Employment Type : Visiting Medical Officer
Position Classification : Visiting Medical Off
Hours Per Week : Sessional
Requisition ID : REQ158866
What you’ll be doing The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
The specialist will provide expert medical assessment and management of patients within the department/service.
Our staff strive to provide excellence in healthcare and uphold a high standard of care for all patients, families, carers and visitors to our facilities.
At the core of our organisation is a set of values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
SESLHD covers nine Local Government Areas from Sydney’s Central Business District to the Royal National Park and has a culturally and linguistically diverse population of over 930,000 people, which includes highly urbanised areas of eastern Sydney, southern Sydney and industrialised areas around Port Botany.
SESLHD covers urban and suburban communities and manages eight public hospitals and one public nursing home:
• Calvary Healthcare Sydney (third schedule with Little Company of Mary Health Care)
• Prince of Wales Hospital
• Royal Hospital for Women
• St George Hospital
• Sutherland Hospital
• Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital
• War Memorial Hospital (third schedule with Uniting Care)
• Gower Wilson Memorial
• Garrawarra Centre
SESLHD also operates 28 Child and Family Health Centres, 12 Community Health Centres and nine Oral Health Clinics; providing prevention, early intervention and community-based treatment, palliative care and rehabilitation services.
Drug and Alcohol, Mental Health, Breast screening, HIV/AIDS, Public Health, Women’s Health, Youth Health, Sexual Health, Imaging and Pathology services are provided at a number of facilities across SESLHD. Ophthalmology services are provided at Prince of Wales, Sydney Eye, St George and Sutherland Hospitals. A joint Adult and Paediatric eye clinic is conducted at the Prince of Wales Hospital, in partnership with the Sydney Childrens Hospitial – Randwick.
The primary location of this position may be varied as agreed with the Director of Clinical Services and as approved by MDAAC to other facilities in SESLHD.
SESLHD is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our patients and their carers, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.
Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand NSW Health Policy PD2020_017.
Successful applicants to the role must provide vaccination history and pathology as part of the application documentation, and be certified as compliant before employment can commence.
Please return a completed with your application.