Medicine - General CMO

NSW, NSW, Australia

Permanent employment on offer for a Career Medical Officer who is ready for their next adventure!

  • Secure Permanent Employmnet on offer
  • Located in Regional NSW
  • A supportive team awaits you
Salary on application

The Purpose

The primary purpose of the Career Medical Officer (CMO) is to provide independent, high level medical care, including responsibility for the assessment, investigation and initial management of patients, responding to all wards and inpatient units of the hospital, with a potential for a 7 on - 7 off lifestyle.

The CMO will be supervised by specialist staff, and provide supervision and support to junior medical staff in the General Medicine Department.

The Hopsital

Located in North- Western NSW this public Hospital is a 119 bed facility with 100 hospital care beds and 10 maternity beds. Providing a 24 hour Emergency Department (ED) with 15 ED spaces. The ED is supported by an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and also equipped with telehealth cameras to connect the team with specialists across the NSW Critical Care Advisory Service.

Requirements for the role

· Workers may be required to use a respirator.

· Staff may be required to complete fit testing to selected respirator/s to assess their facial fit/seal.

· MBBS or equivalent, currently registered with the Medical Board of Australia.

· This position is subject to an appropriate supervision level which can be supported by the health agency.

· Valid Working with Children Check

· Cleared National Police Check

· Aged Care Check for Australian Government funded positions

About the role

· Work with consultant medical practitioners in accordance with delegated responsibilities and own level of competence to provide high level medical services to inpatients, in order to provide high quality, safe, patient-centred care.

· Perform procedures as approved and/or supervised, to contribute to patient care and professional development objectives.

· Oversee patient discharge, ensuring that all relevant protocols are followed and liaison with clinical care providers in community settings, so there is effective follow up and continuity of care of patients after discharge.

· Manage workload volumes cooperatively with other staff to promote timely treatment of patients and reduce treatment delays.

· Prepare and oversee accurate documentation in relation to patient care, maintaining confidentiality and privacy, to ensure timely and efficient communication of patient information,

· Supervise other clinical staff, to enable them to develop the competence and knowledge required for responsible practice.

Key Responsibilities

• Leading difficult and critical conversations with colleagues, patients, families, clients and carers.

• Maximising the efficient utilisation and allocation of physical, human and financial resources in line with facility and district performance benchmarks, budgets and financial targets.

If you are interested in exploring this role reach out to your recruitment consultant today!

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