Cardiothoracic Surgery Registrar, Royal Adelaide Hospital 2022

Job Ref: 802095 - Cardiothoracic Surgery Registrar, Royal Adelaide Hospital 2022

Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital                               
Salary  MDP-2  $86,635/$140,058 p.a.
Full-time temporary from 6/2/23 up to 4/2/24

The Cardiothoracic Surgical Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital is the flagship cardiothoracic surgical service for Central Adelaide, South Australia, and an iconic surgical department within the Royal Adelaide Hospital. 

Our mission statement is to provide accessible high quality & comprehensive Cardiothoracic Surgical care and to foster leading research & awareness in the service.

The unit currently performs approximately 600 open heart surgical cases per year, and 400 major thoracic cases per year with capacity to further expand surgical procedures each year. The service has maintained a stable workload, generating approximately 1500 - 1600 adult open heart surgical cases per year from its population.

The role of the Registrar will provide supervised medical services to patients, working as part of a multidisciplinary team. They will document clinical care in patient’s medical records and database records, and ensure the timely provision of discharge summaries, written opinions and requested medical reports.

Applications close: Friday 19 August 2022

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 802095

Rebecca Rostig   
+61 8 7074 1785 

Plastic Surgery Hand Fellow 2023

Plastic Surgery Hand Fellow 2023

Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide
Salary   MDP-2   $86,635/$140,058 p.a.
Full-time temporary from 12/6/23 up to 7/6/24 

You will provide a hand surgical service of the highest standard to patients of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Engaging in clinical practice as determined by the Head of Unit, you will oversee inpatient management and ensure good communication with paramedical and junior medical staff. You will attend and participate in hospital clinical meetings and carry responsibility for running the hand surgery service at the RAH with registrars, fellows and consultants. Acting as the first point of contact for the Hand Therapy Department, you will be actively involved in the teaching of registrars and residents on the unit. The new Royal Adelaide Hospital is the largest hospital in South Australia, providing world class health care and facilities. The most advanced hospital in Australia, the new RAH is the cornerstone of the reformed SA Health system - harnessing the latest in architectural design in order to create a state-of-the-art health environment for patients and positive working environments for staff.

You will have completed or nearing completion of plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist training (FRACS or equivalent), giving eligibility for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). With demonstrable interest and experience in hand surgery and clinical research, you will possess clinical skills in plastic and reconstructive surgery patient management. You will work well within a multidisciplinary setting, utilising your strong communication skills to interact effectively with a wide range of people.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
In addition to the annual salary package we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref:  801060

Applications close: Friday 5 August 2022

For further information and to apply visit and search for Job Ref: 801060

Nicholas Lam
+61 8 7074 2404


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Professor and Head of Spinal Unit

An exciting and unique new role is being offered in partnership between the University of Adelaide and Central Adelaide Local Health Network, (known as CALHN) which has both a clinical and academic focus in Orthopaedics and Trauma based in the spinal surgery unit. 

This key leadership position will see you play an important role in development of best practice models of care at the Royal Adelaide Hospital while maintaining a program of research in spinal surgery and attracting competitive research funding. You will lead a team providing high quality patient focused spinal clinical services and grow and maintain a strong culture of teaching and mentorship.  

You will work closely and collaborate with colleagues within both the Spinal Surgery Unit based at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the University of Adelaide. 

The successful candidate will be appointed to an academic position within the University of Adelaide (Associate Professor or Professor) and a clinical Head of Unit position with the Central Adelaide Local Health Network.

The exact distribution of duties and level of appointment will depend on the experience of the successful candidate. 

For further information and to apply, please visit:

Dr Christopher Dobbins
P: 08 7074 2106

Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon

 Job Ref: 797410 - Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon 

Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service, Mount Gambier, Millicent and Naracoorte

Indicative Total Remuneration: $338,911 - $439,257 - Perm F/T - MD2

You’ll provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to orthopaedic patients at the Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service.

Providing professional medical services in accordance with the standards of the Australasian College of Orthopaedic Surgeons, you will engage in clinical leadership and contribute to a multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care. This will include an active involvement in teaching Trainee Medical Officers, interns and medical students and, where appropriate, nursing and allied health staff. 

As part of your role, you will be expected to participate in clinical audit, quality, safety and clinical risk management activities, as well as participating in research and continuous medical education activities. Mount Gambier, South Australia’s second largest city, is located on the gorgeous Limestone Coast, and has all the services and facilities you would expect from metropolitan living along with all the benefits of country living.

Applications close: 19/8/2022

For further information and to apply: visit and search for Job Ref: 797410

Tracy Brown