Job type: Full Time

Salary: $82k - $128k

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Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Remuneration: -
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: CAM11909

Unaccredited Trainee- Urology

Where you’ll be working

The John Hunter Hospital is the principal referral centre and tertiary hospital for Newcastle, and northern New South Wales, Australia. The 796 bed hospital is the main teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle. The hospital contains the only trauma centre in New South Wales outside the Sydney Metropolitan Area, and has the busiest emergency department in the state John Hunter is the busiest trauma hospital in the state, and the second-busiest in the country; and the only regional hospital to house all the surgical subspecialties.

The hospital offers a comprehensive surgical education and training program, aimed at providing all SRMOs and unaccredited registrars with the skills and knowledge required to apply to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for Surgical Education and Training (SET).

What you’ll be doing The primary purpose of the role is to provide effective clinical management of surgical patients, under appropriate supervision, whilst developing expertise in medical practice, in a complex clinical environment. The unaccredited trainee is the key person who works closely with all members of a multi-disciplinary team and deals with matters of an urgent or sensitive nature, whilst exercising discretion, sensitivity and maintaining confidentiality.

Decision making and supervision will be at the appropriate level according to the unaccredited trainee’s skills, knowledge and experience. They will be expected to adopt a progressively more independent approach to patient management according to their experience, under the guidance of and at the discretion of the appropriate Attending Medical Officer (AMO).

All patients managed within the hospitals of the health service are under the direct care of a specialist medical practitioner. All decisions regarding a patient’s care are to be clearly communicated with the specialist responsible for that care.

  • Minimum three years post graduate medical experience at commencement of post with recent demonstrated surgical experience in the field of urology
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgement and expertise
  • Demonstrated effective teamwork, time management and problem solving skills as part of a multidisciplinary clinical care team
  • Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education and teaching undergraduate and post-graduates.
  • Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to selfeducation and teaching undergraduate and post-graduates.
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    Applications Close: 12 August 21

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