Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: $171,167 – $211,224 pa
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
Location: Bathurst NSW

Applications Close:  6 July 2021 – 11.59pm

Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Paediatric Department as a Staff Specialist Paediatrician at Bathurst Hospital. You will be a generalist Paediatrician delivering high quality care.

7 bedded Paediatric ward with capacity to surge to 9 beds and a 4 cot Special Nursery with 520 births per annum.

There are up to 5000 presentations through the Accident and Emergency Department annually with approximately 800 admissions per year. There are very busy Paediatric clinics. Adjacent to the ward is a busy Ambulatory care unit for Paediatrics

Bathurst is a thriving university country town immediately west of the blue mountains only 200km from Sydney.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression
  • Relocation incentives may be available.

Where you’ll be working

You will be based at Bathurst Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Bathurst is a city of contrasts; constantly evolving. Heritage-listed buildings and rich history fuse with world-class museums and galleries. Spectacular natural wonders co-exist with a modern cultural landscape. The food scene is innovative and signature events are of an international standard. Come and discover this dynamic and evolving regional city that’s full of authentic charm and heart. To find out more visit: https://www.bathurstregion.com.au/

At Bathurst Health Service, we have built a collaborative, people-focused culture. Our vision – Healthier Rural People – Thriving Communities – provides a benchmark for our partnership and leadership approach to improving the health and wellbeing of people living in regional and remote areas of New South Wales.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  5. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
  6. Fellowship of the applicable College.

How do I apply for this role?

Please apply for this position via our eCredential website. NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘fit2work’ badge offered as an option in eCredential.

Note:  Applications submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be considered for this position.

Need more information?

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. 

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email dubbo.recruitment@aes.org.au. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Working Visas
Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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  • Full Time
  • Bathurst
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • 06-07-2021
  • Phone: (02) 6330 5363
  • Contact: Dr Timothy McCrossin
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