
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For role related queries or questions contact Sally Jordan on Sally.Jordan@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 10 March 2019

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