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Career Medical Officer, Emergency Department - Belmont District Hospital

Hunter Region GP Full Time Employment Applications close 31/10/2022

1.0 FTE - Permanent full time or multiple part time opportunities available to suitable candidates

Belmont District Hospital is looking for suitably qualified Career Medical Officer/s, Emergency Medicine for the provision of direct patient care and coordination of clinical management of patients in our Emergency Department Service.

Belmont District Hospital is located within the beautiful Lake Macquarie area, surrounded by beautiful views, great restaurants, excellent parks, perfect for weekends with family and friends. Just down the road you will find some of the most stunning beaches in NSW. There is proximity to the bustling city of Newcastle, and also a quick drive to the Hunter Valley vineyards and surrounding areas.

Belmont District Hospital Emergency Department is staffed with a small, closely knit group of medical professionals who work together with the wider emergency team to ensure excellent service provision is provided to the Lake Macquarie community. The department sees approximately 29,000 attendances per annum with an admission rate of approximately 14%. There is a strong representation of aged patients at the Belmont ED however the department serves all age groups with around 14% paediatric presentations.

Suitable applicants must have:

  • A primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA
  • Demonstrated minimum three years’ recent experience and interest in Emergency Medicine

You will be able to:

  • Provide direct emergency care to patients of Belmont District Hospital's Emergency Department, coordination of clinical management of patients consistent with the plans of the Emergency Physician and Admitting Medical Officer
  • Provide focused and high quality assessment and management for undifferentiated patients presenting to the ED and for patients admitted to the ward areas
  • Ensure that all patients are assessed and managed by ED clinical staff in a timely manner in collaboration with Emergency Physicians and nursing leaders
  • Demonstrate leadership in the effective co-ordination of care of ED patients
  • Support members of care teams by providing clinical advice particularly supervising junior doctors and medical students
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in after- hours, overtime and on call rosters providing 24/7 care for patients
  • Support multidisciplinary team care by contributing to team building, mentoring and training
  • Coordinate resuscitation of critically ill adults & children with support of FACEMs and retrieval services

For a confidential discussion about the role please contact: Dr Tim Arnold, Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Belmont District Hospital Timothy.Arnold@health.nsw.gov.au

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Contact for Pre-Application Enquiries

Website
https://www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/
Phone
02 498 53297
Employer
Belmont District Hospital
Contact Name
Stacey Burbridge
Email
Stacey.Burbridge@health.nsw.gov.au
Address
16 Croudace Bay Road Belmont NSW 2280

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