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ACT

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New South Wales

Visiting Medical Officer - Urology (Wollongong)
Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular Surgery (Newcastle)
Staff Specialist Trauma Surgeon (Newcastle)
General Surgeon (Lake Macquarie)
Fellowship in General Surgery (Wagga Wagga)
Postgraduate Fellow (John Hunter)
Deputy Director of Research (Newcastle)
Postgraduate Fellow in Transplant Surgery (New England)
Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular Surgery (New England)
Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery (Hunter New England)

Northern Territory

General Surgical Registrar (Darwin)
General Surgical Consultants (Darwin)
General Surgical Fellow (Darwin)
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Darwin)
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon (Darwin)
Consultant Vascular Surgeon (Darwin)
General Surgeon (Darwin)
Director of Surgical Services (Darwin)

Queensland

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon) (Cairns)
Surgical Sub-Specialists (Cairns)
General Surgery-Senior Medical Officer (Sunshine Coast)
Director of General Surgery (Townsville)
Clinical Director - Breast Screen (Sunshine Coast)
General Surgery Fellow for 2017 (Redcliffe)
Director Surgical and Acute Care Services (South Brisbane)

South Australia

Urology Service Registrar (Adelaide)
Breast and Endocrine Senior Registrar (Adelaide)

Tasmania

No listing

Victoria

Colorectal Fellow (Melbourne)
Plastic Surgery Registrar (Warrnambool)
Orthopaedic Registrar (Warrnambool)
VMO General Surgeon (Warrnambool)
General Surgeon (Horsham)

Western Australia

General Surgeon (Narrogin)

New Zealand

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Dunedin)
Consultant General Surgeon (Whangarei)
Trauma Fellow for General Surgery (Waikato)
General Orthopaedic Surgeon (Wellington)
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Wellington)
General and Breast Surgeon (New Zealand)
General Surgeon - Colorectal (New Zealand)

International

King's International Fellowship Programme (United Kingdom)


25 July 2016

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dunedin

  • Dunedin Hospital
  • Fixed Term, Full-time, 12 months

Dunedin Hospital is situated in a city centre and serves a large geographical catchment area. The hospital is a teaching hospital of the University of Otago and has all major specialities including neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

The Orthopaedic Department has an elective and acute ward, plus paediatric beds situated in a Children's Ward. The Orthopaedic Department is staffed by 9 part-time Surgeons and a Fellow in addition to 7 Registrars and 4 House Officers. All orthopaedic subspecialities are covered, including scoliosis surgery for all of the South Island.

You should be proficient in General Orthopaedics and trauma, and an interest in lower limb arthroplasty would be an advantage. There are many opportunities for research within the department or in collaboration with the University. Applicants must have Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Orthopaedics or an equivalent qualification, enabling specialist (vocational) registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The ideal start date would be as soon as possible.

For further information please view out website www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers or contact, Debbie Fahey, Recruitment Advisor, Phone: +64 3 2145 769 or email: debbie.fahey@southerndhb.govt.nz

Closing date: Sunday 21 August 2016.


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25 July 2016

Visiting Medical Officer - UrologyIllawarra Shoalhaven Local Health Network
Wollongong

Wollongong Hospital
Casual
Enquiries: Dr Rahul Rindani 4271 6311
Ref. No.: 332200
Closing Date: 31 July 2016

Purpose of Position

  • Interest in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy and urethral reconstruction surgery.
  • Provide safe, effective surgical care to patients of ISLHD as part of the Senior Urology Team and provide supervision of junior staff whilst also undertaking learning and professional development activities.
  • Participation in clinical duties and non-clinical duties as arranged by the Department of Urology.
  • Compliance with roster for out-of-hours and weekend duties as arranged by the Department of Urology.
  • Perform clinical duties independently with suitable junior support.
  • Compliance with Supervision responsibilities of trainees and academic and clinical performance as well as attitudes and relationships.
  • Possess a responsible attitude and commitment to the teaching and supervision of junior medical staff in the unit.
  • Maintain current registration and medical defence indemnity (as appropriate).

Selection Criteria

  1. Registration or eligibility for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Completed SET training and has Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) with accredited training in urology (or equivalent). Those who are within 6 months of completion may be considered.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently within a supervised complex clinical environment utilising excellent clinical skills, judgement and expertise.
  4. Demonstrated effective teamwork, time management and problem solving skills as part of a multidisciplinary clinical care team.
  5. Evidence of continued professional development and commitment to self-education and teaching undergraduate and post-graduates students.

