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General Medicine Specialist University Town NSW

Posted on Mon Oct 14, 2013 by Plexus Medical Recruitment

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Profession: Physician/Doctor

Specialty: General Preventative Medicine

Job Type:   Full Time

Practice Type: Hospital

Job Description:

General Medicine Specialist University Town NSW

Salary package range $198,212 - $356,704/ £134,138 - £241,400.

This roles is due to the ongoing development of this regional service, part of one of the largest health services in Australia.  General Medicine Specialist role is based at a teaching hospital and provides you with outstanding opportunity for a General Medical Specialist who want a good balance of clinical, including managing patients in small ICU, as well as teaching and research projects at a medical teaching university based in the town.  You will be living in beautiful regional city with local community of 31,000 and a referral community of 55,200.

The hospital has 100 beds including surgical ward, medical ward, paediatric ward, obstetric unit, day surgery unit, rehabilitation ward, psychiatric unit and intensive care unit and supports a wide range of specialist surgical services. A private hospital is colocated with good private practice opportunities.  The ED sees approx 14,000 presentations p.a. and the service is redeveloping and expanding the ED with AU$10 million funding as well as  providing additional teaching and meeting rooms for medical training programs.  The opportunity exists for you to teach and to become involved with the University Medical Program, and you will benefit from working within a culture of excellence which actively encourages ongoing professional development and life-long learning.

You will provide General Medicine services to inpatients including the ICU, HDU and CCU, as well as a privately referred outpatient consultancy service from consulting rooms onsite including outreach clinic services to the smaller regional communities. You will be required to participate in the on-call roster for General Medicine 1:5.

You and your family will love living in this surprisingly cosmopolitan small city, perched high in tablelands providing a four seasons climate, beautiful tree lined streets and high quality housing and schooling at all levels.   The region offers a diversity of outdoor activities from bushwalking in the vast and spectacular gorge country, to trout and fly fishing, fossicking and horse riding.  You can enjoy alfresco cafes, impressive architecture and a thriving arts & cultural environment.  With three large traditional private schools, each providing a level of education comparable to any capital city in Australia, this city offers you a unique lifestyle combining the best of urban and rural living. And when you are ready for a change, you are not far away at all from Coffs Harbour, Brisbane, Newcastle, or Sydney is a little further.

To be eligible for this excellent General Medicine Specialist role you will need to meet a range of criteria including:

- Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) or equivalent specialist training recognised by the College such as that from the UK, Ireland or Canada

- and demonstrated commitment to teaching and training and involvement in quality improvement and research programs

- current driver's licence and the ability to undertake air travel may also be necessary.

Remuneration package includes good salary and benefits plus relocation assistance.  If you are interested in exploring this role, contact Trish Hay at Plexus Medical Recruitment via or call +61 3 9836 0655 and please quote position #8135

Contact Information

Contact Name: Ms. Trish Hay

Contact Email:

Phone: 03 9836 0655

Fax: 03 9011 9717

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