Career Medical Officer

NSW Government

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Update day: 28-09-2023

Location: Wollongong New South Wales

Category: Health / Medical Care


Salary: $128k - $191k

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Employment Type: Temporary Various
Remuneration: -$127,922-$190,603
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM12089

An exciting opportunity exists to join the Emergency Department at Shellharbour Hospital

Where you’ll be working:

Shellharbour Hospital is a 197 bed, acute facility providing a comprehensive range of inpatient, outpatient and community-based services. The inpatient services include aged care, medical, surgical, mental health and acute medical assessment inpatient beds, plus a day surgery unit. The hospital also provides emergency services, elective surgical services, general medical, antenatal and primary family health care, satellite renal dialysis, as well as adolescent and adult mental health services.

Shellharbour is located on the picturesque South Coast of NSW, located over an hour’s drive south of Sydney, and has a rapidly growing population. Surrounded by pristine beaches, renowned fishing/diving spots and rolling hills in the countryside, Shellharbour is rapidly growing with many family friendly attractions. Learn more about the lifestyle benefits of living and working in Shellharbour.

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.

Visit our ISLHD Youtube Channel to see our people and location in action, view our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date @IllaShoalHealth.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.

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

Selection criteria

  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Five Years postgraduate experience or greater (CMO Grade 2) or less than five years postgraduate experience (CMO Grade 1)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Participation in after-hours roster commitments and rotations to other emergency departments in the ISLHD
  • Sufficient skills knowledge and experience to practice as a safe and competent Emergency CMO
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to coordinate services across multiple providers
  • Good leadership and teamwork skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Need more information?
    1) Click here for the Position Description
    2) Find out more about applying for this position
    For role related queries or questions contact James Rowe @

    Applications Close: 12 August 21

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    Deadline: 12-11-2023

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