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Australia

NSW: Grafton - General Surgeon - Visiting Medical Officer or Senior/Staff Specialist
NSW: Newcastle - Post Graduate Fellows (1 each Cardiothoracic, Otolaryngology, Transplant, Vascular)
NSW: Newcastle -
 Visiting Medical Officer ORLHN Surgeon
QLD: Brisbane
 - Staff Specialist (Plastic Surgery)
QLD: Bundaberg - Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
QLD: Bundaberg -
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedic Surgeon)
QLD Bundaberg -
Senior Staff Specialist of Staff Specialist (Urologist)
QLD: Cairns -
 Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon)
QLD: Gladstone -   Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (General Surgery)
QLD: Ipswich - ENT Surgeon
QLD: Lota -
Director of Surgery
QLD: Lota - Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
QLD: Redcliffe
 - Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
QLD: Redland - Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
QLD: Rockhampton - Director of Orthopaedic Surgery
QLD: Sunshine Coast - Locum Surgeons (General, Orthopaedics, Urology)
QLD: Sunshine Coast
 - Surgeons (General and Orthopaedics - General and Hand)
QLD: Toowoomba - Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (General Surgery)
QLD: Woolloongabba -
Fellow in Acute Surgical and Trauma
SA: Adelaide -
Visiting Medical Specialist, Plastic Surgery
SA: Elizabeth Vale - EOI Onsite Medical Cover
SA: Mt Barker -
Visiting Surgical Specialists, Orthopaedic, General, ENT
TAS : North West - Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon
VIC: Ballarat
 - Expressions of interest - Regional Specialist Service
VIC: Geelong
 - Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery
VIC: Geelong
 - Executive Medical Director
VIC: Melbourne -
Vascular Surgery Fellow
VIC: Melbourne
 - Director of Vascular Surgery
VIC: Melbourne - Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
VIC: Melbourne - Vascular Surgeon
VIC: Moorabbin -
Breast Surgeon
VIC: Various
 - Consultant General Surgeons
WA: Midland - 
Heads of Department and Staff Specialists
WA: Perth - 2015 Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Surgery
WA: Perth - Head of Otolaryngology ENT
WA: Perth
 - Head of Plastic Surgery
 

New Zealand

Gisborne - Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hamilton - Specialist Paediatric Surgeon (Part Time)
New Zealand wide - Independent Medical Examiner
Waitemata -
Urology Fellow
Wellington - Senior Medical Advisor

International

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

 


16 April 2014

Fellow in Acute Surgical and Trauma

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

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

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

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

Closing Date: Monday, 5 May 2014


11April 2014 Hunter New England Health NSW

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

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

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

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

John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District
Newcastle NSW
 
Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the above 2014 hospital year positions within the Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD).  John Hunter Hospital is located in Newcastle NSW, Australia's sixth largest city- just a two hour drive from Sydney. Newcastle is a coastal town well known for its beaches and harbour, and is bordered by Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley Vineyard regions.
 
Applicants must be eligible for Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and / or other specialist recognition as determined by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Authority (AHPRA).
 
Salary and conditions are as Post Graduate Fellow in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.
 
For enquiries about the position please contact Medical Administration and Recruitment Manager Lauren Chandler on + 61 2 4985 5280 Lauren.Chandler@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

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

Closing Date: 18 May 2014


8 April 2014

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

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

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

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


8 April 2014 Fiona Stanley Hospital WA Wavelength_International

Head of Otolaryngology ENT
Fiona Stanley Hospital - Perth, WA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications Close: 23rd May


8 April 2014 Fiona Stanley Hospital WA Wavelength_International

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications Close: 23rd May


8 April 2014   

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

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

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

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


4 April 2014

Senior Medical Advisor | Wellington

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications close 5 May 2014.


4 April 2014 Royal Melbourne

Vascular Surgery Fellow

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

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

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

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

Qualifications:
The applicant must be registrable with APHRA.

Desirable:
FRACs or equivalent would be advantageous

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


4 April 2014St John of God Midland WA

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

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

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

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


 3 April 2014

Breast Surgeon
P/T, Perm
Specialty, Moorabbin Hospital

Sessional VMO Breast Surgeon 2 hrs/week

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

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


AbtJTA1 April 2014

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

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

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

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


Queensland Government crest1 April 2014

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

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

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

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


Specialists On Drummond1 April 2014

Expressions of interest - Regional Specialist Service
Ballarat, Victoria

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

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

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

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


26 March 2014

Specialist Paediatric Surgeon (Part Time)
Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand

We have a permanent position available as a paediatric surgeon to join our existing three surgeons.

