Neurology Staff Specialist

Barrack Heights, New South Wales, au
Company: NSW Government
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-08-05 19:19:07
Employment Type : Permanent Part Time
Position Classification : Staff Specialist
Remuneration : 171167 - 211224
Hours Per Week : 20
Requisition ID : REQ224993

The Department of Neurology for the Illawarra Shoalhaven Health District seeks the services of an experienced and well-rounded Staff Specialist Neurologist.

A new position is available for a 0.5 FTE Staff Specialist, to be based at Wollongong Hospital (TWH) and to integrate with our existing ISLHD team of seven Neurologists (6 at TWH, one at Shoalhaven). We seek an experienced Neurologist with a high level of expertise who can demonstrate commitment and capability to deliver Neurology Service within the ISLHD. The Neurologist will provide clinical care to Neurology patients including Stroke patients, at Wollongong Hospital with clinical responsibility including call and outpatient care commensurate with colleagues. The role incorporates scope for subspecialty interest and involves participation in all Neurology Department activities, including both General Neurology, and acute and subacute Stroke on-call roster, at Wollongong Hospital, and clinical consultation service onsite and remotely across the district. The Neurologist will proactively support the development of Neurology services, facilitating a culture of learning and best practice, participating in teaching and clinical governance activity and supporting other service development and research objectives.

The Illawarra is known for its breathtaking landscape between the escarpment and the ocean, and its focus on recreation, education, innovation, and sport. High quality schools, access to exciting cultural and recreational facilities, and opportunity for Community Volunteering and involvement are available within a small and beautiful geographic footprint.

Wollongong Hospital is a 500+ bed centre which provides both general and specialty medical and surgical services. The Neurology service includes 24/7 acute stroke assessment via FAST+ team attending call onsite and remote radiology access for Neurologists on call. We work closely with specialised nursing and allied health, Neurosurgery and Neuropsychiatry services, with access to a dedicated Neurology/Neurosurgery ward including 8 bed Neurology High Intensity Unit. We benefit from good junior staff ratios and support of a full suite of medical subspecialties at TWH. TWH has a strong affiliation with the University of Wollongong (UOW) Medical School and further teaching and research opportunities exist through the UOW Graduate School of Medicine. Wollongong Private Hospital is located beside Wollongong Public Hospital, and notable opportunity exists in the area for establishment of private practice.

Enquiries about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own application.

The 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.

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.

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