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Medico-legal Specialist (Australia wide and New Zealand)

ACT

Specialist/Senior Specialist-General Surgeons (Canberra)

New South Wales

Professor of Endocrine Surgery (Sydney)
Staff Specialist Trauma Surgeon (Newcastle)
Temporary Visiting Medical Officer - General Surgery (Central Coast)
Oncology Clinical Research Fellows (Sydney)
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)
Unaccredited Orthopaedic Registrar (Sydney)

Northern Territory

Urology Fellow (Darwin)
General Surgeon (Darwin)
Director of Surgical Services (Darwin)

Queensland

Clinical Director - Breast Screen (Sunshine Coast)
General Surgery Fellow for 2017 (Redcliffe)
Director Surgical and Acute Care Services (South Brisbane)
Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist (General Surgery) (Townsville)

South Australia

No listing

Tasmania

General Surgery Fellow (Launceston)

Victoria

General Surgeon (Horsham)
Reconstructive Microsurgical Fellowship (International) (Parkville)

Western Australia

General Surgeon (Narrogin)

New Zealand

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

International

Locum Surgeon (St Helena, South Atlantic)
Senior Clinical Fellow in Vascular Surgery (United Kingdom)


24 July 2016

Professor of Endocrine SurgerySydney University

Sydney

We are currently seeking applications for a Professor of Endocrine Surgery based at the Royal North Shore Hospital campus of Sydney Medical School. The Royal North Shore Hospital and The Kolling (nee Kolling Institute of Medical Research) have well-established national and international reputations for excellence in the clinical management and research of endocrine tumours and complex endocrinopathies. Appointed to the Northern Clinical School in the Discipline of Surgery, you will provide academic leadership in endocrine surgery at the Northern Clinical School, Royal North Shore Hospital and Northern Sydney Local Health District.

You will also be responsible for:

  • teaching in the University of Sydney Medical Program
  • actively conducting and contributing to research
  • supervising postgraduate research students
  • overseeing and coordinating work and training of registrars within the hospital and other postgraduate teaching.

You must be a medical graduate registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and/or other specialist recognition as recognised by the Health Insurance Commission.

Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 619/0416 for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 11.30pm 17 July 2016 (Sydney time)


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24 June 2016

Staff Specialist Trauma SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

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

Close: 3 July 2016


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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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23 June 2017

General Surgery Fellow
Launceston

Department of Surgery
Launceston General Hospital
Tasmanian Health Service

If you're looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!

Position Type: Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight. Notwithstanding, hours per fortnight may be negotiated with the successful applicant, commencing as soon as possible until 5 February 2017.

The role will involve a mix of the following objectives:

  • The undertaking of approved general surgical outpatient and inpatient services.
  • Participation in the after-hours Registrar/Consultant on-call rosters.
  • Provision of leadership and mentoring for surgical Registrars and RMOs in training.
  • Assisting with quality improvement, audit and service improvement with the Department of Surgery. Also dependent upon qualifications and interests of the incumbent, there may be the opportunity to be involved with other teaching and research activities.

Within the four broad position objectives described above, the incumbent will be responsible for the day to day management of private and public in-patients and out-patients within the hospital. There may also be a need to periodically participate in the after-hours cover at the hospital as determined by the Director of Surgery.

Applications Close: 6 July 2016
Position Number: 521985
Apply online at www.jobs.tas.gov.au


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21 June 2016

Temporary Visiting Medical Officer - General SurgeryNSW Central Coast Local Health District
Central Coast

Applications are invited from suitably qualified general surgeon eligible for registration in Australia for the above position within the Division of Anaesthesia, Surgery and Intensive Care Unit, Central Coast Local Health District.

Central Coast is comprised of the twin areas of Gosford and Wyong, both positioned between Sydney and Newcastle which are collectively expected to grow from the current approximate 300,000 to 400,000 population before 2030.

