Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
- : HealthcareLink Support
- : 02-Jun-2016
- : Melbourne VIC 3001
- Make a difference in a busy and rewarding practice
- Attractive remuneration paying above award level
- Teaching and research opportunities
As a generalist Consultant O&G you will work alongside 3 other Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologists in a hospital that has 4 birthing suites, 15 beds and 6 special-care nursery cots (Level 2), catering for approximately 1,000 babies delivered each year.
Your schedule of work will include 1 non clinical day, a theatre day, and weekly clinics. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in teaching and research at the local University giving you the chance to share your skills and knowledge.
You will be working in a 146 bed, level 1 tertiary teaching hospital that services a population of 60,000 in a catchment area of 110,000. On offer to the people of the town are a comprehensive range of services. This includes emergency, maternity, intensive care, general medicine and surgery, medical imaging, pathology, dialysis, mental health (inpatient and community services) and a range of ambulatory services.
You will be living in the beautiful wine belt region of North West Victoria. Located on the banks of the pristine Murray River this town has a population of approximately 80,000 and is approximately 600 kilometres from Melbourne and 380 kilometres from Adelaide. Getting to the cities isn’t an issue with several daily air services to Adelaide and Melbourne that take approximately 1 hour.
The bustling regional town is a popular tourist destination so there are plenty of activities for you to do in your spare time. All of your culinary desires can be satisfied on “Feast Street” with numerous restaurants, cafes and bars for you to enjoy. The river also provides ample entertainment with paddle steamer cruises, swimming, fishing and more.
To be successful in this position you must demonstrate confidence and will relish the challenge of walking into a busy and well established clinic with a high patient base. You must also be willing to participate in a 1:4 on call roster. You must have FRANZCOG or be close to obtaining your fellowship. Overseas trained doctors may apply if you have been found comparable by the college or if you have the equivalent qualifications in a country that is deemed to have a similar health care system to Australia.
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