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The Find a Surgeon directory is a listing of active Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons who meet the requirements of the College's Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program and have opted to be on the list. This list excludes retired or inactive Fellows.

 

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Australia

All regions

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ACT

No listing

New South Wales

Postgraduate Fellow (Newcastle)
General Surgeon (Tamworth)
Unaccredited Neurosurgical Registrar (Sydney)
Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery (Newcastle)
Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology (Sydney)
Consultant General Surgeon (Armidale)
Visiting Medical Officer Urologist (Taree)
General Surgeon (Lake Macquarie)
Postgraduate Fellow (John Hunter)

Northern Territory

Specialist Clinician Orthopaedic (Alice Springs)
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Darwin)
Consultant Vascular Surgeon (Darwin)

Queensland

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedics) (Rockhampton)
General Surgeon (Toowoomba)
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Dependent on Registration, Fellowship and experience) (Chermside)
General Surgeon (Hervey Bay)
Plastic Surgeon (Gold Coast)
Surgical Sub-Specialists (Cairns)
Director of General Surgery (Townsville)

South Australia

No listing

Tasmania

Staff Specialist (Plastic Surgery) (Hobart)

Victoria

Neuroscience Research Fellow (Richmond)
Locum Consultant Paediatric Surgeon (Clayton)
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Staff Specialist (Bendigo)
General Surgeon - Staff Specialist (Bendigo)
VMO General Surgeon (Ararat)
VMO General Surgeon (Warrnambool)

Western Australia

Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery (Perth)
Consultant General Surgeon (Bunbury)

New Zealand

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Specialist (Canterbury)
General and Breast Surgeon (New Zealand)
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hawkes Bay)

International

International Surgical Training Programme Vacancies (England)
General Medicine Physician (Dili, Timor-Leste)


26 September 2016

Specialist Clinician Orthopaedic
Alice Springs

Remuneration Package Range $191 233 - $233 478

(comprising salary $166 752 - $204 045, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $380 398 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; salary sacrifice, second roster allowance, private practice allowance and professional development allowance.

Senior Specialist Clinician Remuneration Package Range $241 413 - $266 890 (comprising salary $211 024 - $233 432, superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) Potential total Remuneration Package in the vicinity of $440 337 which includes the above Package Range and in addition; salary sacrifice, managerial allowance, private practice allowance, second roster allowance and professional development allowance.

Department of Surgery - Alice Springs Hospital

Fixed vacancy available for up to 5 years

Quote vacancy number: 10022

The level of appointment will be determined by qualifications and experience.

Salary and conditions are determined by the Northern Territory Medical Officers Enterprise Agreement, full award details can be accessed on: http://www.ocpe.nt.gov.au/working_in_the_ntps/agreements__and__awards/current_enterprise_agreements

For more information please contact Dr Bandulasena Palapitige on 08 8951 7777 page or email bandulasena.palapitige@nt.gov.au

Closing date: 16 October 2016

For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs


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26 September 2016

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedics)
Rockhampton

Permanent Full Time or Permanent Part Time (neg.) Shoulder & Upper Limb (preferred).

Are you a Doctor looking to stretch your orthopaedic skills? Join us in and make the most of your work life balance on the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef located in tropical Rockhampton, Central Queensland.

What's on offer?
Remuneration value up to $416,529 p.a., comprising salary between $199,554 - $211,576 p.a. (L25 - L27), or $380,942 p.a., comprising salary between $166,872 - $193,833 p.a. (L18 - L24); Queensland Health workplace benefits plus:

  • Professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a.
  • Motor vehicle allowance
  • Overtime & on-call allowances

Summary of Key Qualifications & Requirements:

  • MBBS
  • FRACS or eligibility for registration (AHPRA) or support from the College for Staff Grade Orthopaedic Surgeon status in an Area of Need.
  • Additional training in Shoulder and Upper Limb Surgery would be highly regarded.
  • Drivers Licence "C' class

Call Adriaan or apply today!

Contact Name: Dr Adriaan Smith
Contact Number: +61 (0)7 4920 6950
Closing Date: Wednesday, 20 October 2016
JRN: RK6I222087
Download role documents and apply online via: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au


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22 September 2016

Neuroscience Research Fellow
Richmond

A full time neuroscience research fellow is required at Epworth Richmond Hospital. Clinical research into 3D printing, neuromodulation, and neurosurgery will be the focus of this opportunity. Assistance with scientific publication is required.

The position will be funded by a stipend and surgical assisting. The applicant must have a Medicare Provider Number. The position would ideally suit a medical doctor interested in undertaking a PhD or post graduate qualification.

For further enquiries, please contact Ally Pasoska on (03) 9421 5844 or ally@pauldurso.com, or Philip Lewis on (03) 9421 5346 or philip.lewis@anatomics.com


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20 September 2016

Locum Consultant Paediatric SurgeonMonash Health
Clayton

Fulltime, Temporary
Monash Children's Hospital, Clayton

Monash Children's Hospital have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic General Paediatric surgeon to join our team for a 6 month period initially from December 2016. The successful candidate must adhere to the competencies as defined by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon.

You will be involved in our move to the newly built Monash Children's Hospital adjacent the current Monash Medical Centre, Clayton. The department will continue to offer services at the expanding Casey Hospital, Berwick.