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

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

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

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

Closing date: 4 May 2014

To view the position description (Job number: 054774) and apply for this position please visit our website http://www.waikatodhb.health.nz/jobs


25 March 2014

2015 Clinical Fellow in Paediatric Surgery
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia

Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) is the sole paediatric teaching hospital in Western Australia with advanced training positions accredited for Paediatrics, General Paediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Paediatric Medical sub-specialty and Paediatric Surgical sub-specialty training.

PMH is a 220-bed, internationally recognised paediatric facility that treats neonates, infants, children and adolescents from around the state with approximately 250,000 patient visits (in-patient and out-patient) each year.

To view the full Position Description please click here: PDF500138 (PDF 115 KB)

Applications:
Job related enquiries only to Mr Naeem Samnakay on 08 93408222

Please submit applications on-line to:
Pmh.medicaladministration@health.wa.gov.au

Applications must include:
A cover letter and current curriculum vitae
Point by point address of the selection criteria
The names and contact details of 2 Consultant Paediatric Surgeons as referees

Closing date for Applications: Tuesday 15 April 2014


Queensland Government crest21 March 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (General Surgery)
Department of Surgery, Toowoomba Hospital, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $353 420 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (f/t) or salary rates: $88.78 - $94.13 p.h. (p/t) (L25-L27) or remuneration value up to $325 561 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (f/t) or salary rates: $74.24 - $86.23 p.h. (p/t) (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (One permanent full time position or two permanent part time positions, 40 hours per fortnight. Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities:
Responsible for the provision of quality surgical services, including general surgery, with limited services in ophthalmic, vascular and urology surgery, and inpatient care and a consultation service.

Enquiries: Dr Hwee Sin Chong (07) 4616 6340.
Job Ad Reference: DD03109748
Application Kit: (07) 4616 6258 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Thursday, 17 April 2014


Queensland Government crest20 March 2014

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

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

Duties / Abilities:
Provide and maintain efficient, effective and equitable Surgical services within the Wide Bay Health Service, co-operating as necessary with other departments and outside agencies to ensure that Department of Surgery integrates effectively within the hospital, community health service, and the wider community and advise on Surgical services as required to ensure co-ordinated provision of care delivery by all staff within the department

Enquiries: Dr Denise MacGregor (07) 4150 2369.
Job Ad Reference: H14WB03237
Application Kit: (07) 4150 2066 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Thursday, 10 April 2014.


Western Health18 March 2014

Vascular Surgeon
Western Health, Melbourne

The Western Health Vascular Surgery unit is looking to appoint an enthusiastic sessional consultant Vascular surgeon to join our team in providing evidence based best practice.

The successful applicants will join an established team of team providing services to one of the fastest growing regions in Australia with a projected population growth of 33% over the next 15 years. Western Health is currently undergoing a major redevelopment that will see the expansion of its core services across all campuses.

The positions include operating and outpatient sessions across the network campuses with a requirement to participate in the emergency on-call rosters.

The unit is supported by a dedicated Nurse Liaison to assist with the booking of all elective lists.

For further information please contact Mr Bernard Allard through the Western Health switchboard on 83456333.

Direct link to apply: http://westernhealth.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=13599

Contact Person: For further information please contact Mr Bernard Allard or Claire Culley
Contact Number: 03 8345 3333 or 0431 817 512
Closing Date: 28 March 2014
How to apply: For more details and to apply online, visit http://westernhealth.mercury.com.au


Ramsay_Healthcare18 March 2014

Locum Surgeons (General, Orthopaedics, Urology)
Sunshine coast, Queensland

Benefits:

  • $2000 per day;
  • Accommodation - great opportunity to combine a mini-holiday with work; and
  • Travel costs.

Period: Now through until May, with the possibility of an extension.

The main role of the locum Surgeons is to provide surgical services to public patients transferred to Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (SCUPH) from QH and to participate in the on-call roster. This is a great opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic and state-of-the-art new private hospitals in Australia, whilst enjoying the enviable lifestyle the Sunshine Coast offers.

