NSW Government

Job Description

Organisation / Entity:

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Job category:

  • Specialist

Job location:

  • Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW

Job reference number:


Work type:


Closing date:

21/01/2024 – 11:59 PM

Employment Type Quinquennium ending 30 June 2027
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer- General Practice – Emergency Lithgow
Hours up to 1000 hours per annum.:
Requisition ID: REQ449166

How to apply

Your application is to be submitted through E-Credential ONLY. To apply please click this link,


Applications close on 21 January 2024 and must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Please refer to the Application Guide for instructions on how to create a Clinician Profile and a list of mandatory requirements for all Senior Medical & Dental Officer applications. If you are experiencing any difficulties, please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement. Alternatively, you can contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 4734 2281. For all enquiries relating to the position and its function, you must contact the designated contact person.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the above position (s) in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. The position will be primarily located at Lithgow Hospital within the Department of Emergency Medicine.

Successful applicants will have already been awarded their Fellowship with (FACRRM) or (FRACGP) or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for by the Health Insurance Act 1997 to be considered.

Appointees may be eligible for credentialing and privileging across all other facilities in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District.

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

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/NepeanBlueMtsLH

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

  1. Possess or be eligible for full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  2. Possess Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for by the Health Insurance Act 1997 and Public Hospital (Visiting Medical Officers Sessional Contracts) Determination, and / or demonstrated at least 5 years’ experience in delivering and managing emergency care.

  3. Sound clinical knowledge in Emergency Medicine demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position including evidence of participation in quality assurance activities relevant to the specialty.

  4. High level interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability working within a multidisciplinary team.

  5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and junior medical staff supervision consistent with contemporary best practice supervision standards.

  6. Demonstrates the skills and attitudes appropriate for practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling of a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.

  7. Sound clinical knowledge in the subspecialty of Emergency Medicine demonstrated by relevant qualifications and/or appropriate post-Fellowship clinical experience

  8. Familiarity with research concepts and commitment to support basic, applied, or clinical research as required within the Department.

Conditions of appointment are in accordance with the Health Services Act 1997, and Public Hospitals (Visiting Medical Officers Sessional Contracts) Determination 2014

Employees and Contractors must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct.

The 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 Children’s Guardian website: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2018_009.pdf

To see a full position description, please click here

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

We respectfully request no agencies apply

Need more information?
Contact for information: Paige Beck, Lithgow/Portland, Executive Assistant, 02 6350 2330

For role related queries or questions contact:

Paige Beck – Executive Assistant to General Manager & Director of Nursing/Midwifery

E: Paige.Beck@health.nsw.gov.au

Job Closing Date 21 Jan, 2024

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