Career Medical Officers

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (until 31/01/2020)
Position Classification: Career Medical Officer
Remuneration: $127,539.00 - $154,093.00 per annum
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ193897

Application Close Date: Friday 30th October 2020

Western Sydney Local Health District

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What you'll be doing

  • To provide supervised Obstetric and Gynaecological care to patients in Blacktown Hospital.
  • Oversee the clinical care ofpatients under the Supervision of Staff Specialists / Visiting MedicalOfficers (VMOs). Ensure that any changes in patient's clinical status iscommunicated to Staff Specialist and VMOs in a timely manner.
  • Manage the labour ward under supervisior
  • Perform procedures asrequired
  • Assist in Antenatal andGynaecology Clinics as required & instructed.
  • The CMO will be credentialedand expected to perform surgical procedures depending on their level ofexperience independently or under supervision.
  • The CMO will have trainingin adult and neonatal basic life support and be able to assess patients inan emergency setting.
  • Ability to work on a 24hr 7day rotating roster which includes night duty

About Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital

Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospital (BMDH) comprises two networked campus at Blacktown and Mount Druitt in Western Sydney. Currently hosting over 500 beds and 90,000 patients presenting to the Emergency Departments each year, the Hospital provides a complex range of healthcare in one of the fastest growing geographic populations in NSW. The completed second stage of the Expansion Project includes expanded capacity for emergency, intensive care, theatres and women’s & children’s health. These state-of-the-art facilities together with the transition to a major teaching hospital, will transition BMDH into one of the largest and digitally enabled public hospital in NSW, and one of the nation’s leading health facilities.

The Blacktown campus provides a 24-hour emergency service, intensive and high dependency care, specialist adult acute medical and surgical services, a comprehensive cancer centre, obstetrics and newborn care and mental health services. Ambulatory care services include satellite renal dialysis, chemotherapy, primary care and community health, drug and alcohol and dental clinic services.

The Mount Druitt campus provides a 24-hour emergency service, paediatric medicine, an elective surgical centre of excellence, rehabilitation medicine and palliative care. Ambulatory care services include oral health and an older adult non-acute mental health service. BMDH is accredited for training for most specialties and is networked with Westmead Hospital for Surgical Skills Training, Basic Physician Training, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Radiology, Anaesthetics and Mental Health. Highly competitive rotations have also been established for Critical Care, General Registration (for International Medical Graduates), and vocational General Practice. BMDH is a major teaching hospital for the Western Sydney University School of Medicine. This partnership provides opportunities to join a thriving teaching community as well as access to an active, clinical research network and a multitude of research opportunities. We are committed to enriching our workplace culture to deliver high quality, safe and reliable health care, and support every individual in our organisation in our pursuit of world class health care for our patients and their families and carers. We recognise a successful training program balances broad clinical experience with high impact education, personal and professional development and personal health and wellbeing. The BMDH Black Label Program has been established for Doctors in Training as a suite of resources and series of opportunities available to trainees to help launch careers and look after trainee work/life balance and wellbeing. This includes career mapping, protected teaching time, clinical and research skills development, mentorship and coaching, flexible working arrangements, and a variety of collegial opportunities.

Selection criteria to be addressed:

  • MBBS or equivalent, current Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Minimum 3 years Obstetrics and Gynaecology experience with demonstrated procedural skills and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex clinical environment
  • Appropriate demonstrated clinical skills, clinical judgement and clinical expertise
  • Demonstrated teamwork, time management and problem solving skills in a clinical setting and in a multidisciplinary health care team
  • Demonstrated participation in teaching and training at undergraduate and/or post graduate level, including supervision of junior medical staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing self-education and development, including evidence of participation in continuing medical education / continuing professional development

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