NSW Government

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Job category: Specialist
Job location: Regional NSW / Bathurst & Central West NSW
Job reference number: REQ264054
Work type: Sessional
Closing date: 21/01/2024 – 11:59 PM
Employment Type Quinquennium – Ending – 30 June 2027

Position Title: Visiting Medical Officer – General Practice – with Obstetrics – Lithgow

Fee For Service/RDA

Requisition ID: REQ264054

How to apply

Your application is to be submitted through E-Credential ONLY. To apply please click this link,


Applications close on 21 January 2024 and must be received by midnight of the closing date.

Please refer to the Application Guide for instructions on how to create a Clinician Profile and a list of mandatory requirements for all Senior Medical & Dental Officer applications. If you are experiencing any difficulties, please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement. Alternatively, you can contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 4734 2281. For all enquiries relating to the position and its function, you must contact the designated contact person.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioner for the above position in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. The position will be located at Lithgow Hospital within the Department of General Practice Visiting Medical Officer with Obstetrics.

Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship by the beginning of the 2024 Clinical Year will be considered. If successful, the applicant will not be subsequently eligible to commence their appointment until after the relevant qualifications and requirements are formally obtained.

Successful applicants will be responsible for assessment, investigation and appropriate care of patients in Lithgow Hospital.

This position is Fee for Service and involves on call roster. Appointees may be eligible for credentialing and privileging across all other facilities in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Appointees may be eligible for credentialing and privileging across all other facilities in the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Together, Achieving Better Health

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District will drive innovation and excellence in health service delivery that provides safe, equitable, high quality, accessible, timely and efficient services that are responsive to the needs of patients and the community.

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively encourages diversity and inclusion within our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

About Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District provides world-class clinical care, research and innovation, and is committed to providing a workplace culture that values and promotes the growth of high performing teams and individuals. We are passionate about the work we do and are committed to improving the health of our local community and enhancing the experience of all our patients.

See why people like you join our local health district – and welcome to the family! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2FVDzrwYZI

To check out our diverse workforce and see some of our recent innovative and community-focused achievements, browse our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/NepeanBlueMtsLHD

If you would like more information about our Local Health district, please visit our website: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/


  1. Possess or be eligible for full registration with the Australian Health practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Possess Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP) and/ or Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM).
  3. Evidence of Continuing Medical Education and self-monitoring / audit practices consistent with the scope of practice requirements of the position
  4. Sound clinical knowledge of General Practice with Obstetrics demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position including evidence of participation in quality assurance activities relevant to the specialty.
  5. High level interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability working within a multidisciplinary team.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision of junior medical staff consistent with contemporary best practice supervision standards.
  7. Demonstrates the skills and attitudes appropriate for practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling of a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.

Employees and Contractors must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct.

The position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of Children’s Guardian website: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/PD2018_009.pdf

To see a full position description, please click here

To apply, you need to be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or hold an appropriate work visa.

Conditions of appointment are in accordance with the Health Services Act 1997, and

Public Hospitals (Visiting Medical Officers Fee-for-Service Contracts) Determination 2014 OR

Rural Doctors Association – NSW Department of Health joint working party agreed package August 1988

Enquiries : Paige Beck – Executive assistant Lithgow Hospital on 02 6350 2330

Email: Paige beck @health.nsw.gov.au

We respectfully request no agencies approach.

Job Closing Date 21 Jan, 2024

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