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Position Details
Reference Number 431330
Position Title Career Medical Officer(CMO)
Specialty Geriatric 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 02/02/2020)
Entity Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Geographical Location Blue Mountains Hospital, Nepean Hospital , Springwood 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

- To provide an environment of learning to enable the CMO to gain experience in Geriatric Medicine at Nepean Hospital.
- To provide comprehensive assessment and management  with a multidisciplinary team of the MAU in the Nepean Hospital of the  Nepean Blue Mountains LHD to ensure the provision of optimal and timely care to chronic and complex older patients. 
- To have a good understanding of patient flow and NEAT.
- Taking a leadership role in coordinating the admission, management and discharge planning of patients seen in or admitted to his / her Unit within the public health organisation, and ensuring that the admission and plans are documented in the medical record.
- Coordinating and documenting the admission, management and discharge planning of patients seen in or admitted to his/her Unit within the public health organisation.
- The day-to-day assessment and management of the patients in his/her Unit, communicating with them and their family the nature of their condition and its treatment.  Attend daily case conferencing or as required.
- Communicating and coordinating care with their team, arranging consultation with other staff when appropriate, then arranging discharge and liaising with local medical officers and other community based care modalities.
- All decisions concerning the patient(s) in consultation with their immediate supervisor and team.



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 temporary full time position (This temporary full time position is available for up to two years) is classified as a Career Medical Officer

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. 

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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. Currently registered or eligible for registration with AHPRA.

Demonstrated clinical practice as a registered medical practitioner in the last 2 years in a setting appropriate to the needs of the position.

Minimum four years postgraduate experience, with at least one year experience in Aged Care within Australia.

Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary clinical care team

Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education.

Demonstrated good organisational, time management skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.

Have an understanding of patient flow and activity based funding
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 Dr Anita Sharma
Contact Number 47343912
Contact Email
Closing Date 27/09/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view