Staff Specialist or Visiting Medical Officer

  • NSW Dept of Health
  • Manning Hospital, York Street, Taree NSW, Australia
Full time

Job Description

We are seeking fully qualified Emergency Physicians to join our team. The department is led by a group of committed FACEMS (4.5FTE) including a full time Clinical Director.


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  • New state of the art Emergency Department (ED) that provides direct patient care, clinical supervision of Junior Medical Officers and assistance with the management of ED services
  • Manning Hospital has a busy ED seeing in excess of 33,000 presentations p.a., 30-35% admission rate and 20% Paediatric case load. The ED has 2 resus bays, 14 acute beds (2 paediatric), 5 consult rooms, 1 mental health room and 1 isolation room. There are also plans to establish an ED short stay unit
  • Manning Hospital serves the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding districts
  • The ED is currently unaccredited for Emergency Medicine training but efforts are in place to ensure this in the years to come
  • Manning Hospital has 160 beds including 20 mental health beds and provides a good range of specialist services including Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Intensive Care Medicine, Anaesthesia, General Surgery, Urology, Orthopaedic Surgery, Internal Medicine, Renal and Oncology Services


Taree is located on the Lower Mid North Coast of NSW, just 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie. The hospital serves a population of around 100,000 people and encompassing an area of 3,732 km2. The Manning Valley is home to some of the best beaches in Australia. The area is surrounded by magnificent national parks .Click here for more information on Taree and what the region has to offer.


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Applications close 2 June 2019



Position Enquiries: Dr Osama Ali, Acting Director of Clinical Services, Manning Hospital

Ph: +61 (0)2 65929111 E: [email protected]

Application Enquiries: Ms Jessica Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant, Medical Workforce Ph: +61 (0) 2 6767 7063 E: [email protected]

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