Clinical Director – Surgery (Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist) (Herston)

4 August 2020

Clinical Director – Surgery (Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist)

Clinical Director – Surgery (Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist)
Herston, Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Clinical Director – Surgery at new specialist public health facility!

Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) is a new greenfield and digital, specialist public health facility which is due to open in 2020. It has been designed to deliver a range of new and expanded healthcare services to meet demand and increase patient access to specialist rehabilitation services, elective surgical and endoscopy procedural services.

STARS is a new 182-bed facility that couples complex rehabilitation and specialist elective surgical services and procedures in a planned procedure environment to provide patients with greater access to care in clinically recommended timeframes.

Your Opportunity

  • Provide specialist Surgical oversight services for patients undergoing elective procedures at STARS.
  • Provide expert medical leadership in clinical and service improvement activities and initiate, encourage and participate in the evaluation and implementation of innovative treatment and care aimed at achieving demonstrable improvements in service outcomes for Metro North HHS clinical streams.
  • Facilitate and encourage innovation and change by adopting contemporary approaches to clinical service delivery, creating a high-level performance culture of excellence within the service line.
  • Commitment to principles of quality improvement, risk management, patient safety and clinical governance.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the Role Description on SmartJobs. You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:


Further information

If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided, plus the mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitaes in the standard template (as attached), you may not meet requirements for further consideration of your application.

JAR STR350091

Closing Date Friday, 28 August 2020

Upper GI, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery Fellowship (Gold Coast)

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23 July 2020

Upper GI, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery Fellowship
Gold Coast

Upper GI, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery Fellowship 2021
Pindara Private Hospital

Since 2011 Pindara Hospital has offered a one year Fellowship in Upper GI, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery in conjunction with the Gold Coast Hospital. The Fellowship is offered under the supervision and guidance of Dr Leigh Rutherford and Dr Jorrie Jordaan working at both Hospitals.

This one year Fellowship at Pindara offers outstanding training in Upper GI, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery with a substantial clinical workload in operating theatres. The holder of the fellowship will be required to participate in the Bond Medical Student teaching program at Pindara, and also be encouraged to participate in clinical research programs and will be offered the opportunity to initiate clinical/collaborative research study. It provides exposure to the private hospital sector in conjunction with public care at the Gold Coast Hospital. 

You will hold a FRACS, be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and be seeking further experience in Upper GI, Bariatric and Endocrine Surgery. You will work under supervision of the two specialist surgeons and assist with private surgical operations. You will require personal medical indemnity cover.

The remuneration provided by the Fellowship is $78,000.00 per annum. Income will be supplemented from private surgical assisting and for duties at Gold Coast Hospital. 

If you feel you meet the above criteria please submit a covering letter and resume to Dr Leigh Rutherford. Formal applications should be submitted by Friday 28th August 2020.  

Further information regarding the Fellowship may be obtained from:

Dr Leigh Rutherford (07)55712477,      

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Fellow (Gold Coast)

22 July 2020

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Fellow
Gold Coast

Breast Academy Gold Coast is offering Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Fellow positions from late 2020 and into 2021, of periods between 6 and 12 months. The paid fellowship program – The Gold Coast Aesthetic Fellowship - based at Pacific Private Hospital Southport, is supervised by Dr Craig Layt and Dr Luke Stradwick and offers added exposure to their private practices in addition to other reputable surgeons. This allows for education in not only the technical but also the business side of running an aesthetic practice.

The principles of Breast Academy are to advocate for aesthetic breast surgery to be performed by well-trained and qualified plastic surgeons in Australia with appropriate follow-up care. Those surgeons completing the Breast Academy Fellowship program will be equipped with the skills to take a leadership role in defining the standard of care expected of those surgeons choosing to perform aesthetic breast surgery.

All program applicants must have successfully completed FRACS (plastics) or its equivalent.

Dr Layt (0418 210 020) and Dr Stradwick (0423 506 792) are available to discuss any aspects of the program with interested surgeons.

