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Australia

All regions - Locum Positions Available for General and Orthopaedic Surgeons
ACT: Canberra
- Deputy Director Shock Trauma Service
NSW: Albury - Expressions of Interest - General Surgeons
NSW: Inner West, Sydney -
Private Specialist Practitioners
NSW: Lismore - Fellowship in Rural General/Urology Surgery
NSW: Newcastle
- Plastic Surgeon
NSW: Newcastle
- Post Graduate Fellows (1 each Cardiothoracic, Otolaryngology, Transplant, Vascular)
NSW: Tamworth
- VMO General Surgeon
NSW: Tamworth -
VMO Urologist
NSW: Wagga Wagga - Fellowship in General Surgery
NT: Darwin - Consultant Neurosurgeon
NT: Darwin - Consultant Urologist
QLD: Bundaberg -
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedic Surgeon)
QLD: Bundaberg -
Senior Staff Specialist of Staff Specialist (Urologist)
QLD: Gold Coast - Visiting Medical Officers (Various opportunities)
QLD: Redland - Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
QLD: Rockhampton - Director of Orthopaedics
QLD: Rockhampton -
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Urology)
QLD: Sunshine Coast - Staff Specialist General Surgery
QLD: Townsville -
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedics)
QLD: Woolloongabba -
Fellow in Acute Surgical and Trauma
QLD: Woolloongabba -
Fellow in Orthopaedic Trauma
SA: Adelaide -
Transplant Surgeon
SA: Mount Gambier/Whyalla - General Surgeons
VIC: Ballarat
- Expressions of interest - Regional Specialist Service
VIC: Geelong - Plastics Surgical Registrar
VIC: Heidelberg - Endocrine/General Surgery Clinical Fellow
VIC: Horsham - General Surgeon
VIC: Melbourne - Colorectal Fellow
VIC: Melbourne
- Deputy Director of Orthopaedics
VIC: Melbourne - Upper GI & HPB Surgery Fellow (UGIG Unit)
VIC: Melbourne -
Vascular Surgery Fellow
VIC: Melbourne -
VMO Plastic Surgery
VIC: Melbourne
- VMO in Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgery (UGIS)
VIC: Moorabbin -
Breast Surgeon
VIC: Swan Hill
- Expressions of Interest Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon
VIC: Warrnambool
- ENT Surgeon
VIC: Warrnambool - Locum ENT Surgeon 2015
VIC: Warrnambool - Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon
WA: Midland -
Heads of Department and Staff Specialists
WA: Perth - Head of Otolaryngology ENT
WA: Perth
- Head of Plastic Surgery

New Zealand

All regions - Locum Positions Available for General and Orthopaedic Surgeons
Auckland
- Non SET Surgical Registrars
Blenheim - General Surgeon (Colorectal Surgery Subspecialty)
Invercargill - Specialist Urologist
Waikato - Specialist Paediatric Surgeon
Wellington
- Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Wellington - General and Breast Sub speciality Surgeon
Wellington -
Senior Medical Advisor

International

Port Moresby - Short term Locum
Timor Leste - Volunteer Nurse Trainer


Capital and Coast District Health Board24 July 2014

General and Breast Sub speciality Surgeon SMO30-14
Wellington, New Zealand

An opportunity exists for full time, permanent, qualified 0.5 General and 0.5 Breast Surgeon to join our team of General Surgery Specialists from October 2014.  This position requires that you have had Breast sub speciality training and experience in Breast Surgery (Fellowship Breast training preferred).  

A requirement of this position is to have a general surgical as well as sub speciality caseload and to participate in the on call acute roster.

Wellington Regional Hospital is a new hospital with modern facilities and offers exciting opportunities. The General Surgery Department primarily provides a secondary level service for acute and elective General Surgical patients in the Wellington region with a population of 250,000. It also provides specialist tertiary level care to the central north island servicing a population of around 921,000.

Applicants must be qualified as a surgical consultant and hold FRACS General Surgery or equivalent and be eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 

To apply now, and for further information and a position description please see www.capitalhealthcareers.org.nz .

Recruitment Advisor Julie Mitchell smo_recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz 
Phone: +64 4 8062547.

Applications close: 22 August 2014


24 July 2014

Fellowship in Rural General/Urology Surgery
Lismore Base and affiliated Hospitals

The fellowship can be either in General or Urology  surgery (or both if desired).

Applications are sought from Fellows who wish to undertake a Fellowship in Rural Surgery and enjoy the North Coast lifestyle. The fellowship will be for February 2015 to Februrary 2016. Applicants must have passed the FRACS part 2 examination and live in Australia.

Subspecialty interests that are available:

  • Breast/ Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Vascular and Endovascular surgery
  • Laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery
  • Skin Cancer and melanoma
  • Endoscopic procedures
  • Trauma and Emergency Surgery
  • Laparoscopic and open urology surgery

A detailed Job description will be made available on request.

Apply on line: www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/

Contact Person: Director Medical Services Richmond Network
Contact Number: 02 6620 2353

Contact Person: Dr Robert Simon, FRACS
Number: 02 6621 8277
Email
: robsimon@ncssuite.com.au


Queensland Government crest23 July 2014

Director of Orthopaedics
Rockhampton Hospital, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Remuneration value up to $408,751 p.a., comprising salary between $158, 832 - $201,381 p.a., (L18 - L27), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), Clinical Manager's Allowance, motor vehicle allowance,  professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., granted private practice, plus over-time and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: Lead and manage the Orthopaedic Surgical team enabling high quality, contemporary services integrated within the clinical services framework of Rockhampton Hospital and outreach services to other facilities across the Hospital and Health Service.  Liaison and coordination with other clinical departments is critical as is ongoing service development and teaching so as to provide for a sustainable service.
The provision of surgical services for Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service is provided as one service, several sites.

Enquiries: Dr Gerard Kilian (07) 4920 6536
Job Ad Reference:  RK07136125
Application Kit: (07) 4920 5621 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 August 2014


Sunshine Coast Private Hospital23 July 2014

Full-time Staff Specialist, General Surgery required for
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, QLD

A full-time salaried Staff Specialist in General Surgery is required for Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (Ramsay Health Care). The successful applicant will provide high quality surgical services to public patients transferred from Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) and actively participate in the Surgical on-call roster.  This is a fixed term contract for 2 years with a possible extension.

Benefits:

  • Attractive remuneration package;
  • Leave entitlements;
  • Superannuation;
  • Medical indemnity insurance covered by Ramsay Health Care; and
  • Relocation assistance.


Minimum Requirements:
Candidates must have FRACS and hold specialist registration with AHPRA.

About Us:
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (SCUPH), located at Kawana, is a new 200 bed private hospital providing a wide range of surgical and medical services.  Until mid-2018, the SCUPH will treat public patients under contract with Queensland Health.  Facilities include 6 state-of-the-art operating theatres, a cardiac catheter laboratory, a minor procedure room, a day surgery unit, an 8 bed intensive care unit and an 8 chair day oncology unit.

The SCUPH will be collocated with the new public hospital - Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital, on the Kawana Health Campus which is currently under construction.

For a confidential discussion, please contact:

Mr Oliver Steele, CEO on (07) 5390 6101 or email SteeleO@ramsayhealth.com.au ; or
Dr Nigel Brown, Director of Medical Services on (07) 5390 6101 or email: BrownNigel@ramsayhealth.com.au


Albury Surgical Group22 July 2014

Expressions of Interest - General Surgeons       
Albury, NSW

Our well-established private practice Albury Surgical Group is seeking expressions of interest for experienced General Surgeons to join our team.

Applicants must have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and full medical registration in Australia.  ERCP skills would be highly desirable.

Our practice has an excellent reputation with a reliable referral base.  We provide VMO services to the local public and private hospitals in addition to outreach programs in regional/rural areas. All our surgeons have sub-speciality interests.

