Staff Specialist - Clinical Lead Medical Emergency Response (MER) (528830)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Feb 2, 2024
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Staff Specialist – Clinical Lead Medical Emergency Response.


The Clinical Lead MER reports directly to the Director Department of Critical Care Medicine (DCCM) and has close links with the Recognising and Responding to Acute Deterioration (RRAD) standard committee and Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) Deterioration and Resuscitation Support Coordinator within the Office of the Executive Director Nursing and Midwifery Services (EDNMS)

The Clinical Lead MER is the delegated authority to manage the medical emergency response team in accordance THS policy and administrative instructions as varied from time to time.

In managing the Service, the Clinical Lead MER will have due regard for the professional expertise and special knowledge of clinical staff members and will extend to them professional autonomy as is consistent with the effective management of the THS.

The occupant will be required to work under the broad direction of the Director DCCM.

The occupant will be required to work collaboratively with the Head of Department Emergency Department, Head of Department – Critical Care Medicine, Clinical Directors, Nursing Directors, Allied Health representatives, the Deterioration and Resuscitation Support Coordinator and with all other hospital, community and clinical services throughout Tasmania as required to promote safe and effective patient care.

All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved outcomes for our consumers, our workforce, and the Tasmanian community.

Salary

$210,000 - $301,349 pro rata per annum

A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority.

Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.

Classification

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Medical Practitioners Agreement 2022

Award

Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment

  • Permanent part-time day work (with on call), working 40 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible

*Notwithstanding hours to be negotiated with the successful applicant/s

*Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Location

Royal Hobart Hospital

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Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. Crimes of Violence
    2. Sex Related Offences
    3. Serious Drug Offences
    4. Crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Statement of Duties

(image) Generic Staff Specialist - Critical Care Medicine SMP1-11 (July 2023) CSU.pdf
(image) Generic Staff Specialist - Critical Care Medicine SMP1-11 (July 2023) CSU.docx

Application Guide

Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.pdf
Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 22.docx

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • 1–2-page application detailing your experience, skills, and knowledge.
  • Qualifications
  • Please note, this is no requirement to address the Selection Criteria.

How do I submit my application?

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1–2-page application detailing your experience, skills, and knowledge.

Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered.

For more information contact

Dr Andrew Turner
Staff Specialist – Critical Care Medicine
Phone: 0418 322 459
Email: andrew.turner@ths.tas.gov.au

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