Requisition ID: REQ254290
Career Medical Officers – General Medicine – Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital

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Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital is seeking passionate Career Medical Officers to join it’s General Medicine Department. We are offering flexibility around employment arrangements, FTE and fractional appointments. Our General Medicine CMO’s will work under the supervision of the on call physician (off site overnight) to provide evaluation, diagnosis, treat and provide consultation to adult patients of all ages presenting with any condition and will work in a variety of inpatient settings.

About Tamworth
With a population of 60,000, you will be living a rural lifestyle, in a very liveable inland city halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Tamworth is a thriving regional city where you will experience the best of both worlds with 6 daily return flights to the closest major capital cities with the knowledge you are living and raising your family under the most ideal circumstances; big wide open spaces, a welcoming and friendly community, affordable housing, great schools and endless opportunities for you and your family to pursue past-time passions.

What you’ll be doing
The primary purpose of the CMO in General Medicine is to admit new medical patients through the Emergency Department, attend urgent clinical reviews and MET calls across the hospital and provide medical support and supervision to the ward resident overnight. This position will exclusively cover the night admitting shifts. Career Medical Officers undertaking the care of medical patients should ensure that they operate within their own level of expertise within a collaborative clinical care model and to seek consultation with the treating physician when appropriate.


  1. Qualified medical practitioner registered in Australia or eligible for registration in Australia with at least three years post-graduate experience and appropriate training and experience
  2. High level skills and involvement in clinical care, supervision, mentoring and teaching. Able to exercise a moderate degree of professional independence.
  3. Demonstrated skills in and commitment to improvements in clinical care, patient safety and risk management processes, including the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams to achieve change.
  4. High level interpersonal communication and team skills
  5. Effective communication skills for working within health care organisations and the outside community, including capacity to use electronic communications (e.g. electronic records) effectively.
  6. Evidence of participation in continuing professional development
  7. Demonstrated commitment to the broader service objectives of the public health system, including the effective utilisation of resources, and participation in activities beyond direct patient care

Enquiries to: Nicole Lewis, Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital – Tel (02) 6767 7266| |  nicole.lewis@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 30 September 2021

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