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

About SCUPH:
The SCUPH, located at Kawana on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, is a new 200 bed private hospital, providing a wide range of surgical and medical services. Until mid-2018, the SCUPH will treat public patients under contract with Queensland Health.

Facilities include 6 state-of-the-art operating theatres, a cardiac catheter laboratory, a minor procedure room, a day surgery unit, an 8 bed intensive care unit and an 8 chair day oncology unit. Medical consulting suites are located onsite together with comprehensive pathology and radiology services. Other onsite facilities include a retail pharmacy and coffee shop.

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

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mr Oliver Steele, CEO, SCUPH on 0439 998 266 or email SteeleO@ramsayhealth.com.au


Hunter New England Health NSW14 March 2014

185366 Visiting Medical Officer ORLHN Surgeon
John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Hunter New England Local Health District

The successful applicant will be responsible for the provision of elective and emergency ORL surgical services, outpatient clinics, education and quality improvement.

Applicants must have a medical degree registrable with the Australian Medical Board and Fellowship, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or the Health Insurance Act 1973

Enquiries:Ms Cath Levey, Service Manager, Division of Surgery, John Hunter Hospital ph: (02) 4921 4880

Application Information:Mr Damien Barrett, Medical Recruitment Consultant ph: (02) 4985 3353 e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closing Date: 6 April 2014


East Timor Eye Program14 March 2014

Volunteer Nurse Trainer
Timor Leste

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

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

Further information can be found here.

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


Skilled Medical14 March 2014

Consultant General Surgeons
Victoria

Skilled Medical are seeking applications from General Surgeons looking for permanent positions in regional Victoria.

Based in a modern and well equipped hospital you will be fully supported by the administration and medical staff to ensure your move to this location is as smooth as possible. The town is the commercial centre for this area and has good transport links into Melbourne.

You will need:

  • Specialist AHPRA registration with FRACS
  • A minimum of three years work experience as a qualified Surgeon
  • Competency in upper GI laparoscopy, GI endoscopy, elective surgery and emergency situations with GESA accreditation preferred
  • The ability to work on your own and also supervise interns and registrars

There is the option for private work to be carried out and this client will also consider applications from Surgeons who are interested in working in a VMO capacity only.

A superior package can be offered comprising of accommodation, car and CPE benefits.

Skilled Medical are a leading Medical placement company and have an ongoing requirement for locum and permanent Surgeons for positions in Australia and New Zealand offering attractive benefits.

For more information please contact Neil Morton neil@skilledmedical.com 1300 900 100 www.skilledmedical.com.


Tasmania13 March 2014

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon
North West Tasmania

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced FRACS to join the team at THO-North West in Tasmania. You will bring your existing skills and knowledge to this exciting position. You will contribute to teaching, leadership and the strategic direction of the Orthopaedics Department.

Who are we?


The Tasmanian Health Organisation - North West is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community in Tasmania's beautiful North West. The Orthopaedic Department spans across our acute and subacute hospitals, the North West Regional Hospital in Burnie and the Mersey Community Hospital in Latrobe.

The North West coast is located close to come of Tasmania's greatest attractions such as Cradle Mountain and Strahan only a short drive away, with the added benefit of daily direct flights to Melbourne.

Do you have?

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • Strong clinical background with a commitment to teaching, quality assurance, administration/management, or research in a public hospital.

What can we offer?

  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development


Contact us now

For a confidential discussion please contact - Mr Scott Fletcher, Director Surgery on 0419 540 826.


Ramsay_Healthcare13 March 2014

ENT Surgeon
St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital, QLD

St. Andrews Ipswich Private Hospital, adjacent to the western Brisbane metropolitan area in South East Queensland, currently has an ideal opportunity for a younger fellow or established ENT surgeon interested in setting up private practice at the hospital. Our current ENT surgeons have a strong collegiate culture and would welcome and support any new practitioners who commit to this community.

St Andrews Ipswich is a 98 bed community hospital that services the West Morton region. The hospital specialises in a number of clinical services including general surgery, orthopaedics, ENT, urology, gynaecology, oral and maxillo-facial, general medicine, cardiology, sleep studies, obstetrics, paediatric medicine and surgery. Full radiology services including CT nuclear medicine and fully funded MRI, pathology, allied health and pharmacy services are also available on site.

