11 Jan 2017

Part-Time Staff Specialist in General Medicine & Geriatric Medicine

Hunter New England Local Health District – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Hunter New England Local Health District require a “Staff Specialist in General Medicine & Geriatric Medicine” in New Lambton NSW:

To provide a high level General and Geriatric Medicine service to Medical & Interventional Services. This position will have clinical, non-invasive privileges.

367339 Staff Specialist in General and Geriatric Medicine

Permanent Part-Time 0.2 FTE John Hunter Hospital

Applications are sought from experienced Geriatricians / General Physicians for the above position.

John Hunter Hospital is a level 6 teaching hospital and the region’s flagship hospital located in Newcastle, NSW. HNE Health is recognised as a leader in the healthcare industry. We recognise that working together in a values based organisation with a focus on “excellence – every patient, every time” supports us in achieving improved outcomes for our patients and the community.

Newcastle is a great place to live. Known for its spectacular coastline and pristine waterways, you can enjoy living in inner city terraces, by Lake Macquarie (which is twice the size of Sydney harbour), new suburban estates or smaller rural suburbs. As a centre for manufacturing, retail, health, tourism, education, environmental services, IT, call centres, finance and insurance, the Hunter offers real employment choices for your partner and a wide range of excellent schooling options for your children.

Applications must have a medical degree registrable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973).

Enquiries: Dr Robert Pickles, Director of General Medicine ph: (02) 49213541 e: robert.pickles@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or Dr Michael Boyle, Medical Director, Medical and Interventional Services ph: (02) 49855424

Applications: Damien Barrett, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 49853157 e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closing Date: 29/1/2017

Selection Criteria
A Primary Medical Degree registrable with the NSW Medical Board

Fellowship (Royal Australasian College of Physicians – RACP) or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or the Health Insurance Act 1973

Extensive experience in Geriatric Medicine. Experience in General Medicine is desirable, but not essential.

Experience in or knowledge of programs for improving the organisation and delivery of care in Geriatric Medicine and General Medicine

Demonstrated capacity for clinical leadership

Experience in and commitment to, Best Practice and Continuous Quality Improvement

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

Commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in medicine, nursing and allied health

This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

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