Consultant Surgeon (Goldfields)

WA country health service logo31 March 2021

Consultant Surgeon - General Surgery

Consultant Surgeon - General Surgery
Position number: 00601558

An exciting opportunity exists for a Consultant Surgeon – General Surgery for our growing, expanding surgery department, committed to the vision of WA Country Health Service which is safe surgery close to home. In this role you will be involved in surgical outreach to communities in the Goldfields region. You will provide a high standard of surgical care to Surgical patients in Kalgoorlie Health Campus. You will also provide administrative leadership in combination with other Surgeons and with the Clinical Nurse Specialist of Surgery, as well as participate in programs to ensure safety and quality of surgical services including audit, incident review and clinical practice Improvement projects. The successful candidate will also take responsibility for policy development and review and provides training, supervision and education for trainee Medical Officers.

Suitable candidates must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA), hold a fellowship with the Royal Australian College of Surgeons or equivalent and a member of the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA) for upper and lower endoscopies.

Remuneration: MP Year 1-9 $354,487 - $451,677 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and applicable allowances). Rates as at October 2018. As per the WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016.

This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for 5 years with possibility of extension(s)

Goldfields Health Profile:

For more information about the position, including how to apply go to: 00601558 - Consultant Surgeon - General Surger

Closing Date: Applications must be lodged online by 4pm (WST) 27/04/2021. Any submissions after 4:00pm will not be accepted.

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Dr Sabu Thomas on 0459 246 663.

Consultant Surgeon (Broome)

3 February 2021

Consultant Surgeon

WA Country Health Service
Consultant Surgeon – General Surgery
Broome (Kimberley Region)

This is a Fixed Term, full time appointment for 1-5 years, with the possibility of extension(s).

An exciting opportunity exists for a skilled and enthusiastic general surgeon with FRACS or equivalent to join the clinical team in the Kimberley, based at Broome Hospital.  Broome is famous for its beach lifestyle and is recognised as a tropical tourist destination of choice.  It has excellent schooling and housing choices.

The picturesque Kimberley region of Western Australia covers an area of 423,517 km2 and is home to 50,113 people. The majority of residents live in Broome and the towns of Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, Kununurra and Wyndham. With a significant Aboriginal population, this position provides an opportunity for surgeons interested in making a difference in Indigenous Health.

Broome Hospital is a 60 bed inpatient facility and the largest hospital in the Kimberley region.  Case mix, including acuity and activity is highly varied, with 25 000 presentations per year to the Emergency Department.   The Consultant Surgeon will be a vital member of the surgical team, which includes a second Consultant Surgeon, a Service Registrar, Resident Medical Officer and Intern. This is a teaching position and highly valued by the Postgraduate Medical Council of WA for the case mix exposure and experience gained by Doctors in Training in their surgical term.   A shared on call commitment is expected of the successful applicant, along with short periods of outreach within the region, on a regular basis.

Remuneration:  MP Year 1-6 $479,701 - $570,532 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance) plus additional allowances as outlined in the award where appropriate

Enquiries encouraged:   We encourage you to contact Lisa Zahl on 08 9195 2483.

To apply