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Australia

All regions

Clinical Director of Clinical Trials Network Australia & New Zealand

ACT

No listing

New South Wales

Orthopaedic Surgeon (Tamworth)
Visiting Medical Officer Plastic Surgery (Illawarra Shoalhaven)
Visiting Medical Officer in Vascular Surgery (Central Coast)
Visiting Medical Officer Vascular Surgeon (Wagga Wagga)

Northern Territory

Trauma Fellow (Darwin)
Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon (Darwin)

Queensland

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon) (Cairns)
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Surgeon) (Bundaberg)
Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedics Surgeon) (Cairns)
Clinical Director (Surgery) (Mount Isa)

South Australia

No listing

Tasmania

Visiting Medical Specialist - Orthopaedic Surgeon (Tasmania)

Victoria

ENT Surgeon (Warrnambool)
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon (Windsor)
Melanoma Higher Degree Student (Melbourne)
Upper GI PhD Student (Melbourne)
VMO General Surgeon (Warrnambool)

Western Australia

Fellow Paediatric Surgery (Perth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Albany)

New Zealand

Urologist (Hawke's Bay)
ENT Surgeon (Invercargill)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon (Hawke's Bay)
Locum Consultant Urologist (Hamilton)
Plastic Surgeon (Wellington)
ENT Surgeon (Invercargill)
General Surgeon (Whanganui)

International

No listing


23 February 2018

Fellow Paediatric Surgery
Perth

Position Profile: successful applicants are expected to act in a Senior Registrar role and share clinical duties with trainees and junior registrars in Paediatric Surgery at PMH.

Area Profile:

  • Perth Children's Hospital (PCH) is currently under construction, will open in 2018 and replace Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH). Should the project be delayed, you may be required to work at PMH until PCH opens.
  • The 298-bed hospital will provide tertiary-level and key secondary level health services

Contact Person : Dr Japinder Khosa 08 9340 7448/ Japinder.khosa@health.wa.gov.au

Application Instructions: Applicants must apply online via the MedJobsWA . Applicants must have a current, valid email address to apply online and will be used for communication with applicants.

For selection, documents required are:

  1. Detailed curriculum vitae (no more than 4 A4 pages) including the names and contact details of 2 x referees and include a summary of your experience in the context of the advertised vacancy.
  2. Answers to questions addressing the selection criteria are a requirement for assessment against the criteria, considered by the panel.

Documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process. Multiple applications will not be considered in their entirety, and, if uploaded, the last document to be uploaded will be the only document accepted and considered.

Applicants must ensure applications are received in full using the methods outlined in the applicant information package prior to the closing date and time (emailed applications will not be accepted).

Applications received afyter the closing date and time will not be accepted.

This vacancy is subject to a Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please log on to: http://www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au/default.htm

Closing Date: 4:00pm (WST) Friday 21st March, 2018


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21 February 2018

Urologist
Hawke's Bay

We are seeking a new Urologist to join our team. This is position is part-time up to 0.75FTE.

You will work with the other three specialists in the Department to provide clinical services that include outpatient and inpatient management of people requiring specialist urology care as well as giving phone advice to GP's and other medical colleagues.

A specialist interest in urological oncology including laparoscopy is required.

Hawke's Bay Hospital is a 400 bed hospital providing acute and elective care for the Hawke's Bay region.

You won't find this opportunity just anywhere. Take a look at Hawke's Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke's Bay! It is a great place to bring up children with a number of excellent schools and modern amenities. Click here for more info!

Applications for the above position are invited from Registered Medical Practitioners who have advanced training in Urology, Fellow of the RACS and are eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Leanne Shaw; e-mail; Leanne.shaw@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz

For a copy of the Position Profile please click here


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23 Febriary 2018

Orthopaedic SurgeonHunter New England Health NSW
Tamworth

We are seeking the right applicant to fit our dynamic service. You will be a natural clinical leader, surgical educator and skilled communicator, engaged in building our service by developing effective relationships and valuing the contributions of all the team. You must be able to work independently and are expected to reside in the local community.

What this role offers you?