Applicants must be, or entitled to be registered in Australia, with fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Paediatrics) or equivalent.

APPLICATIONS/ENQUIRIES (Ref No 24689): Peta Young, Paediatric Surgery Secretary on (03) 9594 6998.

Click on the link to apply: https://southernhealth.mercury.com.au/Locum Consultant Paediatric Surgeon

Applications close: 3 October 2016


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16 September 2016

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Specialist
Canterbury

The Otolaryngology Department at Christchurch Hospital provides a complete range of secondary and tertiary services to Canterbury and other areas in South Island, with a secondary referral population base of 550,000, tertiary referral population base 1 million. Services are provided on an inpatient, day patient and outpatient basis and are integrated with the Audiology Department.

Applications are invited from Senior Medical Practitioners who would be interested in a full time maternity leave cover from December 2016 through to July 2017.

You would have to be registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

This position provides additional support in outpatient clinics, surgical operating lists, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

To find out more about this opportunity, please contact Liz Hill, Recruitment Specialist Phone: +64 3 337 7954 or email liz.hill@cdhb.health.nz.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.careers.cdhb.govt.nz to complete an application and download a position description.


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13 September 2016

Orthopaedic Surgeon - Staff Specialist
Bendigo

Bendigo Health
Acute Health
Position number 17750

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Our organisation vision is "Healthy communities and world class healthcare".

The organisation services the Loddon Mallee region, which covers about 26 per cent of Victoria and a population around 307,000. We provide health care across the entire lifespan from pre-natal and newborn babies to the aged, their families and carers.

The Acute Health Division provides a wide range of services within Bendigo Health's operating theatres, day surgery unit, surgical units and surgical outpatients' clinics. The Division provides surgery within common surgical specialties, including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, Facio Maxillary, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, Urology and Plastics. The Division provides anaesthetic services for surgery as well as for the provision of endoscopy, psychiatry, obstetrics, gynaecology and cardiology procedures. The Division is also responsible for pre-admission and patient discharge as well as for the provision of services to the women's and children's unit - including maternity, MAMTA, the Level 2 Special Care Baby Unit and the Inpatient Paediatric Unit.

Each Unit is staffed by consultants in accordance with their surgical speciality and areas of special interests. General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics are accredited with relevant colleges to provide training positions.

The division is lead by the Executive Director of Acute Health.

Bendigo Health, employs around 3400 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

Title: Staff Specialist - Orthopaedic Surgeon
Department: Acute Health
Classification: HM33-HM41
Hours: per fortnight: 76
Status: Ongoing

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Enquiries: Dr John Edington 0408 505 586

Applications to be submitted online at: https://erecruit1.mercury.com.au/BendigoHealth/ViewPosition.aspx?id=+Z/BCqlH0Bw=&jbc=ere

Closing date Tuesday 11th October 2016


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13 September 2016

General Surgeon - Staff Specialist
Bendigo

Bendigo Health
Acute Health
Position number 17755

The Acute Health Division provides a wide range of general medicine, surgical and sub-speciality services for patients as well as oncology, emergency, women's and children's and critical care. Our Team consists of nurses, medical staff, allied health, administrative and support services working in close liaison.

Medical, nursing, allied health and support staff provide services in:

  • Emergency
  • Intensive and coronary care
  • General medicine including endocrinology, gastroenterology, respiratory, cardiology, oncology and nephrology including renal dialysis
  • Anaesthesia
  • E.N.T
  • Facio Maxillary
  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Urology

The Operating Suite consists of 5 theatres and 1 endoscopy room. Approximately 10,000 procedures are completed each year. The Women's & Children's Services includes not only an Obstetrics & Gynaecology department but also a Paediatric ward and level 2 Special Care Baby Unit; with approximately 1,100 births each year.

The Division of Acute Health is led by Executive Director of Acute Health and supported by Director of Nursing Inpatient and Emergency, Director of Nursing Specialty & Interventional and the Division Business Director. Two senior medical leadership positions are to be appointed in early 2016.

Bendigo Health, employs around 3400 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment

Title: General Surgeon - Staff Specialist
Department: Acute Health - Interventional Stream
Classification: HM33-HM41
Hours: 76 per fortnight
Status: Full time ongoing

For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Enquiries: Dr John Edington 0408 505 586

Applications to be submitted online at: https://erecruit1.mercury.com.au/BendigoHealth/ViewPosition.aspx?id=GT0WmJGoNHs=&jbc=ere

Closing date Tuesday 11th October 2016


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12 September 2016

Postgraduate FellowANZBCTG RGB Reduced
Newcastle

Located in Newcastle, the Australia & New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG) is Australia's national research organisation dedicated to the design and conduct of national and international, multi-centre, breast cancer clinical trials.

The ANZBCTG has been conducting its research program for more than 35 years, and this position offers an opportunity to join this leading research team as Postgraduate Fellow.

The Fellow will have an active involvement with ANZBCTG's national and international breast cancer clinical trials and will participate in the development, implementation and conduct of the clinical trials and translational program components of ANZBCTG research program.

