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Job Listing Details
Reference Number 18007
Position Title Fixed Term (Until 30 June 2019) 0.6FTE Staff Specialist – Supportive and Palliative Care – Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals
Employment Status Temporary Part Time
Entity Western Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Blacktown/Mount Druitt
Award Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award - Staff Specialist
Hours per Week
Number of FTE 0.60
Purpose of Position

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the above position in the Western Sydney Local Health District. The position will be primarily located at Blacktown and Mount Druitt Hospitals within the Department of Supportive & Palliative Care.


Successful applicants will have the required skills and training in Supportive & Palliative Care.


Successful applicants will be responsible directly to the Network Director, Sydney West Cancer Network through the Area Director, Palliative Care Service for the provision of Palliative Care services including medical research and patient care as appropriate to the diagnosis and treatment of Palliative Care patients.


Appointees may be eligible for credentialing and privileging across all other facilities in the Western Sydney Local Health District.


Conditions of appointment are in accordance with the Staff Specialists (State) Award.


Working with Children Check 

Applicants must provide evidence of a Working with Children Check issued by the Office of Communities Commission for Children and Young People. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Commission for Children and Young People website: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check.


To apply for this position, please complete an online application by clicking on the link below:


Applications must be received by 5pm on the advertising closing date. 

Selection Criteria • Possess or be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) / Fellowship of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (FAChPM) or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialists (State) Award.

• Must have Australian Citizenship or Permanent Australian Residency.

• Sound clinical knowledge in Palliative Medicine as demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position.

• Evidence of participation in Continuing Medical Education, through the College of Physicians or otherwise evidence of Continuing Medical Education and self-monitoring/audit practices that support credentialing to the position and are commensurate with the scope of practice requirements of the position.

• Demonstrated skills and attitudes appropriate for practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner including; High level interpersonal and communication skills; Demonstrated ability working within a multidisciplinary team; Experience and involvement in quality assurance activities and evidence-based best practice; and Demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision.

• Familiarity with research concepts and commitment to support basic, applied or clinical research within the Department.
Contact Person Dr Sally Greenaway
Contact Number 0408 490 723
Contact Email Sally.Greenaway@health.nsw.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Dr Helen Crowther
Alternate Contact Number 0413 134 648
Alternate Contact Email Helen.crowther@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 26/08/2018
Additional Information (URL) https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=06433dbd-47c4-4c41-a426-4ff9a8a93d61

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