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Position Details
Reference Number 429256
Position Title Staff Specialist - General Medicine
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Geographical Location Shellharbour
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialist (State) Award
Salary $228,834.00 - $309,164.00
Hours per Week 20
Number of FTE 0.50
Purpose of Position

The primary responsibility for the position is the provision of general medicine care to patients of Shellharbour Hospital. The position will support the development of stroke services at Shellharbour Hospital and may be required to relieve at Wollongong Hospital. Accordingly, the position will suit a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in General Medicine, who has an interest in stroke medicine and experience in neurology to at least the level of an Advanced Trainee or equivalent.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Staff Specialist in General Medicine to join the team at Shellharbour Hospital. The position is 0.50FTE and will support the development of stroke services.


Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Part-Time positions.


Please note: 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.


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf before employment can commence.


Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to https://wwccheck.ccyp.nsw.gov.au/Applicants/Application#

Selection Criteria 1. Registration or eligible for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

2. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)in General Medicine.

3. Demonstrated experience in stroke and neurology to at least the level of an Advanced Trainee.

4. Proven capacity and/or experience in the provision of effective high quality General Medicine services, demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position including evidence of participation in quality improvement activities relevant to the specialty.

5. Demonstrate the skills and attitudes appropriate as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.

6. Prepared to participate equally in the General Medicine after hours roster.

7. Evidence of continuing medical education and self-monitoring/audit practices consistent with the scope of practice requirements of the position.
This 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 the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Prof Wilf Yeo
Contact Number 42225209
Closing Date 25/02/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view