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22 July 2016

Urology Service RegistrarSA Health
Adelaide

Job Ref: 597990 - Medical Practitioner - Urology Service Registrar

  • Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide Metro
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 - $143,777 - Temp F/T (up to 04/02/2018) - MDP2

You be responsible for managing the care of all emergency and elective patients allocated to you within the Urology Service at Lyell McEwin Hospital. Working in collaboration with the responsible Medical Officers, Registrars, Consultants, Nurses and Allied Health professionals, you will provide high quality medical care to urology patients and maintain detailed medical records. You will demonstrate a commitment to continuous quality improvement activities including regular Surgical Audit, and be enthusiastic towards engaging in continuing education activities and clinical research. Lyell McEwin Hospital is a 336-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, providing services in the areas of General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry. We provide a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, diagnostic, emergency and support services to a population of more than 350,000 people living primarily in Adelaide's northern suburbs.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Applications close: 5 August 2016

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


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22 July 2016

Breast and Endocrine Senior RegistrarSA Health
Adelaide

Job Ref: 597989 - Breast and Endocrine Senior Registrar

  • Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide Metro
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 - $143,777 - Temp F/T (up to 04/02/2018) - MDP2

Joining the team at Lyell McEwin Hospital, you will contribute to the provision of a comprehensive service for the management of patients presenting with breast disease of all sorts, as well as high quality management of all other surgical endocrine problems. The position also requires a significant contribution to the care of both elective and emergency General Surgery patients presenting to the Lyell McEwin Hospital. Along with commitments to ongoing quality assurance including clinical meetings, teaching, daily ward rounds and clinical audits, you will be required to participate in the emergency General Surgery "on call" roster as a Senior Registrar on remote call. Lyell McEwin Hospital is a 336-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, providing services in the areas of General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Applications close: 5 August 2016

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


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21 July 2016

Colorectal FellowCabrini
Melbourne

Colorectal Fellow

Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery

Full Time, Commencing 21st January 2017

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: 4th August, 2016

Enquiries and applications (with CV & 3 referees) to:

Martin Chin
Phone 0395000711
Email martinchinccg@gmail.com

Compassion - Integrity - Courage - Respect


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21 July 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

  • Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular Surgery
  • Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD).
  • Location: John Hunter Hospital
  • Job Type: Temporary Full Time
  • Closing date: 14 August 2016

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 are 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 Dr Nicole Organ, Clinical Director Vascular Surgery, through phone (02) 4921 3000 or alternatively please contact Medical Administration and Recruitment Manager Lauren Chandler on 02 4923 6204 Lauren.Chandler@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Link to apply online: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=334393

The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.


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21 July 2016

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgeon)
Cairns

Surgery Department, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $33 606 p.m., comprising salary between $7648.90 - $8109.70 p.f. (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $30 726 p.m., comprising salary between $6396.20 - $7429.60 p.f. (L18-L24).

Duties / Abilities: Assist in the provision of high quality services to patients requiring Ear, Nose and Throat services and assist the Clinical Director of Surgery with provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable service. Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as 'Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. If you are employed against a risk role, or move to one during your employment within Queensland Health, it is a condition of employment to have current and continuous vaccination against, or proof that you are not susceptible to, VPDs as listed within the role description.

  • Enquiries: Dr Timothy Elston 07 4226 6355
  • Job Ad Reference: CA216221
  • Application Kit: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
  • Closing Date: Friday, 29 July 2016.

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20 July 2016

General Surgical Registrar
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service
General Surgery: Surgical Registrar

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. The Royal Darwin Hospital is seeking an unaccredited surgical registrar to join the Department of General Surgery. Opportunity currently exists for a short-term contract (6 months) commencing 1st August 2016.

Most of the time will be spent managing the Consultant led Surgical Acute Care Unit (SACU). This includes varying jobs such as Ward Rounds, Emergency Operating Theatre, Emergency/Ward admissions and consults, Evening OT/ED shifts, Nights and weeks off after nights.

This provides a fantastic opportunity to gain experience and confidence in managing patients at each stage of their journey across a wide range of surgical conditions.

The applicant will be fully registered with AHPRA as a medical practitioner.

Please contact Gayle Eccles on 08 89228249 or at Gayle.Eccles@nt.gov.au or Dr Stephanie Weidlich at stiffneez79@yahoo.com for further information in this regard.