Gosford Hospital is the principal referral hospital for Central Coast residents. The hospital has a high volume of surgical and medical activity across all major specialties. Gosford Hospital provides inpatient services including coronary and intensive care, general medicine, neurology, renal, geriatrics, general surgery, obstetrics, mental health, paediatric and emergency services. Outpatient and community services include allied health, dental, podiatry, nursing, child and adolescent and family health, drug and alcohol and cardiac rehabilitation.

Wyong Hospital provides a range of medical and surgical services, rehabilitation and specialty services, including drug and alcohol, renal, coronary care, stroke, mental health and cancer services.

Further information is available from Dr Kelvin Kwok, Head of Department, Department of General Surgery, Central Coast Local Health District (02) 4320 5339.

To formally apply for this position you must apply via the NSW Health eRecruit System. A Senior Medical Practitioner Application form must also be completed, and all the relevant documentation attached as described in the E-Recruit supporting documentation attachments. Please also email CCLHD-MWEUSMW@health.nsw.gov.au to confirm you have completed appropriate documentation, which must be sent to Jody Holland, Senior Medical Workforce Coordinator, Medical Workforce & Education Unit, Gosford Hospital, PO Box 361, Gosford NSW 2250 at the time of application. Applications will not be accepted via agencies.

Closing Date: 29th June 2016


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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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16 June 2016

Locum SurgeonSt Helena
St Helena, South Atlantic

FTC 20 August 2016 - 20 October 2016

£85k pa pro rata, taxable in St Helena plus other non-taxable allowances

Could you take overall management of the surgical service and work collaboratively in the management of surgical cases?

A sub-tropical island of spectacular and beautiful landscapes in the South Atlantic with a warm and friendly population of 4,500, St Helena is a self-governing overseas territory of the UK, poised for total transformation with the imminent opening of an international airport. The 42-bed General Hospital in the capital, Jamestown, covers all areas of acute medical and surgical care.

On-call and available for any surgical procedures 24 hours per day, you will review and advise on referral and distant advice criteria for surgical cases and participate in the general practice clinics, sharing out-patient and in-patient duties. You will also train nurses and other healthcare workers and participate in weekly half hour CPD sessions with medical officers. A final progress report will be required.

With full GMC registration, or eligibility for same, and good standing with that body, you should have substantial postgraduate experience in general surgery including orthopaedics, with experience of laparoscopic operations and in upper and lower endoscopy. Holding FRCS or equivalent qualification you should also hold MB, ChB or BM, BS, BAO, BCH.

Allow a week each way for travel via Ascension Island. We offer an extensive benefits package with 20 days leave pa pro rata and which will include a contributory pension plus generous income tax-free allowances for relocation, rent and utilities. An application form can be found at www.sthelenacareers.com where further information can also be found, or you may contact Kedell Worboys on 0203 818 7610 or email: shgukrep@sthelenagov.com. Applications must be received by 04 July 2015. Interviews will be held in London.

http://sthelenacareers.com/current-vacancies.php


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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

Specialist/Senior Specialist-General SurgeonsACT-health-canberra-hospital
Canberra

A growing service with exciting opportunities

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

The Trauma and Acute Surgical units are 2 separate units that work very closely together. Surgeons work across both units and well and in other areas of General Surgery. As well as covering the Trauma and Acute surgical services, the position also has teaching, research and opportunity to pursue interest in other areas of non acute general surgery.

Applications are invited for this position from AHPRA registered medical practitioners with fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent qualification.

Applications close: 7 July 2016

Contact: Dr Ailene Fitzgerald

Phone:(02) 6244 2727

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


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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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7 June 2016

Oncology Clinical Research Fellows
Sydney

NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre
Reference no. 855/0516

  • Join a leading organisation in the design, conduct, and reporting of cancer clinical trials
  • Work with 5 of Australia's leading cancer cooperative trials groups

The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) is a leader in the design, conduct, and reporting of large-scale clinical trials in cancer and other diseases. It also researches trial methods and conducts systematic reviews. It is the coordinating centre for 5 of Australia's leading cooperative oncology trials groups: the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG), the Australian New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG), the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP), the Australasian Lung cancer Trials Group (ALTG), and the Cooperative Oncology Group for Neuro-oncology (COGNO); and, the statistical centre for the Australian New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG).