The local regional health service, Albury Wodonga Health, provides the largest regional public health care services between Sydney and Melbourne, supporting an outer catchment population of 250,000 covering north-east Victoria and Southern NSW. An appointment to Albury Wodonga Health would be available, subject to successful specialist credentialing. This appointment would include both participation in the emergency on call roster for General Surgery and elective operating session allocations.

Albury Surgical Group is centrally located with large well equipped private consulting rooms, practice software and a support team who facilitate a high level of administrative and clinical risk management.

Albury Wodonga is a thriving regional location offering lifestyle and work opportunities. 

For further information, please contact:
Natalie Hallows, Practice Manager
E: manager@alburysurgical.com.au
P: 02 60217111    F: 02 6041 3383
2/429 Swift Street Albury NSW 2640
www.alburysurgical.com.au


Cabrini Institute21 July 2014

Colorectal Fellow, Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery
Full Time, 12 month appointment, commencing 2nd February 2015

Cabrini is a large not-for-profit Catholic health care organisation on 6 campuses with over 800 beds across the continuum of care.

The Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery focuses on performing high quality clinical and basic science research with an emphasis on answering clinically important questions that can be translated into better quality patient care and outcomes.

The Cabrini Colorectal Specialty Group is involved with high volume and high quality colorectal surgery including significant numbers of robotic and laparoscopic colorectal resections, anorectal physiology and the full spectrum of benign diseases.

An opportunity is now available for a motivated and enthusiastic professional with relevant experience to join our team and assist, under supervision, in the management of colorectal inpatients and participate in the clinical and translational research program.

Applicants should hold a Fellowship in General Surgery of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent, and be committed to a year of dedicated colorectal training. Attainment of Australian medical registration is essential.

Requirements of the role:

  • Registered Medical Practitioner with relevant experience. Senior registrar level preferably FRACS (or equivalent).
  • Responsible for the clinical management of colorectal inpatients and emergencies as directed and supervised by the colorectal surgeons
  • Participation in Colorectal audit activities
  • Participation in the Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery research program
  • Participation in the Cabrini undergraduate teaching program

Applications close: 1st August 2014
HR Job Reference No: 0558 (please note on application)
Enquiries and applications (with CV & 3 referees) to:
Mr Martin Chin
Phone 0395000711
Email martinchinccg@gmail.com


Swan Hill District Health16 July 2014

Expressions of Interest, Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon
Swan Hill District Health

Expressions of Interest are invited to provide ENT Surgery Services for two days per month at Swan Hill District Health, located in North West Victoria.

Employment as a Fee For Service VMO with the opportunity for Salary Packaging as well as the right of private practice.

Swan Hill District Health, 'My Hospital'
Swan Hill District Health provides a wide range of clinical services including medical and surgical, aged care, community and primary health, emergency, renal dialysis, chemotherapy and radiography diagnostic services.

Work/life balance is what you get working at Swan Hill District Health. As well as lifestyle comes:

  • A professional, committed workforce and highly supportive community
  • Variety in work and a sense of achievement
  • Salary packaging available


Want More Info?
For enquiries please contact Dr Wayne Mc Donald by email to wmcdonald@shdh.org.au or phone on 0417031641

Applications including the names of three referees should be forwarded by 28 July 2014 to the Human Resources department, Swan Hill District Health, PO Box 483, Swan Hill 3585, Victoria or email: hrmanager@shdh.org.au.


Skilled Medical11 July 2014

Locum Positions Available for General and Orthopaedic Surgeons
Various locations in regional Australia and New Zealand throughout 2014 and 2015

Skilled Medical is seeking applications from General Surgeons and Orthopaedic Surgeons who are interested in locum roles throughout regional Australia and New Zealand. Hospitals such as Mount Isa, Rockhampton, Hervey Bay, Broken Hill, Bega, Sale and Burnie regularly require specialist surgeons for locums ranging in duration from 1 week to 3 months. Accommodation, domestic flights and use of motor vehicle are included. Skilled Medical supports the whole placement process and will also arrange invoicing and provider numbers.

You will need:

  • Specialist AHPRA registration with FRACS qualification
  • The ability to work on your own and also supervise JMOs and registrars
  • GESA Accreditation is preferred but not always required for General Surgery positions.

For an informal chat please contact Will Macdonald will@skilledmedical.com free call Australia 1300 900 100 or for more information please visit our website www.skilledmedical.com

Skilled Medical is a leading medical recruitment, placement and services firm with a focus on placing specialist and generalist medical officers in rural and regional areas in Australia and New Zealand.


Queensland Government crest10 July 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedics)
Orthopaedics Department, Surgical Service Group, The Townsville Hospital, Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $376 267 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (L25-L27), or Remuneration value up to $344 029 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), motor vehicle entitlement allowance, communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave (3.6 weeks p.a.), private practice arrangements plus professional indemnity cover, overtime and on-call allowances etc. (Permanent full-time position).

Purpose of the role: Assist in the provision of high quality services to patients requiring Orthopaedic services.
Mandatory requirements are: Must hold the qualification Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons - Orthopaedics (FRACS-Orthopaedics). Current registration/or eligible for current registration as an orthopaedic surgeon with the Medical Board of Australia.

Enquires: Dr Rhys Edwards (07) 4433 1404.
Job Ad Reference: TV131834.
Application kit: (07) 4750 6780 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing date: Wednesday, 6 August 2014 (applications will remain current for 12 months).


Wimmera Health Care Group9 July 2014

General Surgeon
Wimmera Base Hospital, Horsham, Victoria

  • One of three General Surgeons
  • Redeveloped, modern and well-equipped base hospital
  • Country Victoria's best golf course; stunning mountains and national parks

Wimmera Base Hospital in Horsham, Victoria is seeking a General Surgeon with FRACS (or postgraduate qualifications and experience in General Surgery which meet RACS requirements for practising in this position). The appointee is expected to have appropriate experience in gastroscopy and colonoscopy (holding or working towards recognition from the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) and, desirably, skills in managing orthopaedic trauma. 

The Hospital is located 300 km north west of Melbourne in a progressive rural city with a population of 19,000.  It is the Wimmera region's major referral centre, serving 54,000 people. 

The Hospital has some 12,500 admissions and 4,600 operations annually. It has a modern theatre complex, including a day procedure unit, a five-bed intensive care unit, and high-quality emergency department and ward facilities. 

The Hospital has 22 Hospital Medical Officers (12 interns & 10 registrars), 14 of whom are on rotation from The Royal Melbourne Hospital and four from the Austin Hospital.  They include accredited Basic and Advanced Trainees in Surgery (SET 1 and SET 2 positions). 

The surgeon will consult in a modern multidisciplinary clinic across the road from the Hospital. An attractive package is offered for this position including assistance with accommodation and relocation expenses.

Additional information about the Hospital, town and region may be found on the Hospital's website at www.wimmerahealth.com

Applications and requests for further information should be directed in the first instance to Les McBride of Cleveland McBride Health Recruitment at:

Email: lm@clevelandmcbride.com
Tel: 03 9486 0500     Fax: 03 9486 0200
Suite 4, Level 4, 372 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Vic 3002


9 July 2014

Consultant Neurosurgeon
Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Services
 
Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) and Darwin Private Hospital (DPH) are seeking a specialist Neurosurgeon. Commencement is expected in January 2015 but could be earlier by mutual agreement.  Applicants must hold Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or its equivalent and must be unconditionally registered as a specialist with AHPRA in the speciality of Neurosurgery and be proficient in general neurosurgery with emphasis on spinal surgery and neuro-trauma.

The position offered is a part time position at RDH. DPH has undertaken to support the successful applicant in the development of a private practice with consulting and elective surgery sessions to complement the public hospital appointment. The successful applicant must be able to access private patient billing through Medicare and private health insurance.