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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

General Surgical Consultants
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia; the Surgical Service comprises General Surgery (with a Surgical Acute Care Unit), Orthopaedic Surgery, Maxillofacial/Head & Neck Surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Urology, Vascular Surgery, and Ophthalmology.

The Department of General Surgery covers not only the usual General Surgery you will find elsewhere in Australia, but also Paediatric, Burns, Thoracic and Acute Neurosurgery as well as elements of Plastic, Urology and Vascular Surgery alongside our resident subspecialists in these areas.

The General Surgeons have subspecialty interests in the above areas as well as breast (including reconstruction), endocrine, thoracic, colorectal, upper GI, hepatico-pancreaticobiliary, bariatric, laparoscopic and oncologic surgery.

The Department provides Outreach services to Katherine and Gove Hospitals as well as smaller communities

We have four positions as Consultants in General Surgery, FRACS or equivalent, preferably with sub-specialty training in Oesophago-gastric Surgery and in Colorectal Surgery. These positions are available with immediate effect. It is anticipated that these positions will have an on-call roster of 1:8, as part of the SACU model.

TEHS values work-life balance, and would consider applicants seeking potential job sharing.

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

For a position description contact Gayle Eccles on gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au phone: 08 89228249.


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19 July 2016

General Surgical Fellow
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia. The Department of General Surgery covers not only the usual General Surgery you will find elsewhere in Australia, but also Paediatric, Burns, Thoracic and Acute Neurosurgery as well as elements of Plastic, Urology and Vascular Surgery alongside our resident subspecialists in these areas.

Our General Surgeons have subspecialty interests in the above areas as well as breast (including reconstruction), endocrine, thoracic, colorectal, upper GI, hepatico-pancreaticobiliary, bariatric, laparoscopic and oncologic surgery. We are moving to a single service multi-campus philosophy with care in Katherine and Gove as part of our work.

We are seeking a Fellow to join the Department of General Surgery. The applicant must hold, or completing, a FRACS or equivalent and the position is available from the 31st January 2017 for 12 months. This position would be ideal for a Fellow who has recently completed or completing his/her training and wishes to gain further experience in dealing with a wide range of general surgical conditions, with a desire to prepare for work in rural/regional Australia or New Zealand. Responsibilities include management of both elective and acute surgical units, oversight and education of junior staff, overnight on-calls with Consultant support, and administrative duties. There is excellent exposure to acute endoscopy and opportunity to complete GESA accreditation.

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

For a position description contact Gayle Eccles on gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au phone: 08 89228249.


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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 Plastic and Reconstructive 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 two Plastic Consultants, and two JMOs supported by an intern who comprise the service. We are seeking to expand this service with the appointment of:

  1. a third Consultant Surgeon, and this position will be a part time appointment, with 1:3 on call roster.
  2. A Fellow in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, commencing February 2017.

For further information about the position please contact Mr Shiby Ninan at shiby.ninan@nt.gov.au or 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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14 July 2016

Staff Specialist Trauma SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

335231 Staff Specialist Trauma Surgeon
Permanent Full-time
John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle NSW

We are looking for an experienced trauma surgeon with additional skills in either vascular, orthopaedic or general surgery. You will have completed trauma fellowship training, be a motivated teacher and have a track record of research, audit and quality improvement activities.

Our Trauma Department is the only major trauma service in NSW outside of metropolitan Sydney. We are the busiest trauma centre in the state with in excess of 4300 trauma admissions annually.

JHH is a level 6 teaching hospital and the district's flagship hospital. We are the region's major tertiary referral centre for adult and paediatric care. JHH runs a primary aeromedical retrieval service.

Newcastle is a great place to live and work. Known for its spectacular coastline and pristine water ways, enjoy living with ocean views, in inner city terraces, by Lake Macquarie, new suburban estates or smaller rural suburbs. As a major regional centre, the Hunter offers real employment choices for your partner and a range of schooling options for your children.

Enquiries: Prof Zsolt Balogh, Director of Trauma ph: (02) 49214259 e:zsolt.balogh@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications: Damien Barrett, Medical Recruitment ph: (02) 49853353 / e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closes: 31 July 2016


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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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7th July 2017

Plastic Surgery RegistrarSouth West Healthcare
Warrnambool

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced Medical Officer to join South West Healthcare in the position of unaccredited Plastic Surgery Registrar. This temporary appointment is for a 12 month period commencing February 2017.

The successful candidate will work closely with Mr Robert Toma and Mr John Masters, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and will work jointly at South West Healthcare and St John of God Hospital, Warrnambool.

