Dubbo Health Service
  • Dubbo Base Hospital, Myall Street, Dubbo NSW, Australia

An outstanding opportunity is available for a suitably qualified Medical Officer to service Dubbo Health Service (DHS) and the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD).

There is wide and varied Training experience at Dubbo Health Service. Dubbo Health Service is the area’s major referral centre, serving a population of approx 160,000 people. There are some 40,000 ED presentations per year with 17,985 admissions. Dubbo Health Service provides specialist services in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, General Medicine, Renal medicine, General Surgery, ENT, Urology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Dentistry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry.

There is an on-site Intensive Care, Coronary Care, High Dependency, emergency medicine, ambulatory care, renal dialysis, oncology and day surgery units as well as comprehensive 24/7 onsite pathology and medical imaging (including CT) services. The Royal Flying doctor services in based in Dubbo. Outreach services are provided by Dubbo Health Service to townships within the western district.

The hospital is well staffed with Resident Medical Officers and Trainees. There are active Resident and Trainee Training programs, as well as weekly Grand Rounds.

A state of the art theatre complex with 6 theatres was opened in January 2015 with a new surgical ward opened in 2018. The Hospital is currently undergoing a major redevelopment for stages 3 and 4 that includes the recently opened Emergency Department and Short Stay Unit, Medical Imaging Unit and a new Renal Dialysis Unit.

Currently under redevelopment is -

  • A new Critical Care Floor comprising of:

   - Coronary Care/ Stroke Unit

   - Intensive Care Unit

   - Cardiac Catheter Laboratory (and Angiography Laboratory space)

  • A new Ambulatory Care Unit
  • A new front of house entry and drop off zone
  • Expansion to Oncology
  • A new Front of House entry and drop of zone
  • Upgrade of Women’s and Children’s Community Health; and
  • Additional car parking on campus