Several specialist positions in a vibrant regional area close to Sydney, Australia. Opportunity to shape the service with new re-development currently in planning stage.
Western NSW Local Health District, Australia has several opportunities at Bathurst Health Service – situated a two hour drive west of Sydney.
Bathurst Health Service is a Level C referral facility with 100 beds and a $105m re-development was completed in 2011. In addition to a new MRI suite which is underway, the NSW Govt has pledged a further $200m for more acute inpatient beds, a larger emergency department, increased rehabilitation services, expanded ambulatory and outpatient services, and an enhanced pre and post-operative care. This is a great opportunity to get in at ground level and have your say in shaping the service at Bathurst.
Staff Specialist/Visiting Medical Officer - Anaesthetics
A role for a generalist anaesthetist delivering high quality care to a broad range of specialties in adults and children. Oncall is capped at 57 days per year and you will be oncall with a junior anaesthetist and though their experience may be limited, call backs are not frequent.
The working week consists of four days, each being 10 hours. Three days a week will be allocated as clinical duties with one day per week of nonclinical time to support professional activities. You will be actively encouraged to develop your area of interest.
Staff Specialist/Visiting Medical Officer - Emergency
Bathurst Hospital serves a population of over 60,000 people and the Emergency Department sees over 25,000 patients per year. The hospital is a modern campus built approximately 12 years ago. In addition to carrying a clinical patient load, the position supervises junior medical staff, review clinical cases seen by juniors or trainees, and provide senior decision making to expedite clinical care and patient flow. You must be capable of working collaboratively with nursing managers in managing the ED floor to optimise patient flow and maintain a safe working environment and be able to communicate with admitting teams, medical retrieval teams and tertiary referral centres for escalation of patient care when appropriate.
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