The Hospitals operating theatre complex boasts 6 fully equipped operating theatres and a newly built cardiac catheter laboratory. We have an eight bed paediatric unit, critical care unit and surgical wards to compliment all types of patient admissions. The hospital is fully supported with 24hr in-house medical officers and an After Hour Medical service providing support to the general practitioners in our local and regional community.

We are located in the medical precinct of Ipswich, adjacent to the CBD with specialist rooms within a 5 minute walk of the hospital. Ample parking is available in the hospital car park and also in the surrounding streets. The hospital offers a generous private practice assistance program to help new or transferring specialists set up their practice in Ipswich.

To find out more, please contact:
Dr. Craig Bond, ENT surgeon, Visiting Medical Specialist, on (07) 3202 4636; or
Ms Chris Went, Chief Executive Officer on (07) 3816 9901; m: 0417 998 322 or
email: wentc@ramsayhealth.com.au


13 March 2014Barwon Health

Executive Medical Director
Barwon Health, Geelong

Join the 2013 Victorian Regional Health Service of the Year
Be part of a supportive, innovative and award winning team

The upcoming retirement of our Executive Medical Director has created opportunity for a talented, forward thinking and dynamic individual to join the executive team of our award winning and progressive health service.

About Barwon Health

Barwon Health, based in Geelong, Victoria, is one of the largest and most comprehensive regional health services in Australia, providing the full spectrum from primary care, community services, aged care, rehabilitation, mental health, emergency and acute care and employing over 650 medical staff. Barwon Health has consistently received awards for being at the forefront of high quality health care services to the community and has been highly successful when accredited against the National Safety and Quality Standards in Oct. 2013. We are the major teaching hospital for the Deakin Medical School and have an active and growing research base.

About the role

This strategic role is an integral part of an established leading, innovative, highly regarded executive team. Reporting to the CEO and being a member of the Executive team, the Executive Medical Director role will be pivotal in;

  • Providing leadership in continuing to build a service with the highest standards of safety and quality in care.
  • Building and sustaining an engaged medical workforce and creating a positive, innovative culture.
  • Providing professional leadership of medical staff, being accountable for the coordination, strategic direction and development of the medical services.
  • Providing support and advice to the Chief Executive with direct responsibility for clinical governance, professional standards, innovation and process improvement, patient safety and research.


About the person

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Tertiary medical qualifications essential, preferably with fellowship of RACMA
  • A proven track record in clinical leadership
  • Experience in strategic workforce planning and development, population health planning and development and medical practice
  • Strong leadership skills, the ability to develop collaborative partnerships with external institutions


To discuss this opportunity, please contact:
Prof. Tom Callaly, Executive Medical Director. Ph: (03)42151053
Mr. Perry Muncaster, Director of Human Resources. Ph: (03) 4215 1072

Reference #, 137624
Location, The Geelong Hospital
Closing Date, 28/03/2014


Ramsay_HealthcareGeneral Surgeon; and Orthopaedic Surgeons (General and Hand)
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, QLD

Benefits:

  • Excellent earning potential;
  • Theatre sessions; and
  • Accommodation assistance.

The successful applicants will be required to treat public patients transferred to SCUPH from QH and to participate in the on-call roster. Successful applicants also have the opportunity to establish their independent private practice in partnership with SCUPH. This is a great opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic and state-of-the art new private hospitals in Australia providing services to public and private patients, whilst enjoying the enviable lifestyle the Sunshine Coast offers.

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

About SCUPH:
The SCUPH, located at Kawana on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, is a new 200 bed private hospital, providing a wide range of surgical and medical services. Until mid-2018, the SCUPH will treat public patients under contract with Queensland Health.

Facilities include 6 state-of-the-art operating theatres, a cardiac catheter laboratory, a minor procedure room, a day surgery unit, an 8 bed intensive care unit and an 8 chair day oncology unit. Medical consulting suites are located onsite together with comprehensive pathology and radiology services. Other onsite facilities include a retail pharmacy and coffee shop.

