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Please note:  Overseas Trained Physicians

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) conducts the training for all rheumatologists in Australia.

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If you have any further queries, please contact the Overseas Trained Physician (OTP) unit of the College at OTPApplications@racp.edu.au








Rheumatologist for Private Practice in South West Sydney
An exciting opportunity has come up for a rheumatologist to join our multi-specialty physician and allied health private practice. We are an established practice with an established patient and referral base, in the fastest population growth region in Sydney. Our only rheumatologist is leaving our practice to take up a new position at a hospital so we urgently require a rheumatologist to continue providing care for our patients, and continue to support the high demand service. We provide full administrative and billing support, along with mentorship for doctors new to private practice. Work hours flexible and is suitable for a rheumatologist seeking part-time private practice in our area.
To express your interest, please email your CV and contact details to physicianmedjobs@gmail.com.
(re-posted 10 November 2020)



The Goulburn Health Hub is a busy specialist centre in Goulburn, just 1.5hours from Campbelltown and 1 hour from Canberra. We are struggling to keep up with the huge demand from the region. We are looking for another rheumatologist to do 1 or 2 clinics per month. We can guarantee a full day from the beginning and attractive remuneration. If you are interested in seeing a rural patient mix please contact Sophie Ashton on sophie@goulburnhealthhub.com or 0439 623 268.
(re-posted 10 November 2020)


Port Macquarie

Rheumatologist position available in Port Macquarie in private practice F/T or P/T .There are also opportunities for appointment to Port Macquarie Base Hospital and teaching opportunities UNSW Medicine years1-6 Rural and Regional Campus. Port Macquarie is a thriving city with a large feeder population and is serviced by large Base and Private Hospitals. There are multiple medical and other subspecialty services, with 29 physicians. With 2 radiology practices, there are excellent Radiology services including x 3 MRI scanners, PET scanning, Nuclear Medicine and Interventional Radiology. The range of Rheumatology problems is broad, fascinating and engaging. This is a private practice established 31 years ago and has a broad referral base from Buladelah to the south, Dorrigo to the west and Grafton to the north. It is a friendly practice with a mix of private and medicare billing. This is a beautiful coastal city with a vibrant arts and restaurant scene, a wonderful coastline and hinterland and with multiple opportunities to achieve that work life balance. Housing, education for children, sporting and cultural activities are so easy to access. Feel free to email me.mprowse@bigpond.net.au or call 0408 658 960.
(re-posted 9 February 2021)



Locum Rheumatologist required for Flexible Telehealth Locum opportunity.
The Position: Exciting ongoing locum opportunity available for a Rheumatologist to assist Rural communities in Queensland through Telehealth.
Position offers flexible working within the hours of 0830 -1600 Monday - Friday, with sessions times between 2 - 8 hours per week available. Start date flexible.
Technical Requirements: Access to reliable broadband internet and a suitable computer with webcam and microphone are essential for the position. Full training provided prior to first session.
For additional details please click here or contact: Carole Paterson / Melissa Welsh on Tel: 02 8353 9045 or Email: cpaterson@wave.com.au / mwelsh@wave.com.au
(Posted 19 January 2021)



A locum Rheumatology Consultant post has become available at Melbourne Rheumatology Group working with Dr Andrew Gibson, Prof Stephen Hall and A/Prof Andrew Ostor. Based at Cabrini Medical Centre the practice sees the full spectrum of rheumatic conditions with a focus on inflammatory arthritis. The position would be 6 sessions/wk with some schedule flexibility. For further information please contact Dr Gibson: atpgibson@gmail.com
(Posted 19 January 2021)