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VMO Ophthalmologist #417690
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

VMO Ophthalmologist, Tamworth Hospital


The time is right for you to live and work in Tamworth, one of Australia’s most inviting and prosperous regional cities surrounded by beautiful scenic mountains and outdoor adventure options. Tamworth offers a contemporary effortless lifestyle, and ease of access with multiple daily flights to Sydney and Brisbane. Tamworth is a leader in employment opportunities and education, with affordable housing and a great mix of lifestyle options. If sport is your thing - there are top-class sporting and recreational facilities including 2 golf clubs, a state-of-the-art Indoor Sports Centre and a variety of recreational and sporting clubs. For more information on Tamworth visit http://www.destinationtamworth.com.auor http://evocities.com.au/tamworth/



What this position offers you?

  • Tamworth Hospital is a major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the North-West area of NSW. In July 2015, we opened the doors to a new $220 million acute services redevelopment; equipped with 348 treatment spaces; we conduct over 9000 surgical procedures per annum over five theatre spaces.
  • You will provide elective theatre lists, privately referred outpatient clinics in your own rooms, and an equitable share of the acute on-call roster for both weekdays and weekends. You must be able to work independently and are expected to reside in the local community.
  • Come and join a welcoming and committed team of two experienced Ophthalmologists with the opportunity to join either Consultant in their fully equipped practice rooms. 
  • A broad scope of practice with a wide range of subspecialty interests supported
  • This position provides opportunities to become involved in teaching and research. Tamworth is a teaching hospital for the Bachelor of Medicine, University of Newcastle and Joint Medical Program, University of New England. The Tamworth Education Centre, located within the hospital precinct provides state of the art teaching, simulation and research facilities on-par with metropolitan university centres.
  • You will have the opportunity to apply for appointment with Tamara Private Hospital, a leading Ramsay Health facility. Tamara Hospital is a 53 bed Medical, Surgical and Rehabilitation Hospital with three operating theatres, one procedure room and day surgery unit, and is located only a short distance from Tamworth Hospital.

Interested? Enquiries: Dr David Moore, VMO Ophthalmologist Ph. (02) 6766 3944, Dr Peter Hinchcliffe VMO Ophthalmologist Ph. (02) 6766 1622 or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant Ph. (02) 6767 7780 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


Application Close Date: 15 January 2018


Staff Specialist Anaesthetist #421461
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Tamworth
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Staff Specialist Anaesthetist, Tamworth Hospital


Tamworth, with a population of 60,000 is a modern progressive city set in a picturesque backdrop of tree covered mountains. It is a family friendly city, offering a broad range of experiences from sport & lifestyle, art & culture, music & entertainment, cafes & restaurants and weekend adventures.  Tamworth is located about halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, providing ease of access with 6 daily flights, you’re not too far from the city, but you and your family will have daily access to the benefits of country life! Tamworth has excellent schooling options and houses are big and affordable.


What this role offers you?

  • Come and join our Consultant Anaesthetist team of eleven Anaesthetists at Tamworth Hospital
  • You will provide elective and emergency theatre sessions and participate in after hours Anaesthetics on call roster
  • Anaesthetic services are delivered for all major surgery, with the exception of cardiac and neurological. There is also a broad mixture of paediatric and O&G cases as well as general anaesthetic exposure.
  • This position is ideal for candidates wishing to gain experience within a busy regional acute hospital with a broad and interested case mix.
  • In July 2015, Tamworth Hospital opened its new $220 million acute services redevelopment equipped with 348 treatment spaces; 8 theatre operating complex (5 in current operation, and soon to open 6th)
  • Use your experience and knowledge and add to the department’s
    already vigorous education program. With a specific program for exam candidates, this is an outstanding opportunity to become involved in teaching and research projects.


Interested and want to know more? Please contact: Dr Simon Ford Clinical Director Anaesthetics Ph. (02) 6767 7700 or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment  Consultant Ph. (02) 6767 7780 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


Applications Close: 31 December 2017


Staff Specialist Psychiatrist - Psychiatric Emergency Service #428690
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Newcastle
Job Type: Permanent Part Time

Staff Specialist Psychiatrist - Psychiatric Emergency Service
Hunter New England Mental Health
Permanent Part Time 0.6 FTE

Join an outstanding multidisciplinary team in a busy, integrated and rewarding mental health service. Our Psychiatric Emergency Service (PES) provides an assessment unit and 4 short stay PECC beds combined with an 8 bed psychiatric intensive care unit. This provides a service for all teams in Hunter New England Mental Health.

