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Visiting Medical Officer Sexual Assault Service #429813
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: New Lambton
Job Type: Sessional

Visiting Medical Officer, Sexual Assault Services

John Hunter Children's Hospital, Newcastle

We are looking for committed medical officers and General Practitioners to participate in the afterhours roster and weekend roster for medical service to adults and adolescents who have been sexually assaulted and referred to the Hunter New England Health Sexual Assault service.


You will be responsible and accountable for the provision of a safe, effective and efficient service to adults and adolescents who have referred to the Hunter New England Sexual Assault service.


Applicants must hold Current medical practitioner, registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulations Agency (AHPRA) and Fellow of FRACGP or other relevant college or other Specialist or Generalist qualification or working towards as recognised by the Health Insurance Commission.


Enquiries: Nicole Carter, Coordinator, Violence Protection & Care ph: (02) 4924  6191 e: Nicole.Carter@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Enquiries: Dr Anousha Victoire, Medical Lead Sexual Assault Service anousha.victoire@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications: Tenielle Farrelly, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant e: tenielle.farrelly@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Ophthalmology VMO #429625
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Newcastle
Job Type: Sessional

429625 Visiting Medical Officer in Ophthalmology

Sessional - John Hunter Hospital

Newcastle, New South Wales

An opportunity exists for outstanding candidates to join the Ophthalomology Service at John Hunter Hospital, Belmont and Kurri Kurri District Hospital. This position will contribute to the high quality service currently provided and participate in the oncall roster for emergency work at John Hunter Hospital. Candidates with Vitreous-Retinal Subspeciality skills and Ocular Plastics Skills will enhance the team. The successful candidates will be invovled in the training of Junior Medical Staff and involved in the development of the Registrar training program.

Applicants must have a primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists or other specialist registration as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or the Health Insurance Act (1973)

Enquiries: Dr Robert Griffits, Director of Ophthalmology, John Hunter Hospital ph: 0419 014 341

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

Applications Close: 11 March 2018

Staff Specialist or VMO Orthopaedic Surgeon #429288
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Tamworth Hospital


Come and be involved in the further development of a growing service!


We are seeking the right applicant to fit our dynamic service. You will be a natural clinical leader, surgical

educator and skilled communicator, engaged in building our service by developing effective relationships and  valuing the  contributions of all the team. You must be able to work independently and are expected to reside in the local community.


What this role offers you?

  • Come and join a welcoming team of 4 experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons; be well supported by 4 Registrars and 2 JMO’s; and be led by an experienced Clinical Director that is reshaping the service.
  • Broad scope of practice with a great mix of general orthopaedics; with the possibility of sub  specialty practice and management of a wide variety of regional trauma.
  • Work in a close-knit department which encourages collaboration and collegiate relationships across the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Become involved in the department’s already vigorous education program, with protected teaching time, active research projects, audit program and journal clubs.
  • Tamworth Hospital is a Referral Hospital providing services to the North-West area of NSW.
    Our recently opened $220 million acute services redevelopment; equipped with 348 treatment spaces; an 8 theatre operating complex (5 in current operation) and a recently opened outpatient clinic centre.
  • Tamworth has a locally based helicopter retrieval service covering the North-Western region of NSW servicing a population of 175,000.
  • Tamworth, with a population of 60,000 is a modern progressive family friendly city offering a broad range of experiences and lifestyle options.

Come and listen to Dr Dave Healey, Clinical Director Orthopaedics discuss the opportunities that making the move to Tamworth can provide! Video link:  https://youtu.be/m1YvAxZOTUg


Interested and want to know more? Please contact Dr Dave Healey, Ph. 0458 769 627 or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant Ph. (02) 6767 7780 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


Close Date: 2 March 2018

Visiting Medical Officer General Practice #429611
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Site negotiable
Job Type: Permanent Full Time; Casual


Do you want to be a Leader and make a difference in a Rural Community?

Hunter New England Health, in partnership with General Practices and the communities in which they service are seeking General Practitioners interested in building healthier communities by delivering excellence in health care to our rural towns and surrounding districts.

