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  • $90 million stage 1&2 Hospital redevelopment with new 4 storey building featuring a new emergency department, inpatient ward, four operating theatres and a critical care unit already completed, with $150 million committed to stages 3&4.
  • 1 hour from Sydney with daily flights.
  • Salary package of AUD$250 – 300,000+ (plus the work/life balance to enjoy it.)
  • Excellent choice of some of the best schools in Australia.
  • Large, varied and affordable housing - buy a few acres of land and graze cattle or grow some olives, vines or fruit trees….
  • Lovely climate with warm summers and mild winters.

The Role

You will be a generalist anaesthetist and be a key part of a very collegiate team. You will have the opportunity to participate in Teaching and Training activities of junior doctors and be actively engaged in continuous Quality improvement activities, including audit and morbidity and mortality reviews.


The Hospital

The $91.3 million Dubbo Hospital redevelopment stages 1 and 2 is complete with patients moving in to their new clinical services building in late 2015 . The new building includes six digital operating theatres, an amazing new maternity and day surgery unit as well as a state-of-the-art central sterilising department.

A lead design team has been appointed to undertake the consultation and planning for Stages 3 and 4 of the redevelopment and $150 million has been committed by the NSW Government to deliver it.

The Area

Dubbo - ‘The city of smiles’ is a dynamic, regional city in the centre of New South Wales. Offering the dual benefits of relaxation and space with the amenities of a major city, you can enjoy a quality lifestyle with affordable housing, career opportunities, high-quality health, educational and professional services.

It is well placed as an intersection of major routes for road, rail and air transport and is an hour flight to Sydney. It is well networked within a group of similar sized affluent cities in the region: Parkes, Bathurst and Orange. 

It also boasts a rich choice of first class housing. Secure estates, river front homes, farms, secluded country piles in picturesque areas, where you can secure a large acreages, swimming pools - at half the cost of housing in Sydney!

The city has a well-established and expanding high quality education network comprised of four tertiary institutions, three public secondary schools, three private secondary schools, nine public primary schools and six primary schools.

Dubbo has over 83 hectares of public open space and more than 20 sporting fields located in the city. The major sporting facilities are all modern. There is a 10 lane Olympic sized swimming pool, numerous gyms, a golf club and a new multi-million dollar, international standard, Athletics Centre for Excellence For cyclists there is an 8.3km of off-road cycle-paths and flat country roads plus a picturesque 6.38km tracker cycleway. There is also a major Zoo!

What can Head Medical do for you?

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we appreciate it can also be extremely daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped hundreds of doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We take the responsibility of relocating candidates seriously and we know it’s critically important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through yours and your loved ones plans in detail, getting to know you to ensure we provide a seamless service which is second to none and above all right for you.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage all the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

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