Medical Officer

Are you a Medical Officer who is open minded, motivated, passionate and interested in helping deliver the services offered by Family Planning Australia? We would love to have you join the team.Looking for the right candidate to contribute to our team on a full or part time basis (multiple positions available) across our Sydney clinicsAvailable hours/days include:Newington – 8 hours on Wednesdays; 4 hours on SaturdaysFairfield - 8 hours on Tuesdays; 8 hours on Wednesdays; 8 hours on Thursdays; 8 hours on Fridays; 4 hours on SaturdaysPenrith - 8 hours on MondaysWe are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.Opportunities for continual growth within this roleBase Full Time Salary: $160,433 - $166,003Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging increasing your fortnightly take home payAbout the roleThe Medical Officer is expected to provide high quality clinical services to Family Planning NSW clients and work effectively in a team environment.  They will maintain high clinical standards and professional medical practices across the organization in accordance with Family Planning NSW policies, procedures and clinical guidelines.Selection Criteria EssentialPrimary medical degree with current AHPRA registration as a medical practitioner (VR)Unrestricted Medicare provider numberFPAA Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health (or equivalent)Broad based clinical experience with previous experience in reproductive and sexual healthEstablished skills and experience in IUD insertion and removalSkills in implant insertion and removal or willingness to be trained in sameSkills in abortion provision (medical and/or surgical) or willingness to be trained in sameHigh level interpersonal and communication skillsDemonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary teamDemonstrated ability to effectively utilise electronic medical record systemsDesirablePrevious experience in clinical instruction and/or clinical researchCurrent unrestricted NSW Driver’s License and ability to travel & work at various locations across greater metropolitan SydneyOther requirementsMust have Australian Working RightsA Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this roleImmunisation/vaccination requirements apply to this roleAbout Family Planning AustraliaFamily Planning Australia is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning Australia is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Family Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisation and all staff within the organisation are expected to actively support this core value.Our ValuesFamily Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisationStaff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortionAs an abortion service provider, all staff at Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. Must support the Family Planning Australia values:Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual healthIntegrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparentInclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgmentEquity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populationsClient centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our workCommitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our workA just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisationCOVID VaccinationIn accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning Australia are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.To Apply:Please submit your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description.  NOTE: Your communication skills and computer skills will be assessed based on your submitted resume and cover letter.We will be reviewing applications regularly, and the advertisement may be closed early if the position is successfully recruited to.Please note: If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link bottom of the respective job advert. Family Planning Australia is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.Closing date for the role is 13 FEBRUARY 2023. Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.Position Description Medical Officer 160000 AUD Newington 2127

Medical Officer

Are you a Medical Officer who is open minded, motivated, passionate and interested in helping deliver the services offered by Family Planning Australia? We would love to have you join the team.

  • Looking for the right candidate to contribute to our team on a full or part time basis (multiple positions available) across our Sydney clinics
  • Available hours/days include:
    • Newington – 8 hours on Wednesdays; 4 hours on Saturdays
    • Fairfield - 8 hours on Tuesdays; 8 hours on Wednesdays; 8 hours on Thursdays; 8 hours on Fridays; 4 hours on Saturdays
    • Penrith - 8 hours on Mondays
  • We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.
  • We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.
  • Opportunities for continual growth within this role
  • Base Full Time Salary: $160,433 - $166,003
  • Full Not For Profit Salary Packaging increasing your fortnightly take home pay

About the role

The Medical Officer is expected to provide high quality clinical services to Family Planning NSW clients and work effectively in a team environment.  They will maintain high clinical standards and professional medical practices across the organization in accordance with Family Planning NSW policies, procedures and clinical guidelines.

Selection Criteria
Essential

  • Primary medical degree with current AHPRA registration as a medical practitioner (VR)
  • Unrestricted Medicare provider number
  • FPAA Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health (or equivalent)
  • Broad based clinical experience with previous experience in reproductive and sexual health
  • Established skills and experience in IUD insertion and removal
  • Skills in implant insertion and removal or willingness to be trained in same
  • Skills in abortion provision (medical and/or surgical) or willingness to be trained in same
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilise electronic medical record systems

Desirable

  • Previous experience in clinical instruction and/or clinical research
  • Current unrestricted NSW Driver’s License and ability to travel & work at various locations across greater metropolitan Sydney

Other requirements

  • Must have Australian Working Rights
  • A Criminal Record Check and Working With Children Check are required prior to commencement in this role
  • Immunisation/vaccination requirements apply to this role

About Family Planning Australia

Family Planning Australia is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Family Planning Australia is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.

Family Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisation and all staff within the organisation are expected to actively support this core value.

Our Values

  • Family Planning Australia is a pro-choice organisation
    • Staff are expected to fully support an individual’s right to choose regarding their pregnancy, whether that be parenting, adoption/foster care or abortion
    • As an abortion service provider, all staff at Family Planning Australia are expected to actively participate in the provision of abortion services within the full scope of their role. 
  • Must support the Family Planning Australia values:
  • Human rights focus - promoting the rights of all people to reproductive and sexual health
  • Integrity - maintaining a strong ethical base, being accountable and transparent
  • Inclusiveness - valuing and respecting diversity without judgment
  • Equity of access - ensuring access to our services for all including priority populations
  • Client centred - placing the needs of the whole person at the centre of our work
  • Commitment to excellence - ensuring high standards in all our work
  • A just culture – a balanced accountability for both individuals and the organisation

COVID Vaccination

  • In accordance with NSW Public Health Orders, all staff employed by Family Planning Australia are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

To Apply:

Please submit your current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the position description.  

NOTE: Your communication skills and computer skills will be assessed based on your submitted resume and cover letter.

We will be reviewing applications regularly, and the advertisement may be closed early if the position is successfully recruited to.

Please note: If you are unable to view the attached position description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the position description link bottom of the respective job advert. 

Family Planning Australia is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Closing date for the role is 13 FEBRUARY 2023.

 

Family Planning Australia does not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Deborah Innes on (02) 8752 4345, quoting Ref No. 1089306.

  • Posted Date 19 Jan 2023
  • Location Newington
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type Part Time
  • Salary Not provided