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

For a confidential discussion, please contact Mr Oliver Steele, CEO, SCUPH on 0439 998 266 or email SteeleO@ramsayhealth.com.au


Queensland Government crest Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (General Surgery)
Medical Services, Gladstone Hospital, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $223 284 p.a., salary rates between $88.78 - $94.13 p.h., (L25 - L27) or remuneration value up to $205 820 p.a., salary rates between $72.24 - $86.23 p.h. (L18 - L24) employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (Part time position, 40 hrs p.f.) (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: To assist the full time Staff Specialist in General Surgery and the Nurse Unit Manager of Theatre, with the organisation, management and provision of high quality clinical service to the Gladstone Hospital and professionally supports the Health Service.

Enquiries: Dr Nicki Murdock (07) 4976 3188.
Job Ad Reference: GL03109336.
Application Kit: (07) 4920 7357 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Monday, 7 April 2014.


Queensland Government crestStaff Specialist (Plastic Surgery)
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical and Perioperative Services, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, Metro North Health Service District.

Remuneration value up to $337 562 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) package may include private use of fully maintained vehicle, communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover up to $34 804 p.a., private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances (L18-L24) (Applications will remain current for 12 months)

Duties / Abilities: To act as a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Surgical and Peri-operative Services at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH). The position will be fulltime 80 hours per fortnight. To be involved in the provision of clinical services, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research as appropriate.

Enquiries: Dr Stuart Bade (07) 3646 8111.
Job Ad Reference: RBH109381.
Application Kit: (07) 3328 9040 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Monday, 14 April 2014.


Austin_HealthDirector of Vascular Surgery
Austin Health, Melbourne

Austin Vascular Surgery is a busy tertiary service with a full range of vascular services located at the Austin Hospital in Heidelberg. Austin Health forms part of one of the largest medical precincts in Victoria and is a major teaching and research centre affiliated with the University of Melbourne and the Florey Neuroscience Institutes.

We are seeking an energetic vascular surgeon to lead the clinical and research activities of the department. This will be a significant sessional position with rights of private practice. Appropriate academic recognition will be conferred by the University of Melbourne for suitable applicants.

Applicants must have or be eligible for full medical registration in Australia and must also possess (or be eligible for) the Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons with training and significant experience in vascular surgery. The appointee will have appropriate clinical and teaching experience, possess a track record of research in the field of vascular surgery as well as demonstrated leadership skills.

Enquiries: Prof Christopher Christophi
Phone: 03 9496 3670
Email: cchri@unimelb.edu.au

Job Ref No: 11862
Closing date: 28/03/2014

For further information and to apply, please visit https://austinhealth.mercury.com.au


Calvary Central DistrictsExpression of interest sought from interested doctors including GPs, Registrars or Specialists to provide on site medical cover
Calvary Central Districts Hospital

Calvary Central Districts Hospital is located in Elizabeth Vale and is the only private hospital between North Adelaide and Gawler, offering a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and cancer related services. Calvary Central Districts Hospital is one of four Catholic not-for-profit private hospitals that comprise Calvary Health Care Adelaide.

The hospital has 60 in-patient beds, 11 bed day surgery unit, four operating theatres and CSSD, Day procedure suite, 12 chair chemotherapy suite and the 5 bed Mary Potter Northern Supportive Care Unit and is undergoing major building development to meet the expanding needs and growth of the northern region.

On site specialties include;

  • Breast/Endocrine
  • Pathology
  • Cardiology
  • Colorectal
  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Radiotherapy
  • Upper GI
  • Urology
  • Vascular

The primary scope of the EOI is to provide out of hours medical cover, medical response and support to inpatients. However consideration will be given for the interested parties who are offering a model of care that supports inpatient and outpatient cancer related illnesses, acute medical and surgical including HDU, supportive care and a rapid MET CALL response.

Please direct enquiries and applications to:
Sharon Kendall, CEO (8282 5317) (0407 059 632) or email to sharon.kendall@calvarycare.org.au by COB 21st March 2014


Waitemata-DHBUrology Fellow - Fixed Term (Part-Time 0.64 FTE)
Waitemata District Health Board

Waitemata DHB serves the largest District Health Board population in New Zealand.

This Fellowship is available in July 2015 for a 12 month term and applications from interested surgeons are invited.
You will be training under 4 Urologists with varied interests, all Fellowship trained in North America and the UK.