  • Come and join a welcoming team of 4 experienced Orthopaedic Surgeons; be well supported by 4 Registrars and 2 JMO's; and be led by an experienced Clinical Director that is reshaping the service.
  • Broad scope of practice with a great mix of general orthopaedics; with the possibility of sub-specialty practice (particularly upper extremity) and management of a wide variety of regional trauma.
  • Work in a close-knit department which encourages collaboration and collegiate relationships across the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Become involved in the department's already vigorous education program, with protected teaching time, active research projects, audit program and journal clubs.
  • Tamworth Hospital is a Referral Hospital providing services to the North-West area of NSW.
  • Our recently opened $220 million acute services redevelopment; equipped with 348 treatment spaces; an 8 theatre operating complex (5 in current operation) and a recently opened outpatient clinic centre.
  • Tamworth has a locally based helicopter retrieval service covering the North-Western region of NSW servicing a population of 175,000.
  • Tamworth, with a population of 60,000 is a modern progressive family friendly city offering a broad range of experiences and lifestyle options.

Come and listen to Dr David Healey, Clinical Director Orthopaedics discuss the opportunities that making the move to Tamworth can provide! Video link: https://youtu.be/m1YvAxZOTUg

Interested and want to know more? Please contact Dr David Healey, Ph. 0458 769 627 or Maree Sheaves, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant Ph. (02) 6767 7780 maree.sheaves@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


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21 February 2018

Visiting Medical Officer Plastic SurgeryIllawarra Shoalhaven Local Health Network
Illawarra Shoalhaven

Casual
Enquiries: Yvonne Becarevic, Ph.: (02) 4255 1338
Ref.No.: 429581
Closing Date: 18 March 2018

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) is located on the beautiful east coast of Australia between the Illawarra escarpment and the sea. This area spans 250km of pristine coastline as well as gorgeous bush landscape and rainforest regions. ISLHD has a direct link to the University of Wollongong who are leaders in many areas of research. The area also boasts an excellent public transport system, great public and private schools as well as vibrant shopping and entertainment within the region.

An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated surgeon with a particular interest in maxillofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The Plastic Surgery Department provides specialist plastic and reconstructive surgery care to the local community.

To be considered for this position please submit your application online at: https://nswhealth.erecruit.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?Id=429581


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21 February 2018

ENT Surgeon
Invercargill

Fixed term, full-time

We're looking for an experienced Otolaryngologist for 6 months to a year in a generalist position with an on-call responsibilities. As sole ENT practitioner at Southland Hospital, you'll gain support from the Dunedin clinical leader and colleagues, who undertake clinics at Southland Hospital. You'll see the full range of patients, performing a variety of procedures such as endoscopic sinus surgery, middle ear surgery, facial skin cancer surgery and paediatric ENT procedures. All major head and neck surgery is carried out at Dunedin Hospital.

Southland Hospital provides modern and easily accessible facilities for staff and patients. As the base hospital for a wide geographical area, it creates enormous scope for variety in the work. Southland offers two of New Zealand's national parks offering opportunities for tramping, fishing and a wide range of outdoor pursuits, four ski fields within easy driving distance.

You'll need to have completed your specialist training giving you eligibility for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Closing date: Tuesday 13 March 2018.

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor - Senior Medical Officers, phone +64 3 470 9604 or email: milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz

Please apply via our website: https://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/view-vacancy/?jobCategory=&job_id=8360


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21 February 2018

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon)
Cairns

Surgery Department, ICU, Women's and Perioperative Services, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $412 210 p.a., comprising salary between $199 554 - $216 865 p.a. (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $376 957 p.a., comprising salary between $171 044 - $198 678 p.a. (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), motor vehicle allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a. and private practice arrangements. (Permanent Full Time. Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties / Abilities:

To assist in the provision of high quality services to patients requiring Ear, Nose and Throat services and assist the Hospital and Health Service Clinical Director of Surgery with provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable Ear, Nose and Throat service at the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service and the Cape and Torres Strait Health Service.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B.

Further information: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence

Enquiries: Louise Pendenza 07 4226 6889
Job Ad Reference: CA268970
Application Kit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CA268970
Closing Date: Monday, 2 April 2018


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21 February 2018

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Surgeon)
Bundaberg

Department of Surgery, Bundaberg Hospital, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $392,483 p.a., comprising salary between $148,091 - $216,865 p.a. (L13-L27), motor vehicle allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover and private practice arrangements. Overtime and on-call allowances will be negotiated with the successful applicant upon appointment. Superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) will be applied additionally to the total remuneration value. (Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties / Abilities: The role of the Senior Doctor is to provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to directly or indirectly benefit the patients/clients of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service and encompasses all the roles described in the CanMEDs framework. This includes research as well as teaching the health professionals of the future.

