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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 16877
Position Title Advanced Trainee
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Entity Calvary Mater Newcastle
Geographical Location Newcastle Mater
Award Classification Public Hospital Medical Officers (State) Award - Registrar
Number of FTE 2.00
Purpose of Position

Calvary Mater Newcastle

Advanced Trainee

Department of General Medicine

Temporary Full Time (up to 2 years)

Reference Number #16004

Please Note: 1.0FTE CMN position and 1.0FTE Maitland Hospital position (This FTE will be on HNE payroll)


About the Role 

To deliver safe, effective medical care to the patients of CMN under the supervision of specialist staff whilst undertaking learning and professional development as outlined by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians as part of the Advanced Training program.


Duties (include but not limited to)

Advanced Trainees are expected to perform at a senior level whilst under supervision of the General Medical Physicians. The role involves rotation through positions such as acute inpatient teams, Medical Assessment and Admission Zone (MAAZ), the Maitland Hospital and various sub-specialties. There is also exposure to sub-specialty outpatient clinics and the rural outreach program.


Skills and Experience (include but not limited to) 

  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

  • Passed both Part I (written) and Part II (clinical) FRACP examination (or equivalent). Completed at least four years residency since graduation

  • Demonstrate exemplary clinical performance when managing patients with complex health needs within the hospital, outpatient clinic and community settings. Supported by submissions of two current referees.

  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and work within the multidisciplinary team when managing patients with complex health needs.

  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively in a senior or leadership position.

  • Demonstrates ability and skill in supervision and education of Junior Medical Officers (JMOs) and other clinical staff.

  • Demonstrates understanding of risk management, quality control and clinical governance.


Calvary is proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression and training and skills development. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading Catholic health care organisation.


About Us

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 employees.

Calvary Mater Newcastle (CMN) is a public hospital in Newcastle, NSW and is the major cancer care centre for the Hunter New England Local Health District. CMN provides an Emergency Department, an Intensive Care Unit, a range of medical and surgical services and extensive palliative care services. CMN is also home to our world renowned research facility. Our patients enjoy a redeveloped modern, light and airy environment, surrounded by well-maintained gardens. For more details visit https://www.calvarycare.org.au 


How to apply

To apply now please follow the link below and search for the position using the reference number (Ref ID: 16004): https://calvary.mercury.com.au/. Calvary does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Only Applicants who have provided written responses demonstrating ability to meet the selection criteria will be considered.

An Eligibility List for future vacancies (Permanent/Temporary Appointments) may be created.

Criminal Record Check for successful applicants in accordance with Calvary Policy.

Provision of documented evidence of protection against specified infectious diseases required.

Verification of Qualifications will be undertaken where appropriate

Selection Criteria To apply now please follow the link below and search for the position using the reference number (Ref ID: 16004): https://calvary.mercury.com.au/

To apply now please follow the link below and search for the position using the reference number (Ref ID: 16004): https://calvary.mercury.com.au/
Contact Person Dr Suzanne Wass
Contact Number 02 4014 4934
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Closing Date 27/10/2017
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