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Position Details
Reference Number 430040
Position Title Temporary Staff Specialist in Gynaecology (Up to 30 January 2019)
Employment Status Temporary Part Time (up to 30/01/2019)
Entity South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Randwick
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialists (State) Award / Staff Specialist
Hours per Week 20.00
Number of FTE 0.50
Purpose of Position

This is a one year locum Staff Specialist contract in Gynaecology at The Royal Hospital for Women.  The duties will include:

  • general gynaecology and colposcopy  outpatient clinics
  • infertility, menopause  and Miscarriage follow up clinics
  • Participation in the on call roster after hours (which includes involvement in major obstetric haemorrhage cases).
  • Operating sessions

Applications are invited from candidates who are available to work either 20 hours per week or less than 20 hours per week as a temporary part time staff specialist (0.5 FTE) in the Gynaecology Department up to 30 January 2019.


At South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) our vision is 'Working Together to Improve the Health and Wellbeing of our Community' which is patient focused and respects the diverse and developing health needs of our communities.

Our staff strive to provide excellence in healthcare and uphold a high standard of care for all patients, families, carers and visitors to our facilities.

At the core of our organisation is a set of values - Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

SESLHD covers nine Local Government Areas from Sydney's Central Business District to the Royal National Park and has a culturally and linguistically diverse population of over 830,000 people, which includes highly urbanised areas of eastern Sydney, southern Sydney and industrialised areas around Port Botany.

SESLHD covers urban and suburban communities and manages  eight public hospitals and one public nursing home:

  • Calvary Healthcare Sydney (third schedule with Little Company of Mary Health Care)
  • Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Royal Hospital for Women
  • St George Hospital
  • Sutherland Hospital
  • Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital
  • War Memorial Hospital (third schedule with Uniting Care)
  • Gower Wilson Memorial
  • Garrawarra Centre

SESLHD also operates 28 Child and Family Health Centres, 12 Community Health Centres and nine Oral Health Clinics; providing prevention, early intervention and community-based treatment, palliative care and rehabilitation services.

Drug and Alcohol, Mental Health, Breast screening, HIV/AIDS, Public Health, Women's Health, Youth Health, Sexual Health, Imaging and Pathology services are provided at a number of facilities across SESLHD.


The position will be primarily located at the Royal Hospital for Women but may be varied as agreed with the Director of Clinical Services and as approved by MDAAC to other facilities in SESLHD.


Applications are invited from candidates who are available to work either 20 hours per week or less than 20 hours per week as a temporary part time staff specialist (0.5 FTE) in the Gynaecology Department up to 30 January 2019. The duties will include:


  • general gynaecology and colposcopy outpatients clinics
  • infertility, menopause and miscarriage follow-up clinics
  • participation in the on call roster after hours (which includes involvment in major obstetric haemorrhage cases).
  • Operating sessions



This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2011_005.pdf. Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of the application documentation, and be certified as compliant before employment can commence. 


Please complete your application via eRecruit together with a completed Medical Practice History Declaration available at the following link http://www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Employment/docs/MedicalPracticeHistory.doc and email your applications to SESLHD-SMOServices@health.nsw.gov.au


South Eastern Sydney 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.

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.

Selection Criteria 1. Registration or eligible for registration with Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA);

2. Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for by the Health Insurance Act 1973 and Senior Staff Specialist Award , and demonstrated substantial clinical training to participate on the obstetric emergency roster;

3. Evidence of continuing medical education and self-monitoring/audit practices consistent with the scope of practice requirements of the position;

4. Proven capacity and/or experience in the provision of effective high quality Gynaecology 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. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with experience in teaching both undergraduate and post graduate students and other staff of the hospital;

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

7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health services colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff and to work as an effective member of the clinical team across multiple sites. Demonstrated commitment to provision of a high standard of clinical care in the public sector setting;

8. Demonstrated experience in and commitment to research relevant to the role and needs of the Department.
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 Professor Michael Chapman
Contact Number 0293826583
Closing Date 18/04/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view