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Visiting Medical Officer General Practice Narrabri Health Service

Organisation/Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Health - Medical Positions
Job Location:
  • Regional NSW / Tamworth & North West NSW
Job Reference Number: 403186
Work Type: Casual
Total Remuneration Package: -
Contact: 0267992911 - Sharon Simpson
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 Narrabri Health Service

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 Narrabri Community


The Narrabri Community is seeking the services of dedicated health professionals in General Practice and General Pactice Proceduralists in Anaesthesia and Obstetrics.


The successful applicant/s will provide General Practice Inpatient and Emergency Department Service at the Narrabri District Health Service.  The successful applicant will also provide an outpatient consultancy/ procedural service in private practice.

Narrabri Shire covers an area of some 13,000 square kilometres and is the heart of the rich Namoi Valley in North West New South Wales.  The Shire population is 14,477.  Narrabri Shire is a scenic seven hour drive from Sydney or Brisbane and is also accessible by train and plane from major centres.  Narrabri is set against the backdrop of the Great Dividing Range and on the very fringe of the western plains and is a vibrant centre with the distinction of being recently voted the most sporting town in Australia.

Narrabri offers a host of recreational facilities, including an Olympic pool, 18-hole golf course, bowling club, tennis courts, camping and aquatic retreats.  There are three primary schools, one high school and numerous child care centres which cater for the needs of children and people in the Shire.

The majestic skyline of Mount Kaputar National Park peeps through the trees just south of Narrabri.  The park features grass and trees clinging to rocky outcrops, vibrant rosellas and parrots flitting through the shimmering emerald haze and Wedge-tailed Eagles soaring gracefully the backdrop of rocky outcrops and deep gorges.  From the mountains highest point of 1511 metres there are 360o views encompassing one tenth of NSW.

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 Completion of, or currently undertaking and emergency Life Support Course and skills/experience in emergency medicine Possession of a current NSW Drivers licence Good communication skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team