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

 

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Australia

All regions

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ACT

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New South Wales

Professor of Surgery (Wollongong)
Trauma Surgeon (Newcastle)
Visitng Medical Officer Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Newcastle)
2 x Director of Medical Services (Tamworth and Armidale)
Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery (Newcastle)
Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical Oncology (Sydney)
Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery (North Sydney)
Consultant General Surgeon (Armidale)
Visiting Medical Officer Urologist (Taree)
General Surgeon (Lake Macquarie)
Fellowship in General Surgery (Wagga Wagga)
Postgraduate Fellow (John Hunter)
Deputy Director of Research (Newcastle)
Postgraduate Fellow in Transplant Surgery (New England)
Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular Surgery (New England)

Northern Territory

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Darwin)
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon (Darwin)
Consultant Vascular Surgeon (Darwin)

Queensland

Executive Director Medical (Sunshine Coast)
Clinical Director (BreastScreen) (Cairns)
General Surgeon (Hervey Bay)
Plastic Surgeon (Gold Coast)
Deputy Director (Trauma) (Gold Coast)
Surgical Sub-Specialists (Cairns)
Director of General Surgery (Townsville)
General Surgery Fellow for 2017 (Redcliffe)

South Australia

Upper GI Registrar/Senior Registrar-NALHN (Adelaide)

Tasmania

Visiting Medical Specialist (Plastic Surgery) (Hobart)
Staff Specialist (Plastic Surgery) (Hobart)

Victoria

Cardiothoracic Surgeon (Melbourne)
VMO General Surgeon (Ararat)
VMO General Surgeon (Warrnambool)
General Surgeon (Horsham)

Western Australia

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

New Zealand

General and Breast Surgeon (New Zealand)
Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hawkes Bay)
General Orthopaedic Surgeon (Wellington)

International

No listing


29 August 2016

Executive Director Medical
Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service is looking to recruit an Executive Director Medical.

A unique and exciting opportunity exists for this new and expanded executive role to provide professional medical leadership to a rapidly growing Health Service. This role provides the exciting opportunity to work at the new world-class tertiary facility - Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH).

This role provides executive and professional leadership:

  • For approximately 560 FTE, with projected growth to 740 FTE by 2018.
  • To successfully collaborate with other executive and senior roles to achieve the Health Service and Queensland Health strategic objectives.
  • For ensuring that medical services at the (SCUH) are commissioned and operate in a safe effective and efficient and interdisciplinary manner commensurate with those of a world-class tertiary facility.
  • For building a sustainable medical workforce that aligns to SCHHS strategic and service planning for the coming decade.

To be successful in the role you will ensure medical services provided by the SCHHS are delivered to the highest professional, safety and ethical standards.

Remuneration value up to $362 864 p.a., comprising salary between $199 554 - $211 576 p.a. (level 25-27) and including:

  • annual leave loading (17.5%),
  • motor vehicle allowance,
  • professional development allowance,
  • communications package,
  • professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a.,
  • professional indemnity cover & private practice arrangements.

Additional employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%)

Overtime and on-call allowances will be paid by exception and will be additional to the total remuneration value.

In addition a Medical Manager Allowance will be paid.

Applications will remain current for 12 months. Please note: only applications from candidates will be accepted; applications that may result in an agency fee will not be considered).

Job Ad Reference: SC219311
Enquiries: Kerrie Hayes (07) 5470 6560
Application Kit: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Monday, 19 September 2016.


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25 August 2016

Clinical Director (BreastScreen)
Cairns

Clinical Director (BreastScreen)

Medical Imaging Services, Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Services, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $351 970 p.a., comprising salary between $166 872 - $189 226 p.a.(f/t) or $79.95 - $90.60 p.h. (p/t) (L18 -L23) or Remuneration value up to $317 524 p.a., comprising salary between $144 480 - $166 872 p.a.(f/t) or $69.22 - $79.95 p.h. (p/t) (L13 - L18), employer contribution to superannuation, annual leave loading, communications package, professional development allowance, motor vehicle 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:

Cairns offers a unique lifestyle suitable to a wide variety of interests. Provide leadership in the coordination, strategic planning, development and management of the Cairns Breastcare Service to ensure the provision of efficient and effective, high quality breast cancer screening and assessment services. Coordinate and manage clinical and non-clinical staff, and the multidisciplinary team's clinical management of clients, to ensure quality outcomes and a high standard of care for every woman who attends the service. The screening service will operate in accordance with BreastScreen Australia National Accreditation Standards. Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that breast cancer screening and assessment services collaborate effectively with local hospitals, community health services, general practitioners and the wider community. It is a condition of employment for this role to be/remain vaccinated against: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox), Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B. Cairns and Hinterland H & HS will not be accepting applications submitted through recruitment agencies. Medical Practitioners are encouraged to apply online or directly to Recruitment Services.

