Sydney Local Health District
CAM10481 Requisition #

Employment Type: Temporary Various
Remuneration:  -
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM10481

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPAH) is a major metropolitan tertiary referral hospital and a principal provider of specialist healthcare. It remains one of the nation’s most respected hospitals, with a distinguished history serving the health needs of local, statewide, national and international communities.

Formed in 1882, the hospital is a major teaching facility of the University of Sydney and offers a comprehensive range of clinical services including the following:

Neurosciences and Bone, Joint and Connective Tissue Services 

Cardiovascular Services 

Gastroenterology and Liver Services 

Aged Care and Rehabilitation Services 

Critical Care Services 

Respiratory Service 

Womens and Babies 

Cancer Services t

Medical Imaging Services 

Allied Health Services i

Paediatric Services 

 Supporting JMOs Wellbeing 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

MDOK - offers mentorship schemes, workshops on various aspects of wellbeing, exercise programs and stress management training 

Fitness Passport

Staff gyms are avialable at RPA and Concord and exercise classes are provided for staff 

Financial Wellbeing

Salary Packaging - all staff can participate in Salary Packaging through SmartSalary. 

Where you'll be working
Our JMOs are able to rotate through Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Balmain Hospital and our Rural Hosptial Dubbo Base Hospital. 

What you'll be doing

The SRMO position will have similar responsibilities to other junior medical officers and be allocated a five term year. They will be expected to complete at least one term at Balmain hospital where part of their duties will be to work without direct supervision on night duty.
To provide effective medical care to patients under supervision in a complex clinical environment.
Responsibilities include:
  • Co-ordinating the admission, management and discharge planning of patients seen in or admitted to his / her Unit within the Local Health District, and ensuring that the admission and plans are documented in the medical record.
  • The day-to-day assessment and management of the patients in his/her Unit, communicating with them and their family the nature of their condition and its treatment.
  • Communicating and coordinating care with their team, arranging consultation with other staff when appropriate, then arranging discharge and liaising with local medical officers and other community based care modalities.
  • All decisions concerning the patient(s) in consultation with their immediate supervisor.

This position includes rotations to medical, surgical & critical care, paediatrics, O&G, and other specialties within Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Balmain Hospital and Dubbo Base Hospital.

Sydney Local Health District’s vision incorporates NSW Health Core Values and a commitment to equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

Our strategic priority under this vision is our commitment to excellence in Patient and Family Centred Care. Staff are supported to ensure patients, their families and carers are considered as partners in care to achieve optimal patient outcomes and best possible healthcare experience.
  1. MBBS or equivalent, currently registered with the Medical Board of Australia
  2. Demonstrated excellent professional behaviour in the workplace. This should be reflected in at least one of the listed referees being your current Director of Prevocational Education Training (or equivalents).
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  5. Preparedness and ability to participate in overtime and on-call rosters.
  6. Demonstrated good organisational and time management skills.
  7. Ability and willingness to move between services and geographical locations to deliver patient care (including rural locations).
  8. Minimum 2 years clinical experience, JMO must have worked in an Australian hospital for at least 12 months.



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For role related queries or questions contact Michelle McWhirter on Michelle.McWhirter@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 19 May 2021



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