Essential criteria:

  • Primary medical degree, registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA).
  • Completion, or near completion, of postgraduate training in surgical, radiation or medical oncology.

This position is for three days per week (the successful applicant to arrange their own clinical management workload outside of this appointment) and will initially be for a period of 12 months with eligibility for re-appointment up to a maximum term of two years.

To see the full advert, position description and Application Form - and to apply for this position - please go to www.anzbctg.org

Applications Close: 9am Monday, 10 October 2016


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12 September 2016

General SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Tamworth

An opportunity is available for a General Surgeon to provide services to the Tamworth community. Flexibility of appointment is on offer - Staff Specialist, VMO or Postgraduate Fellow.

As the successful candidate you will:

  • provide elective and emergency theatre lists, outpatient clinics, and an equitable share of the acute on-call roster.
  • join a team of 4 experienced General Surgeons, be supported by 4 SET trainees and 5 RMO's in a department with a strong surgical teaching and audit program.
  • enjoy working in our $220 million redeveloped acute services facility that opened in July 2015; equipped with 348 treatment spaces, we conduct over 9000 surgical procedures p.a. over 5 theatre spaces.
  • have an opportunity to apply for appointment with Tamara Private Hospital, a leading Ramsay Health facility located in close proximity to the hospital precinct.

The time is right for you to live and work in Tamworth, one of Australia's most inviting and prosperous regional cities surrounded by beautiful scenic mountains and outdoor adventure options. Tamworth offers a contemporary effortless lifestyle, and ease of access with multiple daily flights to Sydney and Brisbane. Tamworth is a leader in employment opportunities and education, with affordable housing and a great mix of lifestyle options. For more information on Tamworth visit http://www.destinationtamworth.com.au or http://evocities.com.au/tamworth/

Interested? Enquiries: Dr Phil Kennedy, Clinical Director Surgery Ph. (02) 6766 6100 philipkennedy8@exemail.com.au or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant Ph.: 02 6763 7431 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closing date: 25 September 2016.


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8 September 2016

International Surgical Training Programme Vacancies
England

RACS is a partner institution for the International Surgical Training Programme ( ISTP  ) administered by the Royal College of Surgeons - England. The program assists senior Trainees and Young Fellows to obtain fellowship in the United Kingdom for a period of 12 to 24 months.

There are currently eight ISTP vacancies and they are as follows:

  1. ISTP Fellow in Urology - Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (Start ASAP)
  2. ISTP Fellow in Urology - Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (Start Early 2017)
  3. ISTP Fellow in General (Colorectal) Surgery - The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (Start ASAP)
  4. ISTP Fellow in General (Upper GI) Surgery - The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (Start ASAP)
  5. ISTP Fellow in General Surgery - University of Morecambe Bay (Start ASAP)
  6. ISTP Fellow in General (Upper GI) Surgery - South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust (Start ASAP)
  7. ISTP Fellow in General (Colorectal/UGI) Surgery - North Middlesex Hospitals NHS Trust (Start January 17)
  8. ISTP Fellow in Paediatric Surgery - Kings College Hospital NHS Trust (Start February 2017)

Please contact the RACS Trainees' Association Executive Officer for more information.


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5 September 2016

Unaccredited Neurosurgical RegistrarSAH Logo Colour
Sydney

The "San" is Sydney's largest single campus private hospital. Situated on Sydney's leafy North Shore, it is a 550 bed world class facility for Neurosurgical, medical, surgical and cancer care, with a 24 hour Cardiac Catheter Lab, Emergency facilities, ICU and a broad spectrum of medical and surgical specialities.

Its affiliation with The University of Sydney, along with its recent establishment of a clinical school on site ensures a wealth of learning opportunities.

This growing teaching facility has a vacancy for an unaccredited Neurosurgical Trainee for 2017.

For further enquiries please contact:

Marilyn Algeo, CMO and Resident Services Manager
Email: marilyna@sah.org.au
Tel: 02 9487 9400
Closing Date: 7 October 2016


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31 August 2016

General Medicine Physician
Dili, Timor-Leste

Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares, the national teaching hospital in Dili, Timor-Leste is seeking a General Medicine Physician.

If you are:

  • A formally qualified and registered General Medicine Physician with a FRACP (or similar qualification)
  • Keen and experienced to teach junior medical staff
  • Passionate about contributing to general medicine and infectious diseases in a developing context
  • Sensitive and adaptable to cultural differences
  • Available for deployment in September for at least 12 months

...then we would love to hear from you!

Activities:

Hospital Nacional Guido Valadares (HNGV) is working with key partners in Timor-Leste including the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS), Ministry of Health and the National University to deliver post graduate (PG) training in Surgery, Anaesthesia, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Ophthalmology and Family Medicine.

An experienced and passionate General Medicine Physician is required to join the Department of Internal Medicine at HNGV. Your role has one primary aim: to establish, deliver and lead a PG Diploma in General Medicine alongside national and international Consultants.

In addition, you will mentor and teach junior doctors enrolled in the Family Medicine Program (a two year rotational program equipping junior doctors with skills and competencies to work in community health centres in the districts).

Clinical work forms part of the job, but is always directed towards mentoring and training the senior and junior medical staff and trainees.

Location: You will work at the HNGV, the national teaching hospital in Dili.

