Rehabilitation Medicine
Northern NSW Local Health District
CAM11878 Requisition #
Employment Type: Temporary Various
Remuneration:  -
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM11878

Position Tagline

Tired of big cities?  Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds?  Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work?  Then here is your opportunity to work in a busy hospital situated on the lower end of the Gold Coast.  Murwillumbah has a beautiful temperate climate and is situated within an hour of the busy Gold Coast, and an easy 11/2 hours to Brisbane.  Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, and excellent public and private schools are all waiting for you in the Tweed and North Coast area.

Where you'll be working

You will be working at Murwillumbah District Hospital.
Murwillumbah Hospital is characterised by friendly relations within the staffing structure and we are a cohesive and happy team, united by our desire to care for others. 

What you'll be doing
The primary purpose of an Unaccredited Trainee in Rehabilitation Medicine is to provide safe and high quality care, assess and manage, under supervision, Rehabilitation patients. The trainee needs to be aware of their limitations and work in a collegiate and collaborate manner.
Decision making and supervision will be at the appropriate level according to the trainee’s skills, knowledge and experience. The medical officer will be expected to adopt a progressively more independent approach to patient management according to their experience, under the guidance of and at the discretion of the appropriate Attending Medical Officer (AMO). All patients managed within the hospitals of the health service are under the direct care of a specialist medical practitioner. All decisions regarding their care are to be clearly communicated with the specialist responsible for that care.
  1. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role (please address these in your response)
  2. Proven ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgment and expertise.
  3. Adept ability to work collaboratively within multi-disciplinary teams, including the sharing of appropriate information internally and externally with key persons or services.
  4. Proven verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to vary communication style in line with the understanding of the needs of diverse audiences
  5. Sound ability to prioritise workloads and display a flexible approach to meet changing situations in a demanding and unpredictable clinical environment.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  7. Commitment to participating in training and development opportunities to further develop skills and knowledge in the area of Rehabilitation Medicine.



Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Nataylia Lees on Nataylia.Lees@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 12 August 21



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