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General Medicine Physician with Subspecialty Interest - Staff Specialist / VMO

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Aug 22 2022

General Medicine Physician with Sub speciality Interest (Specialist Band 1)

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Permanent – Part Time Position (0.5FTE)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physician to provide clinical care and leadership within the General Medicine Department at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce (CPHB).


About the role 

This position is being offered as either Visiting Medical Officer or Staff Specialist 0.5FTE depending on applicant’s preference.

This is a busy department working with a team of consultants, registrars and junior doctors. The hospital is fully accredited using the National Safety & Quality Health Service Standards, You will be providing both inpatient and outpatient care and be required to participate in the general medicine on-call roster.

•              Non Admitted Patients clinic requirements = 1 clinic per month

•              Ward Rounds = Twice weekly, with additional rounds for post-take

•              Operating Sessions where applicable = 3 per week/12 per month

•              On call – 1 in 15 (2 shifts per month)

As a teaching hospital for the Australian National University Medical School, there is opportunity to provide supervision and teaching of medical students. Research opportunities exist as Calvary has affiliations with the ANU, University of Canberra and Australian Catholic University.


What you bring 

  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt
  • A primary medical qualification registered or registrable with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), without conditions, undertakings or reprimands.
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) with Specialist recognition in General Medicine, or relevant adult subspecialty
  • Ability to Participate in the shared On-Call Physician Roster
  • Skills in the clinical supervision, teaching and professional development at all levels, including medical, nursing, and allied health professional staff, both postgraduate and undergraduate.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including effective negotiation and conflict resolution, and an ability to liaise effectively at all levels of work, and interact as part of a diverse multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to implement improvement and innovation in the clinical setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of, and ability to deliver quality assurance measures, research and best practice models of operation, within accreditation and organisational requirements
  • Awareness and understanding of Infection Control principles as they relate to the positions designated area of work.


Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Monday 22nd August 2022


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application


Applicants are expected to provide:


  • A cover letter (max 1 page) stating your suitability (using the position description as a guide) for the role; a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application.
  • Current Resume.
  • Contact details of two professional referees.  

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia.


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.


As part of Calvary's application process and pre-employment checks, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, as well as a National Criminal Record Check (on-going National Criminal Record Check renewals are conducted for Calvary employees) to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.


Contact Officer for further information:

 Dr Tony Kwan 

Clinical Stream Leader 



About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.


As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.


Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:


If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!



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