Addiction Medicine CMO

Job Ref: VAC-44206
Speciality : Medicine
Grade: Registrar
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 17 April 2019
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney New South Wales AUS
  • Competitive
  • Alexandra Troughton
  • NSW Award plus package
  • +61 (0) 2 8248 2989
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Position: Addiction Medicine CMO
Location: Sydney
Salary: NSW Award + package
Contract: 0.84 FTE 2-year contract

We are supporting a teaching hospital in western Sydney to find an Addiction Medicine CMO to join their team.

The Position:
The purpose of this role is to provide high quality medical support for the after-hours and weekend Drug and Alcohol service. The Drug and Alcohol service at this hospital is expanding to offer increased services to its patients and the CMO role is a vital part of this. In this role you would be working in a multi-disciplinary team to provide assessments, interventions and admissions. You would also be providing clinical oversight for access to outpatient and community services. This position is at a Level 3 accredited teaching hospital for Basic Physician Training. The department is also accredited for advanced training in Addiction medicine, with a total of two trainees at any one time. As an Addiction Medicine SRMO you would be working within the Drug and Alcohol Service which has 15 dedicated inpatient beds.

The Hospital:
Located in western Sydney, this hospital services both urban and rural populations. This position is based at the major tertiary hospital in the district. The hospital has over 500 beds. It has a wide range of inpatient services including: emergency, critical care, acute medicine, surgery (elective and emergency), O&G, NICU, Paediatrics, Mental Health, Aged Care, Rehab and Drug and Alcohol. This hospital is home of one of the University of Sydney Clinical Schools.

The Location:
This hospital is located in western Sydney, approximately 1.5 hours from the CBD. This suburb is the hub of western Sydney and provides services to a wide area, including the Blue Mountains. The Blue Mountains are easily accessible from this location making it a perfect place to live if you're a lover of the outdoors but still wants to enjoy a city lifestyle.

General Registration with AHPRA
PGY4+ with experience in general medicine and/or emergency medicine

To find out more about this role and to request a position description, please call Alex Troughton on 02 8248 2989.

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