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Senior Resident

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Aug 30 2022

Senior Resident Medical Officer

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Full Time Fixed Term Position

Salary Range: $99,996 - $122,359 (Plus Super)


  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • A Senior Resident Medical Officer who is unaccredited and interested in pursuing a career in General Medicine who wish to further their exposure in adult internal medicine

About the role

The Senior Resident Medical officer is a hospital specific Medical officer training in adult internal medicine, and Medical Assessment Planning unit and ambulatory care service. The Medical Assessment and Planning Unit (MAPU) provides multidisciplinary assessment, care and treatment of acutely ill medical patients, with a predicted length of stay of 48-72 hours. We are seeking a Senior Resident Medical Officer who is unaccredited and interested in pursuing a career in General Medicine who wish to further their exposure in adult internal medicine. Senior Resident Medical Officers undertake duties in the care and treatment of patients in various departments.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in scheduled handover meetings
  • Attend morning rounds, assessing and managing patients and identifying those for discharge
  • Participate in the daily multidisciplinary meeting where relevant
  • Help resuscitate, assess and admit acutely sick medical or surgical patients under the supervision of a registrar or consultant
  • Liaise regularly with supervising consultants particularly with regard to changes in patient clinical conditions
  • Maintain medical records in accordance with hospital policy and requirements in a timely fashion, including instituting and maintaining discharge summaries
  • Ensure diagnosis / problem / issue lists are kept up to date and entered into electronic discharge prior to transfer
  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of discharge summaries reflective of the patient episode of care
  • Liaise regularly with the CNC/PCF to identify patients for discharge, and optimise patient flow in the department

What you bring 

  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt
  • Full registration or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the AHPRA
  • A minimum of two years postgraduate experience in adult internal medicine. Experience in adult emergency medicine is also desired.
  • Ability to work a 24/7 shift work roster which will include some nights, public holidays and weekends.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the general management of a clinical unit in a customer focused environment, including the ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team
  • High level interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Support the organisation’s compliance with relative Legislative requirements and the National Safety and Quality Health Services (NSQHS) Standards.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation


Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Tuesday 30th August 2022


How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A one page cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role (a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application)
  • Current Resume that includes contact details for at least 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via:

Note the outcome of this recruitment may be used to appoint to temporary, full-time and part-time positions within 12 months


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!


Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role

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



Contact Officer for further information:

Miffany Callan 

JMO Manager


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