22 Jul
Western NSW Local Health District

22 Jul

Western NSW Local Health District


Employment Type: Temporary Full Time

Position Classification: Trainee

Remuneration: $90,062 - $127,922 per annum

Hours Per Week: 38 hours per week

Location: Orange NSW

Applications Close: 12 August 2021 – 11:59pm

Trainee – Emergency Medicine & General Medicine

Orange Health Service

This position offers six (6) months accredited Emergency experience and six (6) months accredited General Medicine experience. This post would suit BPT and FACEM trainees looking for experience in a busy regional trauma centre and for trainees wishing to gain experience in the management of acute general medical, cardiology and critically unwell patients.

Orange Health Services is a 270-bed major non-metropolitan referral hospital, serving a populationof 300,000. It constitutes the largest Rural Campus in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the regional trauma centre for Western NSW and has a fully FACEM staffed ED. The Intensive Care Unit is the referral unit for the Local Health District. It is a level 5 unit and is staffed accordingly. There are a comprehensive range of specialist services including almost all medical and surgical services, with the exception of spinal, burns, cardiothoracic and neurosurgical. Of note, there are services such as interventional cardiology, and endovascular suite, and excellent on-site digital radiology, including a 3T MRI and 2 LINACs for radiation oncology. Orange Health Service also has acute specialists in cardiology, renal, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine, haematology, neurology, ophthalmology and specialists in medical and radiation oncology. There are also local specialists in palliative care, nuclear medicine and dermatology.

Just three and a half hours from Sydney, Orange is one of Australia’s leading wine growing regions, with a love of fine food and coffee, and a burgeoning café culture. With good schools, and thriving farming and mining communities young professionals and families alike are drawn to this unique Australian Country Town. Perhaps unexpected is Orange’s involvement in the Arts with a vibrant musical and theatrical scene and is a fixture for touring international and Australian theatre and orchestral companies. Orange is rich in festivals highlighting local produce and featuring celebrity chefs from Sydney and Melbourne, while also having 3 “Hatted” restaurants in the area. The hospital is very much at the heart of the town, and new staff will find themselves welcomed by a friendly, cosmopolitan community.

Orange Health Service is a teaching hospital associated with the University of Sydney and Charles Sturt University. There is an excellent record of success in college professional exams and also future placement with metropolitan hospital training programs.

Watch our video for the JMO Experience in Western NSW Local Health District.

What We Can Offer You

- Country living with a meaningful career path

- Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)

- Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport

- Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO

- Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you’ll be working

You will be based at Orange Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers .

- Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role.

- Successful completion of PGY1 and PGY2 years, including terms in General Medicine and ideally Intensive Care medicine, with a minimum of 12 months experience working within the Australian public health care system within the previous 24 months.

- Demonstrated ability to work independently in a supervised environment and work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

- Effective oral, written and computer skills and demonstrated good organisational time management skills.

- Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education.

- Ability and willingness to deliver patient care and preparedness and ability to participate in a shift and on-call roster.

- Demonstrates commitment to pursuing a career in Medicine or Intensive Care Medicine with registration with an appropriate professional body (e.g, RACGP, ACEM or RACP).

- Demonstrated orientation to rural/regional practice through life experiences, medical school and/or residency, outlining evidence of commitment to the provision of health care in a rural setting, preferably with experience of rural or regional medicine.

Need more information?

- Click here for the Position Description and the Additional Information & Statement of Duties .

- For role related queries or questions please contact Sarah Sharp via email [email protected] or (02) 6369 3536

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email [email protected] Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable Australian/New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident is identified.

Applications Close: 12 August 2021

Organisation/Entity: Western NSW Local Health District

Agency: Health

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