Please direct expressions of interest to:
Dr José António Gusmão Guterres
C/O Ms Kate Moss
Acting Team Leader, RACS
Kate.Moss@surgeons.org

Closing: 30th September 2016

View the Terms of Reference (PDF 16KB)


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30 August 2016

General Surgeon
Toowoomba

St Vincent's Private Hospital

St Vincent's Private Hospital Toowoomba has an opportunity for a General Surgeon to relocate and establish a private practice in partnership with the hospital.

Benefits:

  • Onsite consulting suites
  • Direct patient referrals through the on-site private Emergency Department
  • Hospital provided professional marketing support to help generate private patient referrals
  • Mature market with strong population growth forecast
  • High % of population with health insurance
  • Well established medical community.

About Us:
St Vincent's Private Hospital Toowoomba (SVPHT) is a 176 bed private, acute care medical, surgical and maternity hospital servicing Toowoomba, the Darling Downs and surrounding rural communities. Now part of St Vincent's Health Australia, the nation's largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, SVPHT features premier, modern patient accommodation, five operating theatres, a six bed Intensive Care Unit, and a day procedure and endoscopic unit. All services are supported by an onsite, 24hr Emergency Service.

Extensive diagnostic imaging, pathology, pharmacy and allied health services are also available onsite.

SVPHT is about to embark on a comprehensive multiphase redevelopment program. Stage one is due to commence in November 2016 and will add six state-of-the-art operating theatres, including a hybrid theatre, as well as a new kitchen and hospital foyer.

Toowoomba is a city of 165,168 located 125 km (1.5hrs by road) west of Queensland's capital city, Brisbane. It is also connected to interstate capitals by air through the Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport, which is a 20 minute drive from the Toowoomba CBD.

Toowoomba is renowned for its natural beauty, spacious gardens, stately homes, and high quality private schools and university.

Minimum Requirements:
Applicants must have FRACS, specialist registration with AHPRA and full billing rights. For a confidential discussion, please contact the SVPHT Business Development Manager on 07 4690 4124


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30 August 2016

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Dependent on Registration, Fellowship and experience)
Chermside

General Surgery Program, The Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $362 864 p.a., (excluding superannuation and leave loading), comprising salary between $199 554 - $211 576 p.a. (L25-L27), or estimated remuneration value up to $331 750 p.a. (excluding superannuation), comprising salary between $166 872 - $193 833 p.a. (L18-L24), or estimated remuneration value up to $260 463 p.a. (excluding superannuation and leave loading), comprising salary between $144 480 - $162 565 p.a. (L13-L17). It is a condition of employment for this role to be vaccinated against: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B.

Duties / Abilities:
Provide clinical services to patients and clients attending the General Surgery Program. Implement and monitor the organisation's quality standards, occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs and provide clinical governance in the relevant work area. Provide a consultancy service and provide expert advice related to the management of patients and clients requiring surgical treatment.

Enquiries: Dr Robert Franz (07) 3139 4184.

Job Ad Reference: PCH219823.

Online applications: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Tuesday, 11 October 2016.


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25 August 2016

Staff Specialist (Plastic Surgery)
Hobart

Staff Specialist (Plastic Surgery)
Tasmanian Health Service
Department of Plastic Surgery
Royal Hobart Hospital

Salary: $140,592 - $213,700 p.a. plus superannuation and access to salary packaging

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking a Plastic Surgeon for elective and emergency plus on call work at Department of Plastic Surgery in the Royal Hobart Hospital. The Royal is Tasmania's tertiary referral Centre but also the only public hospital in Southern Tasmania.

The Department of Plastic Surgery is a busy unit doing in excess of 150 cases per month. All fields of Plastic Surgery are covered except craniosynostosis. There are 4 Consultants, 3 Registrars and 2 Junior staff. The successful candidate will be employed for 76 hours per fortnight, do a 1 in 4 on call, be a capable general Plastic Surgeon prepared to do Burns Surgery. A subspecialty interest would be an advantage.

As the successful applicant, you will:

  • Provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to plastic surgical patients.
  • Be responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients with the hospital.
  • Actively pursue improved outcomes for Plastic Surgical patients by participating in teaching and research relevant to Plastic Surgery.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Frank Kimble by calling (03) 6166 8600 or email frank.kimble@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Applications close Sunday 23 October 2016

Vacancy No: 515934

Apply online at www.jobs.tas.gov.au


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22 August 2016

Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery
Perth

Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) is seeking expressions of interest for a Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery for 2017.

JHC is a major teaching hospital with approximately 700 beds in the Northern Suburbs of Perth. It is a co-located public/private hospital operated by Ramsay Health Care. JHC has the Western Australian Health Department contract for performing the majority of bariatric surgery for the state and performs approximately 280 public and 300 private bariatric operations a year. We have 4 bariatric surgeons and perform all bariatric operations including bands, sleeves, bypasses and revision surgery.

The Fellow position will be for one year beginning on 1 February 2017. Working with four Bariatric and 7General Surgery Consultants, the fellow will have the opportunity to develop their skills in all facets of bariatric, upper gastrointestinal and emergency bariatric surgery.

