About the Job

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Would you like to live and work in an environment with open spaces, sunshine and time on your side? A move to Dubbo could make all the difference!

  • 1 hour from Sydney with daily flights.
  • Salary package of up to AUD$400,000 (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
Provide clinical care to patients referred to, or requiring the care of, the Dubbo Health Service, at a level consistent with the standards expected of an Emergency Medicine Consultant. This includes patients on the ward, in outpatient areas, in the Emergency Department.  You will also oversee the work of assigned junior medical staff, including the adequacy of documentation, safe practice, team work, and communication and prescribing.

The Hospital
Dubbo Health Service is currently undergoing a major transformation to provide expanded and upgraded clinical services, costing $241million.  The redevelopment of Dubbo Hospital has been designed with the most up-to-the-minute advancements in medical practice in mind. The facilities are world-class. These include 6 ultra-modern Integrated Digital Operating Theatres, a new 32-bed Surgical Inpatient Unit, a new and expanded ICU/HDU, and 20 Bed Coronary Care Ward; and a new Emergency Department to accommodate the busiest trauma centre in Western NSW.

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

The Area
Dubbo - ‘The city of smiles’ is a dynamic, regional city in the centre of New South Wales. An hour flight to Sydney, it offers 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 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 acreage, 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 off-road cycle-paths and flat country roads plus a picturesque 6.38km tracker cycleway. There is also a major Zoo!

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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