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    “What we do is so rewarding – you have someone who comes in because they are unwell, and you're able play a role in their progression back to health. Patients are very appreciative, and it's nice to know that after all these years of study I'm able to use my training to make a positive impact on the world." – Dr Joshua Xu, intern at Royal North Shore Hospital

​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.

Doctors applying for senior medical and dental practitioner positions, including visiting medical officers, honorary medical officers, staff specialists, dentists and postgraduate fellows are asked to ensure you meet the specific requirements and download the senior medical application form to help guide you through the application process.


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. A JMO Wellbeing Board Commmittee has been established and each health service within NSLHD has a junior medical officer (JMO) support unit. The primary purpose of the JMO 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 junior doctors. 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
Mona Vale: +61 2 9998 0416
Ryde: +61 2 9858 7622
Mental Health Drug and Alcohol (MHDA) +61 2 9887 5563 


Useful Websites for Doctors


Chevron AHPRA External Link

Chevron Australian Medical Council External Link

Chevron Medical Deans - Australia and New Zealand External Link

Chevron Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges External Link

Chevron Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) External Link


International Medical Graduates

Chevron External Link


Medical Radiation Scientists

Chevron Australian Institute of Radiography External Link

Chevron Australian Institute of Medical Scientists External Link