This position would suit Fellows who have recently gained their Fellowship in General Surgery and who wish to subspecialise in Bariatric Surgery. The fellow will work with 5 training and 4 service registrars. The position will require being on-call for Bariatric and Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgery as a second on call.

The position will be appropriately renumerated according to AMA guidelines.

Enquiries are welcome. Please contact:

Mr David Yong
Director of Bariatric Surgery
dhkyong@gmail.com
08 94009899
Or
Mr Hannes Basson
Head of Department of General Surgery
jbasson@iinet.net.au
08 93002731


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18 August 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD)
John Hunter Hospital
Temporary Full Time

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD).

Applicants must be eligible for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and / or other specialist recognition as determined by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA).

Being the only trauma centre in NSW outside Sydney, covering Newcastle to the Queensland border, John Hunter Hospital is the busiest emergency department in the state. The JHH, inclusive of the John Hunter Children's Hospital and the adjacent, $100m state of the art Royal Newcastle Centre is affiliated with the University of Newcastle and conjoint university appointments are encouraged. Newcastle is a vibrant and rejuvenated city, just 2 hours drive from Sydney, with beautiful beaches, superb restaurants and a wonderful climate - and only an hour from the world renowned Hunter Valley Vineyards. For those interested in sailing and water sports, the possibilities are endless with the picturesque Lake Macquarie and the beautiful Port Stephens Bay less than an hour away.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

For enquiries about the position please contact Medical Administration and Recruitment Manager Lauren Chandler on +1 2 4923 6204 Lauren.Chandler@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Apply on line through: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=340401


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11 August 2016

General and Breast Surgeon
New Zealand

An opportunity exists for full time, permanent, qualified General and Breast Surgeon to join our team of General Surgery Specialists from January 2017. This position requires that you have had Breast sub speciality training.

You must be prepared to have a general surgical as well as sub specialty caseload and to participate in the on call acute roster.

You will pride yourself on providing a high standard of clinical practice and expertise to the patients under your care. The successful candidate needs to be a team player, clear communicator and someone who is willing and able assist with the supervision and instruction of junior medical staff within the General Surgical service.

You must hold FRACS in General Surgery, or equivalent, and hold, or be eligible to hold, Vocational (specialist) Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Generous leave entitlements and CME allowance are available. CCDHB can also assist with Medical Council registration and immigration requirements and can provide relocation assistance for the right candidate.

What are you waiting for?

For more on this great opportunity, please contact Sean Hill, SMO Recruitment Advisor, sean.hill@ccdhb.org.nz or on +64 4 806 2552.


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9 August 2016

Consultant General Surgeon
Bunbury

An opportunity exists for a general surgeon/s to commence practice in association with three very busy well established surgeons in Bunbury Western Australia. Two senior surgeons in the practice are wanting to wind back their work.

The practice runs private consulting rooms with surgeons operating in local government hospitals, SJOG Hospital Bunbury and Bunbury Day Surgery. The surgeons currently participate in a 1:7 on-call roster.

Prospective applicants must hold FRACS and be recognised by Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for gastroscopy and colonoscopy.

Enquiries: Dr Nicholas Newman 0417936030 n.newman@westnet.com.au

Brodie Maclean Practice Manager South West Surgical Service Pty Ltd 0407918656 brodie@swss.com.au


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9 August 2016

General SurgeonStStephens
Hervey Bay

An exciting opportunity exists to join our team as a Consultant General Surgeon at St Stephen's Hospital in Hervey Bay. St Stephen's Hospital is a 96 bed facility which opened in October 2014 as a state-of-the-art fully integrated digital hospital recognised for using the latest and greatest in technology to provide the safest and most accurate clinical care.

We offer:

  • Flexibility of appointment, Visiting Medical Practitioner or Staff Specialist offering base salary and profit sharing component
  • Lifestyle with one of the most beautiful world heritage listed locations in the world on your doorstep
  • Private Practice establishment with onsite Sessional Rooms
  • Assistance with marketing, GP contacts and access to RACGP CPD networking events

Selection Criteria:
Essential

  1. Eligible for general or specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  2. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) or equivalent
  3. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and a commitment to the provision of excellence in clinical outcomes
  4. Evidence and ongoing commitment to participation in quality assurance activities, continuing education and teaching

For a confidential discussion, please contact: Amanda Cruwys GM via Phone: 07 4120 1320 or email: amanda.cruwys@uchealth.com.au

Applications close: 30th September 2016


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8 August 2016

Plastic SurgeonAdvanced-Aesthetics
Gold Coast

Specialist plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Dilip Gahankari is looking for a Plastic Surgeon to join his established practice on the Gold Coast.

This is an exciting and genuine opportunity to bring your skill and expertise to the exceptionally busy practice which welcomes over 1400 new patients every year, offering a range of Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic surgery procedures, with access to private operating rooms.

The experience, strong brand and large referral base of Advanced Aesthetics means the practice can build a strong base quickly for the new surgeon.

Advanced Aesthetics has a regular staff of 10 professionals; and possesses state-of-the-art equipment for laser lipolysis, laser resurfacing, hair removal, skin rejuvenation, vascular lesions and tattoo removal (Picosure).

Advanced Aesthetics employs a PR company, ensuring regular new business.

