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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17618
Position Title Visiting Medical Officer - Addiction Medicine - Drug and Alcohol
Employment Status Sessional
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Kingswood
Award Classification Visiting Medical Officers Sessional Contracts - Visiting Medical Officer
Number of FTE 0.00
Purpose of Position

An exciting opportunity to help provide delivery of evidence based, timely, excellent care as part of the NBMLHD Drug and Alcohol medical team.  Delivering care across the entire LHD in a variety of settings, the successful applicant will work in the dedicated inpatient ward, Consultation/liaison service as well as ambulatory settings in the community and outpatient clinics.  The team provides many stimulating development opportunities for professional development, whilst never losing sight of the patient and family as its ultimate focus.


Your application is to be submitted through E-Credential ONLY.  To apply please click this link,  


Applications close on 30 July 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_009.pdf



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 Registration with Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)

Fellowship of the AChAM, RACP and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for by the Health Insurance Act 1997

Evidence of extensive and broad clinical experience in the field of Addiction Medicine, including contemporary approaches in the addiction field.

Demonstrated experience working with health providers in other settings, including mental health, hospital and primary care services

Demonstrate the skills and attitudes appropriates as a senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff;

Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health services colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff and to work as an effective member of the clinical team across multiple sites;

Demonstrated experience in teaching, research and training activities in the field of Addiction Medicine
Contact Person Karen Fischer
Contact Number 0448 407 403
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person
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Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 30/07/2018
Additional Information (URL)

Supporting Documents
Position Description Position Description.pdf
Application Guide Applicant User Guide.pdf