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Agency Department of Health Work Unit Clinical Services, Alice Springs Hospital
Job Title Resident Medical Officers Designation MO2-MO5
Job Type Full Time Duration Fixed from 20/01/2020 for 13 months
Salary MO2-MO5 $89,092 - $105,980* Location Alice Springs
Position Number 73190401 RTF 167858 Closing 24/07/2019
Contact Tina Foster, Manager Medical and Clinical Services on 08 8951 7989 or medicalrecruitmentash.ths@nt.gov.au
Agency
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The NTPS values diversity and aims for a workforce which is representative of the community we serve. We
Inclusion & strongly welcome and encourage people from all diversity groups to apply and strive to accommodate people
Diversity with disability by making reasonable workplace adjustments when required. If you require an adjustment for
the recruitment process or job, please discuss this with the contact officer.
For Priority Consideration and Preference Plans: Under an approved Special Measures recruitment plan,
Special Measures Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants will be given priority consideration and preference in selection
for this vacancy if they meet all essential selection criteria and are suitable at the position level.
Apply Online Link https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=167858

Primary Objective: Provide clinical care, under the direction and supervision of senior staff in the relevant department, to Alice Springs
Hospital, patients of the Barkly region/fringe areas of Western Australia and South Australia.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:


1. Provide safe, effective and reliable clinical care in a remote hospital environment.
2. Provide the appropriate day to day care of a specified caseload under the direction of senior staff in the appropriate area. This will
include responsibility for admissions and discharges and the institution and maintenance of a suitable management regime.
3. Provide a range of relevant administrative duties including discharge summaries, liaising with the General Practitioner and
communicating with relatives.
4. Be available for secondment at other Territory Health Services for short periods as the need arises at the discretion of the Executive
Director of Medical and Clinical Services.
5. Participate in quality management, peer review and ongoing personal medical education programs; participate in education programs
for medical students.
6. Undertake other activities as the need arises, in particular to provide assistance in the Emergency Department, at the discretion and
under the direction of the Executive Director of Medical and Clinical Services. This would include participation in after hour’s duties
as required for the adequate functioning and staffing of the hospital.
7. 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.

Selection Criteria
Essential:
1. Eligible for medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
2. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
3. Satisfactory completion of at least 12 months supervised practice in a hospital that is recognised for Intern training by the Australian
Medical Council.
4. Good verbal and written communication skills.
5. An ability to interact effectively with people of diverse cultures.

Desirable:
1. Possession of an Australian Medical Council (AMC) certificate where relevant.
2. At least 6 months post graduate experience in Surgery and Medicine.
3. Ability to work in a cross cultural environment.

Further Information: Department of Health has a Smoke Free Policy. Staff are not permitted to smoke anywhere on Departmental
premises, facilities or vehicles, nor whilst working off-site. Positions may be subject to pre-employment checks such as immunisation
requirements, working with children clearance notice and criminal history checks. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from
this position unless it is a relevant criminal history. More information on pre-employment checks specific to this role can be sourced
through the vacancy contact.

 *Salary rates effective from 09/01/2020 EA

Approved: June 2019 Naomi Heinrich, General Manager Alice Springs Hospital

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