Become a vital part of this health service and enjoy the relaxed lifestyle on offer
- FRACP Essential
- Newly developed hospital with state-of-the-art facilities
- A relaxed, friendly and welcoming community
This opportunity is for a motivated General medicine Specialist with an interest or dual registration in Endocrinology to provide high-quality inpatient and outpatient General Medicine and Endocrinology services to patients referred to, or needing the care of this diverse and innovative health service. Your duties will also include providing providing outreach or telehealth clinics as required, and overseeing the work of assigned junior medical staff. This is a genuine opportunity to make a difference and be involved in promoting clinical meetings, providing formal and informal teaching in both undergraduate and postgraduate settings.
A major referral facility with 134 beds, this hospital annually sees 28,000 Emergency Department presentations, delivers 1,200 babies, admits 18,000 patients in total and performs 36,000 outpatient services. This is the key service provider for a region roughly a third of the size of New South Wales with a catchment population of roughly 120,000 people.
The base hospital offers services in Indigenous health, child health care, community health, coronary care, emergency, day surgery, intensive care, alcohol-drug care, maternity, mental health, anaesthetics, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, paediatrics, pathology, psychiatry, psychology, radiology, renal dialysis, sonography, speech pathology, surgical and women’s health. A $91 million redevelopment of the hospital has been completed in 2015 with a further $150 million being committed by the Government for further expansion.
The city is a thriving regional home to over 40,000 people who have health, education, retail and professional services at their fingertips. There is a well-established and expanding high-quality pre-school, public and private education network with 12 primary schools, 6 high schools and a TAFE and University campus. You can live close to where you work, so you can have a fulfilling career and time to spend on yourself and your family.
The locals are relaxed, friendly and welcoming and the city boasts an excellent range of cafes, restaurants, popular eateries and boutique wineries and a wealth of local attractions to explore. Here the great Australian dream of a family home and a big backyard is still affordable.
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or be close to obtaining fellowship and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Our client is looking for a candidate who has demonstrated technical and professional competence as a General Medicine Consultant and in the speciality practice of Endocrinology and General Medicine.