Position Details
Reference Number 21735
Position Title Career Medical Officer
Employment Type Casual
Entity Private Hospital
Location Calvary John James Hospital
Award Classification
Salary $100.00 Per Hour (plus loading)
Hours 0
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Calvary John James Hospital


Career Medical Officer

  • The Resident Medical Officer provides 24 hour medical coverage to Calvary John James Hospital with on call and telephone support from senior VMOs.
  • Join one of Australia’s leading health, community and aged care provider
  • Excellent salary packaging options available
  • Casual and permanent roles available

About the Role

The Resident Medical Officer provides 24 hour medical coverage to Calvary John James Hospital with on call and telephone support from senior VMOs. You will be reportable to the executive team at Calvary John James Hospital.


What you bring 

  • Registration through AHPRA without supervision restrictions
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation
  • Qualified and Experienced PGY 3 and above RMOs
  • Experience working independently as an RMO
  • Two current referees ( one being the current Clinical Direct Manager)
  • Current immunisation status
  • Current advanced life support qualifications 


This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. 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:



About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.  

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.

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

Selection Criteria Essential: Full AHPRA registration without limitations
Essential: Proven competence in applying medical knowledge and sound judgement in clinical diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients.
Essential: 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
Essential: Well developed ability to liaise and communicate effectively with patients, relatives, staff and colleagues
Essential: An understanding and ability to apply quality improvement principles in medical practice and within an accredited hospital. An understanding of the mission and values of the organisation and an ability to apply them practically
Essential: A knowledge, understanding and commitment to the principles and practices of: o risk management in accordance with Calvary Health Care ACT Integrated Risk Management Strategy; o clinical governance; and safety, o safe, quality customer service; o workplace equity, and o Injury prevention and a
Essential: Postgraduate experience commensurate at a minimum of RMO year 2 (post graduate year 3 or 4)
Essential: Ability to work within personal level of expertise and seek assistance as needed from senior staff
Contact Person Sarah Hemmingsen
Contact Email Sarah.Hemmingsen@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date Open Ended
Position Description & Supporting Documents
PD - RMO.pdf Open