VMO Respiratory Physician

An opportunity for a Respiratory Physician to excel within a rural environment

  • In-Patient sleep study opportunities
  • Wonderful climate, affordable living and easily accessible area
  • Develop outreach clinic services
The Position
In this appointment you will join another Respiratory physician within the department and seeking an opportunity to provide your services in a rural environment, including participation with the on call general physician roster at the Hospital. The department provides endoscopic bronchial ultrasound service and a weekly bronchoscopy list. There is local availability of inpatient sleep studies. In the role you will run a privately referred outpatient consultancy service in from consulting rooms onsite, including providing outreach clinic services to the smaller communities of the area.
This is a great opportunity for a specialist who wishes to become involved in teaching and research projects as the hospital actively encourages ongoing professional development and life-long learning.
The Hospital
The hospital is a 280 bed acute general hospital located near the town centre of Tamworth. It boasts a full range of services including Internal Medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Anaesthetics, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, General Surgery and Orthopaedics. There is a well-equipped 7-bedded ICU department. The Radiology Department provides CT and Diagnostic Ultrasound as well as normal 

The Location
A dynamic, modern and progressive city and a major regional service centre with a population of 60,000 is located approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Daily flights to Sydney and Brisbane, big wide open spaces, a welcoming and friendly community, excellent schools, affordable housing and great opportunities for you and your family to live your life and pursue your interests. This region offers a diversity of outdoor activities from bushwalking in the vast and spectacular gorge country, to trout and fly fishing, fossicking and horse riding. The area is known for its beautiful, tree lined streets and magnificent autumn colours. You can enjoy alfresco cafes, impressive architecture and a thriving arts & cultural environment.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. 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.