Staff Specialist in Microbiology & Infectious Diseases - Coffs Harbour - Perm Full Time

REQ114138 Requisition #
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: 166493 - 205456
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ114138
Advertising Closes: 9 October 2019

Enquires about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.  Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own applications.

What you'll be doing

Provide specialist clinical services for optimal patient outcomes within the MNCLHD including education and training of medical and nursing staff and the junior medical officers within the department.
Provide effective specialist medical services and clinical management to patients in a complex clinical environment within the MNCLHD.
Provide contemporary clinical management and modern approach to the assessment and management of a broad range of health related conditions within on call specialty as determined.

Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.  Please ensure that you declare your Aboriginality in your statement, covering letter or CV.  In addition to addressing the selection criteria, Aboriginal applicants must demonstrate Aboriginality by supplying either a letter of Aboriginality signed under the common seal from a recognised incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Community organisation such as Land Council or Elders group, Aboriginal Medical Service or a letter on letterhead from a Local Aboriginal Land Council demonstrating membership of the Council.  Further information on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained at


Salary will be accordance with NSW Health State Awards for the advertised classification/s.  These awards are available at



  1. Current medical practitioner, registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.  Eligible for Fellowship, within the next 6 months, with the relevant specialist medical college (Royal Australian College of Physicians – RACP) in Infectious Diseases or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award.  For the Microbiology Role, possess relevant Fellowship in Microbiology (Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia – RCPA) or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award

  2. Demonstrated clinical practice of a high standard and ability to adapt practice in accordance with contemporary evidence based best practice

  3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team

  4. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills

  5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement

  6. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time

  7. Current drivers licence.

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