In Rural General Practice there are opportunities for gaining a diversity of skills and personal satisfaction by participating in the well-being of a community in a significant way. The well-known benefits of choosing a rural lifestyle for yourself and your family include a clean fresh healthy environment, education with smaller and more intimate class sizes, less traffic, a lower cost of living, and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world all while being within just a few hours from facilities in larger regional cities.

The successful applicant(s) will provide services to both private and public patients from consulting rooms and the local hospital.


What We Offer You:

  • Collegiate Support – you will have ongoing access to support and advice from Specialists and Consultants in our larger hospitals
  • A comprehensive aero-retrieval service
  • A commitment to your Continuing Professional Development + assistance towards achieving your Fellowship
  • Procedural Skills Training
  • World Class facilities with a range of modern, purpose built Multi Purpose Centres
  • An Innovative Area Health Service with a passion for excellence
  • Friendly, picturesque rural towns – perfect for families
  • Assistance in relocating to our beautiful area

You will be:

  • Eligible for Vocational Registration as a General Practitioner in New South Wales
  • Willing to participate in the on-call roster for the Hospital
  • Recent clinical skills and experience as a General Practitioner
  • Completed or undertaking of Emergency Life Support (ELS) course, and skills in emergency medicine
  • Obstetric, Surgical or Anaesthetic skills and experience would be an advantage

Staff Specialist Stroke Neurologist #429161
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: New Lambton
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

429161 Staff Specialist Stroke Neurologist

Full-Time, John Hunter Hospital

Newcastle, Australia

Applications are sought from experienced consultant Stroke Neurologists for this exciting opportunity at John Hunter Hospital (JHH) in Newcastle, Australia. You will have vision and an optimistic, upbeat personality which inspires positive change in others. You will be energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about what you do, lead by example and be able to gain the buy in of medical staff by being inclusive and valuing the contribution of each and every member of the team.

John Hunter is the largest hospital in the Hunter New England Health District, with approximately 650 beds (incl. John Hunter Children’s Hospital).  John Hunter is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital, servicing a population of more than 800,000 people. There are strong academic connections with Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Newcastle. 

Newcastle is a great place to live with an average 10hrs of sunshine a day.  With Australia’s largest regional population it has the benefits of a big city with the ease and friendliness of a country town. As a centre for retail, health, tourism, education, IT and finance, the Hunter offers real employment choices for your partner and an excellent range of schooling options for your children. Newcastle has some of the best beaches in Australia, is just a two hour drive from Sydney and a quick 45 minute drive to both the world renowned Hunter Valley Vineyards and the blue water wonderland that is Port Stephens.

The Stroke Service at John Hunter Hospital is nationally and internationally recognised, with particular strengths in advanced imaging and acute clinical trials. John Hunter is the major referral centre for endovascular clot retrieval, and provides acute telestroke consultation services for most of northern NSW. It is consistently one of the top recruiting sites in Australasia in acute stroke and secondary prevention trials, and the team have a very strong track record of investigator-led trials, including being the lead study site for the current TASTE trial of tenecteplase for stroke thrombolysis.

They also have a strong track record in service improvement for stroke care, including early trials of pre-hospital ambulance triage and notification, and current studies of novel approaches to telestroke triage and retrieval. Members of the acute stroke team are also members of the Hunter Medical Research Institute, and University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre for Stroke and Brain Injury.  The priority research centre is a cohesive multidisciplinary research group spanning the breadth from laboratory to community, with collaborators across a broad spectrum of University disciplines and health professions. The successful applicant will join a strong, cohesive and enthusiastic multidisciplinary team.

Applicants must hold a primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in Neurology or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973). International Medical Graduates with suitable qualifications are encouraged to apply and may refer to Royal Australasian college of Physicians (RACP) website, overseas trained physician pathway.


Dr Neil Spratt, Director, Acute Stroke Service ph:+614 0336 3981

e: neil.spratt@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

 Applications and Information: Damien Barrett, Medical Recruitment Consultant

ph: +612 49853157 e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

 Closing Date: 11 March 2018

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