Staff Specialist / Visiting Medical Officer – Urology Consultant (apply via eCredential)

REQ129627 Requisition #

Employment Type
: Various
Position Classification: Staff Specialist / Visiting Medical Officer
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
Dubbo, NSW

Applications Close:  7 Jun 2020 - 11.59pm


Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions. If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.

About the opportunity

Do you have a passion for rural medicine and wish to practice in a rural setting? Do you have a strong work ethic and interested in working with vunerable communities? Do you have an open mind and a desire for career progression? Would you like to live and work in an environment with open spaces, sunshine and time on your side? A move to Dubbo could make all the difference!

You will be providing contemporary comprehensive specialist services for optimal patient outcomes by providing support and training to other clinicians in a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Your aim will be to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice to patients and clients in our local community.


What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager)
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression
Where you'll be working
You will be based at Dubbo Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District.  For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Dubbo is a major regional city with a population of around 40,000 people, situated on the beautiful Macquarie River, 420 kilometres north-west of Sydney. It is a progressive city with a thriving town centre.  There are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard and many regional towns. Known as the cosmopolitan heart of New South Wales, Dubbo has great shopping and sporting facilities and provides a perfect base from which to explore the eastern interior of our beautiful state.

Living in Dubbo you’ll be rewarded with a relaxed and convenient lifestyle. Residents who have relocated to live and work here have described the real sense of community as the key difference that sets it apart from metropolitan cities such as Sydney.  People here are relaxed, down to earth, friendly and so welcoming.  Visit for more information.

Please visit our Dubbo Hospital Careers website to hear first-hand from current staff about their experiences working and living in Dubbo and why they will never look back. Stay up to date with the latest news on job vacancies, events, activities and news about the current $241 million redevelopment.

Watch our video featuring married Specialists, Dr Florian Honeyball and Dr Kate Crossley who talk about how a move to Dubbo has super-charged and fast-tracked their medical careers and benefitted their personal lives. A move to Dubbo could make all the difference!

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  3. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  5. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
  6. Fellowship of the applicable College.

How do I apply for this role?
Please apply for this position via our eCredential website.

Need more information?

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases
If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. 

Stepping Up – Close the Gap
The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8100 or email Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information. 

Working Visas
Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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