Hospital Medical Officer
About the role
The Hospital Medical Officer (HMO) will assist the General Manager and Director of Clinical Services (DCS) in transitioning the High Dependency Unit (HDU) into a combined HDU/Coronary Care Unit (CCU).
Working with the DCS to ensure staff are appropriately skilled for the HDU/CCU, the HMO will provide medical assessment and clinical care to patients within the HDU/CCU, cardiac catheter laboratory, surgical, medical and palliative care units as required.
This is a full time permanent opportunity, working across both St Vincent’s and St Luke’s hospitals. Hours of work include 12 hour shifts over 4 days.
What you bring
- MBBS or equivalent
- Current registration with the Medical Board of Australia and AHPRA
- Significant Post graduate clinical experience in intensive care and or A&E
- Current proficiency in advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Demonstrated ability to provide a multidisciplinary approach to assessment and management of critically ill patients
- Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
- A professional attitude and flexibility with a preparedness to work after hours as required and negotiated according to the work schedule
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/
Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.
How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application via the following link
Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. 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.
As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.