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Mackellar Health is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary health care facility in the heart of Gunnedah, located in the GP Synergy subregion – New England / North West NSW. The Centre provides patients in Gunnedah and a considerable geographical area surrounding the clinic with integrated health care by a range of GP’s, Specialists and Allied Health. Mackellar Health is owned by Mackellar Care, an award winning Not-for-Profit organisation and Registered Charity in the Aged Care sector.
In line with our new management structure the facility is currently undergoing a restructuring that includes the addition of a fully equipped physical therapy centre and upgrading the current treatment wing to a licensed Day Hospital. We are also implementing considerable upgrades to all IT/Phone systems to optimise the processes of care. Additionally we have Teaching facilities including a large, state of the art videoconferencing room that can be used for group medical consultations and health education.
For practitioners interested in research, the centre offers numerous undergrad and postgrad research opportunities (clinical trials, health services research, evidence reviews and clinical guideline development). Our CMO is an internationally recognised academic GP (Sydney University and Western Sydney University) with both a Masters and PhD in Public Health and collaborates with the WHO. The centre is currently participating in a multicentre Healthy Weight Project and the national Health Care Homes trial.
Gunnedah is a rich agricultural region in the Liverpool Plains of New South Wales. You will have access to great local schools (Public & Private), major supermarkets (Woolworths, Coles & Aldi) and amazing local Organic produce, as well as numerous other amenities required for comfortable living. It is also only 40 minutes’ drive to Tamworth, one of NSW's largest regional cities; which includes a recently upgraded regional airport serviced by 3 airlines with regular direct flights to Sydney and Brisbane.
You will marvel at the beauty of the district and enjoy the hospitality and comfort that only the local people can offer. The natural beauty of the landscape paints a picture of real country Australia. It is little wonder that this beautiful area inspired Dorothea Mackellar, author of "My Country", to write some of her amazing poetry and prose.
Clinic operation hours are Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5.30 pm and will soon be opening on Saturday 9am – 1pm.
Accommodation is on offer for the right candidate, free for an initial 3~6 month period depending on FT/PT and can be negotiated. This is a modern style, serviced semi-detached.