The Registrar will also be part of the after-hours and weekend general surgical roster.

South West Healthcare's Warrnambool Campus has 178 inpatient beds and is the major specialist referral centre for southwest Victoria. This campus treats in excess of 16,000 inpatients and 26,500 Emergency Department patients per annum, is a designated Regional Trauma Service and has a 6 bed Critical Care Unit.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Mr. Robert Toma (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon) via email robert@wprs.net.au

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 14 August 2016. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

Warrnambool Campus
Ryot Street Warrnambool 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


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7th July 2017

Orthopaedic RegistrarSouth West Healthcare
Warrnambool

An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably experienced Medical Officer to join South West Healthcare's Orthopaedics team in the position of unaccredited Orthopaedics Registrar. This temporary appointment is for a 12 month period commencing February 2017.

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool Hospital Campus, has 178 inpatient beds and is the major specialist referral centre for southwest Victoria. This campus treats in excess of 16,000 inpatients and 26,500 Emergency Department patients per annum, is a designated Regional Trauma Service and has a 6 bed Critical Care Unit.

South West Healthcare provides a comprehensive range of specialist services, is a teaching hospital of Deakin University and there are ongoing links with the Western Hospital Orthopaedic Service.

A position description and further details can be found at our website under Careers.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Mr. Alasdair Sutherland (Director of Orthopaedics) on 0467 400 784 or email asutherland@swh.net.au or Peter Martin (Medical Services Coordinator) on (03) 5563 1346 or email pmartin@swh.net.au

The successful applicant will be required to consent to and undergo a Police Record Check.

Applications are to be submitted online via our website only under Careers and need to include: an application letter, full personal particulars, qualifications and experience; together with the names of three (3) referees by Sunday 31 July 2016. Other documents you feel are relevant may also be attached: however this is limited to 5 documents and there is also a size limitation of no greater than 2 Mega Bytes.

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website or completing the application process, please send an email to: humanresources@swh.net.au Please note this address is for enquiries only and application cannot be submitted via this email.

Warrnambool Campus
Ryot Street Warrnambool 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


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6 July 2016

Fellowship in General Surgery
Wagga Wagga

Applications are sought from Fellows who wish to undertake a Fellowship in General Surgery in 2017.

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
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Skin Cancer & Melanoma
  • Endoscopy & ERCP

Job description available on request.

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

Phone: (02) 6921 7088
Fax: (02) 6921 7099
Email: office@drpayne.com.au
Post: 88 Forsyth St, Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

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

Commences February 27th, 2017 for up to 12 months.

Applications close Friday September 23rd, 2016.


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5 July 2016

Consultant General Surgeon
Whangarei

Full-time, Fixed term initially for 1 year
Whangarei Hospital, Northland District Health Board, New Zealand

This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant General Surgeon to join our team of eight General Surgeons each with a subspecialist interest. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:8 on call roster with registrar and house officer support.

Northland District Health Board provides secondary care services to the northern most part of New Zealand. Our general surgery team provide core surgical services from Whangarei Hospital, along with outpatient services at three regional hospitals located in Kaitaia, Kawakawa, and Dargaville. Some operating sessions are also provided at Kaitaia hospital on a rotational basis.

Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a population of approximately 170,000. Northland boasts some of the most scenic and exciting coastal areas of New Zealand in a subtropical climate.

Our General Surgeons are multi-skilled, and the development of a special interest is supported. Ongoing education is encouraged and supported. Multi-disciplinary meetings are held weekly with all specialities being involved which allows for a close collegial working environment. The department has a strong track record with audit and advanced trainee registrar teaching, supervision of house surgeons and medical student teaching.

The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience and training in General Surgery and 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. You can assess your eligibility by going to http://www.mcnz.org.nz go to Registration - Self Assessment.

All Applications should be directed to:

Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: 09) 430 4101 ext 60484, email: Tania.vaile@northlanddhb.org.nz or visit our website: www.northlanddhb.org.nz

Vacancy No: MD16-009


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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

General Surgery-Senior Medical Officer
Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) will open the Sunshine Coast University Hospital in April 2017 to provide high quality patient services in a modern tertiary facility. With the expansion of the SCHHS, the General Surgical Service (GSS) aims to be recognised as a national leader in the provision of patient-focused general surgical care.

The GSS will provide expert general surgical care for patients with elective and emergency conditions, and of various surgical and medical complexities. A full range of general surgical services are provided, including sub-specialty care in breast and endocrine, upper gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery.