The CTC is offering positions at levels A and B to commence sometime between September 2016 and February 2017. Candidates must be medically qualified as doctors and working in the field of oncology.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number for more information and to apply.

Closing date: 11pm 19 June 2016


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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

Reconstructive Microsurgical Fellowship (International)Royal Melbourne Hospital
Parkville

Royal Melbourne Hospital Reconstructive Microsurgical Fellowship (International) 2017/2018

City Campus, Parkville

The Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit at the RMH is offering a 1 x year clinical Advanced Reconstructive Microsurgery Fellowship. The position is open to qualified overseas Plastic Surgeons eligible for temporary medical registration in Victoria.

The Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Unit has 16 Plastic Surgeons, 2 Accredited Registrars, 1 Unaccredited Registrar and 5 Residents. The Unit specialises in microsurgical reconstruction for breast, head & neck cancer and lower limb trauma. The Unit manages large number of general plastic surgery cases, elective and post-traumatic hand surgery, facial trauma, brachial plexus injuries, Melanoma and provides a broad reconstructive service to all specialties.

We perform over 2,000 surgical procedures a year including 140+ free flaps. The Fellow is to participate in 2 major head & neck lists and 1-2 breast reconstruction per week. The case load also includes emergency surgery & elective general plastic surgery lists. The Fellow attends Outpatient clinics & contributes to the management of inpatients. There is an expectation that the Fellow will be involved in Unit research and attend a National conference.

RMH is one of Victoria's leading tertiary referral hospitals. It's a major trauma centre and provides all specialist medical and surgical services. The hospital enjoys strong relationships with other major universities and research institutes.

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Fellow

Full time employment

1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018

86 hours fortnightly

RMH and Royal Women's Hospital

Cabrini Health

Epworth (Richmond) Hospital

St Vincent's Hospital

PD & Key Selection Criteria available.

Forward CV and 3 written English letters of references to Van Tran at van.tran2@mh.org.au

Applicants shortlisted & interviews conducted via teleconference for shortlisted overseas applicants and/or face to face if possible.

Closing date: 30 June 2016


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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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20 May 2016

Senior Clinical Fellow in Vascular SurgeryRCS
United Kingdom

International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) Vacancy (Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom)

An International Surgical Training Programme (ISTP) vacancy has become available for a Senior Clinical Fellow in Vascular Surgery based at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital NHS Trust. The post is available for a 12 month fellowship starting 1st January 2017.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NuTH) is one of the largest and most successful teaching hospitals in England providing academically led acute, specialist and community services locally to a large and diverse population across the North East and Cumbria as well as nationally and internationally. The vacancy has arisen within the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Northern Vascular Centre, based at the Freeman Hospital.

The successful applicant will work a 1:6 vascular on-call rota. The post would suit experienced registrars who wish to train further in complex vascular surgery, prior to appointment as a consultant. There will be an opportunity to perform research and to learn endovascular techniques as well as complex open vascular surgery. The Unit specialises in suprarenalaortic surgery, carotid endarterectomy, lower limb reconstruction and complex venous work.

The deadline for applications is Friday 15 July 2016. 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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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

Submit your application online.


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22 April 2016

Unaccredited Orthopaedic RegistrarSAH Logo Colour
Sydney

Sydney Adventist Hospital
www.sah.org.au

The "San" is Sydney's largest single campus private hospital. Situated on Sydney's leafy North Shore, it is a 500 bed world class facility for medical, surgical and cancer care, with a 24 hour Cardiac Catheter Lab, Emergency facilities, ICU and a broad spectrum of medical and surgical specialities. Its affiliation with The University of Sydney, along with its recent establishment of a clinical school on site ensures a wealth of learning opportunities.

Currently, an opening exists for an unaccredited Orthopaedic registrar position beginning August 2016.