PES is co-located with Calvary Mater Newcastle (CMN) - Emergency Department (ED), providing services and a conduit with/from ED to the Mater Mental Health Centre (100 acute beds in total) for people experiencing a mental health crisis, acute mental illness or disorder (first time presentation or recurrent/relapse) and who require mental health assessment, hospital admission, acute inpatient treatment/care and/or referral for support and follow up in the community.

PES is a 24 hour, 7 day a week centre-based acute hospital inpatient service made up of Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre; PECC Assessment, PECC Beds Unit and Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) providing access and admittion to four 22 bed acute mental health inpatient units: Newcastle Mental Health Unit (NMHU), Lake Macquarie Mental Health Unit (LMMHU), Mental Health Substance Use Unit (MHSUU) and Mental Health Unit for Older People (MHUOP).

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. Your ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from all health-related disciplines will assist you in developing strong local links with other health welfare providers. A background of continued professional development and the practice of evidence-based medicine with a commitment initiating research and/or service evaluation will be highly regarded.

Newcastle is located 2 hours north of Sydney, NSW and is a modern city that also boasts a rich heritage and stunning coastline. Combining excellent schooling, sporting and recreational facilities with affordable living, Hunter New England Mental Health provides an opportunity to combine a stimulating career with an attractive lifestyle.

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

Applications: Jessica Fernando, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Workforce
Ph: (02) 4985 3268 Email: jessica.fernando2@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Visiting Medical Officer Sexual Assault Service #408363
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

Visiting Medical Officer General Practice Walcha MPS #354519
Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Location: Walcha
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Are you looking for a role in General Practice that offers you autonomy in one of the most beautiful and natural settings in New South Wales.


This is a great opportunity for a general practitioner who is passionate about what they do and wants to make a difference in the local community.


Walcha GP Practice and Walcha Multi-Purpose Health Service (MPS), together with the Walcha community are seeking a General Practitioner who is interested in working with friendly, cooperative and supportive Health Professionals in the delivery of quality health services to Walcha.  This role is pivotal for the Walcha community. It is an autonomus role that delivers a diverse caseload as part of a multi displicinary team.


Walcha is the gateway to some of the most picturesque scenery in Australia with  gorges, rainforests, waterfalls and wilderness.  Activities include bushwalking, white water rafting, bike riding, fishing and horse riding.  Enjoy helicopter flights, four-wheel-drive tours and fishing, as well as guided bushwalks in some of Australia’s most rugged terrain. The town itself is known for its historic buildings, cosy restaurants, cafes and quality accommodation. Walcha is the Gateway to the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and located only 90kms from Tamworth and 65 km from Armidale.


The Walcha MPS is a new Multi-Purpose Health Service opened in June 2007. It is a 24 bed rural facility providing a range of services for the community and surrounding area.

q  Services include emergency, medical, post-surgical, aged care, post natal care, paediatric and palliative care.

q  A total of 24 beds, including 9 acute beds, 15 Aged Care beds

q  Co-located and integrated primary and community health services, including and additional consultation/treatment room

q  NSW Ambulance Service Station

q  Staff accommodation


Services currently provided from the Walcha Multi-Purpose Service Health and Community Health Service includes:

q  24 hour Accident and Emergency

q  Acute Care

q  Community Health Nursing

q  Primary Health Care

q  Aboriginal Health Services

q  Aboriginal Liaison

q  Early Childhood Services

q  Diabetes Services

q  Child and Family Health Services

q  Hearing services

q  Immunisation Clinic

q  Palliative Care

q  Foot Care

q  X-Ray Services,

q  Aged Care

q  Asthma education

q  Cardiac rehabilitation 

q  Visiting Dietician

q  Visiting Drug and Alcohol services

q  Visiting Mental Health services

q  Visiting Occupational therapy

q  Physiotherapy

q  Visiting Speech Pathologist


The Walcha GP Practice is a fully accredited General Practice.  It is a modern, well equipped, general practice facility located on the grounds of the Walcha MPS.

q  Collegiate Support – you will have ongoing access to support and advice from Specialists and Consultants from our larger hospitals

q  A comprehensive aero-retrieval service

q  A commitment to your Continuing Professional Development and Skills Training

q  An Innovative Local Health District with a passion for excellence

q  Walcha is a friendly, picturesque rural town with supportive business and local community – perfect for families


Hospital work is paid as per the RDA Settlement Package, Rural Fee for Service.  

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