First listed on: 25 October 2021

Coordinator – Junior Medical Workforce Operations 

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 1
Remuneration: $76 152 - $102 438
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ265279

An exciting opportunity exists for a dynamic professional looking to further their career and utilise their leadership capabilities within an internationally recognised health organisation.

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.

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What you'll be doing

In the Coordinator – Junior Medical Workforce Operations role, you will be developing and leading a small team to support the delivery of key customer service and administration outcomes for the Junior Doctors (Junior Medical Officers - JMOs) at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. You will have a positive and professional approach with the ability to engage and leverage strong relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Utilising continuous improvement practices, you will strive to develop a reputation as a team of trusted subject matter experts within the broader People, Culture and Safety Team.

The role works in close collaboration with the Chief Resident Medical Officer (CRMO), Network JMO Manager Co-Lead and Deputy Director of Medical Administration (Medical) Co-Lead to coordinate the JMO workforce services and activities for the site.

Key results areas include:

  • Leadership and management of a small team
  • JMO workforce allocation
  • JMO pay, conditions and rostering
  • JMO and other key stakeholder relationship management and customer service
  • JMO recruitment and employee life cycle activities
  • Reporting and analysis
  • Working collaboratively and positively with various stakeholders and colleagues
Note: Junior Medical Officers (JMOs) include Residents, Registrars (Trainees), Provisional Fellows, Honorary Medical Officers In Training, Clinical Placements and Junior Medical Observers. Career Medical Officers may also be included as part of the remit of this role.
  1. Demonstrated sound management and leadership experience in a large, diverse service industry organisation

  2. Demonstrated successful customer service leadership experience while balancing the demands of a busy and process driven environment

  3. Demonstrated initiative and success in positively leading and engaging a team to achieve best practice results

  4. Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written) with proven ability to interact professionally with a range of internal and external stakeholders to build and maintain strong working relationships

  5. Demonstrated ability to analyse operational processes, identifying areas for improvement, and developing sound business practices to achieve optimal outcomes

  6. Demonstrated sound problem solving skills and ability to manage the resolution of complex issues

  7. Demonstrated ability to work with, analyse and report from HRIS (or similar) and IT systems, as well as the ability to utilise advanced level MS Office skills

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.                                          

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination is required for all NSW Health staff in line with the recent NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021 (including any amendments):

  • Applicants are required to provide evidence of their  first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination and confirmation of booking for second dose prior to 30^th November 2021

  • From 30^th November  2021 onwards, all applicants to provide evidence of first and second dose of a COVID-19 vaccination

If you have a medical reason and cannot be vaccinated:

A?COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Contraindication?form must be completed by a GP?or?Medical Practitioner.

An exemption to the Public Health Order requirements will only be considered if you are unable, due to a medical contraindication, to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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Applications Close: 7 November 2021

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