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Staff Specialist / Visiting Medical Officer – Emergency Medicine Consultant - Dubbo. Apply via eCredential.

Organisation/Entity: Western NSW Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Specialist
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Dubbo & West NSW
Job Reference Number: REQ136867
Work Type: Various
Number of Positions: 1
Closing Date: 29/09/2021 - 11:59 PM


Employment Type
: Permanent (Staff Specialist) / Sessional (Visiting Medical Officer)
Position Classification: Staff Specialist / Visiting Medical Officer
Remuneration: As per NSW Health Awards / Determination
Dubbo, NSW

Applications Close:  29 Sep 2021 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity

Do you have a passion for medicine and wish to practice in a rural setting? Do you have a strong work ethic and interested in working with vulnerable communities? Do you have an open mind and a desire for career progression? Would you like to live and work in an environment with open spaces, sunshine and time on your side? A move to Dubbo could make all the difference!

The Emergency Medicine Consultant will provide contemporary comprehensive specialist services for optimal patient outcomes and provide support training to clinicians across multiple disciplines to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice.


What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Flexible work hours
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working
You will be based at Dubbo Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Dubbo Health Service is a major rural referral hospital and part of the Western NSW Local Health District. It provides a range of acute inpatient and ambulatory care services including general medical and surgical, maternity, gynaecology, paediatrics, rehabilitation, critical care, mental health, renal dialysis, oncology, palliative care, hospital in the home and diagnostic services.

The Health Service also offers a wide range of primary and community health services including child and family health services, mental health services and antenatal and post-natal services. 

Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment project. With Stages 1 and 2 ($91.3 million) complete, the final Stages 3 and 4 ($150 million) will include:

  • A new Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit 
  • A new Medical Imaging Unit 
  • A new Ambulatory Care Unit
  • A new Renal Dialysis Unit (originally part of 1 and 2 works)
  • A new Critical Care Floor comprising of:
       - Coronary Care/Stroke Unit 
       - Intensive Care Unit
       - Cardiac Catheter Laboratory (and Angiography Laboratory space)
  • A new front of house entry and drop off zone
  • A new Inpatient Unit
  • Expansion to Oncology
  • A new Front of House entry and drop of zone 
  • Upgrade of Women’s and Children’s Community Health; and 
  • Additional car parking on campus

All of the latest information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service can be found on our website: www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au.

Watch our video featuring married Specialists, Dr Florian Honeyball and Dr Kate Crossley who talk about how a move to Dubbo has super-charged and fast-tracked their medical careers and benefitted their personal lives. A move to Dubbo could make all the difference!

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  5. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
  6. Fellowship of the applicable College.

How do I apply for this role?
Please Apply via ecredentials -


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