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Position Details
Reference Number 431304
Position Title Career Medical Officer(CMO)
Specialty Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine
Sub Specialty None
Additional Training Focus
Training Networks / Training Rotations
Training Network / Training Rotation (which may change from time to time)
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 31/01/2021)
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Nepean Hospital
Advertised Award Name Public Hospital Career Medical Officers (State) Award
Advertised Award/Classification
Career Medical Officer
Salary $2,384.66 - $3,553.14
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

The successful applicant will be working as a CMO within the Neonatal Department of Nepean Hospital and will be exposed to all aspects of Neonatology. They will be expected to manage patients independently with some supervision from the consultant neonatologists.


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 basis for a period of up to 2 years.  


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!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI


To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/


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, eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia

Demonstrated clinical practice as a registered medical practitioner in the last 2 years in Paediatrics or Neonatology.

Relevant clinical experience with a minimum of four years working in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which has been completed in the last 24 months.

Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising effective communication skills, clinical skills, judgment and expertise in a 24 hour shift work roster.

Demonstrated teamwork, time management and problem solving skills in the clinical setting.

Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education, experience and willingness to teach junior medical staff.

Demonstrated interest in research and commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management as well as developmentally supportive care principles.

Demonstrated interest in performing point of care ultrasound and helping facilitate advanced neonatal resuscitation training programmes in the last 24 months
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 Dr Lyn Downe
Contact Number 0247342121
Contact Email lyn.downe@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 11/10/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view