Director of General Surgery (Darwin)

28 September 2020

Director of General Surgery
Darwin

ROYAL DARWIN HOSPITAL- TOP END HEALTH SERVICE
DIRECTOR OF GENERAL SURGERY

Royal Darwin Hospital is seeking expressions of interest and applications Director of General Surgery based at Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH). The successful applicant will oversee a vibrant and interesting Department of General Surgery.

The RDH is the single tertiary hospital within the Top End Health Services (TEHS), and provides surgical coverage of the whole of the Top End of the Northern Territory (NT), and to a portion of Western Australia. This includes on site coverage for acute and elective surgical services at the RDH, and for onsite elective surgery at Katherine Hospital, Gove District Hospital, Palmerston Regional Hospital and consultative coverage for emergency services at those hospitals, and through all community clinics in the Top End.  The position is comprised of an FTE of 0.4 as Director of General Surgery, and 0.6 FTE in a clinical role in General Surgery at the RDH.

The key duties of this role are representing the Department of General Surgery at the Medical Advisory Committee, the Theatre Committee, Heads of Departments meeting, and Surgical Council Meeting, supervising and providing appropriate rostering for Consultants and Junior Medical Officers within General Surgery, participation in Audits, Morbidity and Mortality, research and training, ensure structured management of leave and service provision within General Surgery and Surgical Acute Care Unit.

The successful applicant must be eligible for general and/or specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia, have a Fellowship and good standing with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, physical availability within the hospital on all working days of the week.

Total remuneration package is $380 000 -$450 000 (SMO1.3 to SMO2.3)

For further information about the position, please contact Mahiban Thomas mahiban.thomas@nt.gov.au or SCCadmin.Doh@nt.gov.au

Please email your expressions of interest and CV to mahiban.thomas@nt.gov.au

Surgical Fellow 2021 (Darwin)

23 June 2020

Surgical Fellow 2021
Darwin

ROYAL DARWIN HOSPITAL- TOP END HEALTH SERVICE
FELLOW IN GENERAL SURGERY - FULL TIME (38 hours a week)

The Royal Darwin Hospital is seeking a Fellow to join the Department of General Surgery.  The applicant must hold, or completing, a FRACS or equivalent and the position is available from the 1st of February for 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.  Charles Darwin University and Flinders Medical School have a 4 year post graduate medical school based in the NT with Royal Darwin Hospital.

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 a wide range of general surgical conditions, with a desire to prepare for work in rural/ regional Australia or New Zealand.

The Department of General Surgery covers not only the usual General Surgery you will find elsewhere in Australia, but also Paediatric, Burns, Thoracic and Acute Neurosurgery as well as elements of Plastic, Urology and Vascular Surgery alongside our resident subspecialists in these areas. 

The Department provides Outreach services to Katherine and Gove Hospitals.

Responsibilities include management of both elective and acute surgical units, oversight and education of junior staff, overnight on-calls with Consultant support, and administrative duties.  There is excellent exposure to acute endoscopy and opportunity to complete GESA accreditation.

For further information about the position please contact Dr Philip Toonson ptoonson@gmail.com or email SCCadmin.DoH@nt.gov.au

Please email your Expressions of interest and a CV to SCCadmin.DoH@nt.gov.au 

 

Unaccredited Surgical Registrar 2021 (Darwin)

23 June 2020

Unaccredited Surgical Registrar 2021
Darwin

ROYAL DARWIN HOSPITAL- TOP END HEALTH SERVICE
UNACCREDITED SURGICAL REGISTRARS FOR 2021 – FULL TIME (38 hours a week)

The Royal Darwin Hospital is seeking unaccredited surgical registrars to join the Department of General Surgery in 2021.

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. 

The Department of General Surgery covers not only the usual General Surgery you will find elsewhere in Australia, but also Paediatric, Burns, and Thoracics as well as elements of Plastic, Urology, Acute Neurosurgery and Vascular Surgery alongside our resident subspecialists in these areas. 

The Department also works in Palmerston Regional Hospital and provides Outreach services to Katherine and Gove Hospitals as well as smaller communities.  The position will involve a number of 2-weekly placements in Katherine District Hospital.

Most of the time will be spent managing the Consultant led Surgical Acute Care Unit (SACU).  This includes varying jobs such as Ward Rounds, Emergency Operating Theatre, Emergency/Ward admissions and consults, Evening OT/ED shifts, Nights and weeks off after nights. 

This provides a fantastic opportunity to gain experience and confidence in managing patients at each stage of their journey across a wide range of surgical conditions. 

Salary range:  $108630-$136112 (depending on level of applicant). 

For further information about the position please contact Dr Suraj Rathnayake suraj.rathnayake@nt.gov.au or email SCCadmin.DoH@nt.gov.au

Please email your Expressions of interest and a CV to SCCadmin.DoH@nt.gov.au