Deliver comprehensive general practice services in the centre of New South Wales
- Manage a broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions
- Flexibility of VMO opportunity
- Work in a rugged, beautiful and friendly country town
This is one of the largest Local Health Districts in NSW, delivering innovative health services to about 277,000 residents. The LHD is diverse encompassing cities, inner regional, outer regional and remote communities.
The recently redeveloped health service provides 24-hour emergency care, acute and sub-acute/non-acute inpatient services including rehabilitation, palliative care, outpatient services, a range of primary and community health services and renal dialysis. Service upgrades in the redevelopment included inpatient services, emergency services, community health services, and staff accommodation.
- As General Practitioner - Visiting Medical Officer (GP - VMO), you will provide clinical management and treatment to patients under their care and a contemporary comprehensive service for optimal patient outcomes to achieve safe clinical practice
- Participate on the general hospital roster in both emergency and acute beds to provide both emergency and inpatient services
- Participate in the after-hours roster as required
- Provide mentorship to registrars that work in the hospital, supervise other doctors, and medical students, and ad hoc teaching as required
- VMO rates - $150-200 per hour, depending on experience
- Flexible work practices
- Access to leadership and mentoring programs for accelerated career progression.
- Interesting and challenging work
- Fascinating rural town of 5500 people, with strong community spirit
- Excellent schools, childcare options and sporting and recreation facilities
- Unconditional General and/or Specialist Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
- Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner
- Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience
- Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage
- Competence in performing the range of minor urgent procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department including Advanced Life Support and Trauma management
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