Purpose of Position
To support the development of Haematology Services to patients of the Richmond Network (primarily Lismore Base Hospital) in support of the Clinical Services Plan for the Clinical Network.
To support and facilitate a culture of learning and best practice consistent with the teaching role of the Lismore Base Hospital.
To provide diagnostic Haematology services for inpatients and outpatients of the Richmond Network and outpatient clinics at Grafton Base Hospital as required.
To assist in the provision of laboratory Haematology Services at the Lismore Base Hospital and Pathology North.
To participate in departmental teaching, research and quality improvement activities.
Eligible for registration as a Specialist Medical Officer with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority. Must be registered by time of appointment.
Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Pathologists of Australia and/or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award
Completed advanced training in Laboratory and Clinical Haematology or equivalent together with evidence of Continuing Medical Education and self monitoring/audit practices that support credentialing to the position.
Sound clinical knowledge in Haematology demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position with demonstrated Clinical Haematology experience in a rural/regional environment.
High level interpersonal and communication skills together with organisational ability, ability to supervise others and demonstrated ability working within a multi disciplinary team.
Experience and involvement in quality assurance activities and evidence based best practice.
Demonstrated experience and commitment to teaching and supervision and demonstrated evidence in acquisition of the skills and attitudes appropriate for practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner.