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VMO - Clinical Haematology - Northern Beaches Sydney

28 Apr 2023 1:41 PM | Valerie Orton (Administrator)

Northern Beaches Hospital

Expression of Interest - VMO Clinical Haematology

Closes: Monday 1 st May 2023

Northern Beaches Hospital (NBH) is currently seeking expressions of interest for the position of Visiting Medical Officer, Clinical Hematology

As a valued member of our Haematology team, you will provide expertise in the clinical management and treatment of patients in the Northern Beaches Hospital (NBH) Haematology Unit, whilst maintaining safe, effective and professional care for hematology patients within the Northern Beaches community.
You will provide support and promote seamless continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient services.
Key responsibilities:

  • To provide inpatient and outpatient services and deliver clinical care to patients that is evidence based and patient centered and to provide consultation services to patients as requested by other specialties
  • To participate in an on-call roster and associated duties as required and participate in meetings and committees as requested by the Head of Unit and/or Director of Medical Services;
  • To participate in consolidating current services and actively participate in initiatives to promote growth, enhance the reputation and help identify clinical areas for expansion in the department;
  • To provide leadership to the junior clinical staff of the service and undertake training and education of junior medical staff and registrars and ensure they are well supported;
  • Maintain professional knowledge through a commitment to ongoing learning and development;
  • Visiting Medical Officers work as part of the health care team, adhere to Healthscope By-Laws and NBH policies and procedures, participate in working groups (as required), demonstrate a commitment to quality improvement through National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards & EQuIPNational, Work Health and Safety (WHS) and achievement of NBH accreditation.

To be successful in the role you will:

  • Hold a medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) and be registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA);
  • Hold Fellowship of Physicians/Pathologists of Australia (in Haematology);
  • Demonstrate recent clinical and laboratory experience as a Haematologist at the role delineation of the service and a commitment to developing integrated clinical and laboratory services to optimise delivery of high quality patient care; Northern Beaches Hospital
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of issues relating to professional practice, clinical governance, clinical ethics, clinical teaching and clinical leadership;
  • Demonstrate high level of competence in interpersonal skills, consultation and effective communication with staff of the hospital including VMOs, Junior Medical staff and members of the multi-disciplinary team and proficiency in information technology;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter addressing the selection competencies and your CV to Chief Medical Officer, A/Prof. Peter Thomas at by COB Monday 1 st May 2023.

For any enquires please contact Dr Amber Biscoe, Head of Hematology at Northern Beaches Hospital on 02 9105 5000


145 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: 02 8097 8114

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