In addition to the key responsibilities, the role of the Senior Medical Officer is to provide such services as may be reasonably directed from time to time by the Professional or Operational Manager.

Enquiries: Dr Bee Kiat Ang (07) 4150 2369
Job Ad Reference: H1802WB267669
Application Kit: (07) 4150 2066 or www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au
Closing Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018


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16 February 2018

Consultant Orthopaedic SurgeonWA Country Health Service
Albany

Full-time (40 hours per week), Fixed term (5 years)

WA Country Health Service, Great Southern region is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced surgeon with FRACS (Orthopaedics) or equivalent to be based in Albany.

Having undergone a transformation in 2013, Albany Health Campus is now a state-of-the-art facility with 134 beds and the latest technology and IT applications. This contemporary and innovative hospital services a population of approximately 59,000 and supports the region's smaller hospitals to provide residents with health services closer to home. The hospital has general and specialised services for a diverse case-mix, along with highly motivated medical staff.

The successful applicant will work within their defined scope of practice to perform clinical duties including; onsite consultation, emergency services, outpatient clinics, operations and procedures. The Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon will provide clinical oversight, support and advice to medical practitioners in the region regarding orthopaedic patients and participate in programs to ensure safety and quality of orthopaedic services including audit, incident review and clinical practice improvement projects.

Albany really is Western Australia's best kept secret. It has a Mediterranean climate and offers pristine beaches, a rugged scenic coastline, wineries, a vibrant restaurant/cafe and arts scene and a choice of primary and secondary schools.

Applications must be received online via https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=216529

For further job related information please contact the Regional Medical Director for WACHS Great Southern Dr Anju Mahesh Reddy on 08 9892 2682 or email WACHSDoctors@health.wa.gov.au

Closing date 26 March 2018


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16 February 2018

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Hawke's Bay

There is an exciting opportunity for a new Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon to join Hawke's Bay District Health Board. This is a 0.75 FTE / 30 hours per week position.

The Region:
Hawke's Bay is famous for its wine, food, cultural events and outdoor recreational activities. It is a great place to bring up children. See http://www.hawkesbaynz.com

The Hospital:
It is a 400 bed accredited public facility providing acute and elective care for a region of over 162,000 people.

The Job:
The Service provides head and neck oncology (including skin cancer), trauma, congenital facial deformity correction and dentoalveolar surgical services for Hawkes Bay.

The successful applicant must be registrable as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with the Medical and Dental Councils of New Zealand and practice a broad range of oral and maxillofacial procedures, including head, neck and skin cancers, cranio maxillofacial surgery and ideally with subspecialty training.

For further information please contact: Derek Goodisson, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon; Email; Derek.Goodisson@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz, mobile +64 27 2343472

The Values of the Hawke's Bay health sector are: He kauanuanu - Respect Akina - Improvement Raranga te tira - Teamwork Tauwhiro - Care


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16 February 2018

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Orthopaedics Surgeon)
Cairns

Orthopaedics Department, ICU, Women's and Perioperative Services, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. Remuneration value up to $412 210 p.a. (F/T), comprising salary between $199 554 - $216 865 p.a. (F/T) or $98.00 - $103.90 p.h. (P/T) (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $376 957 p.a. (F/T), comprising salary between $171 044 - $198 678 p.a. (F/T) or $81.95 - $95.19 p.h. (P/T) (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), communications package, professional development allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Several Permanent Full Time and Part Time positions are available, hours negotiable. Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties / Abilities:

The primary function of the position is to assist the Director of Orthopaedics in the provision of an effective, efficient and equitable orthopaedic service at Cairns Hospital.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs): Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough) and Hepatitis B.

Further information: https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence
Enquiries: Louise Pendenza 07 4226 6889
Job Ad Reference: CA268364
Application Kit: https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CA268364
Closing Date: Wednesday, 28 March 2018


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15 February 2018

ENT Surgeon
Warrnambool

Maximise your earning potential and get the relaxed lifestyle you deserve.

