Pursue your passion for Addiction Medicine and break into the competitive Sydney market

Australia (AU)
24 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time


An opportunity exists for a highly-motivated specialist with a passion for the complex area of addiction, to take the next step in their career by joining a growing department within Nepean Hospital in NSW.

If you are a Gastroenterologist, General Practitioner, Psychiatrist or General Medicine Physician and have a passion for Addiction Medicine, this is also your chance to develop a career in Addiction Medicine with long term prospects.

Key benefits

  • Attractive salary package
  • Relocation package
  • Use this role as your pathway to Addiction Medicine
  • Receive support in obtaining your FAChAM
  • Live and work in the most breathtaking location in NSW

Working in a hospital renowned for its exceptional dedication to Drug and Alcohol services, you will be supported by a dedicated multidisciplinary team of health professionals whilst providing high quality clinical services.

The role takes on a ‘lead a team approach’, involving core disciplines integral to the provision of good addiction medicine care, including general practice, with input for all relevant specialities. This position does involve participation in on call rosters.

You will be encouraged and supported to actively lead and promote clinical practice improvement through the application of evidence-based best practice to improve the quality of both service delivery and patient care within the department and the facility. There is also the opportunity to be offered a conjoint university appointment within the faculty of Medicine at the relevant university attached to the facility.

As a staff specialist you will be required to participate at a senior level in the development, implementation and review of policy, procedures and clinical practice standards. You will also thrive on providing clinical education in mental health, actively participate in research, and initiate the development and implementation of evidence informed policies and procedures.

Located in a picturesque and family friendly region less than an hour from the Sydney CBD, this location offers it all. You will have a number of private and public school options and be spoilt for choice with regards to accommodation. From amazing bush walks, dramatic scenery and beautiful galleries and gardens, you will never be stuck for something to do!

Essential criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency or be close to obtaining fellowship and be eligible for General Specialist registration with AHPRA.

Specialists with the equivalent overseas qualification, who are eligible for registration for AHPRA, are also encouraged to apply.

This unique role offers an enriching and interesting career giving you the opportunity to obtain specialised qualifications in Addiction Medicine.

Don’t put it off any longer. Take the next step in your career and set yourself up for life with NSW Health in a location that offers a fantastic lifestyle, great educational opportunities and affordable real estate.

Click here to receive your comprehensive brochure.

Alternatively email Androulla Leonida aleonida@wave.com.au to arrange a suitable time for a confidential telephone discussion.



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