Royal Darwin Hospital and Darwin Private Hospital are co-located at RDH campus. With interconnecting corridors, housing over 450 inpatient beds, RDH is the site of the National Critical Care and Trauma Centre. RDH will offer elective surgical operating and outpatient exposure. The successful candidate will be expected to adopt a leading role in the clinical management of both acute neurosurgical cases and elective neurosurgery in conjunction with both the Department of General Surgery Consultants and the Intensive Care Consultants.

Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory of Australia. RDH serves a population of approximately 127,500. It is located some 15 minutes from the Darwin International Airport and a short drive from famous fishing, wetlands, nature parks and amazing 4x4 driving tracks.
Darwin is a university city with a range of primary and secondary schooling options. There is a major harbour with diverse local industry, mining and agriculture, tourism and a large Australian Defence Force and US Marine Base.

For further information please contact:

Mr G F Hunter MB BS FRACS Medical Co-Director, Division of Surgery and Critical Care RDH +61 8 89 228888. garrett.hunter@nt.gov.au
Mr Anthony Davis General Manager DPH  +61 8 89 206014 anthony.davis@healthscope.com.au


1 July 2014

Volunteer Nurse Trainer
Timor Leste

The East Timor Eye Program is seeking an enthuasistic, motivated and innovative volunteer nurse trainer to work alongside the nursing team at the National Eye Centre (NEC) in Dili, Timor Leste to develop their skills and capacity in theatre nursing and unit management through training, mentoring and supervision.

The position is available for an initial period of 1-3 months.

Further information can be found here.

For any queries, please contact Ms Kate Groves on kate.groves@surgeons.org or +61 3 9276 7436.


26 June 2014

Specialist Urologist
Southland Hospital, Invercargill, New Zealand

Southland Hospital is a well-equipped modern facility and the Urology department is set up for laparoscopic and laser surgery as well as all general urology. The hospital is the ideal size in that you see a wide variety of cases and have access to an impressive range of diagnostics, yet it is small enough that you can still get to know the staff.

Operating out of Southland Hospital with clinics in rural areas including Queenstown, the department sees a broad spectrum case mix, but the workload is manageable and organised, allowing more opportunity to practice your clinical expertise thoroughly and without the stress. Sub-specialty interests are welcomed and can be catered for.

Southland offers superb opportunities for a lifestyle change with skiing, tramping (hiking), fishing, hunting and stunning natural, unspoilt scenery right on your doorstep. Families are able to settle quickly into this community with the support of excellent schools and the wider hospital staff taking care to welcome and involve you in the community. Invercargill city is an easy place to live, and our close proximity to holiday destinations such as Queenstown, Stewart Island and the Fiordland make it easy to get away for a break without the prospect of a long trip in the car.

The Surgical department teaches at all levels including 4th year medical students, final year students, House Officers and Registrars. Southland Hospital also provides training to Training Registrars in the Urology pathway with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

The position offers an attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance.

Applications close Sunday 27 July 2014.

Apply onilne at www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/ or for further information, please contact: Debbie Fahey, Recruitment Advisor at telephone +64 3 2145 769 or debbie.fahey@southerndhb.govt.nz


Hunter Plastic Surgery26 June 2014

Plastic Surgeon
Private Practice - Newcastle NSW

Are you an excellent Plastic Surgeon looking to get out of the rat race but still enjoy big city career opportunities in 2015?

We are looking for someone to join our current team of Dr Nicholas Moncrieff and Dr Gary Avery at Hunter Plastic Surgery, Newcastle's leading plastic surgery clinic. Established in 2009 by Dr Moncrieff, we currently see over 3000 patients per year and are proud that over 99.5% of our patients say they would recommend us to others.

Newcastle offers an excellent coastal lifestyle, and is the centre of the Hunter with a population over 600,000, with significant private insurance coverage. Our practice sees a diverse mix of patients, with operating time allocated roughly to 40% cosmetic, 40% lesion and 10% reconstructive cases.

Are you right for us? Are we right for you? These answers can be found on our site here: http://www.hunterplasticsurgery.com.au/the-practice/working-with-us/

If you are interested in learning more about the opportunities with Hunter Plastic Surgery, please contact our Practice Manager, Alex Miguel on 4920 7700 or via an email: admin@hunterplasticsurgery.com.au

Closing date: 30 September 2014 (but may be filled earlier)


Alfred Health26 June 2014

VMO in Upper Gastro-intestinal Surgery (UGIS)
The Alfred

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.

As a provider of unique national and state wide services, The Alfred accepts its leadership role in identifying and catering for its community's health needs and is an integral part of the Victorian landscape.

We invite applicants for the position of Visiting Medical Officer in UGIS at The Alfred.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Appointees must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria or its successor
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • Demonstrate relevant contemporary knowledge and experience in UGIS ,including bariatric surgery
  • Meets Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in UGIS
  • Experience in teaching and an involvement in research are desirable

Download Position Description

Enquiries: Ms Bernadette Comitti - Clinical Service Director, Surgery Program on 03 9076 0329

Please visit our website www.alfredhealth.org.au/careers and click on job search. Enter job reference number 937718 in key word search.

Applications Close: 13 July 2014 at 11:55pm


24 June 2014

Endocrine/General Surgery Clinical Fellow
Austin Health - Heidelberg, Victoria
Full Time - 38 hours per week

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.
An exciting opportunity currently exists for an Endocrine/General Surgery Clinical Fellow to join our Upper GI/Endocrine Surgery Unit.

The objective of this position is to provide an Endocrine / General Surgery Fellow role to:
Further your training in Endocrine Surgery involving medical and surgical management of selected endocrine disorders

  • Participate in clinical research as directed
  • Provide Leave cover in endocrine surgery and general surgery for Unit consultants either for outpatients or theatre
  • Provide support to resident and Registrar medical staff through direction and supervision of patient management.
  • Participate in the on call roster and perform emergency surgery.

To apply or for further information including a Position Description visit: http://www.austin.org.au/careers/

Position closes: Sunday 6th July 2014


QLD Gov Crest23 June 2014

Visiting Medical Officers (Visiting Cardiac Specialist) - Cardiac Surgery, Diagnostic, Emergency and Medical Services
Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration rates: $138.91 - $149.44 p.h, employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%), communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., private practice arrangements plus on-call allowances. Queensland Health provides professional indemnity cover for medical staff (VMO1 - VMO3) (Part time position, hours negotiable. Applications will remain current for 12 months) JAR: GC128515.

Following recommendations outlined in the Blueprint for better healthcare in Queensland, work is currently underway to introduce Individual Employment contracts for Senior Medical Officers and Visiting Medical Officers throughout Queensland Health (framework contract). The framework contract will commence operation on and from 4 August 2014. A Transition Period will apply prior to this date.

Duties / Abilities: Provide clinical care to patients and clinically manage, on a day-to-day basis, the associated multidisciplinary patient care team to ensure the provision of appropriate patient care. In addition, provide professional leadership within a specialist medical area and provide training, education and supervision to junior medical staff and other health care members. Complement the abilities of current members of the service.
Please refer to http://www.health.qld.gov.au/medical/medical-contracts/ for further information.

Enquiries: Mark Forbes (07) 5687 0123.
Application Kit: (07) 5537 0394 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Monday, 07 July 2014.

For enquiries, please contact Queensland Health Recruitment Advertising Coordinator on (07) 3636 8285 or advertising@health.qld.gov.au


23 June 2014

Specialist Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery
Waikato Hospital
Full time - Job Number: 054774

Waikato Hospital is the largest tertiary hospital in the country with all medical specialities located in one campus. The Paediatric Surgery Department is an accredited training centre and provides secondary, tertiary and trauma services to the paediatric population of the Waikato region. We also provide endoscopy services including gastro-intestinal and airway procedures. There is a state of the art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and excellent support from Paediatrics. Other services offered include paediatric orthopaedics, paediatric ENT and paediatric neurosurgery.

