First listed on: 03 September 2017
NSW Government | Health | Hunter New England Local Health District

Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine 

About Us

Hunter New England Local Health District has a rewarding career ready for you in a range of clinical and non-clinical roles in the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast regions.

As the largest employer in the region, we encourage collaboration, openness and respect in the workplace. We empower our employees to use their knowledge, skills and experience to meet our principle of Excellence. Every patient. Every time.

Position Summary

413281 Staff Specialist in Emergency Medicine

Temporary part-time 30 hpw (0.75 FTE) from 6/11/17 - 4/3/18

plus the creation of an eligibility list for future permanent and temporary full and part-time positions

John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle NSW

Applications are sought from suitably qualified consultant emergency physicians for the above position at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, NSW. John Hunter is the largest hospital in the district, with approximately 650 beds (incl. John Hunter Children’s Hospital) and forms part of the Greater Newcastle Sector which covers the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens geographical area.

John Hunter is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital, servicing a population of more than 800,000 people. We have the busiest Emergency Department in the state and are the main teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle Joint Medical Program.

Newcastle is a great place to live and work. With Australia’s largest regional population it has the benefits of a big city with the ease and friendliness of a country town. As a centre for manufacturing, mining, retail, health, tourism education, environmental services, information technology, call centres, finance and insurance, the Hunter offers real employment choices for your partner and an excellent range of schooling options for your children.

Applicants must possess a primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

Enquiries: Dr Michael Anscombe - Emergency Department, John Hunter Hospital Ph: (02) 4921 3533

Applications and Information: Mr Damien Barrett - Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 4985 3157

Applications Close: 17 September 2017

The provision of direct patient care and daily clinical supervision and management of Emergency Department (ED) services. 
The position will include non-clinical time and the proportion of clinical and non-clinical time spent at each department will be determined by mutual agreement between the Specialist and Directors of Emergency Medicine.

Mike Anscombe
Hunter New England Health is committed to Ethical Practices, the principles of Cultural Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Hunter New England Health encourages all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability. We promote a smoke-free work environment.

Appropriate employment checks are conducted for all positions.

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.

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