Visiting Medical Officer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Manning Base Hospital, Taree NSW Sessional 40 hours per week

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

Job Description

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Manning Base Hospital invites applications from suitability qualified consultants in Obstetrics and Gynaecology to provide high quality, evidence based care to women of the Manning district. This opportunity is for a sessional Visiting Medical Officer with the expectation of 40 hours per week, with 4 weeks annual leave and 2 weeks study leave in consultation with the Clinical Director.

Our ideal applicant

·        Wil be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

·        Has demonstrated recent and comprehensive experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

·        Is a strong advocate for the care of women within the Manning district

·        Is 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


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 approximately 100,000 people of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding districts

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

Taree and the Manning Region

Located on the beautiful Manning River we are major commercial centre of the Barrington Coast, which is situated three hours north of Sydney, two hours north of Newcastle and one hour south of Port Macquarie. We have pristine beaches, national parks, and beautiful waterways to explore throughout the region, is the perfect spot to create that coastal or hinterland lifestyle. Our region also offers a range of sporting facilities, performing arts and entertainment alongside cafes and restaurants which showcase local produce. For more information about what the region and what it can offer visit barringtoncoast.com.au


Position Enquires: Dr Nigel Roberts, Director of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Manning Base Hospital
[email protected]
Application Enquiries:  Sally Jordan, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant
Ph: (02) 4985 3353 E: [email protected]

Applications close: 9 April 2023


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