NSW Government

Visiting Medical Officer (BB-B7B15)

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About the opportunity

We are seeking the services of a General Practitioner – Visiting Medical Officer for Nyngan Health Service. The GP VMO will provide contemporary comprehensive service for optimal patient outcomes to achieve safe clinical practice.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression
  • Where you'll be working

    You will be based at Nyngan Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

    The Nyngan Multipurpose Service (MPS) is a 42-bed facility offering both acute and residential aged care services. Nyngan MPS has 24-hour emergency care, palliative care, renal dialysis and a range of ambulatory care and primary and community health services.

    Nyngan is situated by the Bogan River on the eastern edge of the Great Outback, 583 kilometres northwest of Sydney and less than a two=hour drive from the major city of Dubbo, home to the famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo.

    To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  • Unconditional General and/or Specialist Registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner.
  • Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to clinical quality and patient safety, work health and safety, working within NSW Health Policy and current clinical practice guidelines.
  • 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 procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department.
  • An understanding of patient centred care and demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team including demonstration of NSW Health CORE values in delivering safe and high quality care.
  • How do I apply for this role?

    Please apply for this position via our eCredential website. NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘fit2work’ badge offered as an option in eCredential.

    Note:  Applications submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be considered for this position.

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