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Reference Number 10044
Position Title Advanced Trainee - Geriatric Medicine (10044)
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Department PHC Aged Care Unit
Enterprise Agreement The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Medical Officers Enterprise Agreement 2009
Position Grade Registrar
Salary $94,437.99 to $118,429.70
Hours per Week 38
Position Summary
St Vincent's Health Network Sydney (SVHNS) is made up of three public hospitals, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Sacred Heart Health Service and St Joseph's Hospital at Auburn. We are part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the largest diversified health care organisation within Australia's not for profit Catholic health care sector. As a Catholic health and aged care service provider, our mission is to bring God's love to those in need through the healing ministry of Jesus, with a commitment to those who are poor and vulnerable.

A Vacancy exists in the Geriatric and Ambulatory Care Medicine unit for a highly motivated and experienced Advanced Trainee with appropriate knowledge and skills to join our friendly and supportive team. Our progressive and innovative team offers development opportunities for our staff and a caring environment for the delivery of high quality patient centered care. The successful applicant will be expected to be able to operate independently in the community and ambulatory setting.  There will also be inpatient management as part of this role.


This position is fixed term full time/part time and there will also be weekend ward rounds are per roster.  Job share or part-time will be considered. 


St Vincent's Health Network Sydney (SVHNS) is committed to reconciliation and encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for all advertised positions.


The position is open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens who hold a valid New Zealand passport, Australian permanent residents and those non-residents deemed by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship to be eligible to work in Australia only.


This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website


Application Instructions:

All applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria in their application and should include two referees in their application. Please address your application to the Contact Officer listed below.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity, ethical practices, the principles of cultural diversity and promote a smoke free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all successful candidates. Employment with St Vincent's is subject to you having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening& Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases - Policy Directive Immunisation history complies with NSW Health Policy Directive PD2011_005. Appointment and ongoing employment will be subject to continued compliance with the policy directive.

Selection Criteria Essential: Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries
Essential: MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
Essential: At least 4 years full time hospital experience and passing of the FRACP Written and Clinical Examinations as well as completion of all Basic Training PREP requirements, prior to commencement of the position.
Essential: Demonstrated clinical competency and commitment to training in Geriatric Medicine
Essential: Ability and preparedness to work independently in the community, a demonstrated ability to understand and address the needs of older people and their carers, and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team including providing leadership within that team.
Essential: Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and computer skills.
Essential: Current NSW Drivers Licence
Essential: Demonstrated teamwork, time management and problem solving skills as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Contact Person Carolyn Marsh
Contact Number (02) 8382 2993
Alternate Contact Person Dr Shahrzad Jahromi
Alternate Contact Number (04) 3737 1300
Alternate Contact Email
Closing Date 25/10/2016
Position Description
7415 - Advanced Trainee - Geriatrics - 1 October 2016 - 5 Feb 2017.pdf Open
Job Demand Checklist
2016 - Advanced Trainee - Geriatric Medicine - Job Demands Checklist.pdf Open
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Code of Conduct View Code of Conduct
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.