Why work in Western NSW
Staff specialists or Visiting Medical Officers in non-GP specialties have the opportunity to have a rewarding career and enjoy a more relaxed rural lifestyle by choosing to work at our Bathurst, Dubbo and Orange health services.
Specialist positions are available in our major Western NSW referral hospitals at Orange, Bathurst or Dubbo, with the opportunity to combine sub specialty interests with general medicine or surgery, or to negotiate a networked sub specialty appointment. All specialists participate in the provision of outreach services to the surrounding communities.
A great place to live and work
Our region is so diverse, there's something for everyone. You can create a lifestyle where you live your best life, focusing on the things that really matter to you.
Learn about the Western NSW region and our unique lifestyle.
Closer than you think
You have the choice of several daily flights to Sydney from Dubbo, Bathurst, Orange, Parkes and Mudgee and several flights a week to Melbourne and Brisbane from Dubbo and Orange
It’s a 3 hour drive to Sydney and Canberra from Bathurst, 3.5 hours from Orange and 5 hours from Dubbo to Sydney.
Our Rural Referral Hospitals
Western NSW LHD has three rural referral hospitals:
Bathurst Health Service
Bathurst Health Service has 148 beds, a 10-bed mental health unit and an emergency department. Bathurst Hospital is about to undergo a $250 million redevelopment and presents a great opportunity to get in at the ground level to help build the new and expanded services.
Find out more about Bathurst Health Service and the city of Bathurst
Dubbo Health Service
Dubbo Hospital has recently undergone a transformation offering world-class health care and clinician-designed work spaces and training facilities. Servicing 15% of NSW (approx. 160,000 people) the experience you'll get in Dubbo is well-respected throughout NSW.
Find out more about Dubbo Health Service
Orange Health Service
With a focus on innovative models of care, Orange Health Service is the largest rural hospital in New South Wales and the regional teaching, referral and trauma centre for the Central West. Newly developed in 2011 on the grounds of Bloomfield Campus, the 520 bed state-of-the-art facility has a 150 bed general hospital, with five operating suites and 60 specialised treatment areas.
Find out more about Orange Health Service
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