VMO Credentialing

Referring Patients to Canberra Private

Canberra Private Hospital has accredited specialists as Visiting Medical Officers (VMOs) who run their practices in the local areas or from one of our 4 sessional or permanent specialist consulting suites onsite at the hospital.

Applying for a Hospital VMO position

If you would like to apply for a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) position at Canberra Private Hospital, please contact General Manager / Director of Nursing, Libby Tuohy on (02) 6173 3733 to obtain the appropriate forms.


Please send back completed forms to us by fax or email.

  • 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

Completed applications can be faxed to (02) 6173 3733 (Attention Libby Tuohy) or emailed to libby.tuohy@canberraprivate.com.au

Credentialing process

  • Completed paperwork will be reviewed by the Director of Nursing and the relevant Specialty 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 VMO