NNSWLHD Visiting Medical Officer OR Staff Specialist - Anaesthetics - Richmond Network (Lismore, Ballina, Casino Hospitals) (Apply via eCredential)

Northern NSW Local Health District
REQ268995 Requisition #
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.
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? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.
Employment Type: Permanent Full or Part Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: $246,059 per annum - $332,434 per annum depending on experience
Hours Per Week: Up to 40hrs per week
Requisition ID: REQ259162
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Employment Type: Contingent Worker
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer
Requisition ID: REQ259162
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An opportunity exists for a Specialist Anaesthetist to join the Richmond Network Anaesthetics department as either a Permanent Full or Part Time Staff Specialist or as a Visiting Medical Officer.  
Trainees who will attain Fellowship within the Clinical Year will also be considered.  
What you'll be doing
This dynamic role will give the successful applicant the opportunity to provide contemporary comprehensive specialist anaesthesia and perioperative medicine services throughout the hospitals of the Networks' Surgical Services for optimal patient outcomes.
You will also have the opportunity to provide and support training to clinicians across multiple disciplines to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice.
Why you should consider applying
We can offer you:
  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!
As a Staff Specialist you may benefit from: 
  • Potential tax savings by salary packaging living expenses, vehicle leasing, meal entertainment and relocation costs.  
As a Visiting Medical Officer you may be eligible for a range of financial benefits on appointment to a regional Hospital.  Further information may be found in: Public Hospitals (Visiting Medical Officers Fee-For-Service Contracts) Determination‚Äč and Public Hospitals (Visiting Medical Officers Sessional Contracts) Determination
Where you will be working
Also known as the Rainbow Region, this area is blessed with stunning waterfalls, fertile farming land, artistic villages and relaxed seaside communities. Close to the Ballina & Byron Shires which include some of Australia’s most famous surf breaks and holiday destinations, while the hinterland is rich with vibrant communities and mouth-watering local produce.  Whether you’re looking for a relaxing tree-change, a family destination or an adventure, the Richmond Region has something to suit every lifestyle.
For more information about living and working in this area please click HERE
Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace.  We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.
NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.
Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see www.border.gov.au
A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/ for more information.

Selection Criteria

  1. Eligible for full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Specialist Anaesthetist (to be registered prior to commencement)
  2. Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand college of Anaesthetists.
  3. Demonstrated recent clinical experience in Anaesthesia and be able to provide comprehensive anaesthesia services within all hospitals of the Network Surgical Services. This includes, elective, emergency, acute pain and perioperative services, inclusive of an extensive practice in regional anaesthesia and the applicant must demonstrate skills in this area.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  5. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  7. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Katherine Willis-Sullivan on Katherine.Willis-Sullivan@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 30 November 2021 

For assistance with your application please refer to the Clinician Guide to applying in eCredential

NSW Health does not require or accept the Fit2Work Badge offered as an option in eCredential

Enquiries about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own application via eCredential.




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