Consultant in General Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - New South Wales, Australia

Ref: 314Tuesday 8 November 2022

Grafton, NSW, 100 bed hospital, help develop this into a mature, specialist service

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Grafton Hospital provides care to over 16, 000 inpatients each year.  The General Medicine service is a level 4 service. Each year over 4,700 surgical procedures take place. 35,000 people present to its ED each year.  Other services include General Medicine, ICU, Coronary Care, Stroke, Chemotherapy Satellite Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Services, Orthopaedics, Paeds, Women’s Care Unit and other support services.


Opportunity Highlights

*Work in partnership with colleagues to help develop, educate and manage a multidisciplinary general medicine service. 

*Initiative and develop relationships with networked hospitals to facilitate first class patient care. 

*Develop clear models of care which integrate cancer care services.

*Team orientated, collaborative environment.

*Contribute to the Grand Rounds Program. 

*Specialists, nursing, students and allied health teams. 

*Comprehensive benefits package including $35k professional development allowance. 

*Great opportunity to develop your interests, research etc. 

*Fantastic teaching opportunities. 



Grafton Hospital is part of a healthcare infrastructure network which sits in a beautiful part of New South Wales. The Clarence River connects the major communities in the area which is one of the fastest growing regions in the State. From Grafton, the Gold Coast is 3hrs to the North, 2hrs from Byron Bay, 1hr from Coffs Harbour.  


The region provides a lifestyle for specialists who love the great outdoors: forests, rivers, boating and fishing enthusiasts, hobby farmers, keen gardeners, horse walkers, surfers and so on. 


Community Information

*A remarkable part of NSW, this region is the perfect place to call home. Filled with gorgeous parks, bushland, fauna, rivers and breathtaking views, you’ll enjoy a wonderful quality of life here.

*Beautiful housing options: farms, houses with acreage, lush gardens + exceptional public and private schools.

*Endless opportunities to explore the great outdoors—hiking, biking, fishing, paddle boarding, camping, forests, rivers, boating enthusiasts, hobby farmers, keen gardeners, horse lovers, surfers and much more

*Consistent sunshine year-round.

*Convenient access to many notable parts of NSW including many amenities, including an international airport, iconic beaches, lush hinterlands, rivers renowned arts + cultural attractions

*Average house prices $475k.



Selection criteria

*FRACP or equivalent training completed in either the UK, Ireland, South Africa, NZ, USA, Canada. If you have completed your training in Sri Lanka and completed your international placement in either AUstralia or NZ you are also welcome to apply.

*Excellent contemporary knowledge in general medicine. 

*First class communication skills. 

*Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.

*Availability to participate in an on-call roster.


A salary package of up to $470k will be offered based on years of experience following the completion of your training. 


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