Enquiries: Steve Bickford 4226 6568

Job Ad Reference: CA218835

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

Closing Date: 15 September 2016.


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25 August 2016

Visiting Medical Specialist (Plastic Surgery)
Hobart

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

Salary: $133.56 - $186.19 per hour plus superannuation and access to salary packaging

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

The Department of Plastic Surgery is a busy unit doing in excess of 150 cases per month. All fields of Plastic Surgery are covered except craniosynostosis. There are 4 Consultants, 3 Registrars and 2 Junior staff. The successful candidate will be employed for 36 hours per fortnight, do a 1 in 4 on call, be a capable general Plastic Surgeon prepared to do Burns Surgery. A subspecialty interest would be an advantage.

As the successful applicant, you will:

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

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

Applications close Friday 23 September 2016

Vacancy No: 509287

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


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25 August 2016

Staff Specialist (Plastic Surgery)
Hobart

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

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

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

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

As the successful applicant, you will:

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

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

Applications close Friday 23 September 2016

Vacancy No: 515934

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


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23 August 2016

Professor of SurgeryUniwnswhealth
Wollongong

School of Medicine

Position type: Continuing Full Time Appointment University of Wollongong & Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD)
Closing 4 September 2016
Ref No. 25814

This senior leadership position will play a key role in the Discipline of Graduate Medicine, within the School of Medicine, where we are committed to quality outcomes delivered via a sustainable model where development and innovation are key elements of all that we do.

The Professor of Surgery will lead the teaching and learning of Surgery in the University of Wollongong medical curriculum. The Professor has the primary role of Academic Leader: Surgery and will be expected to provide leadership in the areas of research, teaching and clinical practice. The Professor will join the other senior staff of the School of Medicine to ensure the clinical disciplines are represented in all strategic planning discussion.

This role requires participation in the clinical services of the ISLHD Division of Surgery.

Candidates must address the Selection Criteria available within the Position Description. For more information please contact Professor Wilf Yeo on 02 4221 8839.

View Position Description (224KB PDF)


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22 August 2016

Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery
Perth

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

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

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

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

The position will be appropriately renumerated according to AMA guidelines.

Enquiries are welcome. Please contact:

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


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22 August 2016

Trauma SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

John Hunter Hospital, Australia

John Hunter Hospital (JHH) in Newcastle, NSW is looking for a consultant trauma surgeon.

You will have vision and an upbeat personality which inspires positive change in others. You are energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about what you do, leading by example. You are a fellowship trained trauma surgeon specialising in vascular or general surgery.

JHH is the only Level-1 adult / paediatric trauma centre in NSW outside of Sydney. We are the busiest trauma centre in NSW with >4300 trauma admissions annually (over 450 ISS>15). The Trauma Department, JHH and University of Newcastle is a national leader in trauma research.

JHH is the district's flag ship hospital and the region's major tertiary referral centre for adult and paediatric care. We run a primary aeromedical retrieval service.

Newcastle is a great place. Enjoy living with ocean views, in inner city terraces, by Lake Macquarie or smaller rural suburbs. As a centre for manufacturing, mining, retail, health, tourism, education, IT and finance, we offer real employment choices for your partner and excellent schooling options for your children.

Enquiries: Prof Zsolt Balogh, Director Trauma ph:+61249214259 e:zsolt.balogh@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications: Damien Barrett, Medical Recruitment ph:+61249853157 e:damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closes 11 September 2016


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19 August 2016

Upper GI Registrar/Senior Registrar-NALHNSA Health
Adelaide

Job Ref: 597996 - Upper GI Registrar / Senior Registrar - NALHN

  • Lyell McEwin Hospital, Adelaide Metro
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 - $153,508 - Temp F/T (up to 05/02/2018) - MDP2/MDP3

Joining the team at Lyell McEwin Hospital, you will contribute to the provision of a comprehensive tertiary service for the management of patients presenting with Upper GI conditions. You will make a significant contribution to the care of both elective and emergency General Surgery patients presenting to the Hospital, utilising your experience in open UGI surgery and endoscopy. A commitment to ongoing quality assurance including clinical meetings, teaching, daily ward rounds and clinical audit is essential. As part of this role, you will also be required to participate in the emergency General Surgery on-call roster as a Senior Registrar on remote call.

Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH) is a 336-bed specialist referral public teaching hospital in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, providing services in the areas of General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatry.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Job Ref: 597996

Applications close: 2 September 2016

For further information and to apply visit http://jobs.sahealthcareers.com.au/caw/en/job/597996/upper-gi-registrar-senior-registrar-nalhn


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18 August 2016

Visitng Medical Officer Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

Fixed-term until June 2017
John Hunter, Belmont & Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospitals
Newcastle

  • Is work life balance important?
  • Do you enjoy variety?
  • Would you like to help shape the future of a plastic and reconstructive service?

We are seeking a dynamic plastic and reconstructive surgeon to join our expanding service. You will be the third surgeon in our team at an exciting time in the development of the service. As well as providing excellent clinical care to your patients, you will work to frame the future development of the specialty in the region.

HNELHD is a leader and innovator in healthcare. We recognise that working together with a focus on "excellence - every patient, every time" supports us in achieving improved outcomes for our patients.

Newcastle is a great place to live and work. As a centre for manufacturing, retail, health, tourism education and finance, we offer real employment choices for your partner and excellent schooling options for your children.

Candidates must have a medical degree registrable with AHPRA and FRACS in Plastic Surgery.

Enquiries: Dr Jon Gani - Medical Director ph:0249213229

Applications: Damien Barrett, Medical Recruitment ph:0249853157 e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Closes 4th September 2016


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18 August 2016

2 x Director of Medical ServicesHunter New England Health NSW
Tamworth and Armidale

Tamworth and Armidale Hospitals

Applicants are sought for DMS positions at Tamworth and Armidale Hospitals in the picturesque New England region of North West New South Wales.

Tamworth Hospital is the rural referral hospital providing a broad range of services to North West of NSW. It services a local community of 60,000 and a referral community of 150,000. The Newcastle University Department of Rural Health and Rural Clinical School is on site offering excellent opportunities to become involved in teaching and research activities.

Armidale Hospital is a referral hospital servicing a local community of 31,000 and a referral community of 55,000 people. The hospital is a teaching hospital for the Joint Medical Program University of New England and is equipped with an on-site UNE Tablelands Clinical School where teaching and research come together.

There is opportunity to combine these roles with a clinical appointment with either hospital, or an academic position with the University.

For more information: http://www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/Careers/Pages/Opportunities-for-doctors.aspx

Enquiries: Ms Dale Erwin, Director of Medical Workforce Ph: +612 49853147 e: dale.erwin@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications: Ms Jessica Moore, Manager, Medical Recruitment Quality and Audit ph: +612 4985 3216 e: Jessica.moore@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Applications close: 11th September 2016


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18 August 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Cardiothoracic SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
Newcastle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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16 August 2016

Cardiothoracic SurgeonAlfred Health
Melbourne

Full time - 38 hours per week - days/hours to be discussed with the Director

Alfred Health is one of the world's leading health care providers, including major state-wide services - trauma, heart and lung transplant, burns, cystic fibrosis, hyperbaric medicine and HIV/AIDS. The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.

The Alfred Cardiothoracic Surgery service provides a broad range of highly specialised procedures including cardiac and pulmonary transplantation, mechanical circulatory support and pulmonary endarterectomy. The Service is a leader in transplantation and performs over 600 cardiac cases annually and a significant thoracic workload providing services to both metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Applications are invited for the position of Full Time Cardiothoracic Surgeon. Duties include but not limited to cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery, teaching and research.

Applicants must be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery (with or without transplant experience) is required as well as meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Download Position Description (PDF)

Enquiries: Prof David McGiffin - Professor Director Cardiothoracic Surgery on Tel (03) 9076 2156.

Applications Close: Wednesday 31st August 2016


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11 August 2016

General and Breast Surgeon
New Zealand

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

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

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

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

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

What are you waiting for?

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


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9 August 2016

Consultant General Surgeon
Bunbury

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

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

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

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

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


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9 August 2016

General SurgeonStStephens
Hervey Bay

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

We offer:

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

Selection Criteria:
Essential

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

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

Applications close: 30th September 2016


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8 August 2016

Plastic SurgeonAdvanced-Aesthetics
Gold Coast

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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5 August 2016

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hawkes Bay

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

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

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

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

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

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


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5 August 2016

Poche Fellow in Melanoma and Surgical OncologyMelanoma
Sydney

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

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

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

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


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5 August 2016

Deputy Director (Trauma)
Gold Coast

About the role

Provide high level medical leadership in supporting the Director of Trauma and the multidisciplinary Trauma Service with complimentary competencies in the fields of surgery, trauma management, emergency medicine and trauma team coordination.