This is a challenging role which demands outstanding professional skills, commitment to the specialty and a vision of providing a team-based service founded on excellence in all aspects of surgical care for children. There is also an academic division of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, University of Auckland on site, along with a well equipped clinical school which acts as a teaching and training centre for an increasing number of undergraduates and postgraduate medical and allied health science students

In addition, Hamilton provides a great lifestyle with short commute times, excellent schools, fantastic restaurants and access to a range of outdoor activities.

Applicants must be suitably qualified practitioners with a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Paediatric Surgery or equivalent. It is essential you hold or are eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand. It is desirable the potential candidate has laparoscopy and research experience and an advantage if you have an interest in trauma management.

We would also be interested in hearing from current Paediatric Surgery trainees who are looking to explore future employment options.

For further information, please contact Mr Askar Kukkady, Clinical Director Paediatric Surgeon on kukkadya@waikatodhb.govt.nz

To apply online, please go to: http://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs-and-careers/

Closing date: Open


11 June 2014

Fellowship in General Surgery
Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia

Applications are sought from Fellows who wish to undertake a Fellowship in General Surgery in 2015.
Applicants must have passed the Part II Examination and live in Australia.

Subspecialty interests are available and include:

  • Breast, Oncoplastic & Endocrine Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary, Oesophago-gastric & Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic & Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Skin Cancer & Melanoma
  • Endoscopy & ERCP

Observerships available. Job description available on request.

Forward enquires & applications (with CV) to Dr Michael Payne:

Phone: (02) 6925 1488
Fax: (02) 6925 1499
Email: drmichaelpayne@bigpond.com
Post: Suite 3/325 Edward St, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Selection criteria: CV (40%), Referees (35%), Interview (25%)

Commences February 2015 for up to 12 months.
Applications close Friday September 26th, 2014.


Alfred Health11 June 2014

Deputy Director of Orthopaedics
The Alfred

Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.

As a provider of unique national and state wide services, The Alfred accepts its leadership role in identifying and catering for its community's health needs and is an integral part of the Victorian landscape. The Alfred site includes a Level 1 Trauma centre where the Orthopaedic unit provides an extensive range of services for major/minor trauma and a comprehensive elective program.

We invite applicants for the position of Deputy Director of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Alfred.

Duties:

To lead the operational management of the medical team within Orthopaedic Surgery at The Alfred Hospital to ensure both elective and emergency work streams have full service coverage and ensure patients are treated in a timely fashion.

To assist the Director of Orthopaedic Surgery in administrative duties such as rostering, formulation of guidelines/policies, and attending meetings to represent the Orthopaedic Department

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Appointees must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria or its successor
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • Demonstrate relevant contemporary knowledge and experience in orthopaedic surgery
  • Meets Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in orthopaedic surgery
  • Experience in teaching and an involvement in research are desirable
  • Strong and effective leadership skills
  • Experience in the management of clinical Acute Orthopaedic patients, including human resources, finance/budget and equipment management necessary for the provision of an Orthopaedic Service is desirable

Download Position Description

Enquiries: A/Prof Susan Liew - Director of Orthopaedics on 03 9076 2293

Please visit our website www.alfredhealth.org.au/careers and click on job search. Enter job reference number 935472 in key word search.

Applications Close: 30 June 2014 at 11:55pm


ACT-health-canberra-hospital10 June 2014

Deputy Director Shock Trauma Service
Senior Specialist
Canberra Hospital and Health Services

A growing service with exciting opportunities

  • Great location and lifestyle
  • Free parking and easy commuting
  • An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated


The Deputy Director Trauma will be responsible for assisting the Director Shock Trauma Service with leadership in the management of trauma patients at Canberra Hospital.

Applications are invited for this position from AHPRA registered medical practitioners with FRACS or equivalent qualification. EMST current, (preferably an instructor), completed DSTC, research interest, certificate of currency for continuous professional development.

Applications close: 26 June 2014

Contact: Dr Ailene Fitzgerald
Phone: (02) 6244 2727

Apply now at
http://www.health.act.gov.au/employment


Capital and Coast District Health Board10 June 2014

Cardiothoracic Surgeon - Permanent Position
Wellington, New Zealand

An opportunity exists at Capital and Coast District Health Board for an experienced Cardiothoracic Surgeon for a permanent position commencing August 2014. Responsibilities include theatre sessions, outpatient clinics and outreach clinics and participation in the Consultant on-call roster shared with three other surgeons.

You will pride yourself on providing a high standard of clinical practice and expertise to the patients under your care. The successful candidate will be a team player and clear communicator, willing to assist with the supervision and instruction of junior doctors within the cardiothoracic service.

The Cardiothoracic Service provides tertiary level adult Cardiothoracic Surgery (excluding transplantation, ECMO and assist devices) services to the Wellington District and wider central New Zealand region. Approximately 600 cardiac cases are performed annually in our new Regional Hospital.

You must hold FRACS Cardiothoracic or equivalent and be able to register for Vocational Registration with MCNZ. Overseas candidates must eligible for Locum Tenens or Vocational registration as a specialist Cardiothoracic Surgeon in NZ.

For further details please contact our Recruitment Advisor Julie Mitchell
smo_recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz Phone: +64 4 8062547.

Please apply now at www.capitalhealthcareers.org.nz.
Applications close; 20th June 2014.


Barwon Health10 June 2014

Experienced Plastics Surgical Registrar - 6 month period August 2014 to February 2015.
Barwon Health

The position may be extended to 18 Months!

BARWON HEALTH OFFERS YOU · Accredited training positions across a broad spectrum of programs, from Interns through to Basic Physician Training, Surgical Education & Training and most Advanced Training specialties · Excellent mentoring and support from Consultants and Administration · Convenience of location: within an hour's drive of Melbourne City and in the heart of the best surf beaches in Australia · An unparalleled balance between training, work and lifestyle…

…your personal fulfilment equals our success

Reference #, 137974
Location, The Geelong Hospital
Key Contact, Wayne Harding (03)4215 0894
Closing Date, 23/06/2014

For further information, please visit http://barwon.mercury.com.au or telephone the Key Contact Person listed above.


5 June 2014

General Surgeons (Full Time)
Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service
Whyalla Hospital and Health Service

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced General Surgeons to work as a General Surgeon at Mount Gambier Hospital or Whyalla Hospital in South Australia, commencing immediately. Applicants must have or be eligible for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and must have or be eligible for full medical registration in Australia.

The Mount Gambier Hospital, with a capacity of 120 public and private beds, is the regional referral hospital for the South East of South Australia. The Whyalla Hospital has just finished a major rebuild and offers excellent patient and surgical facilities.

Both sites possess high standard modern health facilities including operating theatres, day surgery and a dedicated surgical unit as well as highly trained nursing staff. They provide resident specialist services as well as a range of visiting surgical and medical specialties.

A surgical registrar supports the units.

The Surgical Service is strongly affiliated clinically and in teaching and research activities with the University of Adelaide Department of Surgery at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Applications and further inquiries may be directed to:
Professor Guy Maddern
Surgical Clinical Director, Country Health SA Local Health Network
RP Jepson Professor of Surgery
University of Adelaide Department of Surgery
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Woodville, SA 5011 Australia
Tel: +61 8 8222 6756; Fax: +61 8 8222 6563
Email: guy.maddern@adelaide.edu.au

Applications close 20th June 2014


Northern_Health4 June 2014

VMO Plastic Surgery - Permanent Part Time
The Northern Hospital

Reference Number: 10818 | Applications Close: 30/06/2014

Applications for appointment to this position are invited from Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons appropriately qualified, experienced and registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Current appointees are eligible to apply

View Position Description and Apply Online at www.nh.org.au.
Applicants are required to undergo a Police Records check and a Working With Children Check may apply.

