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General Practitioners are presented with the opportunity to work in a hospital setting providing quality healthcare to the local community of Western NSW

  • Excellent opportunity for growth and career progression
  • An exciting and varied position
  • Flexible work practices

The Opportunity

Are you looking to progress in your GP career and work in a position that allows you to provide much needed care to a community? Two major district health service and procedural hospitals are on the look-out for a GP who specializes in Anaesthetics to join their team of experienced healthcare professionals. Within this role, you will be expected to provide clinical management and treatment of patients in a Local Health District (LHD) facility. Bringing variety to your day, you will hold clinical responsibilities, along with supervising and training other doctors and medical students. This is a unique opportunity to further develop your skills as a GP and progress your career. As part of this position, you will be required to participate in the emergency Anaesthetic on-call roster.

You will be working across two facilities that are located approximately 30kms apart from one another. One of the facilities that you will work in features 27 beds and includes acute and sub-acute medical, surgical, rehabilitation and palliative care services, two birthing rooms and two maternity rooms, one operating theatre, six renal dialysis chairs, two-day treatment spaces, medical imaging. There are also collocated community and primary health services including outreach services to surrounding smaller towns. The facility has a modern emergency department with a large resuscitation bay and three beds.

The second facility has 28 inpatient beds which includes acute and sub-acute, medical, surgical, rehabilitation and palliative care services. It features an emergency department, medical imaging, ambulatory care, inpatient units and birthing suites

The Location

The two facilities are located within the Western NSW Local Health District. The facilities are located just 30kms apart and are about 100kms from the nearest regional centre, Orange. The facilities are located west of Sydney between Forbes and Dubbo. Why not move to a developing suburb known for its abundant mineral and agriculture resources. There are range of attractions that are suitable for the whole family – shopping centres, cafes, iconic attractions and more! Schooling won’t be a problem, with a range of different primary and secondary schools within the suburb. This location offers affordable housing in a friendly and quiet community. They’re proud to still hold beautiful heritage buildings from the late 1800s. Colourful gardens, old shady tress and spectacular rural landscapes characterise this ideal location.

Essential Criteria

Unconditional Specialist Registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner.

Significant GP Anaesthetics skills and experience with successful completion of JCCA (or equivalent) and current CPD in line with JCCA requirements.

Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage.

This is a unique opportunity to progress your career and develop your skills as GP in a hospital setting. Apply today or Contact Peter to find out more!