As the Senior Medical Officer (General Surgery) you will play a pivotal role as a member of the surgical team to provide high quality health care, facilitate a learning environment by sharing knowledge and expertise and participate in the quality assurance activities of the department.

SCHHS provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying and flexible and promotes a health balance between work and personal life. Your skills can help us shape the future of healthcare in the Sunshine Coast region.

SCHHS offers employees:

  • Competitive salary and packaging advantages
  • Generous superannuation scheme
  • Increased learning and development opportunities
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Team approach to healthcare delivery
  • Strong leadership and strategic direction
  • Positive workplace culture

Enquiries: Dr Priscilla Martin - (07) 5470 6574
Application Kit: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: 28 July 2016


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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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29 June 2016

King's International Fellowship ProgrammeRCS
United Kingdom

International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) vacancies (King's College Hospital, London, United Kingdom).

A number of International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) vacancies have become available for medical graduates at King's College Hospital, London, in the following specialties:

  • Trauma
  • Liver
  • Metabolic and diabetes surgery

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching hospitals, training over 900 dentists, 750 doctors and 300 nurses every year. The Trust is recognized internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, foetal medicine, stroke and major trauma.

Each post will be for a period of 12 to 24 months and will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to gain clinical skills in their specialty as we as develop a range of transferable skills such as leadership, management, developing guidelines, conducting audit and research and understanding clinical governance.

For further information and to apply, please contact the RACS Trainees' Association Executive Officer, Zoe Husband, +61 4 9276 7490, zoe.husband@surgeons.org


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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.

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23 June 2016

Urology Fellow
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Hospital Services

The Royal Darwin Hospital is seeking a Urology Fellow to join the Department of Urology. The applicant must hold, or completing, a FRACS (urol) or equivalent and the position is available until the 31st January 2017 with the potential for a further 12 months.

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.

Urology services are provided by a resident Urologist and Urology Fellow with assistance of the General Surgeons with plans to expand The Urology Department over the next 12 to 24 months. The current Urology Fellow is leaving to take up a Consultant post in the UK creating an immediate vacancy.

Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia. This position would be ideal for a Fellow who has recently completed or completing his/her training and wishes to gain further experience in dealing with advanced urological conditions. Responsibilities would include regular Urology outpatient sessions and theatre lists as well as assisting the Acute Surgical Unit manage urological emergencies, training general surgeons and registrars basic urological skills and providing outreach services to Katherine, Gove and Alice Springs. For a suitable applicant there is scope to develop a laparoscopic service.

For further information about the position please contact Henry Duncan, Urologist henry.duncan@nt.gov.au or Gayle Eccles on 08 89228249 or email gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au

For a position description contact Gayle Eccles on gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au phone: 08 89228249.

Expressions of interest and a CV should be sent to Mrs Gayle Eccles.


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21 June 2016

Clinical Director - Breast Screen
Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

The Queensland Government will open a new public tertiary teaching hospital on the Sunshine Coast to meet growing demand for hospital services and train local residents to be the health workforce of the future. The Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) will open in April 2017 to provide exceptional patient centred care in a modern research facility. Along with the growth of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS) the expansion of the Breast Screen Queensland (BSQ) service will continue to provide services across the Sunshine Coast.

As the Clinical Director (Senior Medical Officer, BreastScreen) and in collaboration with the Service Manager, you will manage and coordinate the strategic planning for the Service and establish both short and long term goals. You will be responsible for providing clinical support, supervision, guidance, and education within the multi-disciplinary teams of the BSQ Service. In addition, you are responsible for the delivery of high quality health care to women attending the BSQ Sunshine Coast Service.

SCHHS provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying and flexible and promotes a health balance between work and personal life. Your skills can help us shape the future of healthcare in the Sunshine Coast region.

SCHHS offers employees:

  • Competitive salary and packaging advantages
  • Generous superannuation scheme
  • Increased learning and development opportunities
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Team approach to healthcare delivery
  • Strong leadership and strategic direction
  • Positive workplace culture

Enquiries: Cang Dang

Application Kit: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Closing Date: Monday, 1 August 2016.


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15 June 2016

General Surgery Fellow for 2017
Redcliffe

Redcliffe Hospital Queensland

Redcliffe Hospital is seeking a Fellow (Senior Registrar) in General Surgery for 2017.

Redcliffe Hospital is a busy General Hospital located on the beautiful Redcliffe Peninsula, located 30 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD.