Please forward your application inclusive of CV, covering letter and date period of interest though to Fellowship Manager Kate Sullivan

Staff Specialist Neurosurgeon (Townsville)

17 July 2020

Staff Specialist Neurosurgeon

Staff Specialist Neurosurgeon (with subspecialty capability in open and endo cerebrovascular surgery)
Townsville University Hospital

Remuneration/Salary Rates

  • Base salary range of $7060.20 to $8200.80 per fortnight (L18-L24) and $8442.90 to $8951.50 per fortnight (L25-L27) plus additional benefits


  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Fellowship training, Board Certification or equivalent in Neurosurgery
  • Post-Fellowship advanced training in open cerebrovascular surgery and endocerebrovascular surgery in a recognised programme.Submission of log book is required as part of the application
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, either at the time of appointment or within four years of appointment as part of the International Medical Graduate Fellowship programme
  • Accreditation by the Conjoint Committee for Interventional Neuroradiology as a surgeon
  • Certified copies of the proof of qualifications, registration, Fellowship pathway and CCINR pathway must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to commencement of clinical duties.

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is building an advanced interventional capability in the management of acute stroke.

The role will require the successful candidate to both undertake general neurosurgery as well as lead the provision of open cerebrovascular surgery and contribute to the provision of endocerebrovascular services including clot retrieval in acute stroke.  It is presently modelled that approximately 50% of time will be dedicated to cerebrovascular and 50% to general neurosurgery.

The maintenance of cerebrovascular skills and the ability to undertake continued professional development is important and forms part of the workplan.

Enquiries: Dr Adrian Nowitzke, Director Neurosurgery on (07) 4433 2067

Job Ad Reference:TV346043

Application Details:

Closing Date: Friday 14th August 2020

Advanced Laparoscopic/General Surgery Fellow (Redcliffe)

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15 June 2020

Advanced Laparoscopic/General Surgery Fellow for 2021

Advanced Laparoscopic/General Surgery Fellow for 2021

Redcliffe Hospital is seeking a Fellow (Senior Registrar) in General Surgery for 2021.

Redcliffe Hospital is a busy outer metropolitan Hospital on the beautiful Redcliffe Peninsula, located 30 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD.

The Fellow position will be for one year beginning in February 2021. 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, 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 consolidate their general surgical experience and progress their laparoscopic skills.  IF not yet achieved, we would expect the position offers the opportunity to meet critieria for GESA accreditation for adult endoscopy and colonoscopy.  It involves daily supervision of two accredited and several non-accredited Registrars, and support for departmental activities.   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 regional or subspecialist practice.

The position comes with an attractive Queensland Health Remuneration Package.

Applications will not be accepted via a third party.

Enquiries welcome.

Please ring - Dr Jason Wong via Barbara Pryer – (07) 3883 7654 or email:

Please send CV and covering letter to:

Surgical Fellowship (Gold Coast)

15 June 2020

Surgical Fellowship – Surgical Oncology Breast and Endocrine
Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Melanoma Clinic is offering a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology Breast, Endocrine and Melanoma Surgery at both John Flynn Private Hospital and The Tweed Hospital for a one year period commencing January 2021.  This fellowship offers an outstanding opportunity for training in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, Endocrine and Complex Melanoma and Soft Tissue Tumour Surgery.

Applicants are expected to participate in a 1 in 3 on-call Fellows roster at Tweed Hospital sharing general surgical on-call duties with 2 other fellows in Upper GI and Colorectal. There are 10 General Surgeons at the Tweed/John Flynn Hospitals and is staffed by a full complement of Advanced Trainees in General Surgery. Expectations are that you will be involved in teaching supervising students and trainees.

Applicants should hold a FRACS; be eligible for registration with AHPRA and NSW Medical Board; have recently completed advanced training in general surgery.  You will be encouraged to participate in clinical programs, initiate research, oversee Breast Outpatient and Breast Screening Assessment Clinics, and teach medical students.

To learn more about or apply this great opportunity contact Dr Nic Crampton (07) 5504 7263 or email