Principal Medical Officer – Emergency Department

Dates: 22/6/2024 – 7/7/2024
Location: Ba Hospital
Work Type: Full time


Aspen Medical is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Principal Medical Officer – ED. The purpose of this position is to supports and assists the Head of the Unit in the provision of high-quality services in the relevant field of Medicine, under the responsibility of the Director Clinical Services, consistent with the values of Aspen Medical.

The roles and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide assistance in leadership and management to facilitate the implementation of activities of the Unit by working effectively with the HOD and adheres towards a positive collegiate relationship.
  • Undertake clinical responsibilities in the hospital by being actively involved in patient care, available for consultation and liaison with other units and referring hospitals, maintaining appropriate records and confidentiality, to ensuring best practice care to obtain best possible outcomes whilst promoting and maintaining client focus.
  • Participate in peer reviews, monitor and evaluate Unit activities and implement plans to ensure corrective measures are undertaken to provide effective and efficient services.
  • Responsible for medical reports & medico-legal assessments and provision of expert opinion under the guidance and directive of the HOD.
  • Identifying and minimizing risk at a systematic level through effective communication and management skills to contribute to improved clinical governance.
  • Undertake education, teaching and research activities to train, mentor and support staff, students and other stakeholders; be responsible for personal continuous professional development and be a health advocate.
  • Participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace and comply with instructions given in adhering to safe work procedures.
  • Take reasonable care to ensure own safety and health and that of others and to abide by our duty of care provided for in the OHS policy.
  • Any other reasonable duties delegated by management.


Experience and Qualifications Required

  • In addition to a Post Graduate Diploma in the field of specialty or equivalent and pursuing or completed Masters in the specialty.
  • Understanding of medical and government legislation, policies and medico-legal compliance.
  • Understand the concepts/tools used in clinical or public health leadership, management, audits, research, monitoring and evaluation and clinical governance.
  • Experience working in a hospital with limited resources.
  • Experience in resuscitating patients with life-threatening emergencies, participating in an emergency response, and supporting team members and relatives of very sick patients.
  • Good Clinical Skills including procedural skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Adequate organizational skills.
  • Able to work within a multidisciplinary team, work under pressure in a resource constrained environment/facility and can cope with adverse outcomes.
  • Able to recognize and escalate the care of complex medical problems using evidence based approach with guidance from Specialists.
  • Able to assist in organizing professional development activities (conferences, meetings and workshops) and shows responsibility in personal development and learning new skills.

Contact Information

Culture: Aspen Medical offers exceptional career opportunities, exposure to exciting and cutting-edge projects and an opportunity to work with people who are genuinely passionate about what they do.

Our Benefits:

  • Professional development opportunities (we will contribute towards training courses of interest that will assist you in developing in your role)
  • Paid Family Care leave
  • On site ongoing wellness programs
  • Flexible working options as applicable
  • Opportunities to work and learn with/from the Aspen Global Team of experts

For any queries on the position, please contact us via email [email protected]

We value diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and actively encourage applications from qualified candidates from diverse cultural backgrounds or those with disabilities


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