This is your opportunity as GP Visiting Medical Officer to use your rural health experience to provide health care and emergency department support to the local community. From diagnosis to treatment you will play an integral role in the community and use your well-rounded skill set to treat a wide case ranging from ongoing to urgent with duties including ward rounds, GP Clinic and ED duties. You will be a strong problem solver and extremely versatile in your approach.
You will be supported by other GPs and have nursing support. There is a also a telehealth service to cover breaks.
This is great opportunity to help shape rural health in the local community.
Forbes offers the benefits of country lifestyle with all the convenience and support of a major centre including access to public and private schools, a strong sense of community and a safe place to live and work. This picturesque location offers something to see and do for the whole family including music festivals, handcraft and farmers markets, skating workshops and school holiday BBQs.
Forbes is located five hours from Sydney, just over an hour from the major rural city of Orange and under two hours' drive from Dubbo, home to the famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo.
The facility has 27 beds and includes acute and sub-acute medical, surgical, rehabilitation and palliative care services, two birthing rooms and two maternity rooms, one operating theatre, six renal dialysis chairs, two-day treatment spaces, medical imaging and collocated community and primary health services including outreach services to surrounding smaller towns. The facility has a modern emergency department with a large resuscitation bay and three beds.
To be eligible for this role, you must have:
- AHPRA registration
- Must hold FACRRM with recent emergency department experience
- Overseas candidates holding FRNZCGP, CCFP, FDRHMNZ and MRCGP with will also be considered.
- Relocation package on offer with immediate accommodation provided.
- Car leasing packages on offer
- Generous salary packaging offers for permanent staff
To find out more about this role and to request a position description, please call Laura Cushley on +61 2 8248 2953.