The Fellow position will be for one year beginning in February 2017. Working with six General Surgery Consultants the fellow will have the opportunity to develop their skills in all facets of General Surgery, including Emergency Surgery, Breast and Endocrine, Colorectal (Open and Laparoscopic), Upper GI, Bariatric, Laparoscopic, Advanced Hernia Repair, Colonoscopy and Endoscopy.

This position would ideally suit Fellows who have recently gained their Fellowship in General Surgery and who wish to work in provincial, regional and metropolitan community settings. It involves daily supervision of two accredited and several non-accredited Registrars. The position involves taking first call for the consultant twice a week and one weekend a month with 24 hour Registrar cover.

It affords an excellent opportunity for those looking to transition to independent practice and those wishing to gain significant wide ranging experience prior to isolated or subspecialist practice.

The position comes with an attractive Queensland Health Remuneration Package.

Enquiries welcome. Please email:

Dr Denise Macgregor, Director of Surgery
Denise.MacGregor@health.qld.gov.au
07 3883 7654


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16 June 2016

General Surgeon
Narrogin

I am a solo general surgeon in Narrogin. I am planning to retire this year and would like a surgeon interested in rural surgery to take over my busy practice. I operate in the morning at the local public hospital and consult in the afternoon in my private room. Narrogin Hospital is a "hub" hospital which services the central southern wheat belt. It has 40 acute beds with a well-equipped operating theatre and experienced staff. There are 10 general practitioners in town; four of them are experienced GP anaesthetists. I have a waiting list of 6 to 8 weeks for a wide variety of procedures including endoscopy and laparoscopic surgery. I do over 1000 procedures a year. After-hour workload is light. High risk patients are referred to Perth. There is a generous rural incentive payment on top of fee-for-service.

Narrogin has a population of 4,500. It is 180 kilometres from Perth. There are three primary schools and one high school, as well as an agricultural college. There is also the Rural Clinical School of WA with four fulltime medical students.

Enquiries to Steven Lai at stevenlaiwa@gmail.com Tel 0428 882 268


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14 June 2016

General SurgeonWimmera Health Care Group
Horsham

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 24 Hospital Medical Officers (13 interns & 11 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.

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


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9 June 2016

Trauma Fellow for General Surgery
Waikato

Trauma Fellow for General Surgery

Fixed Term

Start Date: December 2016

Waikato Hospital is a provider of secondary and tertiary health services to the Waikato District and the wider Midland region.

Waikato Hospital sees one of the highest trauma volumes of any hospital in New Zealand and is verified as Provisional Level 1 by The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

A fellow position is available within the specialised multi-disciplinary trauma service and will provide an excellent opportunity for those interested in a career as a trauma surgeon or to become proficient in all aspects of multidisciplinary major trauma care. As well being involved acutely on the trauma call roster in working hours, elective and acute general surgery will available to the Trauma Fellow. The Trauma Research Centre has an active research program that the trauma fellow will be involved in during the appointment. The Fellow will be included in the after-hours registrar roster for general surgery, excluding night duty.

Applications are called from doctors who are registered with the New Zealand Medical Council and are qualified in general surgery to FRACS level or equivalent.

Please apply online and attach CV, cover letter with up to date contact details and three references.

With the introduction of the Vulnerable Children Act on 1 July 2015 all applicants will be required to complete police checks therefore at application we require:

  • two forms of identification (notarised), one being a current passport identity page
  • for international medical graduates we require police checks from every country you have worked in for a year or more for the last 10 years.

For further information please email:

Grant Christey, Director of Trauma Services - grant.christey@waiktodhb.health.nz

Closing date: 29 July 2016


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7 June 2016

General Orthopaedic Surgeon
Wellington

We are looking for General Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our highly regarded team of Orthopaedic Specialists for a fixed term appointment of 12 months. While the role is for a General Orthopaedic Surgeon there will be a focus on hip and knee arthroplasty.

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 medical staff within the Orthopaedic service.

The Orthopaedic service provides for the management of major injuries and fractures at Wellington Regional Hospital and treatment of injuries, congenital, infective, degenerative and malignant disorders of the musculoskeletal system at Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals.

We provide a regional tertiary service for patients with complex major trauma, revision joint replacement, spinal disorders, scoliosis, paediatric and hand surgery.

