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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17366
Position Title Visiting Medical Officer - General Practice - Lithgow
Employment Status Casual
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Lithgow Hospital
Award Classification Visiting Medical Officer RDA - Visiting Medical Officer
Number of FTE 0.00
Purpose of Position

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical for the above position in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. The position will be primarily located Lithgow within the Department of General Practice


Successful applicants will be expected to providing effective, efficient, evidence based, high quality multidisciplinary care for people attending Lithgow  Hospital.  As  well  as  providing early intervention with the objective of hospital avoidance. Applicants will be expected  to contribute to the Lithgow General Practice on-call roster as well as provide inpatient care, consults and procedures as credentialed for patients.


Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practice within six months, will be considered. If successful, the applicant will not be subsequently eligible to commence their appointment until after the relevant qualifications and requirements are formally completed


The position will be for an initial period of 12 months and may be extended without advertisement for a further 5 years subject to funding and clinical need.


Appointees may be eligible for credentialing and privileging across all other facilities in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. Additional  qualifications  and  experience  in other speciality areas of practice, may be approved in the credentialing process


Your application is to be submitted through E-Credential ONLY.  To apply please click this link,   https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=0621e783-8ee5-49d7-9b17-599f9632e3cf


 Applications close on 27th June, 2018 and must be received by midnight of the closing date. 


Please refer to the Application Guide for instructions on how to create a Clinician Profile  and a list of mandatory requirements for all Senior Medical& Dental Officer applications.   If you are experiencing any difficulties please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement. Alternatively you can contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 4734 2281.  For all inquiries relating to the position and its function, you must contact the designated contact person.



Employees and Contractors must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct.


The position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of Children’s Guardian website: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check


Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2018_009pdf



Together, Achieving Better Health

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients. 

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI


To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/



To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.




Selection Criteria Possess or be eligible for full registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

Possess Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practice or Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine or equivalent as provided for in the Health Insurance Act 1997.

Evidence of Continuing Medical Education and self-monitoring I audit practices consistent with the scope of practice requirements of the position

Sound clinical knowledge of General Practice demonstrated through successful
clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position including evidence of participation in quality assurance activities relevant to the specialty.

High level interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability working
within a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision of junior medical staff consistent with contemporary best practice supervision standards.

Demonstrates the skills and attitudes appropriate for practice as a Senior Medical including modelling of a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical

Familiarity with research concepts and commitment to support basic, applied or clinical research as required within the Department.

Contact Person Associate Professor John Dearin
Contact Number 02 6350 2300
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person
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Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 27/06/2018
Additional Information (URL)

Supporting Documents
Position Description VMO General Practice Position Description .pdf
Application Guide User Guide.pdf