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Position Details
Reference Number 429950
Position Title Emergency Staff Specialist
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location , Belmont
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialist
Hours per Week 10.00
Number of FTE 0.25
Purpose of Position


The Staff Specialist will be responsible for provision of direct patient care and daily clinical supervision and management of Emergency Department (ED) services.

The primary responsibility is for expeditious and safe patient care


429950 Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine

Permanent Part-Time 0.25 FTE (10 hpw)

Belmont District Hospital

The Emergency Department at Belmont is looking for a Staff Specialist who has the ability to provide high quality and compassionate care directly to patients in the Emergency Department. You are passionate about ensuring the department runs smoothly and efficiently and will be able to provide supervision, support, advice and direction to junior medical staff undergoing professional training in Emergency Medicine and others at different levels including Nurse Practitioners, medical students and other health professionals.

You will provide leadership for the delivery of emergency care and develop strong working relationships with a multidisciplinary team.

Belmont District Hospital is a 125 bed Level 3 District Hospital located on beautiful Lake Macquarie and provides a 24 hour a day emergency department.

Applicants must have a primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973).

There is allocated clinical support time associated with this appointment.
Enquiries: Ms Christine Osborne, General Manager, Belmont District Hospital ph: (02) 4923 2231

Applications and Information: Mr Damien Barrett – Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 4985 3157 e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Applications Close: 8 April 2018

Selection Criteria Medical degree registrable in NSW and Fellowship of ACEM or equivalent specialist qualification in General Medicine or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973).

Demonstrated performance in the provision of Emergency Medicine Services.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work well as a team member.

Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate education

Demonstrated commitment to a patient focused service, including commitment to safety, fulfil the goals of the organisation, including the achievement of emergency performance measures.

Commitment to working within a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated commitment to delivering safe and high quality care in the Emergency Department

Computer literacy.
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 Christine Osborne
Contact Number 49232231
Closing Date 08/04/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view