To be considered for this position you must hold FRACS in Orthopaedics, or equivalent, and hold, or be eligible to hold, Vocational (specialist) Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

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


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3 June 2016

Deputy Director of ResearchANZBCTG RGB Reduced
Newcastle

  • National and International Breast Cancer Research
  • Rewarding career path in clinical research
  • Part-time - 2 days a week

Located at the NBN Telethon Mater Institute 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 30 years, and this position offers an opportunity to join this leading research team as Deputy Director of Research.

The Deputy Director of Research will contribute to the scientific and clinical conduct of ANZBCTG's research program and will be involved 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:

  • Clinician with expertise in the management of breast cancer
  • Hold post graduate qualifications
  • Proven experience in clinical trials including PI/CI trial planning and conduct committees

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


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2 June 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Transplant SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
New England

Postgraduate Fellow in Transplant 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 are 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 online: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=310003


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30 May 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
New England

Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD).
Location: John Hunter Hospital
Job Type: 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 are 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.

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

For enquiries about the position please contact Dr Nicole Organ, Clinical Director Vascular Surgery, through phone (02) 4921 3000 or alternatively please contact Medical Administration and Recruitment Manager Lauren Chandler on 02 4923 6204 Lauren.Chandler@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Link to apply online: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=310000

The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.


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27 May 2016

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Wellington

Orthopaedic Surgeon

An opportunity exists for a Spine and General Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our team of 13 highly regarded Orthopaedic Specialists in Wellington with Capital & Coast District Health Board.

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 medical staff within the Orthopaedic service. This role is a permanent 0.9 FTE position with an on-call requirement of 1:12.

The Orthopaedic service provides for the management of major injuries and fractures at Wellington Regional Hospital and treatment of injuries, congenital, infective, degenerative and malignant disorders of the musculoskeletal system at Wellington and Kenepuru Hospitals.

We provide a regional tertiary service for patients with complex major trauma, revision joint replacement, spinal disorders, scoliosis, paediatric and hand surgery.

To be considered for this position you must hold FRACS in Orthopaedics or equivalent, and hold, or be eligible to hold, Vocational (specialist) Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

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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27 May 2016

Medico-legal SpecialistRed Health New
Australia wide and New Zealand

Become a Medico-legal Specialist with Red Health.

Have you ever considered medico-legal referrals but not sure how to get started?

Medico-legal referrals are our business. Red Health is a Brisbane based medico-legal service provider facilitating services to a wide range of clients within Australia.

We have the knowledge, relationships, processes and people in place to assist you to become a well-versed and respected Independent Medical Assessor.

Many specialists performing medico-legal assessments enjoy the intellectual challenge and change from day to day clinical work. Medico-legal referrals give you a platform which enables not only financial growth in your practice but diversity and flexibility.

Benefits:

  • Generate Additional Income
  • Promote Your Name & Practice
  • Stay Up to Date with Industry Changes & Training
  • Assist Clients with Your Expertise
  • Attract No Bad Debts
  • No Extra Administrative Costs

Must Have:

  • Great Attitude with Willingness to Learn
  • 3+ Years of Medical Speciality Experience
  • No Medical Conditions Registered with AHPRA

Contact Us:

If you are interested in discussing the opportunities of joining our Referral Network, please contact: Cathy Draper, Relations Officer, 07 4420 2156 or cathy@redhealth.com.au


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24 May 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 will be a team player, clear communicator who is willing and able to assist with the supervision and instruction of junior medical staff within the 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.

The General Surgery Department primarily provides a secondary level service for acute and elective General Surgical patients in the Wellington region.

Generous leave entitlements and CME allowance are available. CCDHB also assists with Medical Council registration, immigration requirements and can provide relocation assistance.

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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24 May 2016

General Surgeon - Colorectal
New Zealand

An opportunity exists for a qualified General Surgeon and Colorectal Surgeon to join our team of General Surgery Specialists. You must have completed colorectal sub speciality training and an interest in pelvic floor assessment is highly desirable.

You must be prepared to have a general surgical as well as sub speciality 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 will be a team player and clear communicator who is willing and able to assist with the supervision and instruction of junior medical staff within the 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.

The General Surgery Department primarily provides a secondary level service for acute and elective General Surgical patients in the Wellington region.

Generous leave entitlements and CME allowance are available. CCDHB also assists with Medical Council registration, immigration requirements and can provide relocation assistance.

For more on this opportunity, contact Sean Hill, SMO Recruitment Advisor, sean.hill@ccdhb.org.nz , +644 806 2552.


