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Urology VMO with transplant interest #428837
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: New Lambton
Job Type: Temporary Full Time

428837 Visiting Medical Officer in Urology with an interest in Transplant

Fixed term appointment to Febraury 2019

John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle

The John Hunter Hospital is the major teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre for the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Hunter regions, roughly two hours drive North of Sydney.

The urology unit is a busy service providing general urology care for a large population over a wide geographical area.  Currently there are 9 consultants in the department with two accredited registrars. Urology commitments include:

  • Operating sessions at the John Hunter Hospital
  • A fortnightly half day outpatient clinic
  • Access to outpatient flexible cystoscopy and urodynamics lists
  • A reduced role in the general urology on call roster to weekends due to transplant on call.

Currently the renal transplant team comprises two general transplant surgeons with an interest in succession planning for an existing senior urologist also involved in the kidney transplant programme.  The mature service has been running for over 25 years. Transplant commitments include:

  • On call roster for deceased donor renal transplant of 1 in 3
  • Live donor nephrectomies at the John Hunter Hospital
  • Fortnightly live donor acceptance meeting

FRACS (Urol) with transplant experience preferred but not mandatory as a mentoring period with the transplant team and senior urologists is anticipated. A willingness to learn and participate in a team is essential.   Sub-specialty urology interests such as urethroplasty, incontinence etc. is preferred but not required.

Enquiries: Dr Peter Chong - Director of Urology, John Hunter Hospital ph: (02) 4942 1217

Applications and Information: Mr Damien Barrett - Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Workforce ph: (02) 4985 3157 e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications close: 18 February 2018

Staff Specialist Anaesthetist #429226
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Taree
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Staff Specialist in Anaesthesia - Manning Rural Referral Hospital
Permanent Full Time

Manning Rural Referral Hospital is looking for an experienced Anaesthetist to provide quality clinical Anaesthetic services, participate in the supervision and training of Anaesthetic registrars and junior medical staff and to participate equitably in an after-hours and weekend duty roster.

Applicants must have a medical degree registerable with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist's State Award.

Manning Rural Referral Hospital is a public hospital serving the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding districts which operates 160 beds including 20 Mental Health beds and provides a broad range of specialist services. Some of our services include general medical and surgical wards as well as general surgery, ophthalmology, urology, paediatrics, gynaecology and obstetrics, dental, bronchoscopy, endoscopy, TOES, ECT and emergency. There is also a renal dialysis unit.

Taree is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, just 3 hours north of Sydney and 2 hours north of Newcastle. The hospital serves a population of around 100,000 people encompassing an area of 3,732 km2.

The Manning Valley is home to a range of some of the best beaches in Australia and features some 11 beach areas all offering a range of different beach experiences from surfing to swimming protected and patrolled areas alongside some great beach walks. The area is also surrounded by magnificent national parks. For more information on Taree and what this region has to offer see http://www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au/

Dr Jim Wills, Director of Clinical Services and Director of Emergency Department, Manning Rural Referral Hospital
Phone: (02) 6592 9907 Email:

Ms Jessica Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Workforce
Phone: (02) 4985 3353 Email: jessica.fernando@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

VMO Psychiatrist - Tablelands Mental Health #428937
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Armidale
Job Type: Temporary Part Time; Sessional

VMO Psychiatrist – Tablelands Mental Health

Temporary Part Time 0.6 FTE (6 months fixed term)

Hunter New England Mental Health are seeking a dynamic psychiatrist who wishes to pursue a career in a rural environment. The consultant Psychiatrist will be required to provide expert psychiatric care to the community of the Tablelands consisting of an 8 bed voluntary inpatient unit in Armidale (The Clarke Centre) as well as community clinics in Inverell, Glen Inness, Moree and Tenterfield.

The Visiting Medical Officer will usually work alongside another psychiatrist at Armidale in an integrated service for a 3 day per week (preferably consecutive) position for 6 months.

Applicants must have a medical degree registerable with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

Set high on the beautiful Northern Tablelands, Armidale is one of the most cosmopolitan New South Wales Cities out of Sydney. Armidale is known for its beautiful tree lined streets and magnificent autumn colours. This thriving city differs from most inland centres because it has a long established University and three large private schools, each providing a level of education comparable to any capital city in Australia.

