Applying for a VMO position

Applications are invited from suitably qualified practitioners in the field of Mental Health to apply for a Visiting Medical Officer position with South Coast Private. We welcome your interest and would encourage you to refer to the information below in order to complete your application for credentialing.

If you would like to apply for a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) position at South Coast Private, please click on the following link.

 Healthe Care – Opportunities for Doctors

Alternatively, you can contact our Director of Nursing, Kim Capp on (02) 4286 6800 to obtain the appropriate forms.
Completed applications can be faxed to (02) 4286 6895 (Attention Kim Capp) or emailed to [email protected]


Please ensure the following documents are included in your application:

  • Completed paperwork inclusive of referees
  • Copy of current medical registration
  • Copy of current medical indemnity insurance showing relevant specialty covered and expiry date
  • Copy of Resume 

Credentialing process

  • Completed paperwork will be reviewed by the Director of Nursing and the Medical Advisory Committee representatives.
  • Applications will be submitted to the Medical Advisory Credentialing Committee, which meets every two months.
  • Temporary accreditation can be granted for a period of time whilst waiting for formal approval from the Medical Advisory
    Credentialing Committee.
  • If the application is approved, a confirmation letter will be forwarded to the applicant.

On 13 April 2017, Healthe Care Australia (“Healthe Care”), Australia’s third largest corporate private hospital operator and pan-Asian health care services group acquired Evolution Healthcare’s three Illawarra hospitals: Shellharbour Private Hospital, South Coast Private Hospital and Wollongong Day Surgery.

Healthe Care currently has:

  • 35 private hospitals (34 in Australia and one in New Zealand)
  • Approaching 7,000 staff
  • Near 2,500 hospital beds

While this website is updated to reflect Healthe Care guidelines, please access information regarding the hospital and its services as usual. For further information about Healthe Care and its 35-strong hospital network, please visit