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General Medicine Physician (2) Two Opps Great Town in Lush Northern NSW

Posted on Mon Oct 21, 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 Physician (2) Two Opps Great Town in Lush Northern NSW

Are you a General Medicine Physician looking to work at a progressive and well resourced hospital in a good sized town with excellent private practice opportunities, sought-after climate and quality of life for the whole family?  These two opportunities could be ideal for you; both are the result of pending retirement, leaving a strong demand for the provision of new private medicine practices. The immediate population of the main town is 25,000 and a regional draw of a further 60,000.

You will be providing and non acute medical care to referred ambulatory and inpatients at two hospitals about 40 mins apart. You will attend medical emergencies and provide clinical support to Career Medical Officers and VMO General Practitioners in attendance in the ED; accept referrals and/or provide assistance in the general medicine management of inpatients at the request of a VMO General Practitioner or VMO Specialists. The main hospital has the regional HDACU and you will manage the care of medical inpatients either the sole service provider or as part of the HDACU medical team as well as coordinate, manage and oversight the transfer of complex medical patients requiring a high level of care or the specialist services of a Tertiary Referral Hospital.  The oncall roster for the General Physician team is 1:4 requiring 24 hour on call availability.

The larger of the two hospitals is a 100 bed base hospital including a world-class ED and Surgical Services complex opened in 2011 with further upgrading underway. This region has a shortage of GPs; the ED sees about 24,000 presentations/year, 50% are Triage 1, 2 & 3 and 50% are Triage 4 & 5; paediatric patients comprise 25% of presentations and 15% are aged over 65 years.

Requirements for these General Medicine Physician (2) Two Opps Great Town in Lush Northern NSW include:

- FRACP or equivalent specialist qualification

- Evidence of satisfactory participation in CME program

- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in patient resuscitation.

- Experience in and commitment to clinical governance and quality activities.

- Demonstrated interest in teaching medical students, junior medical officers and

other hospital clinical staff.

Less than an hours drive to the spectacular surf coast, this hospital is surrounded by spectacular natural beauty. With a subtropical climate, it is also one of Australia’s most beautiful provincial cities with stunning architecture, gardens and established trees. It is also well serviced by primary and secondary educational and sporting facilities for all ages and close access to scenic drives, trail rides, community markets, white water rafting, sailing, fishing, arts & crafts, museums. The magnificent beaches in the surrounding area offer opportunities for surfing fishing, whale watching and diving. Additionally there are attractive relocation and accommodation incentive on offer to successful applicants.

If you are interested in General Medicine Physician (2) Two Opps Great Town in Lush Northern NSW please get in contact with Trish Hay today via and quote position #8560

Job Closes 04/11/13

Contact Information

Contact Name: Ms. Trish Hay

Contact Email:

Phone: 03 9836 0655

Fax: 03 9011 9717

Company Website:

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