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Emergency Medicine Career Medical Officer

Deliver professional acute medical care and take responsibility of your patients until discharge

  • Act as a clinical teacher for medical students and junior doctors
  • Join a newly rebuilt rural hospital
  • Experience a change of pace in this Heritage Outback town
The Position
Wavelength currently holds an exciting opportunity for an Emergency Medicine Career Medical Officer based in regional New South Wales. As a department with no registrars, you will be confident in your skills and ability to work independently but will also be able to provide assistance and support to interns and RMO’s. You will participate in a full roster which will include morning, evening and night shifts whilst receiving an award rate salary with CPD allowances. You will enjoy a nice working environment in a department that is not overly busy but provides support to the local mining community.

The Hospital
This rural teaching facility has 108 beds and offers a broad range of services including general medical, surgical and specialist services. A completely new facility was built and opened in 2000 after the receipt of $32 million in funding. More recently, $6.6 million was assigned to the completion of a brand new 10 bed mental health facility. The hospital offers services such as Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Dialysis, Palliative Care and surgery. Furthermore, support services such as Radiology and Pathology are located on site. The Emergency department sees approximately 20,500 presentations per year, with 7,285 patients admitted to the hospital during the same period.

The Location
Located in the far west of New South Wales this rural location holds more than first meets the eye. Nestled amongst historic mining landmarks this heritage listed city boasts spectacular desert landscapes alongside a wide array of museums, art galleries and heritage walks for you to explore. You will find a multitude of shops and dining options to enjoy in the year-round temperate climate as you become part of this close knit, vibrant community. 

With a population of over 19,000 this town offers a great base to explore the wider outback with well-maintained roads and easy access to rail links to explore the area.  Housing is affordable and a range of historic and modern architecture is available to suit your taste, alongside quality educational facility connections for all levels.

Essential Criteria
You will be experienced in Emergency Medicine and confident to work independently. You will hold registration with the Medical Board of Australia or be eligible for registration with experience from a comparable country.

If you looking for a change of scenery where you can become a valued part of the hospital and wider community – Apply today!

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