The RMO Association at RPA Hospital provides the following amenities to their members:

  • RMO Quarters (see below)
  • Benefits scheme with discounts at local cafes and businesses
  • Regular Friday night drinks/pizza, held at the RMO lounge
  • Barbecues
  • Combined hospitals end of term celebrations
  • Trivia Night
  • Annual handover dinner
  • Combined JMO/consultant events including great debate, wine & cheese nights and cricket match.
  • The Association is your vehicle to join other colleagues at RPA activities throughout the year.

 

On a more serious note however, the Association is your voice in the hospital dealing with issues such as pay, working conditions, education and training opportunities. Some of our events are also fundraising activities for hospital vounteers association and charities.

 

RMO Quarters

The RMO Quarters are located on Level 5 of the Kerry Packer Education Centre. It includes the RMO lounge room, drinks room, kitchen, lockers, computer room, overnight rooms and mail room.

The RMO lounge room is well equipped for relaxation away from the wards. It contains:

  • Large LCD TV with DVD player and Wii.
  • Wireless internet access (ask us for the network key)
  • DVDs including various TV shows
  • Lounges
  • Sydney Morning Herald delivered daily
  • Journals including MJA and Medicine Today.
  • Medical texts
  • Pool table
  • Foosball table
  • Telephone access
  • Stereo
  • Noticeboard
  • The Drinks room includes the Nespresso coffee machine, toaster, sandwich press, beer fridge, iron and ironing board. The RMO beer fridge is located inside the kitchen area and is open on Friday evenings.

 

Nespresso pods are available for 50 cents each and are regularly stocked. Please look after the machine and pay for the pods that you use. It is an honesty based system at the moment.

Lockers are available to junior doctors within the RMO Quarters. Bring your own padlock. Please remember to remove your belongings when you leave the hospital so that others may use the locker facilities.

The computer room has four computers and a laser printer, dedicated for junior doctor use. Internet access is via individual login.

There are 8 air-conditioned rooms available for use for junior doctors working later or early shifts and needing to sleep at the hospital. Showers with hot water are available in the bathrooms. Fresh linen and towels are available from the room just outside the RMO lounge.

Mail including payslips is delivered to the mail room located opposite the locker rooms.

 

Any issues with the RMO Quarters should be directed to the Executive Commitee.

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