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General Practitioner

  • : Murrumbidgee Local Health District
  • : 24-Aug-2020
  • : East Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Employment Type:  Visiting Medical Officer
Position Classification: RDA Fee for Service Visiting Medical Officer
Requisition ID: REQ170307

Closing Date: 28 September 2020

Visiting Medical Officer - General Practice Obstetrics - Deniliquin

  • An opportunity to be part of a smaller, close knit multi-disciplinary team
  • Lifestyle! Halve your mortgage and reduce your commute
  • Opportunity to join the local GP Practice 


About us

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has over 3,500 staff, 33 Public Hospitals, including 2 Base Hospitals, 8 Acute Community Hospitals and 16 Multi-Purpose Services. A progressive organisation, Murrumbidgee LHD continues to make significant achievements in improving health services and strives to provide a compassionate health care system that consistently delivers the highest standard of care to people, no matter where they live.


Communities we support are diverse, with approximately 245,000 people in communities large and small, across a geographic area of approximately 125,561 square kilometres. Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) spans across southern New South Wales, stretching from the Snowy Mountains in the east to the plains of Hillston in the northwest and all the way along the Victorian border.

Where you'll be working

Deniliquin District Hospital provides emergency, medical, surgical, and obstetric services.  Of the 45 beds, nine are day surgery, two obstetrics and two bassinets.  Deniliquin hospital is a hub site for surrounding smaller communities and provides a range of community, allied health and mental health/ drug and alcohol outreach services.


Learn more about the benefits and lifestyle of Deniliquin



What you'll be doing

A Visiting Medical Officer is required to provide procedural GP services as a GP Obstetrician at Deniliquin Hospital. The VMO will provide a high level of clinical care to patients and participate in the on call roster.


Murrumbidgee Local Health District requires Visiting Medical Officers to participate in service and policy development as well as an involvement with education, training and quality projects activities.
In accepting the position the incumbent will agree to support core NSW public sector values of cultural diversity, equity and ethical practice, and a healthy, safe and fair workplace.


MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.



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  • Holds registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist General Practitioner.
  • Experience and formal recognition as a Procedural General Practitioner with advanced skills and DRANZCOG advanced or equivalent.
  • Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage.
  • Knowledge of contemporary clinical management and modern approaches in assessment and management of the broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Competence in performing the range of minor urgent procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department including Advanced Life Support and Trauma management
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, and research and quality improvement.
  • Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
  • Demonstrated commitment to behaviours which align to the NSW Health CORE values and MLHD Values, goals and strategies.
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    Job Location (Area or Region)
    Job Type
    Business Type
    Allied Health Practice
    Job Title
    General Practitioner
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    Posted By
    Murrumbidgee Local Health District
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    Candidate Criteria
    East Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
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