Visiting Medical Officer - General Practitioner - Nyngan. Apply via eCredential

  • Dubbo
  • Western Nsw Local Health District
About the opportunity We are seeking the services of a General Practitioner – Visiting Medical Officer for Nyngan Health Service. The GP VMO will provide contemporary comprehensive service for optimal patient outcomes to achieve safe clinical practice. How the GP VMO experience is different in Western NSW What we can offer you A broad range of interesting & challenging work scenarios that will bring your purpose to life and broaden your scope. We will have your back at every step of the journey, through training & collaboration opportunities and our innovative services of vCare, Virtual Rural Generalist Service (VRGS), Mental Health Emergency Care, Virtual Pharmacy and Virtual Outpatients. Your skills will be developed to reach your potential and you’ll have access to leadership and mentoring programs for accelerated career progression. You can be a part of our world-recognised delivery of virtual care as we strive toward our goal of healthier rural people and thriving communities, delivering care close to home. Sometimes it will be hard, other times demanding, but we promise it will always be extremely rewarding. Flexible work practices Where you'll be working The Nyngan Multipurpose Service (MPS) is a 42-bed facility offering both acute and residential aged care services. Nyngan MPS has 24-hour emergency care, palliative care, renal dialysis and a range of ambulatory care and primary and community health services. Nyngan is situated by the Bogan River on the eastern edge of the Great Outback, 583 kilometres northwest of Sydney and less than a two=hour drive from the major city of Dubbo, home to the famous Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Unconditional General and/or Specialist Registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and/or Fellowship of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and/or Vocational Recognition as a General Practitioner. Minimum three (3) years post graduate clinical experience. Previous experience in Emergency Medicine, General Practice, Adult Internal Medicine, Paediatrics or Rural Medicine an advantage. Sound knowledge of and commitment to clinical quality and patient safety, work health and safety, working within NSW Health Policy and current clinical practice guidelines. Knowledge of contemporary clinical management and modern approaches in assessment and management of the broad range of acute and chronic medical conditions. Competence in performing the range of procedures commonly undertaken in a rural emergency department. An understanding of patient centred care and demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team including demonstration of NSW Health CORE values in delivering safe and high quality care. Note: Applications submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be considered for this position. Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases Stepping Up – Close the Gap