10 Feb 2019

Part-Time Staff Specialist – Newcastle

Calvary – Hunter Region

Job Description

Reference Number 21174
Position Title Staff Specialist
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Mater Newcastle
Award Classification NSW Pub – ASMOF – Staff Specialists A Lvl 1 Yr1
NSW Pub – ASMOF – Staff Specialists A Lvl 1 Yr5
Salary $79.77 to $98.44 Per Hour
Hours 32
Job Advertisement
Calvary Mater Newcastle
Staff Specialist
Department of Haematology
Temporary Part-Time (32 hours per week, 4 months)
An eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. This will be valid for 12 months.
#21174
Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers
Temporary Part-Time (32 hours per week, 4 months)
Excellent salary packaging options available
About the role

The Haematologist is responsible for providing high quality, safe and effective patient care and the clinical and Laboratory management of patients within the Haematology Department at Calvary Mater Hospital and NSW Health Pathology – North – Hunter. The Haematologist will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team to ensure timely appropriate care and discharge strategies. The Haematologist will also be responsible for overseeing the laboratory, continuing own medical education, the education and training of junior medical staff and medical Students, research and administrative tasks. The Haematology Department primarily provides services at the Calvary Mater Newcastle and John Hunter Hospital, however Telehealth and back up coverage is provided to Tamworth, Taree and other Hospitals in the HNELHD.

What you bring

A primary medical degree registrable with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for in the Enterprise Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for in the Enterprise Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Benefits
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/

About Calvary
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.

How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria Essential: A primary medical degree registrable with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Essential: Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for in the Enterprise Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Essential: Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (FRCPA) and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for in the Enterprise Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973.
Essential: Clinical inpatient, outpatient and laboratory experience in Haematology.
Essential: Sound demonstrated ward experience as a Consultant Haematologist in a Leukaemia and/or Acute Care Haematology and/or Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit.
Essential: A strong commitment to multidisciplinary teamwork, guideline development and outcome measurement, along with highly developed communication skills with patients and staff.
Essential: Willingness to participate equitably in the departments on call roster with a willingness to provide shared support to network clinical and laboratory services in HNELHD and NSW Health Pathology North.
Essential: Demonstrate commitment to teaching and training of both undergraduate and post-graduate level
Essential: Involvement in quality improvement and research programs and ability to work in a computerised environment utilising the clinical software systems used by the organisation.
Essential: Ability to work proficiently unsupervised, with excellent communications skills and as a member of a multidisciplinary team during periods of high demand and activity in an organised manner.
Essential: Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary with the ability and desire to uphold these principles.
Desirable: Experience in one or more of the following : – Blood Transfusion Management Co-ordination of Specialist Haematology/Oncology Rural Care Bleeding Disorders Management Research Quality Improvement Activities Clinical Trial Management

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