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VMO Physician General Medicine

This is a varied role in a region that offers an attractive lifestyle for family members of all ages

  • An opportunity to practice with you sub speciality
  • Join a truly collegial team
  • Flexible and rewarding role
The Position

As a VMO General Physician you will enjoy a varied role providing clinical management and treatment in the fields of general medicine and acute medicine for inpatients and outpatients. You will also have the opportunity to utilise your sub specility. Additionally, you will participate in the consultant on-call roster which is 1 in 4 and assist with the education of the junior doctors. The role is supported by 2 Med Registrar’s and 3 interns. 

In this position you will utilise your high level of knowledge, proficiency, skills and experience to assist in appropriate clinical governance activities and service planning and development, as well as actively engage in continuous quality improvement activities.

The Hospital
This 110 bed facility is a public hospital with a 24 hour emergency department, and a range of specialist services including: orthopaedics, urology, gynaecology, ophthalmology, general surgery, diagnostic gastrointestinal endoscopy, paediatrics, maternity/obstetrics, acute medicine and satellite renal dialysis. These services are supported by pathology, pharmacy, radiology/imaging and sterilising. The hospital provides health services to a population of roughly 40,000 people. Annually, the 110 bed facility provides 9,000 outpatient services and has 6,500 general admissions.

The Location
This city is within easy access of Sydney and Canberra so you get the best of both worlds – the country lifestyle and the city on your doorstep. What sets this area apart from the others is its unspoilt and natural beauty; the region is popular with adventurers, particularly those into canyoning and caving, due to the spectacular range of river and cave systems within the local national park. The park is great for hiking and bushwalking, camping and bike rides and offers a network of trails that take in spectacular views of the river and canyon.

Owning your own home with a backyard and a BBQ is the Great Australian Dream. In this city, it's still an affordable dream - the median home price is $296,000 and the median rental is $300pw. Whether you want to live in a modern or heritage home, in the city or the bush or in one of the neighbouring villages, you'll be spoiled for choice. 

Locally there are 15 primary schools, 3 secondary schools and a special needs school to choose from. For school leavers and mature age students, there is a wealth of local tertiary education and training options available and 3 universities in Canberra are within a one hour commute. The city also has a great variety of shops, art galleries, cafes, restaurants. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or be close to completing 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.

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