First listed on: 30 December 2016

ED Visiting Medical Officer

Position Ref Number: 317588 
Employment Type: Sessional 
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Location:Nowra; Shellharbour; Wollongong 

Position Summary 

The Illawarra Shoalhaven local health district (ISLHD) is located on the beautiful east coast of Australia between the Illawarra escarpment and the sea. This area spans 250km of beautiful pristine coastline as well as gorgeous bush landscape and rainforest regions.  

The Illawarra Shoalhaven District has a direct link to the University of Wollongong who are leaders in many areas of research. The area also boasts an excellent public transport system, great schools both public and private as well as vibrant shopping and entertainment  within the region. 

An exciting opportunity is available for motivated individuals in Emergency Medicine to join our district Emergency Service.  The ISLHD is committed to working together to build health futures. Our district presents an exciting time for Emergency Medicine with significant capital works developments happening in all three major Emergency Departments as well as expanding services to meet the growing needs of the region. Significant redesign of the ED was completed in 2015 in our major tertiary referral centre as well as a $251 million upgrade to commence at one of our regional facilities and upgrades to our other major centres.

All departments are well supported by three Emergency Directors who are motivated to work together and build the Emergency Medicine profile across the district as well as a District ED Director.  Come and see what the fabulous Illawarra  Shoalhaven region has to offer!

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Please note: 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.

Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to

The provision of optimal emergency care for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District in line with the strategies as determined by the Clinical Services Plan.  The position also involves JMO and student teaching and participation in service development for Emergency Medicine.  Involvement in continuing medical education, peer review and quality improvement are also key requirements.

Enquiries: Dr Thomas Carrigan 
Phone: 0401991839 
Closing Date: 23/04/2017 
To view the position description or submit your applications please click the 'Apply' button below.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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