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Position Details
Reference Number 431279
Position Title Career Medical Officer(CMO)
Specialty Emergency Medicine
Sub Specialty None
Additional Training Focus
Training Networks / Training Rotations
Training Network / Training Rotation (which may change from time to time) Emergency Department
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 02/02/2020), Temporary Part Time (up to 02/02/2020)
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Blue Mountains Hospital, Springwood Hospital
Advertised Award Name Public Hospital Career Medical Officers (State) Award
Advertised Award/Classification
Career Medical Officer
Salary $62.75 - $93.50
Hours per Week Up to 38 hours
Number of FTE 4.00
Purpose of Position

- CMOs are responsible for the assessment, investigation and initial management of the patients presenting to the Emergency department and admitted to the inpatient ward. This is under the under the supervision of the Emergency Physician on duty and VMO physician on call. It also serves to support completion of the Certificate and Diploma of Emergency Medicine through the ACEM.
- Working as a CMO within wards and the Emergency Department at Blue Mountains District Anzac Memorial Hospital expected to manage patients with supervision from the Senior ED Doctors and VMO on call.


Together, Achieving Better Health

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community.


This position is offered on a temporary full time or part time basis and will conclude on 2nd February 2020.


Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce.  We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals.  We are passionate about the work we do, and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients. 

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family!


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About Applying

If you read this and think “Wow – that’s me!” then please review the position description and selection criteria for the role.  You will need to submit an application electronically by clicking on the “Apply Now” button.  So that we truly understand how perfect you are for this role, please ensure that you detail your experience, skills, knowledge and any other relevant information by responding to each selection criteria.


To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.

Selection Criteria MBBS or equivalent. Current general registration with the Medical Board of Australia

Demonstrated clinical practice as a registered medical practitioner in the last 2 years in a hospital setting appropriate to the needs of emergency and general medicine

Minimum three years postgraduate experience including 6 months minimum emergency medicine experience in an Australian Emergency Department in the last 2 years

Demonstrated effective communication skills, clinical skills, judgement and expertise, teamwork, time management and problem solving skills in the clinical setting

Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management

Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education experience and willingness to teach junior medical staff
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 Andrea Williams
Contact Number 0247846550
Closing Date 27/09/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view