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20 May 2016

Director of Surgical ServicesNorthern Territory Govt
Darwin

The Top End Health Service (TEHS) including Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) are seeking a highly motivated person to take on the role of Director of Surgical Services for the Top End of the Northern Territory. It will be an 0.5FTE position, with the remaining 0.5FTE to be as a Senior Specialist Clinician in Surgical Specialty at RDH.

The position will be available from November 2016 for a period of 2 years.

Primary Objective:
Responsible for the strategic direction and function of Surgical Services within TEHS including RDH, regional hospitals and remote communities, including clinical service, education and research.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Provide leadership and support to all staff in all areas of surgery in TEHS.
  2. Supervise, manage and evaluate the provision of quality patient care by surgical medical staff.
  3. Represent the Departments of Surgery on the Division of Surgery and Critical Care Executive Team, reporting to the Co-Director Division Surgery and Critical Care.
  4. Responsible for ensuring the Departments of Surgery are providing appropriate safe rostering, supervision and training of registrars and junior doctors.
  5. Responsible for ensuring the Departments of Surgery participate in continuous medical education including teaching, professional development, peer review and research.
  6. Responsible for ensuring the Departments of Surgery participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities including morbidity and mortality review, clinical audit, policy and procedure review and revision.
  7. Participate in developing the discipline of Surgery in the Northern Territory.
  8. Ensure a strategic approach to Workplace Health and Safety, Equal Employment Opportunity, anti-discrimination, and a demonstrated commitment to their implementation.

Under an approved Special Measures plan, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants will be given priority consideration for this vacancy.

Contact Officer: Dr Brian Spain on 08 8922 8505 or email brian.spain@nt.gov.au

Apply: Forward brief written applications, plus resume to: karin.mulligan@nt.gov.au


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19 May 2016

General Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service - 18 months, immediately available

Primary Objective:
Provide a specialist general surgical service to include the care of both inpatient and ambulatory patients, within the Royal Darwin Hospital, regional hospitals and remote communities; contribute to post graduate education at Royal Darwin Hospital, including the supervision of surgical trainees.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. As a general surgical consultant provide care and advice on the management of patients with surgical conditions to colleagues both within and outside the specialty, and to those colleagues in geographically isolated centres in the Northern Territory.
  2. Provide, with other members of the Department of Surgery, routine and emergency after hours care on a roster basis.
  3. Direct, coordinate, supervise, manage and evaluate the work of subordinate medical staff in the provision of patient care.
  4. Participate in continuous medical education including teaching, professional development, peer review, research, teaching, quality improvement activities and clinical audits as appropriate.
  5. Conduct regular inpatient ward rounds and outpatient sessions, incorporating teaching, and provide specialist opinion to referring medical practitioners.

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, an interest in and a commitment to improving Indigenous health.
  4. Evidence of commitment to; continuing education, teaching, research and quality assurance activities.
  5. Proven ability to manage self and others, monitor performance, manage change and develop policy with an understanding of EEO and OH&S principles and policy.
  6. An ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures.

Contact: Gayle Eccles email: gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au ; Phone: 08 89228249 Helen Kotis Helen.kotis@nt.gov.au phone 08 89228505 or Mr Patrick Bade via RDH switchboard 08 89228888


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9 May 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hunter New England

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 or email Lauren.Chandler@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Apply on line through: http://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/310006


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6 May 2016

Director Surgical and Acute Care Services
South Brisbane

A newly created, strategic leadership role is now available at Mater in South Brisbane. Here is a unique opportunity for an outcome-focused medical professional to oversee Surgical and Acute Care Services at Mater, with full accountability for the provision of day to day services and financial management of the Surgical and Acute Care Services Clinical Stream.

The Director Surgical and Acute Care Services will report to and provide strategic, medical specific support and advice to the Chief Operating Officer and will have a professional reporting relationship with the Chief Medical Officer. An inclusive and collaborative leader and a strong communicator, the Director will contribute to building the engagement of the senior medical community within the organisation as well as strong relationships with other professional leaders, in particular through support from the Clinical Stream Director of Nursing.

The position may be suitable for a conjoint appointment with The University of Queensland's Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences or another affiliate educational institution.

Specialist registration, relevant to Surgical and Acute Care is a requirement. FRACMA, MBA and a higher research degree are all desirable for this appointment.

Significantly more details and a candidate information pack can be accessed via the Information Pack that further describes the service and this exceptional opportunity. For a confidential discussion about the role please contact Sean Hubbard, Chief Operating Officer on (+617) 3163 8436 or sean.hubbard@mater.org.au

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