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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 16878
Position Title Career Medical Officer
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Calvary Mater Newcastle
Geographical Location Calvary Healthcare
Award Classification Public Hospital Career Medical Officers (State) Award - Career Medical Off Gde 1
Hours per Week 20
Number of FTE 0.50
Purpose of Position

Calvary Mater Newcastle

Career Medical Officer

Emergency Department

Permanent Part Time - 20 hours per week

Reference Number #15998


About the Role

The Career Medical Officer is responsible for the provision and documentation of safe, effective and appropriate patient centres medical care in a team based environment. This position requires a rotating roster including weekends.



Duties (include but not limited to) 

  • Ensure that patients are discharged to a safe environment

  • Ensure that appropriate follow up arrangements are in place for patients being discharged home.

  • Provide relevant and current health care information to patients in a form which facilitates the patient and carers understanding and self care.

  • Use healthcare resources and technology responsibly 

Skills and Experience (include but not limited to)

  • Medical Degree and currently registered with AHPRA

  • Recent Emergency/acute care experience in a base and/or teaching hospital

  • Minimum three years post graduate experience as a Medical Officer to be appointed to a Career Medical Officer, Grade 1. 

  • Familiar with electronic HealthCare systems


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: 15998): 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: 15998): https://calvary.mercury.com.au/

To apply now please follow the link below and search for the position using the reference number (Ref ID: 15998): https://calvary.mercury.com.au/
Contact Person Dr Johann Gildenhuys
Contact Number 02 40143740
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Closing Date 27/10/2017
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