Staff Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Northern NSW Local Health District
  • Manning Base Hospital, York Street, Taree NSW, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Manning Base Hospital

Permanent full time opportunity

Taree, NSW

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We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join our committed team to provide quality obstetric and gynaecological services to a diverse and appreciative community in a highly desirable coastal location.

We are seeking clinicians who:

  • Are medical experts and are passionate about delivering the best possible care to patients
  • Are clinical leaders able to lead and influence for their patients and colleagues
  • Are capable scholars committed to evidence based practice, education, quality and safety
  • Are exceptional communicators with patients, families and colleagues
  • Are strong advocates for their patients, their department and their community
  • Can work collaboratively with our dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Are committed to positive patient experiences and meeting the needs of a rural community


About our department:

  • 2 x Staff Specialists and 1 x Visiting Medical Officer, commitment to build a sustainable workforce to meet current and future needs
  • Busy birthing suite (over 700 deliveries p.a.) and busy outpatient clinics (including ANC, Gynaecology, high risk obstetric and colposcopy)
  • Surgical services including minimally invasive, open and laparascopic surgery
  • JMO support(accredited registrar +/- Rural Generalists; SRMO, RMO)
  • Very strong department of Paediatrics with special care nursery
  • Well established relationship with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health and teach into Year 3-5 of the Joint Medical Program. Appointment as a conjoint academic is encouraged (level commensurate with qualifications and experience)


What we offer:

  • The ability to leave your mark on a busy O & G department in an idyllic location
  • Career acceleration with genuine opportunities for leadership roles, academic opportunities, research, QA/QI and patient safety
  • Coastal lifestyle, affordable cost of living
  • Great team of committed and supportive O & G colleagues
  • Good prospects for establishing a sustainable private practice


Why apply:

  • This is a genuine opportunity to accelerate your clinical, academic and professional career in a desirable location in both the public and private sectors whilst remaining close to a major city, Newcastle.
  • We are building our team to ensure that we provide safe and contemporary O & G services 24/7, whilst ensuring work-life-balance and optimal wellbeing so you enjoy the beautiful region.
  • Manning Base Hospital has undergone significant redevelopment following a $140 million investment with a further $40M planned. Our MRI has recently been commissioned.
  • Manning Base Hospital has 180 beds with all the specialities you would expect of a Rural Hospital, providing you with a diverse mix of elective and emergency cases with support from our tertiary centre (John Hunter).
  • Manning Base Hospital serves the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding district, approximately 100,000 people over 3,732 km2.
  • Taree has everything you need and is located in the beautiful Manning Valley in the Lower Mid North Coast of NSW. We are just 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie.  Our area is home to some of the best beaches in Australia and surrounded by magnificent national parks.  Our family friendly community embraces diversity and offers something for everyone.  Follow the link for more about what the Manning Valley can offer:  visitmanningvalley.com.au


Applications Close: 15 November 2020

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Position Enquires:

Dr Osama Ali, Director of Clinical Services, MBH

Ph: (02) 6592 9111 E: [email protected]

Or  A/Prof Jason Bendall, A/Director of Medical Services, MBH

Ph:  0413 259 465 E:  [email protected]


Application Enquiries:  Ms Jessica Glover, Senior Medical recruitment Consultant

Ph: (02) 6767 7063 Email: [email protected]


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