Supervised and independent outpatient clinics, 5 supervised operating session per week.
You will also assist with the supervision and education of the Registrar and House Surgeon.
Department subspecialty interests:

  • Urogenital Oncology including clinical trials, Laparoscopic and Open extirpative and reconstructive surgery.
  • Female urology and Urogynaecology regional service.

North Shore Hospital is a friendly, supportive hospital with access to the environs of outdoor pursuits.

We are interested in hearing from suitably qualified applicants with the minimum qualification of FRACS and who are eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

To view a position description click here.

Please apply online at www.wdhbcareers.com and enter the job code 062091.

For further information, please contact: Anne Haller, Operations Manager on anne.haller@waitematadhb.govt.nz.

Closing date: 19 March 2014
Job Code: 062091


QLD Gov Crest19 February 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon)
Division of Critical Care and Perioperative, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Remuneration value up to $380 243 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $347 884 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), private use of fully maintained vehicle, communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties / Abilities: Assist in the provision of high quality services to patients requiring Ear, Nose and Throat services and assist the Hospital and Health Service Clinical Director of Surgery with provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable Ear, Nose and Throat service at Cairns Hospital and the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. This includes outpatients, inpatients, elective and emergency Ear, Nose and Throat surgery. Cairns is in the heart of the tropical north and is the primary gateway to northern Australia. Cairns is an ideal base to explore the wider region with front door access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback locations with an International Airport located only several minutes drive north of the city centre. The city itself is where much of the accommodation is situated with international standard restaurants, boutique shopping, modern art galleries and nightclubs to keep visitors and residents entertained.

Enquiries: Dr. Timothy Elston (07) 4226 6355.
Job Ad Reference: H14CA02428
Application Kit: (07) 4226 5124 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014


17 February 2014 NSW_Northern_NSW_Local_Health_District

General Surgeon - Clarence Valley
Visiting Medical Officer or Senior/Staff Specialist - Full Time
Position Number 185657

An exciting opportunity exists for a full time General Surgeon to provide services to the residents (approx. 50,000) and visitors to the Clarence Valley in Northern New South Wales.

Grafton Base Hospital is a level ¾ Base Hospital within the Northern New South Wales Local Health District, providing care to over 12,500 inpatients every year. Specialist Services provided include Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics.

Grafton Base Hospital undertakes over 3,300 surgical procedures and sees over 22,700 Emergency attendances annually. Grafton Base Hospital has 110 beds and is equipped with 3 state of the art Operating Theatres. Grafton Base Hospital's Operating Theatres, Emergency Department, Medical Imaging Department and Maclean District Hospital's Emergency Department have undergone extensive redevelopment within the last 18 months.

Both Hospitals are affiliated with Medical Schools for student teaching (University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, University of Wollongong, and University of Western Sydney).

Applicants should hold a Medical Degree registrable in Australia; possess Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, or other Specialist recognition as provided in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973).

Enquiries should be directed to: Mr Dan Madden, Executive Officer telephone 02 6641 8410, e-mail: Dan.Madden@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au

For further information or to apply online please go to: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=185657
Other related sites: http://www.clarencetourism.com/


11 February 2014 QLD Gov Crest

Director of Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Orthopaedics, Division of Surgery, Rockhampton Hospital, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Remuneration value up to $440 092 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $196 468 p.a., (L18 - L27, employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) clinical managers allowance, motor vehicle allowance, communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., locality allowance, professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements, plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties / Abilities: The Director of Orthopaedic Surgery manages the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rockhampton Hospital while providing a high quality clinical service to the Rockhampton Hospital and professionally supports the Health Service. The position provides strategic leadership and direction, service planning, effective management and provision of orthopaedic surgical services. The role will also be responsible for the quality, cost efficiency and effective delivery of orthopaedic services at Rockhampton Hospital.

Enquiries: Dr Colin Jones (07) 4920 6235
Job Ad Reference: RK0214/102833.
Application Kit: (07) 4920 7357 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Monday, 24 February 2014.


10 February 2014 SA Health

Visiting Surgical Specialists required in the following specialties:
Orthopaedic: General: ENT

(Fee-for-service: Private consulting)

Country Health South Australia LHN has a vacancy for an Orthopaedic, General, and ENT surgical specialist at Mt Barker District Soldiers Memorial Hospital.

Private consulting facilities are available at the hospital. The hospital is fully accredited by the Australian Council of Health Care Standards.