The ideal candidate will have, or will complete the fellowship before joining the practice, and will share Dr Gahankari's dedication to excellence in surgical standards and the highest standard of patient care.

To ensure Advanced Aesthetics can offer the best standards of care and obtain accreditation at local hospitals, the position requires you are a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Plastic Surgery.

Please contact us via email at dilip@iplasticsurgeon.com.au


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5 August 2016

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hawkes Bay

Applications are invited for a permanent Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, with special interest in Spinal Surgery.

This is a permanent post to join a busy Trauma & Orthopaedic department in an excellent provincial public hospital providing Orthopaedic services to a catchment area of approximately 165,000.

You will join an existing team of 7 Part-time Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons, and will be encouraged to continue to develop their sub-specialty interest, contribute to the trauma rota and also to the general work of the department including a strong teaching commitment, clinical management and effective team working. Consultants are supported by 7 Registrars and 3-4 House Officers.

Hawkes Bay Hospital offers a comprehensive list of excellent subspecialty support in keeping with a provincial hospital in New Zealand. This includes ICU, Vascular, General and Urological surgery.

We are advertising for a full-time position but there are significant opportunities for private orthopaedic surgical practice.

Applicants must be registered, or eligible for registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand as a Specialist Otolaryngologist and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, or equivalent. You are welcome to contact Mr Sudhindra Rao, Head of Department, to discuss the positions email sud.rao@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz.


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5 August 2016

Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical OncologyMelanoma
Sydney

Applications are invited from qualified General or Plastic Surgeons for the Poche Fellowship in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology. This program is based at the Melanoma Institute Australia's North Sydney campus, as well as the Mater Hospital Crows Next, Hunter's Hill Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Camperdown. This position is formatted at a post Fellowship level (FRACS or equivalent) and is suitable for surgeons seeking to develop a vocational interest in the field. Each year we offer two clinical and research based Fellowships, which are for twelve months commencing in February. The Fellowships involve a substantial clinical workload in dedicated outpatient clinics, operating sessions and weekly multidisciplinary meetings. The Melanoma Institute Australia is one of the world's largest melanoma services, and access to its internationally respected Melanoma Research Database provides the opportunity to undertake significant research during this Fellowship.

Applications are accepted from Australian and non-Australian candidates. Fellowships are available from February 2018, and applications for this Fellowship close on 30 September 2016.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, proof of specialist qualification, current medical registration/licensing, medical indemnity, and the contact details of three referees to: A/Prof Jonathan Stretch, Deputy Director, Melanoma Institute Australia, 40 Rocklands Road, North Sydney, NSW, 2060, Australia. Email: kaye.oakley@melanoma.org.au

For further information about Melanoma Institute Australia, see: www.melanoma.org.au


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3 August 2016

VMO General SurgeonEast Grampians
Ararat

  • Co-operative working arrangements, one in four roster; assured hospital income
  • Possible part-time academic appointment with The University of Melbourne's Rural Clinical School
  • Attractive, historic town in the foothills of the striking Grampians and Pyrenees Mountains

Applications are invited for the position of Visiting Medical Officer - General Surgeon at East Grampians Health Service (EGHS) in Ararat. The appointee will provide services to EGHS for elective and emergency surgery, and will share on-call cover. Competency at caesarean section will be highly regarded.

EGHS is a rural health service in Western Victoria, serving a population of approximately 12,000. It has over 3,000 inpatient episodes and 3,500 Emergency Department attendances a year.

Resident medical services include General Practice, Obstetrics, Anaesthetics and Medicine. Visiting specialist services include Gynaecology, Urology, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology and ENT Surgery.

EGHS has two operating theatres providing 10 operating sessions a week. It is supported by a Radiology Department in addition to Pathology.

Deakin University and The University of Melbourne's Rural Clinical School have a node located in Ballarat, with medical students completing their clinical studies at EGHS.

You should have a primary medical qualification registered or registrable with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Ararat is surrounded by beautiful countryside, the Grampians and Pyrenees mountain ranges and wineries, with a host of recreational and lifestyle choices on offer. It has excellent schools and is just 55 minutes driving from Ballarat or two hours from Melbourne.

Background information is available on www.eghs.net.au

Enquiries and applications should be directed in the first instance to Leslie McBride of Cleveland McBride Health Recruitment at:

Email: lm@clevelandmcbride.com
Tel: 61 /03 9486 0500
Mail: Suite 4, Level 4, 372 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002


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29 July 2016

Consultant General SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Armidale

Armidale Hospital

Why not consider a new role and region that provides you with outstanding opportunities?

This position is suitable for an experienced Surgeon or newly qualified Fellow. You will provide elective and emergency theatre lists, acute surgical on-call services, and privately referred outpatient services to the communities of Armidale, Glen Innes and Inverell.