Please Contact: Mr Neil Strugnell on 8405 2084 neil.strugnell@nh.org.au or Kathy Papa on 8405 2085 kathy.papa@nh.org.au for more information.


South West Healthcare23 May 2014

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon
South West Healthcare, Warrnambool Hospital

Applications are invited from suitably experienced and qualified Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeons to replace one of our four Warrnambool-based Orthopaedic Surgeons who is about to retire.

With a population of over 33,380 (regional population over 90,000), Warrnambool is a popular seaside resort and is located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne.

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool Hospital Campus, has recently undergone a major capital redevelopment, which has increased its bed capacity from 155 to 178. South West Healthcare is the major specialist referral centre for southwest Victoria. South West Healthcare hosts the Greater Green Triangle Rural Clinical School, the highest performing of the Deakin University Medical School Clinical Schools.

South West Healthcare provides a comprehensive range of specialist services. South West Healthcare employs two orthopaedic registrars, an orthopaedic HMO and an orthopaedic intern. The AOA have assessed the hospital for suitability for SET training and a decision is pending. A 60 bed private Hospital, St John of God Healthcare, is also located in Warrnambool.

The successful applicant will provide clinical specialist Orthopaedic services and will also assist in the further development of Orthopaedic services in Warrnambool and the surrounding region. Opportunities may exist for medical student teaching and academic appointment.

Attractive remuneration and conditions, together with the mode of appointment, will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Enquiries and written applications should be directed to Dr. Alasdair Sutherland (Director of Orthopaedics) on 0467 400 784 or email asutherland@swh.net.au or Peter O'Brien (Director of Medical Services on (03) 5563 1605 or email pobrien@swh.net.au.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers : www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


Hunter New England Health NSW22 May 2014

VMO Urologist
Tamworth Hospital NSW

An opportunity exists for an experienced Consultant Urologist to join our team at Tamworth.

The position involves:

  • Elective and emergency theatre lists
  • Acute on-call work
  • Privately referred outpatient consultancy/procedural service in private practice in your own rooms
  • Provision of outreach services to the smaller communities of the north-west area.

Tamworth Hospital has 288 beds and is the major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the north west of NSW. Tamworth Hospital is currently undergoing a $220 million redevelopment. The acute services building is due for completion in 2014, and will provide new surgical facilities including 8 multi-purpose operating theatres, a 20 bed recovery unit, and 6 bed high volume short stay unit for post-operative care. Take a virtual tour of the new building at: www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/thsr.

Tamara Private Hospital is the focus of private health care in the Tamworth region. The hospital has 55 beds, 3 operating theatres equipped to undertake major surgical procedures, large procedural room, and a large day surgery facility.

What this position offers you?

  • Combining beautiful scenery with contemporary affordable living, easy access to Sydney or Brisbane, excellent schooling, sporting and recreational facilities.
    To work in both the public and private sectors
    Opportunities to teach and be involved in research
    Relocation assistance is available
    Salary and conditions in accordance with the Public Hospitals (Visiting Medical Officer Fee for Service Contracts) Determination 2007.

An Ideal Opportunity! You will find that Tamworth is a great place to live, work, raise a family and further your career. Come and see what Tamworth has to offer you!

Interested? Contact: Dr Barbara Moritz, Director of Medical Services on (02) 6767 7215 barbara.moritz@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant on (02) 6767 8616 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au.

Applications Close: 15 June 2014


21 May 2014

General Surgeon (Colorectal Surgery Subspecialty)
Blenheim

Wairau Hospital, located in Blenheim, New Zealand is part of Nelson Marlborough District Health Board (NMDHB). It is a modern purpose-built facility with 88 beds.

The population growth across the district, and the development of the hospitals to meet that growth, create exciting opportunities for a Consultant General Surgeon. The hospital provides all the major specialties, with sub-specialties visiting on a routine basis from Nelson and Christchurch.

This is a permanent position (72 hrs a fortnight 0.9 FTE) based in Blenheim. You will be competent over the range of general surgery. A subspecialty interest in colorectal surgery is required in order to support and complement our existing team.

You are required to be a Fellow of the RACS, or equivalent, eligible for vocational registration in New Zealand by the Medical Council of New Zealand, and hold a current annual practising certificate.

For further information please contact Lynley Gardner, Service Manager - Surgical Services lynley.gardner@nmdhb.govt.nz

Online applications, CV and cover letters are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz

Register for job alerts / view full details on jobs @ http://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/careersAtNMDHB.aspx


19 May 2014

Consultant Urologist
Darwin, Northern Territory

The current appointed resident Senior Urologist is planning to retire in the next twelve months at the Darwin Private Hospital.
This vacancy creates an opportunity to join the Darwin Private Hospital (DPH) with full admission and surgical rights.
Two operating sessions a week at DPH would be available.
Beyond twelve months the successful applicant will become the sole resident Urologist. The appointment of a full time urologist to the public hospital Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) is yet to be formalised.

Both the public and private hospitals (DPH and RDH) are currently upgrading urological services, making the successful applicant a pioneer in many areas of practice. A further public hospital in Palmerston, a suburb of Darwin, is to be constructed; details are still awaited and will have affiliation to a private consortium. The Darwin Private Hospital and the Royal Darwin Public Hospital (RDH) are thriving with connecting corridors housing over 450 beds.

Darwin city is the capital of the Northern Territory serving an estimated population of 127,500, located 15 minutes from an international airport and a short drive to famous fishing, wetlands, nature parks, amazing 4x4 driving tracks, and of course crocodiles galore.

Darwin is a university city and has a major harbour with a diverse local industry, mining and agriculture, popular for tourism, a large ADF and USA marine base. There is a good range of schools and lifestyle opportunities.

For further information please contact:

Dr Trent Farebrother, Urologist, DPH on +61 8 89277788.
Mr Anthony Davis, General Manager DPH on +61 8 89206016.

To apply online please send your current CV, referee details and a covering letter to trentf7@yahoo.com.au or anthony.davis@healthscope.com.au.


Hunter New England Health NSW16 May 2014

VMO General Surgeon
Tamworth Hospital NSW

A great opportunity for an experienced General Surgeon to join our team at Tamworth. The position involves;
elective and emergency theatre lists

  • acute on-call work
  • privately referred outpatient consultancy/procedural service in private practice
  • outreach services to the communities of Armidale and Gunnedah.


Tamworth Hospital has 288 beds and is the major Rural Referral Hospital providing services to the north west of NSW. Tamworth Hospital conducts over 9000 surgical procedures p.a and is currently undergoing a $220 million redevelopment. The acute services building due for completion in 2014, will provide new surgical facilities including 8 multi-purpose operating theatres, 20 bed recovery unit, and 6 bed high volume short stay unit. Take a virtual tour of the new building at: www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/thsr

Tamara Private Hospital is the focus of private health care in the Tamworth region. The hospital has 55 beds, 3 operating theatres equipped to undertake major surgical procedures, large procedural room and day surgery facility.

Come and live and work in Tamworth, one of Australia's most inviting and prosperous regional cities. Tamworth offers a contemporary effortless lifestyle and ease of access with regular flights to Sydney.

There is an extensive array of quality educational facilities, including excellent public and private schools, University of Newcastle health campus, and TAFE campus. Tamworth Hospital is a leader in employment opportunities and education, nurturing the growth of health careers. If sport is more your thing - there are top class sporting and recreational facilities including 2 golf clubs, a state-of-the-art Indoor Sports Centre and a variety of recreational and sporting clubs.

