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Position Details
Reference Number 431367
Position Title VMO General Practitioner Obstetrician - Leeton
Employment Status Sessional
Entity Murrumbidgee Local Health District
Geographical Location Leeton
Award Classification Visiting Medical Officers Fee-For-Service Contracts - Senior Specialist - Non-surgeon
Visiting Medical Officers Fee-For-Service Contracts - Specialist - Non-surgeon
Salary
Number of FTE 0.00
Purpose of Position

The Visiting Medical Officer will provide clinical management and treatment of patients in a Local Health District (LHD) facility under their care. This care will be provided within the scope of practice granted by the LHD Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee.

 

VMO - GP Obstetrician

 

At Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) we provide a range of public health services to the Riverina and Murray regions of New South Wales; across a geographic area of approximately 125,631 square kilometres.  With around 241,000 residents living within our District, we employ approximately 4,000 staff who work within our 31 hospitals and community facilities.

 

The Leeton Health Service is seeking an experienced VMO - GP Obstetrician to join their health service who has:

  • Unconditional General and/or specialist Medical Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner
  • Significant experience and/or formal recognition as a Procedural General Practitioner with advanced skills and Joint Consultative Committee Obstetrics (JCCA – DRANZCOG advanced or equivalent)
  • Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to clinical quality and patient safety, work health and safety, working within NSW Health Policy and current clinical practice guidelines
  • Knowledge of contemporary clinical management and modern approaches in assessment and management of the broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Competence in performing the range of minor urgent procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department including Advanced Life Support and Trauma management
  • Demonstrated commitment to behaviour which align to the NSW Health CORE values and MLHD Values, goals and strategies.

 

Leeton Health Service is a 71 bed D1a peer grouped Community Hospital with surgery.  Of the 71 beds, 38 are State Funded Residential Aged Care Service (SFRACS) beds and four are day surgery beds and four are bassinets.  The facility provides emergency, medical, palliative, surgical, obstetric, radiology and aged care services.  Outpatient and community health services are also provided https://youtu.be/Q22tVmtj6Y8

 

The Visiting Medical Officer will provide clinical management and treatment of patients in a Local Health District (LHD) facility under their care. This care will be provided within the scope of practice granted by the LHD Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee.

 

With a population of 12,000 Leeton is located in the centre of south west NSW, a four-hour drive from Canberra, five hour drive from Melbourne and a six-hour drive from Sydney. Leeton offers a wide diversity of careers in agriculture, food processing and related industry across the Shire.  In addition there is a wide diversity of professional, retail and other service vocations in Leeton for new entrants and experienced people alike.  Leeton has a range of education options for families including three major high schools (including two boarding schools attracting students from across south West NSW); three primary schools, an independent faith-based school, a special school, and numerous quality pre-school facilities.

 

To learn more about life in Leeton please visit: http://www.countrychange.com.au/towns/leeton.aspx  

 

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

 

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If you would like more information about the VMO – GP Obstetrician please contact Elizabeth Harford, General Manager - Griffith Base Hospital & Leeton Cluster Manager on 02 6969 5508 or via email: Elizabeth.harford@health.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria Unconditional General and/or specialist Medical Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner

Significant experience and/or formal recognition as a Procedural General Practitioner with advanced skills and Joint Consultative Committee Obstetrics (JCCA - DRANZCOG advanced or equivalent)

Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage

Sound knowledge of and commitment to clinical quality and patient safety, work health and safety, working within NSW Health Policy and current clinical practice guidelines

Knowledge of contemporary clinical management and modern approaches in assessment and management of the broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Competence in performing the range of minor urgent procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department including Advanced Life Support and Trauma management

Demonstrated commitment to behaviours which align to the NSW Health CORE values and MLHD Values, goals and strategies.
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 Elizabeth Harford
Contact Number 0269695508
Contact Email elizabeth.harford@health.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 12/10/2018
Supporting Documents
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