Medical Director Surgical Services (Newcastle)

Hunter LHD22 September 2021

Medical Director Surgical Services 

Medical Director Surgical Services
John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle NSW
Permanent Full Time (1.0 FTE)

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John Hunter Hospital Surgical Services has a vacancy for the Medical Director and is currently seeking a motivated and innovative leader to lead the service through the planning and transition to a new facility. JHH has a full range of surgical specialties and is the tertiary referral hospital for a large geographical area of NSW, providing the full range of tertiary level care to the population of Hunter New England Local Health District.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to be a surgical leader in the busiest surgical and trauma centre in NSW and will work closely with a cohesive Surgical Service Executive to implement the strategic action plan for the service which is focused on a continuation of high quality services and transition to a new facility in 2026. The successful candidate will need to embrace the excitement and challenges of a high activity centre to lead the service to provide high quality surgical care.

About you:

  • You will have a vision and an optimistic, upbeat personality which inspires positive change in others.
  • You will be energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about what you do.
  • You will lead by example and be able to gain the buy in of medical staff by being inclusive and valuing the contribution of each and every team member of the team.
  • You must have demonstrated experience in a surgical leadership position.

Applications close: 6 October 2021

For role related enquiries contact:

Dr Peter Choi – Director of Medical Services, John Hunter Hospital
Ph: (02) 4921 4471 E:

Jennifer Duncan – Service Manager Surgical Services, John Hunter Hospital
Ph: (02) 4921 4880 E:

For application enquiries contact:
Sally Jordan, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant
Ph: 0401 653 387 E: 

Postgraduate Fellow (Lismore)

16 September 2021

Postgraduate Fellow 

Post Graduate Fellow, General surgery

Lismore Base Hospital

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (52 weeks)
Position Classification: Post Grad Fellow
Remuneration: $202885 per annum
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ253298

What you'll be doing

Provide comprehensive care, management and co-ordination of patients in the care of the Surgical Department – General Surgery under the supervision and guidance of the Consultant ensuring optimal patient outcomes.

Collaborate together with General Practitioners and other external stakeholders to ensure the continuity of patient care in both the primary and acute care settings through excellent communications.

Why you should consider applying

We can offer you:

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!

Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and fine wine, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care"

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

Enquiries: For role related queries or questions contact Katherine Willis-Sullivan on 
Applications Close: 27 September 2021 
Apply online at: Post Graduate Fellow, General Surgery - Lismore (Apply via eCredential) - NSW Health Careers

Visiting Medical Officer - Otolaryngology (ENT) Surgeon (Coffs Harbour)

NSW-Health-MNCLHD26 August 2021

Visiting Medical Officer - Otolaryngology (ENT) Surgeon 
Coffs Harbour

Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) – Otolaryngology (ENT) Surgeon
Coffs Harbour Health Campus

Coffs Harbour Health Campus is seeking to employ a VMO Otolaryngology (ENT) Surgeon. Reporting to the Coffs Clinical Network (CCN) Director of Medicine, the VMO Otolaryngologist will provide best practice evidence based clinical services, assist in the education and supervision within the clinical environment of junior medical staff and other relevant staff. The successful applicant will be clinically responsible for providing medical services to patients within the scope of practice. Participating in the on-call rosters and providing medical leadership and collaborative working relationships nursing, allied health and other staff as part of the delivery of comprehensive and integrated services.  

The successful candidate will be registered with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon. 

Coffs Harbour is a vibrant regional city by the sea, located on the North Coast of NSW, a six hour drive north of Sydney or four hours south of Brisbane. With direct flights to Coffs Harbour from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne. The subtropical city lies between the forested hills of the Great Dividing Range and the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. It is a family friendly area with outstanding schools and recreational facilities. Walking secluded beaches, rocky headlands and the nearby hinterland as well as bike riding, four-wheel driving, fishing, diving, whale watching, and surfing are all popular activities for those living and working on the Coffs Coast.

The NSW Government has invested $194 million to expand Coffs Harbour Health Campus. When completed (late 2021), the expansion project will provide the community with a new emergency department, operating theatres, additional critical care and inpatient beds, as well as increased capacity for chemotherapy and renal dialysis. 

Employment Type: Visiting Medical Officer
Position Classification: Visiting Medical Officer
Requisition ID: REQ254465 
Advertising Closes: 22 September 2021

For role-related queries or questions, contact Julie Sillince on 

To apply, see link below: