Staff Specialist or Visiting Medical Officer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Manning Base Hospital Taree, NSW

  • Department of Health
  • Manning Base Hospital, York Street, Taree NSW, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

Permanent full time opportunity


An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to join the Manning Base Hospital’s Team. Based in a desirable coastal location.


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.


An attractive salary (in line with Staff Specialists State Award 2021), relocation package and subsidised temporary accommodation available!


About You

·         a medical expert who is passionate about delivering the best possible care to patients;

·         a capable scholar committed to evidence based practice, education, quality and safety;

·         a skilled communicator in interactions with patients, families and colleagues;

·         a strong advocate for their patients, their department and their community;

·         able to work collaboratively with our dedicated multidisciplinary team;

·         committed to positive patient experiences and meeting the needs of a rural and regional 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 outpatient clinics (including ANC, Gynaecology, high risk obstetric and colposcopy);

·         surgical services including minimally invasive, open and laparoscopic surgery;

·         JMO support (accredited registrar +/- Rural Generalists; SRMO, RMO);

·         links to an established Department of Paediatrics with Special care nursery;

·         great team of committed and supportive anaesthetic colleagues;

·         close relationship with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health with teaching to students in Year 3-5 of the Joint Medical Program. Appointment as a conjoint academic is encouraged (level commensurate with qualifications and experience).


Why Manning Base Hospital

·         Manning Base Hospital has undergone significant redevelopment following a $140 million investment with a further $100M planned. We have a recently commissioned Imaging Department (incl. MRI on site);

·         Manning Base Hospital has 180 beds with all the specialities you would expect of a Rural/Regional Hospital, providing you with a diverse mix of elective and emergency cases with support from our tertiary centre (John Hunter Hospital).

·         Manning Base Hospital serves the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding district, approximately 100,000 people over 3,732 km2.

·         career acceleration with genuine opportunities for leadership roles, academic opportunities, research, QA/QI and patient safety;

·         the ability to leave your mark on a busy O&G department in an idyllic location;

·         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;

Taree and the Manning Region 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. All destinations you’ll want to explore. Our area is home to some of the best beaches in Australia and surrounded by magnificent national parks. It offers a coastal lifestyle with affordable cost of living. Our family friendly community embraces diversity and offers something for everyone. Follow the link for more information about what Taree and the Manning Valley Region can offer:  www.visitmanningvalley.com.au


All NSW Health workers are required to have received two doses or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

Apply Now via I Work For NSW REQ314878

An Eligibility List will be created for future temporary and permanent positions at Manning Base Hospital.

Position Enquires: Dr Nigel Roberts, Director of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Manning Base Hospital E: [email protected]

Application Enquiries:  Kelly Gibson, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant

Ph: (02) 4985 3458 E: [email protected]


Agency applications must contact the Senior Recruitment Consultant with CV prior to lodging any applications.


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