This unique position will have you based across three of our beautiful facilities, Forbes and Parkes Hospitals – Lachlan Health Service and Cowra Health Service. All a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website
Forbes hospital is part of the Lachlan Health Service (which also includes nearby Parkes hospital) and is a major district health service and procedural hospital.
Forbes hospital was refurbished in 2016 so much of the facility is newly renovated, enabling you to look after our community in a bright modern, happy facility with state of the art equipment.
Boasting 27 beds, Forbes Hospital includes emergency, acute and sub-acute medical, rehabilitation, and palliative care services, two birthing and two maternity rooms, an operating theatre, six renal dialysis chairs, two-day treatment spaces and medical imaging. Community and primary health services including outreach services to surrounding smaller towns are co-located on the campus. With such a diverse range of services, you will have many more opportunities to experience a wide variety of presentations, building your skills base and fast-tracking your career.
You’ll be awestruck by the warmth and friendliness of the locals in Forbes. There will always be a warm hello, from the local butcher to the stranger on the street. Forbes is a mix of heritage building and contemporary public art, creating an eclectic streetscape that surrounds the centerpiece of the town, Lake Forbes.
The lifestyle in Forbes is balance at its best. You can afford to own a home, raise a family, and forge a rewarding career. Forbes offers excellent schools, and it’s just a two-minute drive between dance class, football practice and the supermarket. Your commute is minimal so you can relax in a local cafe and have a freshly roasted coffee before arriving at work. There are no traffic jams, no rushing from platform to street, just easy and stress-free living for the whole family.
Forbes is located five hours from Sydney, just over an hour from Orange, and under two hours’ drive from Dubbo, home to Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Nearby Parkes has daily flights to Sydney.
Cowra is located 310 kilometers due west of Sydney, 92 kilometers south west of Orange, 110 kilometres south west of Bathurst and just over two hours from the nation’s capital, Canberra.
With the beautiful Wyangala Dam only a short drive from town, as well as the Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre and a number of arts galleries and museums in town, Cowra is a great place to live and work.
Cowra Health Service is a procedural hospital with 30 beds including 24-hour emergency care, acute and sub-acute/non-acute inpatient services including medical, surgical, rehabilitation, maternity, palliative care, diagnostic services, outpatient services including renal dialysis and a range of primary and community health care services.
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