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Staff Specialist OR VMO - General Practice Anaesthetics - Batemans Bay Hospital - Apply via eCredential

Organisation / Entity: Southern NSW Local Health District
Job category:
  • Health - Medical Positions | General Practice
Job location:
  • Illawarra & South Coast / Wollongong & The South Coast
Job reference number: REQ304511
Work type: Full-Time
Closing date: Ongoing



Employment Type:                 Full Time / Part Time / Job Share / Regular Rotation

Position Classification:          Staff Specialist OR VMO 

Remuneration:                        Staff Specialist  Click here to view rates or VMO Click here to view VMO remuneration

Requisition ID:                         REQ304511

Location:                                   Moruya and/or Bateman’s Bay Hospital, Eurobodalla – Coastal Network – Southern NSW LHD

Applications Close:                 Ongoing

To Apply:                 Applications for the position will only be accepted via eCredential:    Apply via eCredential Click Here


Welcome to Southern NSW Local Health District

We are in the process of significant medical staff renewal and we would like you to be part of our team.

Click here to view a short video on Southern NSW Health

At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives.  Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

Southern covers a large area of the state, from Goulburn and Crookwell to the Victorian border, and surrounds the ACT on three sides. A total of 44 537sq kms, extending from the pristine beaches of the NSW South Coast, the farmlands of the Southern Tablelands, across the picturesque Monaro and spectacular Snowy Mountings of the Great Dividing Range. 

We are home to five large Aboriginal nations – the Gundungurra, Ngambri, Ngunnawal, Ngarigo and Yuin people. Southern NSWLHD comprises of four Networks - Tablelands is centred around Goulburn, Monaro centred around Queanbeyan and Cooma, the Coastal Network located in the far south-east corner of NSW, and the Integrated Care Network.


Where you'll be working

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified General Practitioner - Anaesthetist to join the medical team at Batemans Bay and/or Moruya Hospitals in the Eurobodalla Shire, part of the Coastal Network.

The Eurobodalla Health Service is located in the Yuin Nation on the beautiful south coast of NSW. It is a networked service spread over three campuses, with two hospitals co-located with community health, Moruya and Batemans Bay, and a standalone community health centre in Narooma collocated with the library. 

The NSW Government has announced $260 million to build in Moruya, a sustainable, modern and purpose-built hospital to support the needs of the entire Eurobodalla Shire from Narooma to Batemans Bay to service the ever-growing coastal population. This new facility is expected to open to patients in 2025.

Batemans Bay hospital is a 31 bed hospital at level 2 role delineation.  It offers the following services:

  • Emergency department
  • Inpatient acute medical provided by General Practitioners
  • Day only surgery – cataract surgery, minor orthopaedics, minor urology and gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Subacute – inpatient palliative care and patients waiting for rehabilitation
  • Pathology collection
  • X-ray

The Moruya hospital – is a 55 bed hospital at level 3 role delineation.  It offers the following services:

  • Emergency department
  • Inpatient acute medical care provided by General Practitioners
  • General and gynaecological surgery
  • Sub-acute - inpatient rehabilitation and palliative care
  • Maternity (antenatal care, birthing and post-natal care)
  • Hospital in The Home
  • An outreach renal dialysis satellite service as a formal network from Canberra
  • Pathology
  • X-ray, ultrasound and CT

Moruya and Batemans Bay Hospitals are all RDA approved hospitals. 


What you will be doing

Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, you will play an important role in providing General Practitioner - Anaesthetic Services to patients presenting to the facility.

You will use your expert clinical and management skills to provide the highest levels of care to the patients who access your service. You will balance your clinical responsibilities with developing the service and will take a leading role in clinical governance, service design projects, delivery of a top-class education framework for other medical officers.

Specialists, Fellows and soon to be Fellows are also encouraged to apply. This role would be undertaken within an approved scope of practice and within the SNSWLHD in conjunction with other existing local Anaesthetists. 


Wonderful Local Benefits

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country New South Wales and you will be amazed at what there is offer - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website.

Batemans Bay – a short 24 kilometres from Moruya, 226 kilometres south of Sydney, 149 kilometres from Canberra or 306 kilometres from the NSW Snow fields. Batemans Bay is located a short 22 kilometres from the Moruya airport which offers a short 40 minute flight to Sydney and daily flights to Melbourne.

With a range of quality private and public schools in the area, younger generations are well looked after, growing up with fantastic friendly country folk, and a huge range of outdoor activities to keep them occupied with no long commutes.

Working in rural NSW has many personal and professional benefits. The following link contain stories of some of our NSW Health professionals who live and work in rural NSW, sharing why they choose to work in rural NSW and what they love about it. Click here to see why you should choose Southern NSW LHD 

Selection Criteria

  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist General Practitioner
  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication using information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to participation in on-call rosters and providing timely on-site responses.
  6. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to all aspects of clinical governance.
  7. Demonstrated ability to consistently display a commitment to, and compliance with, and leadership in high quality Customer Service, Workplace Diversity, Occupational Health & Safety and Industrial Democracy principles, practices and relevant legislation relating to these areas and an understanding of and commitment to the organisation’s values.

 This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. 

OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of the recruitment and onboarding process. This letter of offer is conditional upon you complying with this requirement and providing evidence of your vaccination status. Should you not be able to comply before your commencement date, the offer of employment may be withdrawn.

You will be employed by Southern NSW Local Health District.  The position is primarily located at Batemans Bay and/or Moruya Hospitals. Secondary appointments within other facilities may occur by mutual agreement.


Applications for the position will only be accepted via eCredential: To apply via eCredential Click Here


Need more information?

  1. Click here for the Position Description
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For role related queries or questions contact Dr Gayle Williams - Director of Medical Services on 0460 031 734 or email Gayle.Williams@health.nsw.gov.au