Staff Specialist

Liverpool Hospital

Employment Type: Permanent Part Time 0.5 FTE
Requisition ID: REQ484775
Application Close Date: 
16/06/2024
Contact Details: Adeline Hodgkinson – Adeline.Hodgkinson@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications from agencies will not be accepted

About The Opportunity
Liverpool Hospital is recruiting for a Staff Specialist to complement and enhance the current Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit.

Life at South Western Sydney Local Health District is rewarding, progressive and diverse and is always focused on achieving our Vision of Leading Care, Healthier Communities.

What you’ll be doing
Provide clinical management and treatment of patients in a SWSLHD facility under your care. This care will be provided within the clinical privileges granted by the CE on the advice of the SWSLHD Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee.

Where You’ll Be Working

  • Liverpool Hospital, founded in 1813, is the major health service for south-western Sydney, providing services to the local government area of Liverpool City Council as well as district services to residents and visitors in the area. It also provides a range of state-wide services in areas such as critical care and trauma, neonatal intensive care and brain injury rehabilitation.
  • The Hospital provides a health service of international standing, with 23 operating theatres, capacity for 877 beds, diagnostic and imaging services, emergency and trauma care, maternity, paediatric, cancer care, mental health, ambulatory care, allied health and medical and surgical services from birth to aged care.
  • Liverpool Hospital is currently undergoing a major redevelopment. The $790 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct (LHAP) project will provide enhanced facilities and an increased capacity to meet future significant population growth for South Western Sydney.
  • Liverpool Hospital is a principal referral and teaching Hospital of the University of NSW and the Western Sydney University and also welcome students from over 20 universities and colleges.
  • Located in the heart of Liverpool City, the hospital is close to public transport, shopping centres and eateries.

How to Apply
To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the below questions as thoroughly as possible. View our application guide for information on how to respond to criteria and improve your application.

  1. Current medical practitioner, registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Board of Australia and Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialists (State) Award.
  2. Demonstrated current clinical practice of a high standard and ability to adapt clinical practice in accordance with contemporary evidence based best practice. Specifically to have significant experience in the field of Brain Injury Rehabilitation at a consultant level.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management
  4. Demonstrated participation in teaching and training at undergraduate and/or post graduate level, including supervision of junior medical staff
  5. Demonstrated commitment to continuing self-education and development, including evidence of participation in continuing medical education/ continuing professional development
  6. Demonstrated ability to comply with the service objectives of a public health organisation, including the provision of services to the local community, effective utilisation of resources, and preparedness to participate in the provision of health services at an LHD level
  7. Preparedness to participate in a hospital, service or LHD on-call roster, to increase hours of work to cover leave vacancies.
  8. Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with other staff and practitioners and in a multidisciplinary health care team.

Need more information?
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Additional Information

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. If you are an Aboriginal person and wish to obtain more information about applying for a role within South Western Sydney Local Health District, please contact the SWSLHD Aboriginal Workforce Team on SWSLHD-AboriginalWorkforce@health.nsw.gov.au

Workplace Giving Program
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees also have the opportunity to make a difference to help those less fortunate. Visit the Workplace Giving Program for more information.

Salary Packaging
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees are able to enjoy the benefits of salary packing. Visit Smart Salary for more details.

 Health & Fitness
South Western Sydney Local Health District employees  receive discounted Gym Membership/Corporate Wellbeing Programs, including Fitness Passport.

Transforming Your Experience
Transforming Your Experience (TYE) is SWSLHDs key strategy to always positively transform your, our patients, our consumers, our staffs and our communities experiences across our organisation and services. Our vision is that our care is always safe, high quality and personalised and all our staff are supported and empowered to achieve their full potential. SWSLHD upholds the CORE Values – Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.

To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to Adeline.Hodgkinson@health.nsw.gov.au.