HOSPITAL MEDICAL OFFICER

St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Lismore is a not-for-profit acute Surgical Medical Hospital operating under the auspices of the Trustees of The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lismore since 1921. Services include general medical, surgical, HDU, palliative care, rehabilitation and aged care facilities. The hospital enjoys a reputation for high quality care servicing a catchment population of over 300,000.HOSPITAL MEDICAL OFFICERWe are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced doctor to provide medical supervision for private patients of hospital accredited Visiting Medical Officers (VMOs) as well as those admitted by the HMO. This is a permanent position of up to 150 days each year, applicants must be available to work weekends and be on call.Key Selection Criteria: Registered Medical Practitioner with current AHPRA registration;Current medical indemnity insurance to treat patients in a private hospital;Post Grad Year minimum 3 years;Current ALS 2 and skills that include cannulation, arterial and venous puncture and fluid resuscitation;Comprehensive understanding of Deteriorating Patient protocol;Ability to identify deviations in diagnostic results and to appropriately act/manage and notify VMOs accordingly;Ability to communicate all matters concerning patient care to visiting medical officers effectively;Ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and attend MDT and specialty quality meetings;Demonstrated good written and verbal communication skills;Demonstrated organisational and time management skills;Capacity to work on a potentially rotating roster as well as an on call basis;Demonstrated clinical and procedural experience adequate to undertake the roles required of a HMO;Personal integrity and commitment to the mission and values of St Vincent’s Private Hospital.This role is a great opportunity for doctors wanting to expand their clinical hospital experience and exposure to complex medical and surgical patients in the private hospital setting as well as being supported by experienced nursing and allied health professionals.Applicants will be able to demonstrate respect for the teachings of the Catholic Church and by conduct and lifestyle give witness to the mission of the Catholic Church.Applications close Friday 9th April, 2021. For further information contact: 02 6627 9235.Please submit your detailed resume along with a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria, to The CEO, St Vincent’s Private Hospital by clicking the Apply Here Button. * Applicants must have full working rights Australia (Australian citizen or permanent resident) to be considered eligible to apply for this position.* St Vincent's Private Hospital does not offer international sponsorship.* This position requires a current National Criminal History Check (NCHC) and a Working with Children Check (WWCC). 290000 AUD Lismore 2480