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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 17859
Position Title Visiting Medical Officer
Employment Status Sessional
Entity Calvary Mater Newcastle
Geographical Location Newcastle Mater
Award Classification Visiting Medical Officers Sessional Contracts - Specialist - Non-Surgeon
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

Calvary Mater Newcastle

Visiting Medical Officer

Emergency Department


  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care providers

About the role

The role is to provide a clinical service to the Calvary Mater Newcastle Emergency Department. Calvary Mater Newcastle is a busy tertiary referral hospital servicing approximately 37000 emergency presentations per annum. It is a referral centre for Psychiatry, Toxicology, and Oncology services.

The role will include the supervision of the junior medical workforce, including ACEM trainees within the department. This role will include out of hours service provision and weekend shifts or as determined by the Emergency Department Director.


What you bring  

  • Fellowship of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine Physicians or other specialist recognition as provided for the NSW (Non-Declared) AHO Staff Specialist Agreement or the Health Insurance Act 1973
  • Demonstrated experience in Emergency Medicine
  • Demonstrated capacity for clinical leadership
  • Understanding of the principles of clinical governance to promote quality and safety in health care with experience in and commitment to evidence based best practice.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in or knowledge of programs directed at improving the organisation and delivery of care in Emergency Medicine.
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary and the ability and desire to uphold these at all times.


This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


About Calvary

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 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

Selection Criteria To apply now please use the link below and search for the position using the reference number:

To apply now please use the link below and search for the position using the reference number:
Contact Person Dr Johann Gildenhuys
Contact Number 40143740
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Closing Date 12/10/2018
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