General Medicine Specialist

Showcase your leadership skills in this historic town

  • Escape city living in this historic town
  • Both Staff Specialist and VMO opportunities available
  • Attractive relocation and accommodation incentives
The Position
Your prime responsibility will be to provide effective General Medicine Physician specialist services and consultation to residents and visitors who require specialist assessment, inpatient care and/or referral to another facility. Additionally, you will be required to participate in quality improvement projects, collaborative research and departmental meetings. You will also be required to participate in the 1:4 on call roster. Special interests wil be considered. 

The Hospital
This 110 bed facility is a level 3/4 base hospital that provides care to over 12,500 patients every year. The hospital provides acute medical, surgical, orthopaedics, paediatric, geriatric, maternity, high dependency, renal, oncology, palliative care, emergency, some specialist outpatient services and day surgery facilities.The hospital undertakes over 3,300 surgical procedures and sees over 24,700 Emergency attendances annually.

The Location
The city is located 40km from the coast and has an extremely beautiful centre characterised by wide streets and elegant Victorian buildings. One of Australia's most stately country cities, the streets are filled with jacaranda trees which flower in October, providing a magnificent display of blossoms.  With a population of approximately 20,000, this city has all the facilities you can expect from a contemporary metropolis and can be reached by road, rail and air. There is great shopping, award-winning restaurants and smorgasbord of entertainment from the many pubs and clubs.

The city has a range of quality properties for purchase and rent. The median house price is $260,000AUD and the average rental price in the area is $260AUD per week. There are two public primary schools, two private primary schools, one public secondary school and one Anglican secondary school. The local TAFE provides tertiary education options. In your free time enjoy exploring one of the many pristine beaches, high dunes, paperbark lagoons or freshwater creeks or head off on some of the best coastal walking tracks. With more than 60 kilometres of coastline, national parks, world heritage rainforest, vibrant towns and villages and loads of country drives there really is something for the whole family in this region. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP (or be close to obtaining your fellowship) and be eligible for registration with AHPRA. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a rewarding career in a down to earth community-focused location. Please apply today or contact me for further information.