Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Newcastle New South Wales

Consultant/Specialist - New South Wales, Australia

Ref: 563Thursday 4 April 2024

Up to $400k depending on years of specialist experience.



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We are assisting a major health service recruit consultant obstetrician and gynaecologists to work in 5 of their hospitals and locations. This advert is about Newcastle, NSW. 



Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Newcastle, NSW



  • Remuneration up to $400k. 
  • Visa sponsorship and PR support. 
  • Live in the harbour city of Newcastle, NSW’s second largest city.



The John Hunter Hospital  is a teaching hospital in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. The 820 bed hospital is the main teaching hospital of the University of Newcastle. The hospital contains the only trauma centre in New South Wales outside the Sydney Metropolitan Area, and has the busiest emergency department in the state.


The Obs & Gyn department includes gynae-oncology and a high risk maternal-fetal medicine unit. It is  the major tertiary referral hospital for the health service and it also provides care to women across the region who have complex Gynaecology and Gynaeoncology conditions.


Other services include paediatric and adolescent gynaecology, general gynaecology, colposcopy, menopause and gynaeoncology.



Community Information

  • New South Wales’ 2nd largest city.
  • Sophisticated, city living without traffic, pollution.
  • Amazing choice of quality, affordable housing options.
  • Easy access to family and surfing beaches. 
  • Rich choice in private schooling. 
  • University of Newcastle. 
  • Great parklands and gardens. 
  • Unlimited sporting and recreational club opportunities. 
  • 2hrs drive to Sydney. 



Opportunity highlights

  • Permanent residency support for specialist international medical graduates.
  • The highest professional development allowance in Australia of $37k per annum. 
  • Rural Health Incentive package - $10,000 per year.
  • Salary packaging - Up to $9k for living expenses + $2.6k meal & entertainment + Novated car leasing.
  • Opportunity for conjoint appointment with University of Newcastle commensurate with your qualifications and experience.
  • Employee programs.
  • Salary sacrifice tax benefits.
  • Remuneration package of up to $400k.



Job scope.

Play a key role in helping the health service to deliver quality women’s health and maternity care which is equitable, accessible and safe.

  • World class health care for all women and babies in New South Wales in world class facilities.
  • Provide women centred care working as part of a tiered network of maternity services.
  • Access to technology and a full range of specialist and subspecialist services.
  • This service is always willing to consider new models of care and ways of doing things.





  • FRANZCOG or SIMG applicants MUST already be assessed by RANZCOG as ‘substantially comparable’.
  • Broad experience in obstetrics and gynaecology. 
  • Willingness to participate in internal teaching, education and research activities.
  • Willingness to participate in the on-call roster. 


Contact us for a friendly discussion for information about this job, questions about your training equivalence, NSW health wage agreements or about living in Australia generally.

Call/Whatsapp message 447414531583

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