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Staff Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Head of Unit - Grafton

Head of Department
REQ190979 Requisition #
Employment Type:  Permanent Full or Part Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: as per Staff Specialists (State) Award 2019 plus allowances
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ190979


Why you should consider applying

We can offer you:

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!


Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.


Where you’ll be working

The Clarence River provides the lifeblood of this picturesque region, connecting the regional centre of Grafton with the historic township of Maclean and the stunning seaside towns of Iluka and Yamba. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing tree-change, a family destination or an adventure, the Clarence Valley has something to suit every lifestyle.


Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.


NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see


What you'll be doing

To lead and manage the Obstetrics and Gynaecology service at Grafton Base Hospital, providing contemporary comprehensive specialist services for optimal patient outcomes.

Providing and supporting training to clinicians across multiple disciplines to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice.
A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit for more information.

Enquiries about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own application.


Trainees who will attain Fellowship within the Clinical Year will also be considered.

  1. Eligible for full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with Fellowship of the relevant college, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated recent clinical experience as a Senior Medical Officer Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the role delineation of the service.
  3. Demonstrated recent leadership and management experience with the ability to work with and develop a multidisciplinary clinical team.
  4. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology, written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  6. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.



Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Alison Maclean on

Applications Close: 27 October 2020



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