The Deputy Director will work collaboratively across departments, particularly with the Division of Surgery, Department of Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia, ICU and the Acute Surgical Unit, and work as a member of the clinical team of their area of specialisation to provide specialist trauma expertise and advice for patients of all surgical and medical departments, in conjunction with the relevant surgical/medical specialists and the broader interdisciplinary trauma team.

Role Requirements

Please refer to Role Description

Fabulous employee benefits including:

  • Permanent part time (40 hrs p.f.)
    • L25-27: $95.61 - $101.37 per hour
    • L18-24: $79.95 - $92.87 per hour
    • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
    • Motor vehicle allowance
    • Professional development allowance
    • Granted private practice rights
  • Overtime and on-call allowances
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Professional development leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

Apply

Submit a resume and covering letter on www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au by 1 September 2016.

Job Ad reference: GC217688


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3 August 2016

Chair in Orthopaedic SurgerySydney University
North Sydney

Sydney Medical School | Northern Clinical School

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical graduates for the position of Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, based at the Royal North Shore Hospital campus of Sydney Medical School. The Royal North Shore Hospital has a well-established national and international reputation for excellence in orthopaedic practice and innovative research in bone and joint disease.

As Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery, you will be appointed to the Northern Clinical School in the Discipline of Surgery where you will provide academic leadership in orthopaedic surgery. You will also:

  • actively conduct and contribute to research and supervise postgraduate research students
  • supervise and coordinate the work and training of orthopaedic registrars within the hospital and Northern Sydney Local Health District
  • contribute to most activities in the school and hospital including curriculum development and implementation
  • formulate and lead a research strategy within the relevant discipline.

Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number 2297/1015 for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 11.30pm 25 September 2016 (Sydney time)

© The University of Sydney

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


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3 August 2016

VMO General SurgeonEast Grampians
Ararat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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29 July 2016

Consultant General SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Armidale

Armidale Hospital

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

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

Benefits:

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

About Armidale:

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

Come and meet your potential future colleagues!

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

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


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29 July 2016

Visiting Medical Officer UrologistHunter New England Health NSW
Taree

Manning Rural Referral Hospital (MRRH)

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

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

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

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

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


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19 July 2016

Surgical Sub-SpecialistsCPSC
Cairns

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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19 July 2016

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

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

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

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

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


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19 July 2016

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

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

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

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

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

For further information about the position please contact Mr Shiby Ninan at shiby.ninan@nt.gov.au or Gayle Eccles on 08 89228249 or email gayle.eccles@nt.gov.au


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19 July 2016

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

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

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

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

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


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12 July 2016

General SurgeonLake Macquarie Private
Lake Macquarie

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

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

Benefits:

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

About Us:

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

Minimum Requirements:

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

For a confidential discussion, please contact:

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

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


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6 July 2016

Fellowship in General Surgery
Wagga Wagga

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

Applicants must have passed the Part II Examination and live in Australia.

Subspecialty interests are available and include:

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

View Job description.

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

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

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

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

Applications close Friday September 23rd, 2016.


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30 June 2016

Postgraduate FellowHunter New England Health NSW
John Hunter

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

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

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

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

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


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30 June 2016

VMO General Surgeon
Warrnambool

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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28 June 2016

Director of General Surgery
Townsville

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

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

About the role

Temporary full-time position for up to three years.

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

The successful applicant will possess:

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

What's on Offer?

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

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

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

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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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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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7 June 2016

General Orthopaedic Surgeon
Wellington

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

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

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

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

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

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


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3 June 2016

Deputy Director of ResearchANZBCTG RGB Reduced
Newcastle

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

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

The ANZBCTG has been conducting its research program for more than 30 years, and this position offers an opportunity to join this leading research team as Deputy Director of Research.

The Deputy Director of Research will contribute to the scientific and clinical conduct of ANZBCTG's research program and will be involved with ANZBCTG's national and international breast cancer clinical trials and will participate in the development, implementation and conduct of the clinical trials and translational program components of ANZBCTG research program.

Essential criteria:

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

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


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2 June 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Transplant SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
New England

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apply online: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=310003


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30 May 2016

Postgraduate Fellow in Vascular SurgeryHunter New England Health NSW
New England

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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