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Enjoy a relaxed lifestyle on the banks of the Murray River

  • Close-knit, supportive, flexible and professional team
  • 900 births per annum
  • Create an enviable work-life balance

The Position

As a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, you will provide exceptional care and treatment to patients alongside 3 other O&G Consultants. You will also be assisted by Registrars (1 accredited and 1 unaccredited) as well as an HMO and Interns. Working together as a team you will cater to a catchment population of approximately 80,000. Experience in advanced laparoscopic gynaecology is highly desired, at a level 3/4. This position requires a laparoscopy level of 3/4. You will not see high risk births as they are sent to Melbourne before due date. Currently the on-call requirement is 1 night per week and 1:4 weekends.

The Hospital

This Level 1 Tertiary Teaching Hospital provides a range of acute services including emergency, maternity, intensive care, general medicine and surgery, medical imaging, pathology, dialysis and mental health. The hospital consists of 164 beds and enjoys modern equipment. The hospital is affiliated with various Universities for the provision of placements, and training and education. The O&G ward itself encompasses 3 staffed and 1 unstaffed birth suits, 8 staffed and 4 unstaffed postnatal beds, 4 staffed and 2 unstaffed SCN beds. The department sees approximately 850 births per year, with 45 midwives caring for low risk women independently and high-risk women with medical supervision. There is also a Public Antenatal and Gynaecology Clinic, with Colonoscopy provided by other medical practitioners. With a new paediatric ward currently in development, neonatal and paediatric beds will increase, staffed by 5 Paediatricians.

The Location

This desirable location is renowned for its Mediterranean climate with blue skies and sun soaked days. Based on the banks of the iconic Murray River, this regional city feels more like a holiday destination brimming with natural beauty. Take a breath-taking cruise along the river to appreciate the magnificence of this unique region. Unwind in the region’s award winning wineries or sample the local produce in what has become known as the Australian Food Bowl.

An attractive location for families, this region offers an array of brilliant schools and affordable housing options. The locals are known for their hospitality and welcoming nature, meaning you will feel right at home. In addition, the city is well connected to popular destinations by both plane and a coach network if you ever fancy a weekend away.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in this position you must have RANZCOG qualification or equivalent, and relevant experience in O&G. New Fellows are encouraged to apply.

Join a successful and friendly O&G ward today – Contact Steph to discuss this opportunity further.