Southern NSW Local Health District

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Senior Resident Medical Officer
Remuneration: $90,062 – $127,922 per annum

Hours Per Week: 38 hours per week
Location: Dubbo, NSW
Applications Close: 19 December 2021 – 11:59pm

Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in the advertisement.

Senior Resident Medical Officer – Critical Care Medicine

A position is currently available for a Senior Resident Medical Officer in Critical Care at Dubbo Health Service. You will undertake rotations between Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. The position will provide complimentary experience for trainees wishing to develop a base line practical skill set for the management of critically unwell patients.

Dubbo Health Service is a major rural referral Hospital and part of the Western NSW Local Health District. It provides a range of acute inpatient and ambulatory care services including general medical and surgical, maternity, gynaecology, paediatrics, rehabilitation, critical care, mental health, renal dialysis, oncology, palliative care, hospital in the home and diagnostic services.

The Health Service also offers a wide range of primary and community health services including child and family health services, mental health services and antenatal and postnatal services.

Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment project. With Stages 1 and 2 ($91.3 million) complete, the final Stages 3 and 4 ($150 million) will include:

  • A new Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit
  • A new Medical Imaging Unit
  • A new Ambulatory Care Unit
  • A new Renal Dialysis Unit (originally part of 1 and 2 works)
  • A new Critical Care Floor comprising of:
  • Coronary Care/Stroke Unit
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Cardiac Catheter Laboratory (and Angiography Laboratory space)
  • A new front of house entry and drop off zone
  • A new Inpatient Unit
  • Expansion to Oncology
  • A new Front of House entry and drop off zone
  • Upgrade of Women’s and Children’s Community Health; and
  • Additional car parking on campus.

All of the latest information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service can be found on our website:


What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you’ll be working

You will be based at Dubbo Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Essential Requirements:

  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia in an appropriate registration category.
  • Completion of at least two (2) postgraduate years of medical practice.
  • Valid NSW Working with Children check.
  • Cleared National Police check.
  • Aged Care Check for Australian Government funded positions.
  • To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy, this includes any amendments made from time to time.
  • You must take all reasonable care for yourself and others and comply with any reasonable instruction, policies and procedures relating to work health safety and wellbeing.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria:

  • Qualifications and experience commensurate with the Essential Requirements for the role.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, including providing leadership and direction to ensure appropriate management of patients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgement and expertise, with demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
  • Demonstrated time management, problem solving skills and excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and computer skills.
  • Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education.
  • Demonstrated professional attitude and flexibility in work role with a preparedness and ability to participate in after-hours overtime and on-call rosters.

Need more information?
Click here for the Position Description and the Additional Information & Statement of Duties.

  • For role related queries or questions please contact Judy Keller via email Judy.Keller@health.nsw.gov.au or (02) 6809 8502

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

As you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email dubbo.recruitment@aes.org.au Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable Australian/New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident is identified.

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