Benefits:

  • Join a team of 3 experienced General Surgeons
  • Broad and interesting case mix - Armidale Hospital is a rural referral hospital providing services to the Northern Tablelands of NSW
  • Flexibility of appointment - Staff Specialist or Visiting Medical Officer
  • New $60 million redevelopment under construction - including new 4 operating theatre complex
  • Ramsay Health Care operated Armidale Private Hospital is co- located on public hospital campus
  • Supportive medical community and opportunity to develop cross-referral relationships
  • Opportunity to be involved in teaching and research with to the University of New England (UNE) medical school, and onsite UNE Tablelands Clinical School

About Armidale:

Armidale is a cosmopolitan city set high on the Northern Tablelands of NSW, home to the University of New England, and three large private schools. Armidale is conveniently located halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, including ease of access with daily flights to Sydney. It has a multi-cultural community vibe with excellent art and cultural options, and a diverse range of outdoor and recreational pursuits on its doorstep! It's one of the first communities to benefit from superfast NBN services providing opportunities for business development and innovation.

Come and meet your potential future colleagues!

And learn why you too should take the opportunity to relocate to Armidale! Video link: https://youtu.be/utGa8KsJukY or https://youtu.be/oLDmrMLbC10

Interested? Please Contact: Wendy Mulligan, General Manager, Tablelands
Ph.: (02) 6776 9632 or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant
Ph. (02) 6763 7431 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


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29 July 2016

Visiting Medical Officer UrologistHunter New England Health NSW
Taree

Manning Rural Referral Hospital (MRRH)

We are looking for a specialist Urologist to provide quality elective and on call work at MRRH and Mayo Private Hospital.

MRRH is a 160 bed public hospital serving the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding districts. Our services include general medical and surgical wards, general surgery, ophthalmology, urology, paediatrics, gynaecology and obstetrics, dental, bronchoscopy, endoscopy, TOES, ECT, and a new state of the art Emergency Department. There is a renal dialysis unit, and other services such as orthopaedics, vascular surgery, intensive care/coronary care, peri operative (operating theatre, recovery and day only), paediatrics, maternity and oncology.

Mayo Private Hospital is located 5 minutes from MRRH and has 79 beds, 3 operating theatres and a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, 4 bed ICU and 12 bed surgical ward. Equipment for Urological services includes Trans Perineal Ultrasound with MRI fusion capability, Greenlight and Holmium Lasers.

Taree is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, 3 hours north of Sydney. Click here for more information on Taree http://www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au/

Enquiries: Dr Jim Wills, Director of Clinical Services and Director of Emergency Department, MRRH Ph: (02) 6592 9907 E: Jim.Wills@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


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19 July 2016

Surgical Sub-SpecialistsCPSC
Cairns

Cairns Private Specialist Clinic
Private Practice opportunity for Surgical Sub-Specialists Cairns

Opportunity for Surgeons with FRACS or equivalent, with sub-speciality training and certification and full registration with AHPRA as Surgical Specialists.

Invitations to join the Cairns Private Specialist Clinic (CPSC) which is an expansion of our large Surgical and Gastroenterological Endoscopic private practice, established in Cairns for over twenty years, with large referral base and admitting rights to the adjacent Cairns Private Hospital.

CPSC wishes to offer Sub-Specialised Surgical services which are in great demand locally, including: Colorectal, Upper GI and Bariatric, Breast, Endocrine, Thyroid and Parathyroid, ENT, Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery.

A lucrative package is being offered, including fully furnished, equipped modern new consulting rooms with supportive staff and facilities at no establishment fee. Moderate costs proportional to received income with support to integration with local medical community and admitting privileges at Cairns Private Hospital.

Cairns Private Hospital's recent major renovation led to a bed capacity exceeding 160. This well equipped Ramsay Hospital is supported by high quality Radiological and Pathological services, 7 operating theatres, onsite Day Procedure and Endoscopy Unit, Cardiac Catheter Lab, 8 bed Critical Care Ward, Renal Dialysis, Rehabilitation and Oncology Units.

Cairns Day Surgery (Ramsay) is a standalone facility with 4 theatres and an Endoscopy Unit.

ICU, Radiotherapy and another Oncology Unit are located at the 531 bed Cairns Hospital.

Cairns and its wide catchment have a rapidly growing population of over 250,000. It is a great tourist attraction and is the gateway to Queensland's tropical north and the Great Barrier Reef. A stylish city with excellent amenities, sporting, recreational and educational facilities.

If you are starting your Surgical Career or wish to relocate to an area greatly needing of your expertise, contact the principle at CPSC for a confidential discussion.

Email: m.mousa1@bigpond.com Mobile: 0409040449


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19 July 2016

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

The Royal Darwin Hospital is the major teaching hospital in the NT and receives referrals from the entire Northern Territory as well as northern Western Australia with a catchment population of over 250,000. Flinders University has a 4 year post graduate medical school based in the NT and Royal Darwin Hospital also receives students from James Cook University.

Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia.

A position exists for a Consultant Ophthalmologist on a short term contract for SIX months, commencing immediately.

For further information about the position please contact Gayle Eccles on 08 89228249 or email gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au


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19 July 2016

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

The Royal Darwin Hospital is the major teaching hospital in the NT and receives referrals from the entire Northern Territory as well as northern Western Australia with a catchment population of over 250,000. Flinders University has a 4 year post graduate medical school based in the NT and Royal Darwin Hospital also receives students from James Cook University.

Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia.

