NSW Government Hunter New England Local Health District

Employment Type: Visiting Medical Officer in Urology, Tamworth Rural Referral
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer
Remuneration: VMO Award
Hours Per Week: Negotiable
Requisition ID: REQ331373
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  • Exciting opportunity for experienced VMO Urologist
  • State of the art facility and Strong network support
Welcome to Hunter New England LHD and Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital is seeking an experienced Urologist to provide high quality evidence-based clinical care to its Urology patients.
Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital, is located in the heart of the beautiful New England / North West region of NSW. We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable Visiting Medical Officer Urologist to provide quality Urology services to a diverse community. Offering a lucrative relocation package for the successful candidate.
Located on the land of Kamilaroi/Gomeroi/Gamillaray people Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital is the second largest hospital in HNE Health and the key referral hospital for much of the north western region of HNE Health. The newly redeveloped hospital was opened in 2015 with state of art facilities across emergency, maternity, paediatrics, theatres, intensive care, coronary care, medical and surgical specialities, with 348 treatment spaces. The hospital has five operating theatres currently in operation and is supported by a modern Cancer Centre, sophisticated diagnostic services, along with comprehensive community and outpatient services.
The Tamworth Region is renowned for its diversity and experiences. Where a rural lifestyle can be complimented by a thriving city experience. Located only 3 hours from coastal New South Wales and a quick 4 hour drive (or even faster flight) to Sydney, Tamworth is a place to enjoy all that nature has to offer, along with a great place to raise children and make long term friends. Boasting a range of educational, career, sporting and recreational activities you can find out more about this beautiful region by visiting Destination Tamworth.
Key responsibilities, activities and duties:

  • Provide direct care to adult and paediatric Urology patients requiring specialist clinical management.
  • Operating theatre availability.
  • Comply with evidence-based guidelines for the provision of high-quality clinical care.
  • Coordinate referral to other specialist and subspecialties where indicated
  • Supervise the clinical care being provided by the specialist registrars and other junior medical staff
  • Provision of oncall services.
Hunter New England Health can offer a range of incentives to new employees such as:

  • Sustainable Healthcare: Together towards zero
  • Salary packaging options
  • Fitness passport
  • Relocation packages
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • A primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Urology), and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  • Evidence of being a medical expert, demonstrated by recent and comprehensive experience in Urology
  • Evidence of being a scholar, maintains medical professional development and has the ability to assist other staff, including trainees in the acquisition and development of knowledge.
  • Evidence of being a skilled communicator, including both oral and written skills, communicating with patients, students, other health professionals and the public.
  • Evidence of being a collaborator, including the ability to network and operate within an interdisciplinary framework and to work with other stakeholders in a variety of settings.
  • Evidence of being a manager, including ability to be flexible and cope with a changing health system, past leadership and management experience and previous safety and quality improvement activities.
  • Evidence of being a professional, including continued professional development, peer review and other forms of clinical governance.
  • Evidence of being an advocate, including contributions to improving individual and societal health.

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For role related queries or questions contact Cheryl Hayes on Cheryl.Hayes1@health.nsw.gov.au

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