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Staff Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 17-Apr-2016
  • : Sydney NSW 2000
  • Work with both the private and public patients
  • Live in a thriving regional city with affordable housing
  • Teaching of undergraduate and post graduate programs on offer

The Position
As Staff Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist you will be joining a very busy Gynaecological service for Outpatients and Surgeries. As part of your role you will be involved in elective, emergency theatre and acute on call; you will also provide support to the outreach clinic as well as inpatient care and privately referred outpatient consultancy/ procedural service. 

Currently the department is staffed with 1 Staff Specialist and 2 VMO’s along with stable junior support including 1 Senior Registrar, 4 Registrars, 1 RMO and Medical students on rotation; on call is 1:4. On average the hospital delivers approximately 1000 births per year. 

The Hospital
You will be working in a hospital that has 348 treatment spaces and is the major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the North West of NSW. It services a local community of 60,000 and a referral community of 150,000. It conducts over 8,100 surgical procedures per annum. Its emergency department is one of the busiest non-metro emergency departments in NSW with approximately 42,000 presentations per annum.

The acute services building you will have the pleasure of working in is a recently opened, $220 million facility with 5 theatre spaces plus more built with future growth in mind. This means that you can join a prosperous and effective healthcare provider that is certainly forward thinking in relation to future services to a growing region. Furthermore, the hospital has a strong affiliation with local medical schools, and also has an enhanced registrar teaching programs meaning that there are numerous opportunities to get involved in training and developing future Surgeons.

The Location
Be based in a thriving regional city with a population of 60,000; living inland half way between Sydney and Brisbane where the warm, friendly inhabitants haven’t forgotten to smile and say g’day. Surround yourself with picturesque views and breathe in the fresh, clean country air and wide-open spaces away from the hustle and bustle. Benefit with daily flights to the closest major capital cities.

The city has a range of schools and educational options with eight public primary & six high schools in the region. There are also a large number of non-government, non-secular schools to choose from with at least nine schools in the area.

The median price of a house here is $309,500 AUD whilst those looking for a unit can buy one for around $189,000 AUD. The median weekly rent for a house is $300 AUD and $220 AUD for a unit.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCOG and have current registration with AHPRA or close to obtaining.

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Sydney NSW 2000
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