Interested? Contact: Dr Barbara Moritz, Director of Medical Services, Tamworth Hospital on Ph: (02) 6767 7215 barbara.moritz@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or
Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant on Ph: (02) 6767 8616 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


14 May 2014

Job Ref: 530370 - Transplant Surgeon
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Indicative Total Remuneration: $315,122 - $510,414 - Perm F/T - MD2

An influential and rewarding role with the ability to make a positive difference, this is an outstanding opportunity for you to become part of The Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia's largest premier teaching hospital.

You will contribute to the provision of advanced surgical services in renal transplantation to the Statewide Renal Transplant Service. Your responsibilities will include performing renal transplants, performing living donor nephrectomies (laparoscopic), retrieving organs from deceased organ donors, as well as assessment of patients for transplantation.

You will enjoy exceptional opportunities for promoting and participating in research related to renal transplant activities. In addition, involvement in another surgical specialty such as General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Urology or Hepato-biliary Surgery may be negotiated for the successful applicant.

Holding appropriate Specialist Qualifications for Renal Transplant Surgeon (Renal Transplant), you will be registrable with the Medical Board.

To be considered for this role, you must have substantial experience in transplant surgery.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Check.

Applications close: 30 May 2014

For further information and to apply, visit www.health.sa.gov.au/careers


Dr Bridget Clancy13 May 2014

Locum ENT Surgeon 2015
Warrnambool, Victoria

The well-established private practice of Dr Bridget Clancy has an opportunity for a locum ENT surgeon in 2015. The position would suit a newly qualified surgeon with guaranteed fully booked consulting and operating sessions, private billing and a fee for service public VMO contract. The practice has an excellent reputation with a reliable referral base and a waiting list for appointments. The work is varied and rewarding. Dates and remuneration are negotiable with a sign on fee and accommodation provided.

The practice is well equipped with cloud based practice software, procedure room, microscope, rigid and flexible video endoscopes and onsite instrument processing.Dr Clancy is assisted by an ENT clinical nurse specialist, audiometrist and nurse cerumen clinic.

The administrative team facilitates a high level of administrative and clinical risk management, with very low rate of debtors and no-shows and fast processing of surgical billing.

Warrnambool has excellent public and private hospitals in addition to theatre availability in outlying centres. South West Health Care is the major referral centre for South West Victoria, with 190 acute beds and ICU. St John of God Warrnambool is a private hospital with 80 beds including a rehabilitation centre. Both hospitals have MRI, CT and oncology facilities. Radiotherapy services will commence in 2015. The practice is further supported by a large network of specialists including sleep physicians, paediatricians, physicians, oncologists, general and subspecialty surgeons and anaesthetists. Teaching opportunities include the Deakin University rural medical school.

Warrnambool is a thriving centre on the Great Ocean Road with excellent lifestyle opportunities. The practice services a catchment in excess of 110,000 people. Warrnambool is located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, educational, social and cultural facilities. Attractions include the foreshore promenade, southern right whale viewing platforms, award winning golf courses and miles of coastal and rail trails.

To find out more please contact:
Dr Bridget Clancy, Principal, email: bc@clancy-ent.com.au or
Mrs Christine Harris, Practice Coordinator email: admin@clancy-ent.com.au
www.clancy-ent.com.au


Dr Bridget Clancy13 May 2014

ENT Surgeon
Warrnambool, Victoria

The well-established private practice of Dr Bridget Clancy has an opportunity for an additional ENT surgeon to join the team. The practice has an excellent reputation with a reliable referral base.

The practice is well equipped with cloud based practice software, procedure room, microscope, rigid and flexible video endoscopes and onsite instrument processing. Dr Clancy is assisted by an ENT clinical nurse specialist, audiometrist and nurse cerumen clinic.

The administrative team facilitates a high level of administrative and clinical risk management, with very low rate of debtors and no-shows and fast processing of surgical billing.

Warrnambool has excellent public and private hospitals in addition to theatre availability in outlying centres. South West Health Care is the major referral centre for South West Victoria, with 190 acute beds and ICU. St John of God Warrnambool is a private hospital with 80 beds including a rehabilitation centre. Both hospitals have MRI, CT and oncology facilities. Radiotherapy services will commence in 2015. The practice is further supported by a large network of specialists including sleep physicians, paediatricians, physicians, oncologists, general and subspecialty surgeons and anaesthetists. Teaching opportunities include the Deakin University rural medical school.

Warrnambool is a thriving centre on the Great Ocean Road with excellent lifestyle opportunities. The practice services a catchment in excess of 110,000 people. Warrnambool is located 264 kilometres southwest of Melbourne. The city boasts excellent sporting, educational, social and cultural facilities. Attractions include the foreshore promenade, southern right whale viewing platforms, award winning golf courses and miles of coastal and rail trails.

To find out more please contact:
Dr Bridget Clancy, Principal, email: bc@clancy-ent.com.au or
Mrs Christine Harris, Practice Coordinator email: admin@clancy-ent.com.au
www.clancy-ent.com.au


Western Health8 May 2014

Upper GI & HPB Surgery Fellow (UGIG Unit)
Western Health, Victoria

Melbourne's West is one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse areas in Australia. Western Health is investing now to meet the demands of this growing population and improve the quality of care and access to services for people in the West.

Vacancy Reference Number: 13776
Full Time / Fixed Term Contract: 2nd February 2015 until 31st January 2016

The Upper GI / HPB unit at Western Health consists of 8 Surgeons who work across all three (3) campuses - Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown. The major cases are all completed at the Footscray Campus.

The Fellow is expected to be involved in the receiving roster with the Consultants back up. The Upper GI / HPB Fellow is also expected to be involved in non-clinical duties such as education and training of Junior Medical Staff as well as representing JMS interests by acting as a representative on one or more committees such as the JMS Operations Management Committee, the JMS Post Graduate Medical Education Committee, Adverse Outcomes Committee and other relevant working parties.

The successful applicant must hold a FRACS qualification or equivalent to be eligible for this position and have obtained your General Registration with the National Medical Registration Board - AHPRA.

Please follow the direct link below to apply for this position:
http://westernhealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=13776

Applications close Monday 2nd June 2014.

Further Information / Enquiries:
Associate Professor Val Usatoff
03 8345 6666
val.usatoff@wh.org.au

For more information on these and other exciting employment opportunities at Western Health, please visit www.westernhealth.org.au


Drummoyne Advanced Specialty Services7 May 2014

Private Specialist Practitioners
Inner West, Sydney NSW

Would you like to join a young dynamic group of up-and-coming specialists?

Drummoyne Advanced Specialty Services has consulting rooms available.
Full time and Sessional Positions Available
Practice Set up & Management for multiple locations

About us:
At Drummoyne Advanced Specialty Services, we specialize in complete setup of your Private Practice. Our current demand of specialties includes Obstetrics/Gynaecology, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Oncology, Bariatrics, Hand Specialist and many more!

For a confidential discussion, please email your interest to info@dass169.com.au.


Queensland Government crest30 April 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Urology)
Department of Surgery, Rockhampton Hospital

Remuneration value up to $424,241 p.a., comprising salary between $185,304 - $196,468 p.a., (L25 - L27) or remuneration value up to $391,059 p.a., comprising salary between $154,957 - $179,993 p.a., (L18 - L24) employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) motor vehicle allowance , communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., locality allowance, professional indemnity cover, granted private practice arrangements, plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months)

Duties / Abilities: Assist the Director of Surgery in ensuring that Specialist Urology services provided by Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service are of the highest standard and delivered in an efficient and effective manner given available resources. You will be required to assist with the education and supervision of surgical trainees and other medical staff, medical students, and allied health, interested community groups and nursing staff. You will also be required to assist in the day to day management of surgical services including active participation in patient safety, clinical audit, research and service planning activities.

