Vascular Surgery
Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
CAM13191 Requisition #

Vascular Surgery Trainee Unaccredited Position, Nepean Hospital

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (07-Feb-2022 to 05-Feb-2023)
Remuneration: $91,889 - $130,532
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM13191

Junior Medical Officer

At Nepean Hospital there is a dedicated team responsible for management of all patients with acute vascular surgical conditions within the hospital itself as well as the neighbouring hospitals with the NBMLHD. The vascular surgical department manages all acute vascular surgical admissions.

As a Trainee within the Network the JMO will largely complete the entire rotation at Nepean Hospital although occasional secondment to other surrounding facilities may be possible if considered beneficial for training, including Blue Mountains Hospital.

What you'll be doing

  • Taking a leadership role in coordinating the admission, management and discharge planning of patients seen in the Unit, and ensuring that the admission and plans are documented in the medical record.
  • Coordinating and documenting the admission, management and discharge planning of patients seen in or admitted to his/her Unit within the public health organisation.
  • Day-to-day assessment and management of the patients in the Unit under supervision of the consultant in charge/fellow.
  • Communicating and coordinating care with their team, arranging consultation with other staff when appropriate, arranging discharge and liaising with local medical officers and other community based care modalities.
  • Participating in the afterhours and on-call roster.

Where you'll be working

  • Unaccredited Trainees in Vascular Surgery will work in the vascular surgical department at Nepean Hospital.
  • Trainees will perform the function of providing on-call services to the unit at all time. On call commitments will be divided evenly amongst the trainees.
  • The Vascular surgical unit runs 4 dedicated operating theatres a week along with emergency sessions. There is ample opportunity to attend operating theatre to assist with operations.
Essential requirements
  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered with the Medical Board of Australia in an appropriate registration category.
  • Recent relevant clinical experience required to undertake the key accountabilities for this role.
  • This position is subject to an appropriate supervision level which can be supported by the health agency. If the incumbent’s registration conditions include supervision requirements, the level of supervision must be able to be supported by the health agency for this role.
  • Valid Working with Children Check, cleared National Police Check.
  • To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy, this includes any amendments made from time to time.

Selection criteria
  1. Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role.
  2. Sufficient skills, knowledge and experience to practice as a safe and competent vascular surgery trainee. Also demonstrates a commitment to progress in vascular training.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgment and expertise.
  4. Advanced verbal, written and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to vary communication style in line with the understanding of the needs of diverse audiences.
  5. Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and display a flexible approach to meet changing situations in a demanding and unpredictable clinical environment.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and self-education.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.

Need more information? Click here for the Position Description.
Find out more about applying for this position. Please ensure you attach your curriculum vitae to your submission.

For role related queries or questions contact:
Dr Arvind Lee, Department Head on 02 4734 2000 or Arvind.Lee@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 07-Dec-2021

JMO Careers in NBMLHD

For more detail about this role including training, education and research opportunities and employee benefits please download the Vascular Surgery Trainee Unaccredited Position Information Sheet.

To learn more about working for Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District visit our Junior Medical Officer Careers page.

NBMLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

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