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Position Details
Reference Number 430752
Position Title VMO Emergency Medicine
Employment Status Casual
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location New Lambton
Award Classification Visiting Medical Officers Fee-For-Service Contracts - Senior Specialist - Non-surgeon
Number of FTE 0.00
Purpose of Position


The provision of direct patient care and daily clinical supervision and management of

Emergency Department (ED) services.




430752 Visiting Medical Officers in Emergency Medicine (zero hours)

John Hunter Hospital - Newcastle, NSW

Applications are sought from suitably qualified consultant emergency physicians for the above positions at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, NSW to cover weekend shifts.

John Hunter is the largest hospital in the district, with approximately 650 beds (including the John Hunter Children’s Hospital) and forms part of the Greater Newcastle Sector which covers the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens geographical area.

John Hunter is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital, servicing a population of more than 800,000 people. We have the busiest Emergency Department in the state and are the main teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle Joint Medical Program.

Applicants must possess a primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

Enquiries: Dr Dragan Petkovic – Director of Emergency Medicine, John Hunter Hospital ph: (02) 4921 3533

Applications and Information: Mr Damien Barrett - Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 4985 3157 e:

Applications Close: 29 July 2018

Selection Criteria Applicants must have a medical degree registrable in NSW and possess Fellowship (Australasian College for Emergency Medicine)

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated commitment to a patient focused service.

Experience working in a department with significant paediatric activity.

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
Contact Person Dragan Petkovic
Contact Number 0249213533
Closing Date 29/07/2018
Supporting Documents
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