Join Dr Bridget Clancy at a newly re-developed Hospital in a picturesque coastal location.

Wavelength is proud to be working with South West Healthcare and St John of God on an exciting appointment for an experienced and dedicated ENT Surgeon in regional South West Victoria.

On offer is the opportunity to work across both public and private settings as one of two full-time ENT Surgeons for the region.

  • Choose a generous salary package or charge fee for service
  • Walk into a well-established private practice with no up-front expenses
  • Receive a negotiated relocation assistance
  • Enjoy an enviable lifestyle in this "City by the Sea"

This position offers everything from lifestyle to an opportunity to build a very lucrative private practice in one of the most beautiful parts of Australia.

If you are eligible for registration with AHPRA, hold a specialist qualification in ENT surgery, and want to pursue your passion for Otolaryngology whilst maintaining a healthy work-life balance, please get in touch today.

Register your interest and receive your FREE comprehensive brochure outlining the significant professional and lifestyle benefits, this exciting opportunity has to offer.

https://wave.com.au/ENT-SURGEON-VICTORIA


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15 February 2018

Trauma FellowNcctrc
Darwin

National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre, Royal Darwin Hospital

1.0 FTE

The position is for a suitably qualified candidate until the end of 2018, and is based at Royal Darwin Hospital, one of the NT's major teaching hospitals. RDH has 370 beds and receives referrals from the entire Northern Territory as well as northern Western Australia and South-East Asia. Working in Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia. RDH has a busy emergency department with many acute presentations, including a high burden of trauma. There is a full range of surgical specialties, a comprehensive cancer service as well as an integrated Burns Unit.

This position is funded by the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC) and involves Emergency and Elective Surgical work within the Department of General Surgery, as well as management of Trauma patients and participation in Trauma education, Research, and Disaster Response.

This position would be of interest to those interested in rural surgery, or working as a surgeon in remote environments such as humanitarian or military situations. For further information about the position please contact Dr Jodie-Kate Williams, Director of Trauma: JodieK.Williams@nt.gov.au 08 8922 6926


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13 February 2018

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Windsor

Windsor Private Hospital is a fully accredited, boutique private hospital situated in the inner Melbourne suburb of Windsor (Victoria). A recent refurbishment has provided us with 2 new digital operating theatres. We currently support 5 Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons with a case mix including breast surgery, aesthetic surgery, hand surgery and skin cancer surgery.

There is an excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified (FRACS) Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon to work within Windsor Private Hospital and the adjoining busy Plastic Surgery Practice on a sessional basis. Full nursing, administrative and marketing support will be provided by our experienced staff.

In addition to a high level of surgical skill the successful applicant will have an engaging personality and an aptitude for Aesthetic Surgery.

For those surgeons who have not acquired the relevant skill level, a Fellowship is also available. For further information about this position, please contact Tracy Cameron on 03 9520-9520 or email ceo@windsorprivate.com.au


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12 February 2018

Visiting Medical Officer in Vascular SurgeryNSW Central Coast Local Health District
Central Coast

Reference Number: 17203 - Sessional

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Department of Vascular Surgery, Gosford and Wyong Hospitals, Central Coast Local Health District CCLHD.

Applicants should be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and / or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Visiting Medical Officer Determination.

Central Coast is comprised of the twin areas of Gosford and Wyong, positioned between Sydney and Newcastle, which are collectively expected to grow from the current approximate 300,000 to 450,000 population before 2030. The Local Health District has strong connections with both Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Newcastle.

Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Visiting Medical Officer Determination.

To formally apply for this position you must apply via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=d8e0187f-ccad-44a2-bad4-215105625082 and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions. If you experience difficulties applying please contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 4320 3009.

The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.

For enquiries about the position please contact Dr William Meldrum-Hanna, Clinical Director of Anaesthesia, Surgery and ICU, phone (02) 4320 2051 or email CCLHD-MWEUSMW@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications will not be accepted via agencies.

Closing date: 4 March 2018


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12 February 2018

Locum Consultant Urologist
Hamilton

The Urology Group New Zealand, are looking to recruit a locum consultant urologist to work in Waikato Public Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand.

You must have FRACS or the equivalent. 

The position is available from June 2018.

The duration of the position is from 3 - 12 months. Relocation assistance will be offered for any duration of 6 months or more. We will assist with the process of registration and accreditation to work in New Zealand.

