Specialist Geriatrician – Northern NSW


We are looking for an experienced Specialist Geriatrician to cover one of our Major Regional Hospital.

Please note we need a Fellowed Specialist Geriatrician for this position to maintain accreditation as we are a teaching Hospital.

Hospital is a regional referral Level 5 base hospital with state-of-the-art operating theatre suite, ICU/CCU, imaging, Cardiac Cath Lab and most major specialties and subspecialties.  The  Hospital Emergency Department is a comprehensive level 5 Emergency Department and is the designated Trauma Centre for Northern NSW with on-site roof top helipad as part of our Retrieval Service.

The Specialist will be required to work with the team Monday to Friday each week and provide an On-Call Service as rostered for the duration of the contract, attend any clinics and emergencies as required and provide daily ward rounds.  Supervision and training of Junior Medical Officers is also a requirement.


The Specialist will be required to cover the dates below:

Immediate start with contract renewed on a month by month basis

Monday to Friday with weekends off unless rostered on call


Standard daily rate is $2000 per day (24hour period) all-inclusive as per NSW Health capped rates.

We will provide accommodation, hire car and reimburse reasonable travel.


About the job

Job type: Casual locum contract

Department: Geriatrics

Roster: 0800 – 1700

Rate of pay: $2,000 per shift

Travel: Reimbursed

Accommodation: Provided


This Major Regional Hospital, is located along the coast of Northern NSW, approximately 2 hours drive from Brisbane, or a short flight from Sydney.

 Essential Criteria

  • Current Specialist registration with AHPRA
  • Current CV and 2 recent references
  • Current Medical Indemnity Insurance
  • Recent Australian work experience in a similar role
  • Current National Police Certificate
  • eMeds Online Certificate



To hear more about this role or other exciting vacancies, please contact our recruitment team at info@xigent.com.au or call us today 07 3200 0509.

If this isn’t the ideal position for you, but you have a colleague that might be interested, point them in our direction!

Reference Number: 9079

Contact Details: Veronica