Employment Type: Full-time
Location: Darwin, NT
Application Close Date: 09/3/2023
Where you’ll be working
Working in the Northern Territory is not just a once in a lifetime cultural and clinical experience – it may also provide the accelerated career opportunities you have always wanted.
Being a Fellow Emergency Medicine / Senior Staff Specialist Emergency Medicine in the Territory provides you with access to ongoing training and education, and support to develop the clinical skills and knowledge required to the full potential of your scope of practice while providing exemplary healthcare to all Territorians. It offers the chance to work within established multidisciplinary teams in an environment that encourages innovation and excellence.
About the Role
Responsible for the ongoing provision of high quality clinical care to patients at Katherine Hospital.
Key duties and responsibilities:
- Responsible to the Clinical Director Medicine for the provision of high quality medical care to clients of the Katherine Hospital through coordination and facilitation of diagnosis, management and discharge planning.
- Communicate effectively with all health professionals providing care to the client, and where appropriate, family and other relevant carers.
- Provide accurate and legible and timely clinical records, including medical reports and discharge summaries as determined by the Director of Medical Services.
- Participate in on-call, after hours and weekend rosters as determined by the Director of Medical Services or delegate.
- Participate in continuous medical education, professional development, peer review, research, teaching, quality improvement activities and clinical audits as appropriate.
- Adhere to Best Work Practice Standards as laid down in the Northern Territory Medical Officers Certified Agreement and the Northern Territory Public Sector Code of Conduct.
- Foster a positive workplace culture through exemplary leadership practices and role modelling behaviour.
- Follow defined service quality standards, work health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.
- Medical Degree and registration with the Medical Board of Australia, with admission into the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Physicians (RANZCP) training program leading to a specialist fellowship.
- Broad postgraduate medical experience in any or all of the following disciplines: paediatrics, general medicine, emergency and general surgery.
- Demonstrated experience in teaching junior medical staff and other professionals.
- Demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with Aboriginal people and others from diverse cultures.
- Proven ability to manage self and others, monitor performance, manage change and develop policy with an understanding of Equal Employment Opportunities and Work Health and Safety principles and policy
- Proven skills in the effective use of information technology records for the effective delivery of client services.
- Experience in rural/remote medical practice and /or Aboriginal health.
The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current working with children clearance notice and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is relevant to the position. This role carries specific immunisation requirements. To be eligible for appointment you will be required to meet the immunisation requirements associated with Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances).
For more information, please visit https://healthjobs.nt.gov.au or contact the Clinical Recruitment Candidate Liaison team on
Phone: +61 8 8922 7020 or email@example.com
Closing Date: 9th March, 2023
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