12 Sep 2018

Temporary Staff Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine – New Lambton

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

Job Description

Reference Number 431287
Position Title Staff Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine
Employment Status Temporary Part Time (up to 30/06/2019)
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location , New Lambton
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialist (State) Award
Hours per Week 20.00
Number of FTE 0.50
Purpose of Position
Provide clinical management and treatment of patients of the Rehabilitation Service within the scope of practice granted by the Hunter New England Health (HNEH) Medical & Dental Appointments Advisory Committee. The role includes:-


admitting, consultative, diagnostic, procedural, outpatient and on call specialty services as determined and required by HNEH
undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
participation in research, quality activities, professional development and continuing education
clinical service delivery in General Adult Rehabilitation inpatient, outpatient and community based services. The incumbent will not necessarily be across all three services at the same time
commitment to the on call roster

431287 Staff Specialist in Rehabilitation Medicine

Temporary Part-Time 0.5 FTE (20 hpw) to June 2019

John Hunter Hospital

Applications are sought from suitably qualified Rehabilitation Medicine Consultants for the above position at John Hunter Hospital.

John Hunter is the largest hospital in the district, with approximately 650 beds and is a tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital, servicing a population of more than 900,000 people. We have strong academic connections with the Hunter Medical Research Institute and the University of Newcastle.

Newcastle is a great place to live. As a centre for manufacturing, tourism, education, IT and finance, we offer real employment choices for your partner and excellent schools for your children. Newcastle is just two hours’ drive from Sydney.

Applicants must hold Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (FAFRM) or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973) or be close to completion of training and achieving FAFRM.

Enquiries: Dr Michael Pollack, Director, Rehabilitation Medicine ph: (02) 4921 4840

Applications and Information: Ms Jessica Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 6767 7063 e: jessica.glover@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closing Date: 30 September 2018

Selection Criteria A Primary Medical Degree registrable with the NSW Medical Board and with current Authority to Practice with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Fellowship of the Australian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians [FAFRM (RACP)] or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialist’s State Award

Demonstrated Rehabilitation Medicine skills in clinical service delivery including, rehabilitation goals and management plans (including transition to the community) for a broadly based patient case mix

Demonstrated interest in training, research education and academic process

Have a proactive attitude in relation to planning and developing community based rehabilitation services

Excellent organisational, communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a member of a multi disciplinary team
Contact Person Dr Michael Pollack
Contact Number 49214840
Closing Date 30/09/2018

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