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Visiting Medical Officer in Anaesthesia (Apply via eCredential)

Organisation / Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Job category:
  • Specialist
Job location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North Coast
Job reference number: REQ318808
Work type: Sessional
Closing date: Ongoing


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Visiting Medical Officer in Anaesthesia 
Manning Base Hospital

We are seeking applications from Specialist Anaesthetists wanting to join a committed team of consultants to provide high quality anaesthesia and perioperative services to a diverse community in the highly desirable Manning Valley. 

About our Department: 

  • 12 specialists, 1 GP Anaesthetist, 2 GPA trainees and 2 SRMOS.
  • Seeking accreditation with ANZCA for accredited training.
  • We have a well-established relationship with the University of Newcastle, Department of Rural Health and teach into Year 3-5 of the Joint Medical Program.  Appointment as a conjoint academic is encouraged (level commensurate with qualifications and experience).
  • The department offers collegial support to both visiting doctors and in house Consultants.

What we can offer:

  • The ability to leave your mark on a busy anaesthetic department in an idyllic location. 
  • Career acceleration with genuine opportunities for leadership roles, academic opportunities, research, QA/QI and patient safety.
  • Coastal lifestyle, affordable cost of living.
  • Accommodation subsidies can be considered
  • Great team of committed and supportive anaesthetic colleagues.
  • Good prospects for establishing a sustainable private practice.
  • Working as an employee of Hunter New England Local Health District gives you access to a great range of benefits:

            - Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
            - Salary packaging options 
            - Fitness Passport
            - Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
            - Opportunity to work and collaborate with a range of non-clinical and clinical professionals

Why apply?

  • Manning Base Hospital has undergone significant redevelopment following a $140 million investment with a further $100M planned. We have a recently commissioned Imaging Department (incl. MRI on site). 
  • Manning Base Hospital has 180 beds with all the specialities you would expect of a Rural/Regional Hospital, providing you with a diverse mix of elective and emergency cases with support from our tertiary centre (John Hunter Hospital). 
  • Manning Base Hospital serves the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding district, approximately 100,000 people over 3,732 km2. 

Taree and the Manning Region has everything you need and is located in the beautiful Manning Valley in the Lower Mid North Coast of NSW. We are just 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie. All destinations you’ll want to explore. Our area is home to some of the best beaches in Australia and surrounded by magnificent national parks. It offers a coastal lifestyle with affordable cost of living. Our family friendly community embraces diversity and offers something for everyone. Follow the link for more information about what Taree and the Manning Valley Region can offer:  www.visitmanningvalley.com.au

All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Kelly Gibson on kelly.gibson1@health.nsw.gov.au

An Eligibility List will be created for future temporary and permanent positions at Manning Base Hospital.

Position Enquires: 
Dr Johnson Symon, Clinical Director of Anaesthetics, Manning Base Hospital 
M: 0427 584 221 E: Johnson.Symon@health.nsw.gov.au 
Dr Dylan Wesley, Director Medical Services, LMNCS HNELHD, E: Dylan.Wesley@health.nsw.gov.au

Application Enquiries:  Kelly Gibson, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant 
Ph: (02) 4985 3458 E: Kelly.Gibson1@health.nsw.gov.au 

If you are having trouble applying using the link above please copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=5c4fd4ca-bcd8-4a91-a91b-7ac52c5a9d97

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Agency applications must contact the Senior Recruitment Consultant with CV prior to lodging any applications.