RDH currently has a part-time Consultant Vascular Surgeon, and is seeking to expand its Vascular services with the appointment of a second Vascular Consultant surgeon. This position will be 0.5 FTE in the public hospital, and 0.5 available in a budding private practice, with guaranteed operating time at the co-located Darwin Private Hospital. The candidate must be fully registered as a Vascular Surgeon in Australia. It is preferred that the applicant has specialist areas of interest in diabetic feet and in renal access.

For further information about the position please contact Mr Mark Hamilton at mark.hamilton@nt.gov.au or Gayle Eccles on 08 89228249 or email gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au


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12 July 2016

General SurgeonLake Macquarie Private
Lake Macquarie

Private practice opportunity for a General Surgeon
Lake Macquarie Private Hospital Newcastle, NSW

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital has an opportunity for a General Surgeon to permanently relocate to the region and establish a well-supported private practice in partnership with the hospital.

Benefits:

  • Opportunity to receive direct patient referrals from the hospitals private Emergency Department (opened in 2015), allowing you to build your private patient referral base;
  • Opportunity to develop cross-referral relationships within a mature and comprehensive medical community;
  • Onsite (sessional) consulting suites available with basic secretarial support;
  • Assistance with marketing your practice to GPs and other Specialists to further establish your referral base.

About Us:

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital is a 157 bed private hospital providing a comprehensive range of surgical and medical care to private patients of the Hunter New England region. Located ten minutes' drive south of Newcastle near the beautiful Hunter Valley and only 2 hours from Sydney, Lake Macquarie is regarded as one of the premier facilities in this region.

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have FRACS, specialist registration with AHPRA and full billing rights.

For a confidential discussion, please contact:

Ian Maytom, CEO, on 0409 732 679 or email: maytomi@ramsayhealth.com.au

(This position is not an area of need. Direct applicants only. No candidates from Recruitment Agencies will be considered)


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30 June 2016

Postgraduate FellowHunter New England Health NSW
John Hunter

John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton
Temporary Full Time, 40 hours per week

Purpose of Position:
The chief role of the Trauma Fellow is to facilitate the day-to-day management of the seriously ill trauma patient from resuscitation to rehabilitation. The functions, which accompany this role, include Clinical Activities, Quality Management, Education, Research and defined Administrative tasks.

The Trauma Fellow must:
Have a genuine interest in maintaining the highest standards in trauma care; demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communicative skills, have the ability to work as a team member as well as to take on leadership and supervisory roles in all facets of trauma management.

For enquires please contact: Professor Zsolt Balogh on 02 4921 4259 or email zsolt.balogh@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Link to apply online: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=318832


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30 June 2016

VMO General Surgeon
Warrnambool

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified specialist General Surgeon to establish a mixed public practice (currently remunerated on a fee-for-service basis) and private practice (at St John of God Warrnambool Hospital) servicing the city of Warrnambool and the surrounding region.

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool Hospital Campus, has 192 inpatient beds and is the major specialist referral centre for southwest Victoria, providing a comprehensive range of specialist services. The Warrnambool campus treats in excess of 15,000 inpatients and 25,000 Emergency Department patients per annum, is a designated Regional Trauma Service and has a 6 bed Critical Care Unit.

South West Healthcare hosts the Greater Green Triangle Rural Clinical School and an appointment to Deakin Medical School may be available to a suitable applicant.

South West Healthcare employs one Accredited Surgical Registrar who is supported by two unaccredited Registrars and Interns.

St John of God Hospital Warrnambool is a 73-bed private hospital providing surgical, medical and rehabilitation care to patients requiring specialist treatment and admission. Being the only private hospital situated in south-western Victoria it offers services reaching into rural Victoria and South Australia.

A primary medical degree fully registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), the qualification of FRACS or equivalent, and appropriate experience are essential for this position.

Enquiries regarding this appointment may be directed to Mr Brendan Mooney (Director of General Surgery) on (03) 5563 1666 or email bmmooney@bigpond.net.au or Peter O'Brien (Director of Medical Services) on (03) 5563 1605 or email pobrien@swh.net.au

For the full advertisement please visit our website www.southwesthealthcare.com.au under Careers.

Warrnambool Base Hospital
Ryot Street Warrnambool 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


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28 June 2016

Director of General Surgery
Townsville

Delivering excellence in healthcare, the Townsville Hospital and Health Service can offer you:

  • a generous remuneration package and employment benefits
  • professional enhancement and fulfilling work
  • the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle

About the role

Temporary full-time position for up to three years.

Lead and participate in the development and ongoing management of general surgical services within the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • High level of knowledge in general surgery, with experience of working in one or more tertiary hospitals.
  • A demonstrated involvement in continuing education, and a commitment to research.
  • A thorough understanding of the relationship between clinical decisions and resource utilisation, as well as the implications of case-mix funding for clinicians practicing in the hospital environment.

What's on Offer?

Appointment will be from Level 18 to Level 27, dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.

Remuneration package of up to $417,915 p.a. comprising salary range of $166,872 - $211,576 p.a.* (L18-L27**), recreational leave loading (17.5%), employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, regional and rural attraction allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development assistance (allowances and leave). Plus Clinical Managers allowance of up to $20,026 p.a. (CM5).

*Wage rates effective as at 1 July 2016.
**Level of appointment is dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.

For further information or to apply


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