Mt Barker District Soldiers Memorial Hospital is an acute care public hospital offering a variety of orthopaedic procedures including arthroplasty; general surgery including endoscopic / colonoscopy investigations and Ear, Nose & Throat Surgery.

Enquiries to: Maria Hoorenman, Executive Officer / Director of Nursing, Mt Barker DSM Hospital. Enquiries welcome by phone 8393 1777 or email maria.hoorenman@health.sa.gov.au

All applications close: Friday 7 March.

Send your expression of interest to the undersigned together with Curriculum Vitae that evidences your registration as a Specialist Surgeon with the Medical Board of Australia (incorporating three professional referees) to:

Ms Lynette Pascoe
Executive Assistant
Mt Barker DSM Hospital
PO Box 42
Mt Barker SA 5251

Or email to: lynette.pascoe@health.sa.gov.au


3 February 2014QLD Gov Crest

Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists
Redcliffe Orthopaedic Department, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

We are seeking Permanent Full Time Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists
(future vacancies of a permanent, temporary, full time and part time nature may also be filled through this recruitment process)

Great team of colleagues

Classification Level: L25-27 or L18-24

Enquiries:Dr Anthony Houston, Director Orthopaedics
Telephone: (07) 3883 7777
Applications to be emailed to: kirsten.mitchell@health.qld.gov.au


31 Jan 2014Tairawhiti District Health

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Orthopaedic Department, Gisborne Hospital, Tairawhiti District Health, New Zealand

The Gisborne Orthopaedic Department is seeking a vocationally registered or equivalent Orthopaedic Surgeon to join the team. This position can be structured to be fully employed in Gisborne Hospital, or there is an opportunity to combine public work with becoming part of the team at Chelsea Hospital, and to develop a thriving private surgical and consulting practice.

The successful applicant will be proficient in primary arthroplasty and trauma, with skills in revision arthroplasty considered advantageous. This is an opportunity to work in a peripheral hospital environment so communication and professional skills and the ability to work within a small team are essential.

Tairawhiti District Health is well supported locally by comprehensive surgical services, and has a full range of diagnostic facilities on site. We have strong ties with our tertiary referral centre in Waikato and the Department is an active member of the newly established Midlands Orthopaedic Group.

With its golden beaches, warm climate and vibrant local economy based on wineries, agriculture and tourism, it's little wonder that Tairawhiti District Health Board is the work destination of choice for many medical professionals.

For further information, please contact Lynsey Bartlett at Lynsey.bartlett@tdh.org.nz

To apply, please go to www.tdh.org.nz


Queensland Government crest28 Jan 2014

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist
Surgery Department, Medical Services, Redland Hospital, Cleveland and Wynnum Hospital, Lota, Metro South Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $369 096 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (f/t) or comprising salary rates $88.78 - $94.13 p.h. (p/t) (L25 - L27), or remuneration value up to $337 562 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (f/t) or comprising salary rates $74.24 - $86.23 (p/t) (L18 - L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), fortnightly motor vehicle allowance, communications package, professional development allowance and 3.6 weeks p.a. leave, professional indemnity cover value up to $34 804 p.a., private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances (L25 - L27 or L18 - L24) (Full time or part time position, hrs negotiable. Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties/Abilities: The incumbent is expected to provide high quality clinical care to patients requiring services offered by the Department of Surgery.

Enquiries: Dr Brian McGowan (07) 3299 8523.
Job Ad Reference: H13MSB12175.
Application Kit: (07) 3176 4301 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2014.


Queensland Government crest28 Jan 2014

Director of Surgery
Surgery Department, Medical Services, Redland Hospital, Cleveland and Wynnum Hospital, Lota, Metro South Hospital and Health Service.


Remuneration value up to $369 096 p.a., comprising salary between $185 304 - $196 468 p.a. (f/t) or comprising salary rates $88.78 - $94.13 p.h. (p/t) (L25 - L27), or remuneration value up to $337 562 p.a., comprising salary between $154 957 - $179 993 p.a. (f/t) or comprising salary rates $74.24 - $86.23 (p/t) (L18 - L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), fortnightly motor vehicle allowance, communications package, professional development allowance and 3.6 weeks p.a. leave, professional indemnity cover value up to $34 804 p.a., private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances (L25 - L27 or L18-L24) (Full time or part time position, hrs negotiable. Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties/Abilities:
The Director of Surgery is the senior professional surgical officer for the General Surgery Division of Redland and Wynnum Hospitals and is responsible for ensuring the highest professional and ethical standards are observed by all surgical staff employed or contracted to provide surgical services in Division of Surgery.

