Physicians to work as Registrars working night shifts

Northern NSW

21 Sep 2021 - 21 Nov 2021


Internal Medicine

  • Accommodation, travel and car provided
  • Physicians to work as Registrars working night shifts 2130-0830
  • Other similar jobs available - please feel free to call us on 1300 900 100 to discuss


A Northern NSW hospital requires a Specialist in Internal Medicine

22.9.2021 - 26.9.2021
27.9.2021 - 1.10.2021
4.10.2021 - 6.10.2021
17.10.2021 - 24.10.2021
27.10.2021 - 31.10.2021
1.11.2021 - 7.11.2021
8.11.2021 - 14.11.2021
15.11.2021 - 21.11.2021

For further information about this job, please contact Yolanda Shephard on 1300 900 100.

ROLE DESCRIPTION: The role of the Night doctor is to provide cover to the wards for acute issues that cannot wait until morning. On-Call registrars (Surgical, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, and Anaesthetics) are rostered and available after hours to provide additional support if required by the night doctor. There is a paediatric SRMO/Registrar and ICU SRMO/Registrar on site 24/7. The Night doctor primary job is to cover the wards. In exceptional circumstances the Night doctor may be asked to assist in ED. The Night doctor is responsible for patients admitted under medical, surgical, orthopaedic, rehabilitation, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry and palliative care teams. This includes surgical, orthopaedic, medical and gynaecological patients on the paediatric ward and inpatients remaining in ED due to non-availability of inpatient beds. Medical patients are covered by their admitting VMO/Physician/Psychiatrist on call and need to be notified if there is a significant change in the patient’s condition. The Night Ward doctor role is to keep the patient safe until the morning. When there is a local night RMO on shift the locum will be the admitting SRMO overnight for ED and is expected to provide guidance and support to the local night RMO.

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