The role comprises:
Provision of specialist inpatient and outpatient urology services, including regular clinics and operating lists, and care of ward patients.

Participation in the emergency on-call roster 1:5, including the provision of emergency surgery when required. Assistance with the training and supervision of junior doctors when required. Participation in weekly CME meetings.

The position offers a unique opportunity to work in a leading tertiary hospital with excellent facilities, whilst having unlimited access to some of New Zealand's best outdoor attractions. World-class surfing, mountain biking and skiing are on your doorstep.

To enquire about the position or find out more, please contact: Dr Adam Davies by email at: ajwdavies@hotmail.com or phone +64 21 588 042


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5 February 2018

Clinical Director (Surgery)
Mount Isa

Surgical Services, North West Hospital and Health Service, Mount Isa Hospital

An exciting opportunity is currently available for a Clinical Director to join our team of dedicated professionals making a real difference in rural and remote healthcare. If you are looking for the next career challenge and the opportunity to demonstrate your clinical leadership and expertise in the surgical field, then this is the role for you. Great work-life balance and a generous remuneration package are just two of the many benefits on offer.

Surgical Services at the Mount Isa Hospital is staffed by a Director of Surgery and a Staff Specialist Surgeon (General Surgeon, to be appointed), Visiting Ophthalmic Surgeon, Principal House Officer, and two Junior Medical Officer. The Surgical Ward has 15 beds and a Day Surgery Unit (potentially of up to 10 beds). Surgical patients may also be accommodated in the 5-bed High Dependency Unit. Surgical consultative services are provided to the 24-bed Medical Ward and 18-bed Maternity Unit. Most referrals for admission arise from acute presentations to the Emergency Department, however on occasion patients may also be admitted from Surgical or specialist outreach Outpatient Clinics or are referred from a peripheral facility. Mount Isa Hospital has 2 operating theatres and over 140 operations are performed each month, of which approximately a third are acute.

Informal enquiries are welcome, please phone: Jessica Talbot on (07) 4744 4882 or email NWHHSMedicalWorkforceUnit@health.qld.gov.au

Closing date for applications: Monday, 19 March 2018

For further information or to submit an online application: www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Job Ad Reference: MI267256


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10 January 2018

Plastic Surgeon
Wellington

Fixed term full time positon starting March 2018 (start date neg)

Everyone knows that Wellington is all about the three Cs - capital, culture and coffee, but not many people are aware that there's an amazing city within this famous little capital. With great sports facilities, arts and culture, popular shopping and fast public transport to Wellington's CBD, around 100,000 people are delighted to call Lower Hutt City home. Nestled between two mountain ranges, and with a beautiful river running through it, this city is a truly exceptional place to be.

We are looking for a specialist with general skills and sub specialty experience in breast surgery and/or head and neck surgery but plastic surgeons with a broader general scope would be considered. You would also be part of a developing skin cancer service. The Plastic Surgery Unit provides regional services to Capital & Coast, Wairarapa, Mid Central, Hawke's Bay, Nelson/Marlborough and Whanganui DHBs, serving a population of 1 million people.

Applicants must be registered or be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and preferably have a minimum of 2 years experience post FRACS or equivalent in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

If there's more you'd like to know about this opportunity please contact Tamzyn Luafalealo, Tamzyn.luafalealo@huttvalleydhb.org.nz

If you are Plastic Surgeon and you like the thought of joining a health service in an exceptional city-within-a-city, please complete our online Hutt Valley DHB application form through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz

Closing date: 31 March 2018


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10 January 2018

Clinical Director of Clinical Trials Network Australia & New Zealand

Salary: Remuneration will be at the appropriate senior specialist level (pro rata).

Employment Status: 0.2 FTE

RACS has recently endorsed the establishment of the Clinical Trials Network Australia & New Zealand (CTANZ). It is modelled on the UK-Clinical Trials Network where surgical trainees will lead the studies, and contribute to the design, data collection and analysis with the support of Surgical Specialty Leads (SSLs) in each specialty.

Applications are now invited for the position of Clinical Director, CTANZ.

The Clinical Director will be actively involved in the development and leadership of the bi-national surgical specialty specific networks of surgical trainees to conduct multi-centre cohort studies and randomised controlled surgical trials.

