Job Listing Details
Reference Number 15870
Position Title Staff Specialist - Aged Care (PPT up to 0.5FTE) Royal North Shore Hospital
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Northern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location St Leonards
Award Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award - Staff Specialist
Hours per Week 20
Number of FTE 0.50
Purpose of Position

Provide clinical management and consultation service to patients in the Department of

Aged Care and speciality and participate in an appropriate on-call roster for Royal North

Shore Hospital


Staff Specialist Geriatric Medicine (0.5 FTE)

Department of Aged Care

Royal North Shore Hospital

Northern Sydney Local Health District

Permanent Part Time


Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Aged Care Service, Royal North Shore Hospital.


Applicants should have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) or other specialist recognition as recognised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship within 3 months may 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 successful applicant will be a geriatrician providing care for acute inpatients, including participation on the on-call roster providing consultations for inpatients. managing the multidisciplinary team, conducting outpatient clinics, supervising junior medical staff and contributing to teaching, quality activities, research and administrative duties in the Aged Care Department.


Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Staff Specialists Award.


For enquiries about the position please contact Dr Sue Ogle on (02) 9462 9333 or  


Applications for the position will be received via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link

and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions. If you experience difficulties applying please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement. Alternatively you can contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 9887 5980.


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:


Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information:

Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities to apply.


Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.

Selection Criteria MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with Medical Board of Australia

Recognised specialist qualification, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and/or other specialist recognition as provided for in the NSW Staff Specialist (State) Award. Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship within three months will be considered

Appropriate experience to practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner in Aged Care

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Demonstrated ability to lead and work within a multidisciplinary team environment

Demonstrated commitment to teaching and published research as relevant to the position

Demonstrated interest in quality improvement methodologies

Published research
Contact Person Dr Sue Ogle
Contact Number 02 9462 9333
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person Dr Kevin Chang
Alternate Contact Number 02 9462 9333
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 02/05/2017
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