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Visiting Medical Officer General Practice

Organisation/Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Health - Medical Positions
Job Location:
  • Statewide
Job Reference Number: 429611
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: -
Contact: 0267637416 - Cheryl Hayes
Closing Date: 31/12/2018 - 11:59 PM


Purpose of Position

Provide Inpatient and Emergency Department Service to ensure optimal medical care to

the patients of the Local Health District.

Provide an outpatient consultancy/procedural service in private practice incorporating

participation in after hours/on call back roster to ensure 24-hour medical coverage for

the local Community.


Do you want to be a Leader and make a difference in a Rural Community?

Hunter New England Health, in partnership with General Practices and the communities in which they service are seeking General Practitioners interested in building healthier communities by delivering excellence in health care to our rural towns and surrounding districts.

In Rural General Practice there are opportunities for gaining a diversity of skills and personal satisfaction by participating in the well-being of a community in a significant way. The well-known benefits of choosing a rural lifestyle for yourself and your family include a clean fresh healthy environment, education with smaller and more intimate class sizes, less traffic, a lower cost of living, and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world all while being within just a few hours from facilities in larger regional cities.

The successful applicant(s) will provide services to both private and public patients from consulting rooms and the local hospital.


What We Offer You:

  • Collegiate Support – you will have ongoing access to support and advice from Specialists and Consultants in our larger hospitals
  • A comprehensive aero-retrieval service
  • A commitment to your Continuing Professional Development + assistance towards achieving your Fellowship
  • Procedural Skills Training
  • World Class facilities with a range of modern, purpose built Multi Purpose Centres
  • An Innovative Area Health Service with a passion for excellence
  • Friendly, picturesque rural towns – perfect for families
  • Assistance in relocating to our beautiful area

You will be:

  • Eligible for Vocational Registration as a General Practitioner in New South Wales
  • Willing to participate in the on-call roster for the Hospital
  • Recent clinical skills and experience as a General Practitioner
  • Completed or undertaking of Emergency Life Support (ELS) course, and skills in emergency medicine
  • Obstetric, Surgical or Anaesthetic skills and experience would be an advantage

Selection Criteria

Eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Recent clinical skills and experience as a General Practitioner Willingness to participate in the on-call roster for the Health Service Completion of, or currently undertaking an Emergency Life Support Course and skills/experience in emergency medicine. Possession of a current drivers licence