Staff Specialist / Visiting Medical Officer – Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant

$179,078 - $220,986 yearly
  • Dubbo Health Service
  • Dubbo Base Hospital, Myall Street, Dubbo NSW, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

About the opportunity

You will be providing contemporary comprehensive specialist services for optimal patient outcomes by providing support and training to other clinicians in a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Your aim will be to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice to patients and clients in our local community.

This position qualifies for a Recruitment Incentive Package up to the value of $5,000 under the NSW Health Rural Health Workforce Incentive Scheme.

This scheme recognises the role key health workers play in enabling the delivery of rural and remote health services and aims to provide incentives over and above award entitlements, to attract and retain staff in these areas.

Packages may consist of relocation benefits, a fortnightly Rural Retention Allowance, contributions to professional development and utility reimbursements, in addition to accommodation assistance.

To recognise ongoing service in this role, once the successful candidate has served a qualifying period, they will become entitled to a reoccurring Annual Retention Bonus valued at $5,000 (as taxable income).

For more information, please discuss incentive options with the contact person for this role. Please note the Incentive Package only applies should you be appointed to the Staff Specialist permanent classification.


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

Dubbo Health Service

A major rural referral facility in Dubbo, NSW, Dubbo Hospital has recently undergone remarkable transformation and offers world class health care, work environment and training facilities across all levels.  Each year the 760 strong team at Dubbo Hospital looks after 35,000 in Emergency, 26,333 in a hospital bed, performs 9325 surgeries and assists 1233 babies to be born.

Why is Dubbo Health Service a great place to work?

  • $250M redevelopment completed in 2021
  • You can Challenge Yourself
  • Work with a Collegiate Team
  • Make a difference to vulnerable Australians
  • Make meaningful gains in Aboriginal Health 
  • Shape the Future with Research
  • Be Networked State-wide – you are well connected
  • Our clinicians are well respected
  • Make an impact on the next generation of clinicians

Dubbo. A Great Place to live:

Dubbo, a part of Wiradjuri country, is a thriving and dynamic regional City, just a 5 hour drive West of Sydney, and home to 35,000 residents. With affordable living and access to a diverse breadth of education, health care, retail and professional services, Dubbo is an attractive place to live, work and play. 

The Dubbo Region’s people make this such a special place to live. Connect and get involved, with an abundance of clubs and groups ready to welcome you. Meet new people, hone new skills or support the community you now call home.  The region is proud to play host to a medley of faiths and places of worship and if you are looking to give back to the community, we have a number of volunteer and charitable organisations.

Don’t forget the kids, there are so many opportunities for education, including university, join a group, learn a new skill or just get out and have fun in the Dubbo Region. We have everything from Guides and Scouts, to circus troops and army cadets.

We have a strong sporting culture and fantastic facilities, with a variety of clubs available from pony club to cycling, dance to disc golf, soccer to softball and so many more!

For more information on Dubbo Health service click here or Download the Dubbo New Resident guide 

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  5. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
  6. Fellowship of the applicable College

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