Provide surgical work as well as provide surgical supervision and support to Senior Surgical Officers, Registrars and Junior Surgical Officers working within the Division.

Enquiries: Dr Brian McGowan (07) 3299 8523.
Job Ad Reference: H13MSB12176.
Application Kit: (07) 3176 4301 or www.health.qld.gov.au/workforus
Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 February 2014.


SA_Health_Long17 Jan 2014

Visiting Medical Specialist, Plastic Surgery

  • Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $234.65 ph - Casual (14 hrs p/wk) - MOV2C


This role presents a great opportunity to join a supportive environment that encourages innovation, with newly redeveloped operating theatres and a high quality staff. Taking part in inpatient and outpatient care, quality assurance and improvement activities, teaching and research in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Flinders Medical Centre and elsewhere as specified by the Unit Head.

Contributing to the effective and efficient management of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery patients, ensuring the provision of professional high quality medical care, you will take part in processes to improve services and patient care outcomes. You will also participate in teaching pre and postgraduate medical staff and research and quality assurance activities. The FMC is the flagship hospital for southern Adelaide, and has recently undergone an exciting period of redevelopment.

FMC is situated in the Adelaide foothills on an 11.5 hectare campus approximately 12 kilometres from the city centre. It's only a few kilometres from our beautiful south coast beaches and close to famous wineries in the southern Adelaide region.

You will need to hold appropriate specialist qualifications for a Consultant/Senior Consultant and be registrable as a Specialist in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with the Medical Board of South Australia. You will also have FRACS (Plas) or equivalent. Demonstrating a high level of clinical skill in plastic and reconstructive surgery, you will be confident in acting as a role model for medical students and junior medical staff.

Job Ref: 528551

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

Applications close 31 January 2013

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


17 Jan 2014 Deakin

Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery, Geelong

The School of Medicine at Deakin University in conjunction with St John of God Health Care and Barwon Health is establishing a Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery.

The Faculty of Health at Deakin University has a broad, multidisciplinary research profile through its five Schools and six Strategic Research Centres, which collaborate extensively with internal and external partners. The Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery will provide outstanding academic, clinical and research leadership within the School of Medicine in the discipline of orthopaedics.

The successful applicant will lead orthopaedic research in the University and its partner health services. He or she will undertake a clinical role at both St John of God Hospital, Geelong and Barwon Health, and will contribute to School, Faculty and health service teaching, and program development in orthopaedics.

For a full position description and to apply, please visit the Careers at Deakin website at www.deakin.edu.au/careers-at-deakin. Applications close on Sunday 16 February, 2014.


13 Jan 2014IMR

Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Melbourne

A very exciting role has become available for a Consultant Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon with skills, experience and an interest in Spinal Surgery, to join a leading private specialty medical group based within 15 minutes of sought-after Melbourne's central business district.

Our client is a multidisciplinary specialist practice providing specialist care for a wide range of spinal problems and other conditions causing pain. The group includes other pain specialists, neurosurgeons, neurologists, spinal surgeons, musculoskeletal physicians, psychologists, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists. This is a busy practice with a growing patient volume, and there are options for both part and full time roles available.

The successful applicant will have skills and relevant experience in spinal surgery including the ability to perform cervical, thoracic and lumbar spinal surgery. Skills and experience in minimally invasive spinal surgery and the ability to perform deformity surgery, will be seen as highly regarded.

This role offers excellent earning potential, with a $350K annual salary package plus bonus scheme for the first 12 months, and then a percentage of billings thereafter. Essential criteria includes excellent communication skills, great bedside manner, the ability to work as part of a team as well as autonomously, solid time management and an impeccable work ethic.

Some travel to regional and/or interstate practice locations may also be required.

International Medical Recruitment is proud to be recruiting exclusively for this role on behalf of the client. For more information or a confidential discussion please contact Medical Recruitment Specialist Mr Adam Roby on +61 3 8506 0185 or email adam@IMRmedical.com