Position Title Advanced Trainee
Position Number 23949
Employment Status Full Time - Exempt
Applications Close 17/10/2020
Maximum length of training contract 01/08/2021
Local Health District Northern Sydney Local Health District
Facility Royal North Shore Hospital
Specialty Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Sub Specialty None
Award Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award
Classification Resident Medical Officer
Salary Band $81,639.00 to $127,539.00
Main Purpose of Position Due to COVID-19 and the changes to college requirements during the pandemic, NSW Health may
make changes to the recruitment process. Formal interviews may be conducted electronically rather
than face to face however, candidates will be notified as soon as practical of any changes.
** This is a Maternity relief position for the Advanced Trainee in Sleep Medicine for Six (6) months only 1/02/2021 – 01/08/2021**
To provide effective medical services to patients under supervision, while developing expertise in the practice of Respiratory and/or Sleep Medicine, in a complex clinical environment.
Position Requirements Currently registered or eligible for registration by the New South Wales Medical Board.
Commitment to FRACP examination (written and clinical)
Prepared to participate in overtime and oncall work as required
Preparedness to undertake secondments to other hospitals included in Network if required, including non-metropolitan hospitals or to move between services and geographical locations to deliver patient care.
Able to work in a job-share alternating weeks with handover on a Wednesday
Contribution to the organisation of meetings and presentations as directed by the Head of Department
Local Background & Environment Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) provides public health services in the Local Government Areas of Hornsby, Ku-ring-gai, Manly, Pittwater, Warringah, Ryde, Mosman, North Sydney, Willoughby, Lane Cove and Hunters Hill.
Formerly part of Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service, NSLHD came into being on 1 January 2011 and is one of 18 Local Health Districts under the auspices of the NSW Health Department.
With a growing and diverse workforce of approximately 11,000 employees, NSLHD provides a wide range of public health services to a population of approximately 910,260 (in the year of 2016).
Reporting to the NSW Health Department and a Local Governing Council, NSLHD has at its helm a Chief Executive who is responsible for delivering quality healthcare and the overall performance of NSLHD. The Chief Executive is ably assisted by an experienced executive team and receives advice from clinicians through Clinical Councils.
While Royal North Shore Hospital is the major referral and teaching hospital, Ryde, Hornsby Ku-ring-gai and the Northern Beaches Hospitals play an integral role in acute service delivery and the training of clinicians.
Supporting the acute hospitals are a number of Community Health Centres throughout the region and a strong community health team.
NSLHD has developed strong and effective clinical networks with other Local Health Districts.
Key Internal and External Relationships The position holder will be required to establish and maintain relationships across a range of partners and stakeholders, in particular;
Our CORE values and behaviours is a charter of which positive behaviours are identified by staff within every day in the workplace. CORE values is to be undertaken by all staff in different disciplines and workplaces, interactions with each other to make life easier, work more enjoyable and ultimately achieve better outcomes for patients and consumers.
Within CORE values it is also identified of behaviours that don’t work and that will not be accepted at NSLHD. The CORE values charter helps us to be clear about this also.
More information about Our CORE values can be viewed at:
Compliance and completion of all mandatory MyHealth Learning (Link: My Health Learning) and CE Approved courses prior to commencement of the position including ALS/reassessment.
Employment is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases PD2018_009 (https://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2018_009.pdf)
Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance of all NSW Health Policy Directives.
Mandatory Clinical Handover
Clinical handover involves the transfer of information, accountability and responsibility for a patient or group of patients. Clinical handover happens within and between Medical, Surgical, Emergency, Paediatric and Critical Care teams to ensure that we are following the ISBAR protocol, National Australian Standards and providing the best care and safety to all of our patients.
Night to morning handover is conducted at 0800 hrs sharp at RNSH each day.
Day to evening handover is conducted at 1630 hrs sharp at RNSH each day.
Evening to night handover is conducted at 2030 hrs sharp at RNSH each day.