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Specialist Palliative Care

Job details

Location: NSW
Salary: As per the NSW state award
Discipline:
Reference: Ad-867
Posted: 2 months ago

Job description

The PCS is based in Dubbo to provide direct clinical management, education, operational oversight, and strategic direction for the specialist palliative care services operating within the Central and Northern Sectors of the Western NSW LHD.  

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital palliative care services provide monthly outreach clinicsto Dubbo for professional support to the PCS, and it is anticipated that a specialist registrar will commence work with the service from RAPH in 2019.  

The Dubbo Specialist Palliative Care Services operate out of Dubbo across the northwest of the LHD, including cover to the following facilities and the communities served by them: Baradine, Bourke, Brewarrina, Cobar, Collarenebri, Coolah – Dunedoo, Coonabarabran, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Goodooga, Gulargambone, Lightning Ridge, Narromine, Nyngan, Walgett, Warren, Wellington, Trangie Dubbo Hospital and Health Service is the main referral hospital to which the palliative care services relate.  

The position also engages closely with non‐specialist providers of palliative and end of life care within these communities within the Central and Northern Sectors to provide seamless palliative and EOL care; and to build capacity for end of life care. The PCS maintains close working links with the RPAH out‐reach services, and with the services operating in the Southern Sector of the LHD through regular engagement in the Palliative and EOL Care stream and other appropriate meetings.

For more information regarding this position, please contact Ross Jenkins on 02 9641 2456 or if it is more convenient for you ross@charterhousemedical.com.