General Surgery Fellow (Mount Gambier)

1 February 2021

General Surgery Fellow 
Mount Gambier

General Surgery Fellow (Mount Gambier)

The General Surgical Unit of Mount Gambier Hospital (SA) has a vacancy for a 12-month Fellowship in General and Rural Surgery. Candidates are required to have FRACS, must be registered with APHRA and hold GESA accreditation.

The Department of Surgery is busy with more than 2,000 discharges annually. Mount Gambier Hospital has 110 beds and a 6-bed High Dependency Unit. The department works closely with The Queen Elizabeth and the Royal Adelaide Hospitals in Adelaide.

The Unit currently consists of four General Surgeons supported by an accredited RACS registrar, PGY 1 (1–2 per rotation) and Senior Medical Officer (PGY2+). There is a strong teaching commitment with student rotations from Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. The surgical service has a significant interest in all aspects of general surgery with research opportunities in colorectal cancer surgery, emergency surgery as well as endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery.

The Fellow will have full Consultant support and is expected to participate in a 1:4 on-call roster.

Salary is in excess of $300,000 annually with a generous loading upon completion of the full fellowship rotation (12 months).

For further information contact:

Professor Guy Maddern

8222 6756