ED CMO - Nelson Bay (Fixed Term | Perm)

Job details

ID: JREF-109038
Type: Permanent
Salary: Salary on application
Location: New South Wales
Published: 14/11/2023
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  • Day Shifts 0800 - 1900
  • Rates Negotiable
  • No on-call

Are you tired of working in a different location every week, but loving the pay rate of locum roles? We have the solution for you! Medical Directions is looking for experienced ED doctors (VR GP or relevant experience) to cover ED day shifts at Tomaree Community Hospital in Nelson Bay. FIFO arrangement's are welcomed for those who live out of town, and residents of the area are also most encouraged to apply. 


The Opportunity

Tomaree Community Hospital (TCH) provides health care to people living in Nelson Bay and surrounding areas. With a 14-bed adult ward, 5 bed Emergency Department and onsite GP Clinic, services provided include General Medicine, Geriatric, Palliative Care, adult and paediatric emergency care, adult acute medical inpatient care, adult emergency respite and postnatal care for women eligible for early discharge from their obstetric hospital. 


ED day shifts are from 0800 - 1900 with no on-call requirement. Supported by a Fast Track / Ward doctor each day, with rostered, paid handover time (30 minutes). 



  1. Ongoing, long-term role at locum rates
  2. Modern, well-supported facility
  3. No on-call requirement
  4. Great mix of presentations throughout the ED 
  5. Support from the Medical Directions team from the start of your journey with credentialing requirements etc, to ongoing assistance throughout with accommodation and travel requirements plus anything else you need.

The Location

Port Stephens is known for its spectacular coastline and pristine waterways, boasting 26 beaches from sheltered outlets to ocean beaches. Newcastle, with all the benefits of a metropolitan city, is only 45 minutes away and in less than an hour you’ll stumble upon Lake Macquarie, Barrington Tops and the magnificent Hunter Valley. Port Stephens is an easy 2-hour drive from Sydney or 30 minutes by air. 


There’s always something to do in Nelson Bay. Whether you embark on a journey of discovery where dolphins and whales grace the coastline, picnic surrounded by nature reserves, take a dip in the beautiful beaches or indulge in the fine foods, wine and cocktails from the local establishments. 


The shopping district close to the marina provides a great mix of specialty shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants as well as cinemas, art galleries, bowling club and a golf club.  


Essential Criteria

·        Recent Emergency experience

·        Current emergency certification (ALS2 or equivalent)

·        A team player with a genuine interest in rural health


If this sounds like something you would be interested in contact Jodi Spencer on +61 436810122 and quote job reference number JREF-109038.

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