Hunter New England Local Health District is recognised as a leader and innovator in the health care industry. We recognise that working together in a values based organisation with a focus on “Excellence – Every Patient, Every Time” supports us in achieving improved outcomes for our employees and the community.

Enquiries: Dr Brendan Flynn – Director of Medical Services – Hunter New England Mental Health
Phone: (02) 4033 5160 Email: Brendan.Flynn@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications: Jess Glover – Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant – Medical Workforce
Phone: (02) 4985 3268 Email: Jessica.Glover@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au  

Staff Specialist Geriatrician or Rehabilitation Physician #427259
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Staff Specialist Geriatrician and/or Rehabilitation Physician, Tamworth Hospital


Tamworth Hospital seeks the expertise of a dedicated and enthusiastic Staff Specialist Geriatrician an/or Rehabilitation Physician to provide specialist Geriatric and Rehabilitation services. This position is also suitable for recently qualified Fellows as you will be able to develop a wide range of skills with a broad and interesting case-mix whilst working with an experienced Senior Rehabilitation Physician.


In this position you will provide:

  • clinical direction to the Aged Care and Rehabilitation clinical streams
  • Geriatric and Rehabilitation inpatient consultation services in acute and sub-acute facilities
  • Privately referred outpatient Geriatric and Rehabilitation consultancy service
  • Inpatient and outpatient Aged Care and Rehabilitation Assessments
  • Outreach services to the surrounding communities
  • Position is supported by a JMO as well as an AFRM Advanced Trainee.

Tamworth Hospital has 288 beds and is the major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the north west of NSW. Tamworth Hospital provides high level medical and surgical services, has an on-site T-Basis unit, a free standing Rehabilitation Unit with 22 beds and comprehensive multidisciplinary team support. There are on-site specialist Brain Injury, Spinal and Stroke Unit and Amputee services. The Hospital also offers excellent JMO support, telehealth services and involvement in Royal Flying Doctor clinics. The University of Newcastle health campus located nearby offers excellent opportunities to become involved in teaching and research activities.


Tamworth combines beautiful scenery with contemporary affordable living, easy access to Sydney or Brisbane, excellent schooling, sporting and recreational facilities. Living in Tamworth allows you the time to enjoy life and participate in the community. You can spend more time with your family, your children can attend quality schools and the commute to work (10 minutes) is something people in larger cities only dream about. You will find that Tamworth is a great place to live, work and raise a family. Tamworth provides the opportunity to blend your career with an attractive lifestyle. Come and see what Tamworth has to offer you!


Interested? Please contact: Dr Peter Harradine, Director of Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services Ph. (02) 6767 8370 peter.harradine@hnehealth.nsw.gov.auor Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant Ph. (02) 6767 8616 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Visiting Medical Officer in Emergency Medicine #428824
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Maitland
Job Type: Casual

Visiting Medical Officer in Emergency Medicine (zero hours)
The Maitland Hospital, Maitland, NSW

Applications are sought from suitably qualified Emergency Physicians for the above position at The Maitland Hospital Emergency Department for the purposes of providing primarily direct patient care and clinical supervision, supporting the current FACEM Staff Specialist workforce to meet the rising demand of this department.

Accommodation can be provided onsite.

The Maitland Hospital is a 170 bed rural referral facility that serves the upper and lower Hunter region and the cities and towns of Maitland, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Dungog and Raymond Terrace. Presentations have been growing for several years and now have an annual presentation of over 49,000 patients, of which 22% are admitted. About one third of all presentations are Paediatric and 2% are transferred to quaternary referral hospitals. The Emergency Department has a total of 24 treatment spaces; including 2 resuscitation beds and 5 fast track treatment spaces.

The Maitland Hospital Emergency Department has been accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM). It is accredited for 12 months of advanced training and operates as part of the Hunter New England wide network that includes John Hunter Hospital, Calvary Mater Hospital and Tamworth Base Hospital. There is also an education special skills term whose main focus is the University of Newcastle medical students and Junior Medical Officers throughout our department.

Applicants must posess a primary medical degree registerable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.

Enquiries: Dr Ingrid Berling - Emergency Department, The Maitland Hospital
P: (02) 4939 2713 E: Ingrid.Berling@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications and Information: Sally Jordan - Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Workforce
P: (02) 4985 3353 E: sally.jordan@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

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