Develop your expertise across multiple departments with the security of a 12-month contract
- 3-hour drive from Sydney
- Join a Teaching Hospital with strong University links
- Explore the local area which is one of Australia's leading wine growing regions
With multiple RMO roles available from February 2020 until February 2021, you will rotate between Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine or between General and Emergency Medicine, depending on your areas of interest. Each rotation will be a 6-month term and you will benefit from regular departmental meetings including protected weekly teaching and attending Hospital Grand Rounds. There are also a number of ongoing research and audit projects in the departments that trainees are encouraged to be involved in. You may also have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills in assisting medical and nursing students.
This 270-bed non-metropolitan referral hospital serves a population of 300,000. It is the regional trauma centre for Western New South Wales and has an Emergency Department fully staffed with Emergency Specialists. The service has acute specialists in cardiology, renal, gastroenterology, respiratory medicine, haematology, neurology, ophthalmology, and medical and radiation oncology. It is also a large teaching hospital associated with two Universities and holds an excellent record of success in the Emergency Medicine primary and fellowship exams, as well as future placements with metropolitan hospital training programs.
The local area is one of Australia’s leading wine growing regions, boasting a number of renowned vineyards and a buzzing café culture. Young professionals and families are drawn to this flourishing area with its prominent schools and thriving farming and mining communities. Locally, there is a vibrant musical and theatrical scene as well as frequent festivals, weekends events and organic farmers markets.
You will have successfully completed 2 years of postgraduate experience and be eligible to hold registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) with experience from a comparable healthcare country (Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the UK, Canada or USA).