For further enquires regarding advanced training opportunities please contact:

Marilyn Algeo, CMO and Resident Services Manager
02 9487 9408
marilyna@sah.org.au

Career opportunities also exist as:
Career Medical Officer, ICU and Wards

For further enquiries regarding career opportunities please contact: Medical Services, 02 9487 9400 - medadmin


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19 April 2016

Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist (General Surgery)
Townsville

About the Townsville Hospital and Health Service
The Townsville Hospital & Health Service provides complex, high level services across a wide range of specialities making it the only facility in Queensland to offer all of these services within the one hospital to our patients. We strive to deliver excellence in healthcare by adapting a 'person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. Additionally we are the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland that offers you the right blend of professional enhancement and fulfilling work coupled with a relaxed lifestyle in the tropics.

About the role
Senior Staff Specialist: Temporary full-time September 2016 - April 2017, to replace a current General Surgeon during a 6 month leave period. The role of the Senior Staff Specialist is to provide optimal development of specialist expertise for Registrars and Resident Medical Officers assigned to the Consultant. Including providing a service in accordance with Hospital and Division policies particularly in the area of:

  • General, elective and emergency surgery;
  • Participate in the on call roster and,
  • Participate in outpatient clinics

Staff Specialist: Temporary Full-time available ASAP to January 2017, with possibility of extension. The role of the Staff Specialist is primarily involved with management of acute general surgery admissions, with some elective outpatients and elective surgery. This position would ideally suit a recent FRACS trained specialist.

What's on Offer?
Remuneration package of up to $408,832 p.a. (+ other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $162,802 - $206,416 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), and inaccessibility allowance (if applicable). Level of appointment is dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.

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11 April 2016

Consultant General SurgeonTaranaki District Health Board
New Plymouth

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Permanent, full time

This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant General Surgeon to join a team of five with interests in colorectal, upper GI and breast and endocrine surgery. The successful candidate will take part in a 1:6 on call roster with registrar and house surgeon support. Particular consideration will be given to applicants experienced in Endoscopy.

The successful applicant should have comprehensive experience and training in General Surgery and must have the FRACS with vocational registration or equivalent qualifications. The department has a strong track record with audit and you will be expected to participate and contribute to the department's activities including advanced trainee registrar teaching, supervision of house surgeons, audit and medical student teaching. The position is available on a full-time basis preferably from October 2016. Applications will be considered from candidates wishing to work on a part time basis with private practice.

In 2013 a new inpatient Clinical Service Block was opened with 6 Wards and a Theatre Block comprising 6 Theatres, 12 bed PACU 1, 24 bed PACU 2, 2 Endoscopy/procedure rooms. An Interventional Suite which will be commissioned in 2015. Digital radiology facilities are well established.

Want to know more about Taranaki, click here: http://www.taranaki.info/liveandwork/

To discuss the post informally please contact Stephen Kyle, Consultant Surgeon and Head of Department on 0064 6 753 6139 or by e-mail at Stephen.kyle@tdhb.org.nz

For full details and to apply please visit our website: www.tdhb.org.nz


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30 March 2016

Paediatric Surgeon
New Zealand

An opportunity exists for a qualified Paediatric Surgeon to join our team of Specialists for a 3 month period from September to November.

A requirement of this position is to have a paediatric surgical caseload and be able to participate in the on call acute roster.

The CCDHB Children's Health Service of which Paediatric Surgery is part encompasses: a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with a dedicated homecare team; two inpatient wards, one predominantly surgical and one predominantly medical.

There are two very experienced paediatric surgeons and one consultant surgeon in the team. All 3 surgeons perform Neonatal, General Thoracic and Urological Surgery. There is close co-operation with the Regional Neonatal Unit.

The service requires a suitably qualified paediatric surgeon to cover outpatient clinics and operative lists, as well as taking part in the on-call roster, covering acute call and emergency operations 1:4 for most of the time.

Applicants must be registered in New Zealand or hold qualifications entitling them to registration in New Zealand or Hold Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Paediatrics) or an equivalent postgraduate qualification.

For further information on this role, please email sean.hill@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate vacancy number and job title in the subject line.


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