Medical Careers

​Enjoy a flexible career with a diverse and interesting case mix where you will be involved in many aspects of a patient’s care.

Medical practice at Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) provides many new challenges and opportunities to develop a wide range of skills and experience.​

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Doctors applying for Senior Medical and Dental Practitioner positions, including Visiting Medical Officers, Honorary Medical Officers, Staff Specialists, Dentists, Clinical Academics and Postgraduate Fellows: to ensure you meet the specific requirements, download the Senior Medical Application for Appointment to help guide you through the application process.​

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​ Northern S​ydney LHD Senior Medical Application for Appointment​​​​

All doctors working in NSW must be registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). For up-to-date information refer to the AHPRA website at:

 www.ahpra.gov.au

To view all current Medical career opportunities within NSLHD log on to:

 E-Recruit

Develop your career with us. We offer:

  • Short or long-term employment opportunities

  • Full-time or part-time work and flexible work practices

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Salary packaging for eligible employees

  • Generous leave provisions


NSLHD provides extensive support to doctors. Each Health Service within NSLHD has a Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Support Unit. The primary purpose of the Support Unit is to manage human resource functions for junior medical staff immigration and medical board requirements.

In accordance with the Health Education and Training Institute (HETI), NSLHD offers an extensive education program for the JMO/RMO population. Post-graduate education is an important element of professional development, complemented by a broad range of hands-on experience in a variety of settings across the hospital.

Education sessions are provided on a regular basis by Staff Specialists, VMOs and Registrars.

For further information please contact the JMO Support Unit at the hospital you are interested in.

Royal North Shore Hospital – + 61 2 9463 1283
Hornsby – +61 2 9477 9249
Manly – +61 2 9976 9777
Mona Vale – +61 2 9998 0416
Ryde – +61 2 9858 7622

Useful Websites for Doctors

 Australian Medical Association

 www.ahpra.gov.au

 Australian Medical Council

 Medical Deans - Australia and New Zealand

 Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges

​​​ Health Education and Training Institute (CETI)

International Medical Graduates

 www.doctorconnect.gov.au

 Medical Radiation Scientists

 Australian Institute of Radiography

​ Australian Institute of Medical Scientists