The Opportunity

 

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District provides a range of hospital and community health services. We are delighted to be working exclusively on opportunities for Emergency Medicine CMOs and GP VMOs at The Young Health Service for the ED and wards.

The Young Health Service is a 32-bed facility with 21 hospital care beds, 5 maternity beds and 6-day surgery chairs. It also includes a full range of community health services such as community nursing, allied health, and mental health services which are delivered by the local team who also provide outreach to surrounding communities.

The 24-hour Emergency Department is equipped with telehealth cameras to connect the team in Young with specialists through the Critical Care Advisory Service. 

We have a FIFO roster where all travel and accommodation are provided. We are happy to negotiate long-term arrangements or short-term and ad-hoc locums with individual doctors. The current roster has two availabilities: first doctor 0700 - 1900 with the second doctor from 1900 for handover in the ED until 0700.

  • Earn $17,500 per week ($2500 per shift);
  • Travel and accommodation provided;
  • Flexible roster;
  • Be supported by local Anaesthetist & Obstetric GPs who are on-call.

Contact [email protected] for a confidential discussion, to learn more and secure your preferred dates.

Alternatively, register your interest online.

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Essential Criteria

  • AHPRA registration;
  • Current emergency certification (ALS or equivalent) and recent Emergency experience;
  • A genuine interest in rural health.

Location

Young sits in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales and is affectionately known as the ‘Cherry Capital of Australia.’ With approximately 12,000 residents, Young is part of the Hilltops region, less than two hour’s drive from Canberra.

The town offers the amenities of an urban centre, award-winning coffee, scrumptious eateries near formal parks and lakes along the creek. You'll leave shopping malls behind and step into the sunlight of Young’s vibrant centre, with exclusive boutiques, hair and beauty salons, three supermarkets, top-level gourmet butchers, and great homewares and DIY shopping. 

Residents and visitors enjoy a diverse range of sporting, recreation, and cultural activities. Popular attractions include Cherry Picking, Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Garden, Iandra Castle, Koorawatha Falls, making it well worth a visit.

 

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