First listed on: 16 July 2017

Public Health Medical Officer

Position Ref Number: 404774 
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time 
Salary Rate: 
Salary from: 2847.80 
Salary to: 3381.92 

Position Summary

The Public Health Unit is responsible for the surveillance and control of communicable disease, coordination of immunisation, environmental health, epidemiology and public health research in Northern Sydney. These services are provided by three teams of professionals.

The Public Health Medical Officer will provide medical expertise and support to all of the unit's team. The position supports the health protection roles and regulatory functions undertaken by the Director. The successful applicant will also be required to participate in the after hours on-call coverage for the unit and to act as the Director of the unit during his absence. 

This position is Permanent Full-Time and is classified as a Career Medical Officer Grade 2. Note that employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if the position cannot be filled on a permanent basis. 

We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.

Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.

Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment.  Salary packaging, available through Smartsalary is offered to enhance employee benefits.

An eligibility list may be created and you may be considered eligible for similar roles in the future. If you do not wish to be placed on an eligibility list, please advise the Convenor at interview.

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The position of Career Medical Officer in the Public Health Unit is an operational role to provide public health medical expertise, clinical advice and support to the Infectious Diseases, Immunisation, and Environmental Health Unit’s operational teams .  The position supports the health protection roles and regulatory functions undertaken by the Director and will be required to act at times as Director of the Unit. 

Enquiries: Contact Michael Staff on 94779400 or email 
Phone: 94779400 
Closing Date: 26/07/2017 
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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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