Staff Specialist-

Position Title                   Staff Specialist
Employment Type           Fixed Term Part Time
Department                      Palliative Medical
Enterprise Agreement   The Named NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations' Medical Officer Agreement
Position Grade                SSA11 - Staff Specialist A Level 1
Salary                                $158,470.00 to $214,099.00
Hours per Week              32

All applicants are required to address the following Selection Criteria in their application:

Personal integrity and demonstrated commitment to the Philosophy, Mission and Values of Mary Aikenhead Ministries

Possess, or be eligible to possess, specialist registration in Palliative Medicine with the Medical Board of Australia via the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a Medicare provider number for St Vincent’s Hospital.

Possess Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and/or Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (AChPM) or equivalent as provided for in the NSW (Non-Declared) Affiliated Health Organisations’ Staff Specialist Agreement (2009), and demonstrated higher level academic achievement relevant to the discipline of Palliative Care.

Demonstrated knowledge, skills and high standards of clinical practice in Palliative Medicine commensurate to experience which is appropriate to the requirements of the position.

Demonstrated ability to provide high quality compassionate medical care as evidenced by recent practice experience in working congenially and collaboratively as both a leader and member of an interdisciplinary team, and as a provider of services that engender high levels of patient satisfaction and experience.

Demonstrated commitment to teaching at speciality registrar, junior medical officer, nursing, allied health and undergraduate levels.

Demonstrated ongoing contribution to the development, dissemination, and translation of new knowledge and practices commensurate with work in an academic teaching hospital environment including an active commitment and involvement in research and clinical trials relevant to the discipline of Palliative Care.

Demonstrated management and leadership ability in clinical service planning and the provision of a patient focused, comprehensive, high quality and cost effective clinical service with knowledge and commitment to the implementation of best practice and clinical service innovation.

For further information and to submit an application please go to:

Starting date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Closing date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
St Vincent's Hospital Sydney
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