Enquiries: Dr Colin Jones
Job Ad Reference: RK04113935
Application Kit: (07) 4920 7357 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Monday, 26 May 2014


Northern Regional Alliance28 April 2014

Non SET Surgical Registrars
Auckland Region, New Zealand

Work in New Zealand's largest hospitals!

Advance your career by coming to Auckland and see what we have to offer.

Join the Auckland Region as a Non SET Surgical Registrar and enter a programme with rotations through renowned teaching hospitals: North Shore, Waitakere, Auckland City, Starship Children's and Middlemore.

Auckland regional hospitals boast world-renowned facilities and surgical teams. The full range of surgical specialties is covered, including those not found elsewhere in New Zealand. Many regional, national and international units are based here. These services also cover the entire age-spectrum from neonates to the elderly.

The Surgical Registrar position you are applying for is a 'non-training' position in the Auckland region. Although not formally part of the training programme for sub-specialties (administered by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons www.surgeons.org), these positions represent the normal progression towards training in a sub-specialty.

You are required to have:

  • 12 months minimum in surgical runs AND one 3 month ED run
  • Eligibility for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Check your eligibility here


Apply now

Complete our online application form on www.aucklanddoctors.co.nz. If you have any difficulty completing your online application please email Liz Cole at liz.cole@nra.health.nz.


22 April 2014 Queensland Government

Fellow in Orthopaedic Trauma

Orthopaedic Unit and Trauma Unit,
Division of Surgery, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba,
Metro South Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $10 691 p.m., comprising salary between $3659.20 - $4242.60 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), vocational training subsidy, professional indemnity cover value up to $34 804 p.a. plus overtime and on-call allowances. (L4 - L9) (Temporary position until February 2015, with possibility of extension. Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy).

Duties/Abilities: The Fellowship will aim for the selected applicant to become proficient in all aspects of lower limb trauma and late reconstruction, as well as multi-trauma management aspects. Management of these patients would be comprehensive and involve both operative and non-operative components of their care. This would commence at their admission until their final discharge. This would involve collaborative care within a multidisciplinary team consisting of general surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and other surgical disciplines, as well as Intensive Care and the Emergency Department.

Enquiries: Prof Michael Schuetz, Director of Trauma or Dr Cameron Cooke, Director of Orthopaedics +61 7 3176 6071.
Job Ad Reference: PA04110580.
Application Kit: +61 7 3176 4301 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus

Closing Date: Monday, 5 May 2014.


16 April 2014 Queensland Government

Fellow in Acute Surgical and Trauma

Acute Surgical Unit and Trauma Unit, Division of Surgery
Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba,
Metro South Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $10 691 p.m., comprising salary between $3659.20 - $4242.60 p.f., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), vocational training subsidy, professional indemnity cover value up to $34 804 p.a. plus overtime and on-call allowances. (L4 - L9) (Temporary position until February 2015, with possibility of extension. Applications will remain current for the duration of the vacancy).

Duties/Abilities: Act in a Fellow position to manage acute general surgical patients and complex trauma patients. Management of these patients would be comprehensive and involve both operative and non-operative components of their care. This would commence at their admission until their final discharge. This would involve collaborative care within a multidisciplinary team consisting of general surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons and other surgical disciplines, as well as Intensive Care and the Emergency Department. Upon completion of this Fellow post, candidates will be proficient in managing a comprehensive range of acute general surgical conditions and complex traumas.

Enquiries: Prof Michael Schuetz, Director of Trauma or Dr Michael Hatzifotis, Director of Acute Surgical Unit +61 7 3176 6071.
Job Ad Reference: PA04110582.
Application Kit: +61 7 3176 4301 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus

Closing Date: Monday, 5 May 2014


11April 2014 Hunter New England Health NSW

Post Graduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery x 1
Temporary Full Time (02/02/2015- 31/01/2016)

Post Graduate Fellow in Otolaryngology Surgery x 1
Temporary Full Time (02/02/2015- 31/01/2016)

Post Graduate Fellow in Transplant Surgery x 1
Temporary Full Time (02/02/2015- 31/01/2016)

Post Graduate Fellow in Vascular Surgery x 1
Temporary Full Time (02/02/2015- 31/01/2016)

John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District
Newcastle NSW

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the above 2014 hospital year positions within the Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD). John Hunter Hospital is located in Newcastle NSW, Australia's sixth largest city- just a two hour drive from Sydney. Newcastle is a coastal town well known for its beaches and harbour, and is bordered by Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley Vineyard regions.

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).

Salary and conditions are as Post Graduate Fellow in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.

For enquiries about the position please contact Medical Administration and Recruitment Manager Lauren Chandler on + 61 2 4985 5280 Lauren.Chandler@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

To apply please follow the below links:
Cardiothoracic Fellow
Otolaryngology Fellow
Transplant Fellow
Vascular Fellow

Closing Date: 18 May 2014


8 April 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Urologist)
Department of Surgery, Bundaberg Hospital, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $423 547 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (L25-L27), Remuneration value up to $390 365 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (L18-L24), which may include employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%), communications package, motor vehicle package, professional development allowance and 3.6 weeks p.a. leave, professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months)

Duties / Abilities:
To provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to directly or indirectly benefit the patients/clients of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service and encompasses all the roles described in the CanMEDs framework. This includes research as well as teaching the health professionals of the future. In addition to the key responsibilities listed below, the role of the Senior Medical Officer (Specialist) is to provide such services as may be reasonably directed from time to time by the Professional or Operational manager as outlined on the Organisational Chart.

Enquiries: Dr Denise MacGregor +61 7 4150 2369
Job Ad Reference: H14WB110569
Application Kit: +61 7 4150 2066 or http://www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Thursday, 8 May 2014.


8 April 2014 Fiona Stanley Hospital WA Wavelength_International

Head of Otolaryngology ENT
Fiona Stanley Hospital - Perth, WA

The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the new $2 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital, the largest building project ever undertaken by the State Government.

Opening in 2014, Fiona Stanley Hospital will be a state of the art 783 bed tertiary public hospital developed in line with the latest healthcare design principles.

The Head of Otolaryngology (ENT) will provide clinical leadership to ensure personalised, safe, effective and timely patient care, is delivered across the service. This will include motivating and mentoring all levels of the clinical teams, facilitating multidisciplinary coordination of patient care and promoting education and research.

You will help shape a new department which currently has funding for 2.7 FTEs, 4 registrars and 1.5 RMOs.

The Head of ENT will ideally be 0.8 FTE, however, a minimum commitment from 0.6 will be considered. The position will have an allocated 20% for non-clinical time, as well as protected sessions for Head of Specialty duties.

You will be accountable to the Service Co-Directors for the specialty meeting the hospital's strategic initiatives and Key Performance Indicators as outlined in the agreed annual FSH operational plan.

The Candidate
Fiona Stanley Hospital has identified two key qualities required for this position:
1. Leadership Qualities
- the candidate must have a natural leadership skills and an excellent communication style to lead a new department.
2. Clinical Competence
- the candidate will possess excellent clinical skills.
It is not an essential requirement to have previous leadership /
management experience; however an enthusiasm for excellence coupled with the qualities above will ensure success in the role.

You must have FRACS in ENT Surgery with current AHPRA registration and a drivers licence.
An attractive remuneration is on offer and based on the Department of Health Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2013.

Enquiries should be directed to: Karla Leary 02 83539040 e-mail: kleary@wave.com.au job reference: 52138

Applications Close: 23rd May


8 April 2014 Fiona Stanley Hospital WA Wavelength_International

Head of Plastic Surgery
Fiona Stanley Hospital & Fremantle Hospital, Perth - WA

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the new $2 billion Fiona Stanley Hospital, the largest building project ever undertaken by the State Government.

