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Senior Resident Medical Officer

NSW Health - Westmead, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Resident Medical Officer Emergency Medicine Nepean Hospital

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time or Part Time (to commence ASAP to 5 Feb 2023)
Hours Per Week: up to 38
Requisition ID: CAM10408

What you'll be doing

This position serves as an introduction to emergency medicine and gives the SRMO a broad experience in emergency medicine and critical care with a view to applying for provisional training with the ACEM. However, it also serves as a general SRMO position for those JMOs who have not yet decided on a final career path or those who may be interested in pursuing GP training or another specialty. SRMOs are responsible for the assessment, investigation and initial management of patients presenting to the Emergency Department. This is under the supervision of the Emergency Physicians, Advanced Trainees and senior CMOs.

During the Emergency Term, the SRMO should develop a sound basic knowledge of Emergency Medicine, the aim being that the SRMO should be able to operate fairly independently and be able manage common ED presentations with little input or advice from more senior colleagues. The development of sound procedural skills is also desirable.

Available terms include paediatrics, intensive care, anaesthetics, obstetrics and gynaecology. The position is also recognised by the RACGP for prior learning, including paediatrics, and is accredited by ACRRM and RACGP for advanced and special skills training.

Where you'll be working

Nepean Hospital is a major tertiary referral hospital for NBMLHD and, beyond that, provides high-level inpatient and outpatient services for people of all ages. Inpatient services generally have the capacity to manage high complexity patients who require specialist care. Services provided include emergency, critical care, acute medicine, planned and emergency surgery, maternity, neonatal, paediatric medicine and minor surgery, mental health, aged care and rehabilitation services, drug and alcohol, and a broad range of specialist outpatient clinics and services.

This is a very exciting time for Nepean Hospital as we embark upon a major , developing into one of the largest tertiary hospitals in NSW. Stage One of the Redevelopment is now underway including an expanded emergency department, additional 200 overnight acute beds, 12 new operating theatres, 18 birthing suites, and a large new neonatal intensive care unit, with a roof top helipad and multistorey carpark to support the expansion of services due for completion in 2021. The NSW government has committed to delivering Stage Two with an enhanced 4 pod Intensive Care Service, Multimodal Medical Imaging and further expansion of inpatient acute beds with integrated care services, all due for completion in 2024.

NBMLHD has well-established with a strong commitment to research and teaching activities that contribute to improved patient outcomes. This is supported through the LHDs affiliation with the University of Western Sydney, University of Sydney and the Nepean Clinical School providing staff with access to clinics, teaching and research.

About Penrith

Relax and enjoy the local attractions unique to the area including the Farm Gate Trail for Penrith and Hawkesbury Regions as well as the natural wonders of the heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park.

There are many sporting opportunities including the Penrith White-water Stadium which was a Sydney Olympic venue, weekend park runs by the Nepean River, indoor skydiving at iFLY located at Panthers or you can kick back and enjoy a game of rugby or soccer supporting the Penrith Panthers or the Western Sydney Wanderers. For those not inclined to sport there are many art galleries and cafes throughout the region as well as the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre which hosts a variety of performances and concerts.

Employee Benefits

NBMLHD offers its employee’s access to , a corporate health and fitness supplier both locally and state-wide. JMOs are eligible to apply for the Fitness Passport providing staff and their immediate family access to use multiple gyms and pools in the area at a very low cost.

is an easy way for eligible NSW Health staff to increase their take home pay (net income) by paying for approved personal expenses using their gross salary (salary before tax is deducted).

JMO Careers in NBMLHD

To learn more about working for Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District visit our page.

Selection Criteria * Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a supervised environment.
  • Adept ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team with an understanding of the roles of the doctor and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Adept written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with patients, family members and others members of the health care team.
  • Adept good organisational and time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and commitment to self-education.
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Applications Close: 11th May 2021

NSW Health

Westmead, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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