General Surgeon – Air Force Specialist Reserve

General Surgeon – Air Force Specialist Reserve
Location: Any (National)                                                                  Air Force

Remuneration: As a part-time Specialist Medical Officer (Consultant) in the Air Force, you’ll receive a tax-free daily rate that increases as your career progresses. On completion of military and employment training, you’ll earn approximately $740 tax-free per day. You are required to serve 7 days minimum reserve service per year.

Duties: General Surgeons in the Air Force Reserve provide specialist aviation medical capability support to the Australian Defence Force during ground and air operations. Surgeons work as part of the surgical team on the ground – in a small team of two surgeons, up to a larger team including orthopaedic, general, oral and maxillofacial, and neurosurgical. 

Surgeons assist with resuscitation and stabilisation for critical or unwell patients, integrating with other health professionals to provide comprehensive patient care. The work may be conducted domestically and overseas; with both Army and Navy colleagues, and civilians (such as those from AUSMAT) or those from other nations. Surgeons may be required to work long or irregular hours, be on call and do shift work, with some positions requiring personnel to respond at short notice.

Qualification Requirements: Applicants must be registered as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia, have no restrictions of practice, hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) and be registered as a specialist surgeon on AHPRA. Applicants must also be current in Advanced Life Support (ARC ALS1 or equivalent).

Experience Requirements: Applicants must have experience managing critically unwell patients in an operating environment. Emergency surgical management of obstetric and gynaecological emergencies is desirable.

All applicants must be able to achieve an NV1 security clearance and be an Australian citizen. 

Enquiries:  Zac Creece at Defence Force Recruiting – zcreece@dfr.com.au | 0427 828 869
Closing Date: 15 June 2022

General Surgeon – Army Reserve

General Surgeon – Army Reserve 
                                    Army

Location: Any (National)           

Remuneration:
As a part-time General Surgeon in the Army, you’ll receive a tax-free daily rate that increases as your career progresses. On completion of military and employment training, you’ll earn approximately $740 tax-free per day. The Army fits around your full-time career, with the flexibility to serve your 20 days of reserve service per year.

Duties: General Surgeons in the Army Reserve use their medical expertise and knowledge to ensure appropriate clinical care is administered to patients whenever a casualty/patient situation exists or when healthcare is warranted. This may be a climate-controlled purpose-built health facility, or even in a garrison or field environment. 

As a Registered Health Professional employed in clinical duties, General Surgeons are non-combatant and work in a small specialist medical team or as an individual. They may take on the role of clinical leader of a multidisciplinary team, irrespective of rank of other members when in a clinical environment. General Surgeons in the Army Reserve work with both Air Force and Navy colleagues, with civilians (such as those from AUSMAT) or those from other nations. They may be required to work long or irregular hours, be on call and do shift work, with some positions requiring personnel to respond at short notice.

Qualification Requirements:  Applicants must be registered as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia, have no restrictions of practice, hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons (RACS) and be registered as a specialist surgeon on AHPRA. 

All applicants must be able to achieve an NV1 security clearance and be an Australian citizen. 

Enquiries: Zac Creece at Defence Force Recruiting – zcreece@dfr.com.au | 0427 828 869
Closing Date:  15 June 2022