Opening in 2014, Fiona Stanley Hospital will be a state of the art 783 bed tertiary public hospital developed in line with the latest healthcare design principles.

The Head of Plastic Surgery will provide leadership within the specialty that has funding for 4 FTEs, 7 registrars, 4 interns and 3 RMOs, this can all be negotiated and defined by you. The Head of Plastic Surgery will be 1 FTE with an allocated 0.2 FTE to Fremantle Hospital.
Allocated theatre time will include 6 elective sessions and 10 emergency sessions. You will also have access to the plastic surgery roster.

Previous management experience is not an essential requirement; however if you are a natural leader with an enthusiasm for excellence this will ensure success in the role.

Your peers and colleagues in the department will welcome you and you will receive significant support from the Service Co-Directors.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary package with an additional payment for taking part in the allocated roster.

Perth has so much to offer! You will find a fantastic lifestyle for yourself and your family, with an outstanding school system, excellent health services, shorter commuting times, plenty of fresh air and community living.
Much of what is best about Australia can be found here - it's a clean, safe and relaxed place to live.

To be successful in applying for this position you must have FRACS in Plastic Surgery with current AHPRA registration and a driver's licence.

Enquiries should be directed to: Karla Leary 02 83539040 e-mail: kleary@wave.com.au job reference: 52127

Applications Close: 23rd May


8 April 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
Department of Surgery, Redland Hospital, Metro South Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $423,547 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (L25 - L27) or Remuneration value up to $390 365 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (L18 - L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%), private use of fully maintained vehicle, communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for twelve months)

Duties / Abilities:
Provide and maintain high quality clinical care to patients requiring services offered by the Department of Surgery within the Redland and Wynnum Hospitals. Co-operating as necessary with other departments and outside agencies to ensure that the Department of Surgery integrates effectively within the hospital and community health service. Provide leadership within the multidisciplinary team providing care to patients requiring service offered by the Department of Surgery.

Enquiries Dr Rosalind Crawford
Job Ad Reference: 7
Application Kit: +61 7 3488 3493
Closing Date: 30/06/2014


4 April 2014

Senior Medical Advisor | Wellington

ACC's Clinical Services Directorate is committed to a new strategic direction focused on improving clinical leadership and credibility. Paramount to this is consistency and quality of clinical advice and improving engagement and influent with the health sector, which is where you step in.

Your expertise as a medical professional and a great role model will be vital in providing leadership in the development and expansion of ACC's relationships with health professionals in all our key areas of business.

You will be take on a range of corporate clinical work including having input on projects, escalation of complex cases, panel membership and the development of policy and guidelines.

Ideally you will be based in Wellington, although we are open to considering other locations. You will be vocationally registered and have experience in clinical injury management.

We think you'll be surprised at the level of challenge and opportunities you'll have here, so if you have a current medical registration, a practicing certificate and the desire to do something a little different that makes a huge different, let's talk.

Please visit careers.acc.co.nz to apply.

If you have further queries, please contact Kate on 04 816 6537.

Applications close 5 May 2014.


4 April 2014 Royal Melbourne

Vascular Surgery Fellow

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) provides specialist, general acute and sub-acute health services. Primarily serving the north-western communities of Melbourne, RMH also provides state-wide and specialist services to rural and regional Victorians.

Services range from Aged Care, Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular and Major Trauma, to Oncology, Intensive Care, General Medicine and Neuroscience.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is seeking a Senior Vascular Surgery Fellow at a 1.0 EFT fixed term from April 2014 - Feb 2015.

The successful applicant would be required to provide high standards of clinical care and appropriate supervision of medical officers. Participation in the after hours/1:3 on call roster is expected.

Qualifications:
The applicant must be registrable with APHRA.

Desirable:
FRACs or equivalent would be advantageous

Enquiries to:
Mr Noel Atkinson
Head of Vascular Services
Tel: 93475722
Email: noelatkinson@mac.com


4 April 2014St John of God Midland WA

A healthy future for Midland and a bright one for you.
St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals are the first new hospital facilities to be built in Midland for over 50 years. They will deliver acute and sub-acute public and private medical care to people living in the eastern suburbs, the Perth Hills and the Wheatbelt. We are now recruiting senior clinicians to lead the clinical services at the brand new 367-bed health campus, located just 30 minutes from the CBD.

Heads of Department
We require Heads of Department to lead the following clinical services: Aged Care & Rehabilitation, Anaesthetics, Emergency, General Medicine, General Surgery, Mental Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Orthopaedic Surgery and Paediatrics. These positions will work with the Director of Medical Services to plan and implement service delivery and will head their departments from when the hospitals open in November 2015.

Other Positions
We'll also be recruiting this year to fill our Staff Specialist vacancies for each Medical Speciality.

Care to join us?
Find out more and apply online: www.midlandhospitals.org.au/careers/
Applications for Heads of Department roles close 24th April 2014


3 April 2014

Breast Surgeon
P/T, Perm
Specialty, Moorabbin Hospital

Sessional VMO Breast Surgeon 2 hrs/week

Appropriately qualified Breast Surgeons are invited to apply to join the team of sessional Breast Services at Monash health Breast Services, including surgery, BreastScreen and outpatient services. In conjunction with the clinical duties, there are opportunities for participation in continuing education and evidence based practice and clinical research.

APPLICATIONS/ENQUIRIES (Ref No 14036): Janelle Finn, Breast Services Operations Manager, +61 3 9928 8766
For more information and to apply please visit the 'Careers' link on our website www.monashhealth.org
Applications close: 16 April 2014.


AbtJTA1 April 2014

Short term Locum opportunity
Negotiable Locum Inputs
Urgent need at Port Moresby General Hospital

As part of our ongoing commitment to the PNG Health Sector and support of Port Moresby General Hospital, Abt JTA are seeking the services of an expatriate Orthopaedic Surgeon to provide urgently needed relief in the Orthopaedic and general wards. The roster is flexible and open to negotiation and we will consider mobilising Surgeons qualified and registered to practice from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Great Britain and Ireland. Registration with the Papua New Guinea Medical Board is not necessary but Doctors should be eligible for registration if required.

Prior experience working in PNG or other Pacific nations would also be an advantage but is not necessary.

For more information please apply online or contact Stephen Kennedy on +617 311 4 4631 or email
Stephen.kennedy@abtjta.com.au


Queensland Government crest1 April 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Department of Orthopaedics, Bundaberg Hospital, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service

Remuneration value up to $423 547 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (L25-L27), Remuneration value up to $390 365 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (L18-L24), which may include employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%), communications package, motor vehicle package, professional development allowance and 3.6 weeks p.a. leave, professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months)

Duties / Abilities:
Ensure optimal patient care in the Department of Orthopaedics through medical leadership on a shift to shift basis. As part of the appointment the appointee will be expected to be involved in undergraduate and post graduate teaching and research as appropriate.

Enquiries: Dr Corrie Burger (07) 4150 2369.
Job Ad Reference: H14WB110012
Application Kit: (07) 4150 2066 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Monday, 28 April 2014.


Specialists On Drummond1 April 2014

Expressions of interest - Regional Specialist Service
Ballarat, Victoria

Specialists on Drummond, located in Ballarat is a purpose built facility designed to appeal to clinicians wanting to establish a private practice on a full time, part time or sessional basis. We take full responsibility for coordinating and managing all aspects of your Practice ensuring a smooth and coordinated experience for you and your patients - you focus on clinical care and we take care of the rest.

This is an ideal opportunity for Specialists wishing to establish their first Practice. Be guided by a Clinical Colleague who offers you a wealth of experience in the "business of medicine."

Supported by an energetic and qualified team, you can streamline the process that it takes to establish a Practice.

For further information please contact Lisa Phelps, My Practice Services on 0418 501 835 or email lisa@myps.net.au.

-£200.00
-£400.00