Staff Specialist - General Medicine

Enjoy a change of pace in this Heritage Outback town

  • Join a newly rebuilt rural hospital
  • Showcase your leadership skills in this teaching facility
  • Base yourself in outback NSW
The Position
Wavelength currently holds an exciting opportunity for a Staff Specialist – General Medicine, based in regional New South Wales. You will provide care to both public and private patients in this teaching hospital, alongside participation in an on call and after hours roster.  You will have an interest in showcasing your leadership and mentoring skills as you supervise residents, registrars and career medical officers to assist with their training and career paths, with an academic appointment potentially available. 

The Hospital
This rural teaching facility has 100 beds and offers a broad range of services including general medical, surgical and specialist services. A historic hospital, a completely new facility was built and opened in 2000 after the receipt of $32 million in funding.  More recently, work is currently underway to increase the level of ICU and CCU services. The hospital offers services such as Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Dialysis, Palliative Care and surgery. Furthermore, support services such as Medical Imaging, Radiology and Pathology are located on site. The Emergency department sees approximately 22,158 presentations per year, with 7, 674 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 which 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
The successful candidate will be an experienced fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and hold specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career – Apply today!