Staff Specialist Intensive Care / Critical Care – New South Wales, Australia

Head Medical
Tamworth Regional, Northern Region (AU)
Very competitive – contact Karen for more information.
08 May 2019
31 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting job opportunity in New South Wales, Australia for an Intensivist or Emergency Physician with the ability to work across ICU, ED or Medical Retrieval services.

Tamworth is an inviting and prosperous regional city surrounded by beautiful scenic mountains. Ideally located between Sydney and Brisbane, Tamworth's population is 60,000 and growing at about 5% per year. Tamworth has excellent schooling and houses are big, beautiful and affordable. Come and experience the sense of community and spend time with your family enjoying the outstanding lifestyle that Tamworth can provide.

Attractive remuneration package – base salary of up to AU$289,000 (dependent upon experience).

The Role and Hospital

We are seeking an Intensivist or Emergency Physician with the ability to work across ICU, ED or Medical Retrieval services.

The hospital is the major Rural Referral Hospital for the north west of NSW. It had a AU$260 million acute service redevelopment completed in 2015, delivering a brand new Intensive Care Unit, increasing from 11 to 16 ICU/HDU beds. The hospital is equipped with 348 treatment spaces.

The Intensive Care Unit receives a mix of patients admitted to the unit which includes trauma victims, envenomation, post-operative management of complex surgical patients, respiratory support, sepsis, AKI, and paediatrics (short term ventilation). This position is suitable for both Intensivists and Emergency Physicians with experience in Critical Care with the ability to work across the ICU, ED or Medical Retrieval service.

The Location

Tamworth is a modern, progressive and prosperous city set in a huge area of rolling plains surrounded by beautiful scenic mountains. It is the largest inland NSW city west of the Great Dividing Range, located 400km from Sydney and 600km from Brisbane on the inland corridor route.


Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (FCICM) or Australian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

What can Head Medical do for you?

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can be a complex and time-consuming process. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and have helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008. We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the medical registration and visa application processes, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

For more information about this position, great hospital and the amazing lifestyle on offer, please call Karen Prosser on +44 (0)131 240 5255 or