Hunter New England Local Health District

Visiting Medical Officer - General Practice - Emergency Medicine (apply via eCredential) (BB-D9764)

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Visiting Medical Officer in General Practice – Emergency Medicine
Manning Base Hospital Taree, NSW
Apply via eCredential (REQ215529)
Applications close 23 March 2021

We are seeking suitably qualified clinicians to join our committed team providing high quality and compassionate care to patients in the Emergency Department.

Applicants must have:
•    Medical Degree registrable in Australia, relevant experience in Emergency Medicine General Practice
•    Demonstrated experience working in an Emergency Department with Paediatric activity 

About the Hospital
We have 180 beds and, within this, provide an excellent range of other specialist inpatient services including General Medicine, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Intensive Care, Psychiatry, Renal, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Anaesthesia, Urology and Oncology Services. Our Emergency Department is a busy rural service seeing in excess of 33,000 presentations p.a., 30-35% admission rate and 20% Paediatric case load. The department manage a very much above average acutely ill patient load, with our Triage Category 2 patients being in the region of 17%. 
The department physically has two resus bays, 14 acute beds (two Paediatric), five consultation rooms, one mental health room and one isolation room. 

Stage 1 of the Manning Base Hospital redevelopment delivered a new, $40 million purpose-built facility and included: 
Eight chair renal dialysis unit, eight chair chemotherapy unit and six consultation spaces for visiting specialists. 
Expansion of Medical Imaging Department complete with new MRI and a new hospital owned CT scanner replacing a privately owned machine.
Refurbishment of the main entrance on York Street.
A new car park for renal dialysis and chemotherapy patients.

An additional $100 million has been committed to Stage 2 of the redevelopment and we are in the final stages of planning for that investment. 

The Idyllic Lifestyle of the Manning Valley
Located on the Lower Mid North Coast of New South Wales, we are just three hours drive north of Sydney, two hours north of Newcastle and one hour south of Port Macquarie. Our home is renowned for its natural assets including stunning national parks, 45km of pristine coastline, some of the best beaches and river systems in Australia. Click
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