The Clinical Director will work closely with surgical specialty boards, RACSTA, heads of Surgical Trial Centres and the UK-Clinical Trials Network.

The scope of this position includes identifying key research areas requiring randomised controlled trials; contributing to and developing research training programs, specifically those involved in the prosecution of clinical trials through CTANZ.

It is expected that the Clinical Director will continually promote and profile CTANZ within and external to RACS, and explore various fundraising avenues for the expressed purpose of supporting and sustaining CTANZ activities.

A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and excellent organisational and time management skills are required, as are superior verbal and written communication skills.

For more information please contact: Professor John Windsor at ctanz@surgeons.org or Dr Tamsin Garrod at Tamsin.garrod@surgeons.org or phone RACS +61 8 8219 0900.

Closing date: Wednesday 28th February 2018


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19 December 2017

ENT Surgeonsouthern-dhb
Invercargill

Permanent, full time

As an experienced Consultant ENT Surgeon you will join us at Southland Hospital, the base hospital for a wide geographical area, where you will have a varied workload but enjoy the slower paced life and relaxed surroundings of Invercargill.

This is a generalist position where you will see the full range of patients in this role and perform a variety of procedures such as endoscopic sinus surgery, middle ear surgery, facial skin cancer surgery and paediatric ENT procedures, all major head & neck surgery is currently carried out at Dunedin Hospital

Located in the lower South Island, Southland offers a wide range of recreational activities. Invercargill is a modern city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city also has superb facilities such as the brand new indoor velodrome and sporting complex, excellent schools and an enterprising, innovative tertiary education provider, where free fees exist.

You must have completed your specialist training to make you eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. An attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance. However you unwind do it here.

https://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/view-vacancy/?jobCategory=&job_id=8190


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18 December 2017

Melanoma Higher Degree StudentPetermaccc
Melbourne

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open within the Division of Cancer Surgery Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne.

Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world.

We aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.

The Division of Cancer Surgery is offering a combined higher degree in clinical research or translational tumour immunology and a clinical fellowship in melanoma. Successful candidates will be funded for the first year of their higher degree studies allowing them to apply for competitive research grants. The clinical fellowship (melanoma) would normally be undertaken at the completion of research studies.

Application, including a covering letter, CV and contact details for 2 referees can be sent to Professor Michael A Henderson Michael.henderson@petermac.org or Dr David Gyorki David.Gyorki@petermac.org


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18 December 2017

Upper GI PhD StudentPetermaccc
Melbourne

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open within the Division of Cancer Surgery Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne.

Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world.

We aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.

Guaranteed 3-year funded scholarship for PhD candidature (the Alan and Kate Gibson Foundation Research Fellowship)

Applications are welcomed from clinicians wanting to undertake PhD studies in Barrett's oesophagus/oesophageal cancer research. The successful applicant will be provided with a $70,000p.a. stipend for 3 years plus consumable support for his/her research endeavour.

The PhD candidature will be supervised by Prof Wayne Phillips and Mr Cuong Duong within the Cancer Biology and Surgical Oncology (Phillips) Laboratory.

The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to be involved in MDT patient management discussion and exposure to minimally invasive and robotic-assisted upper GI surgery.

Application, including a covering letter, CV and contact details for 2 referees can be sent to Mr Cuong Duong, upper GI surgeon (cuong.duong@petermac.org) or Prof Wayne Phillips (wayne.phillips@petermac.org)


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12 December 2018

General SurgeonWhanganui
Whanganui

VACANCY NUMBER: 01-5009-17

Applications close: Open | 12 Month Fixed term, full time (40 hours per week)

The Whanganui District Health Board General Surgery Department is seeking applications for a General Surgeon to be based at Whanganui Hospital in the city of Whanganui. We are looking for a suitably qualified enthusiastic vocationally registered General Surgeon, to take up a 12 month fixed term full time position to commence within the next three months.

Vocational registration with the Medical Council of NZ is essential. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and demonstrate a strong commitment to a multi-disciplinary team working environment, interfacing with colleagues in other medical specialties.

This role will allow you to thrive professionally in providing your expertise to an urban population of 43,000 people complimented by a rural population of 30,000 people covering the Rangitikei, Whanganui and South Taranaki areas.

Whanganui offers easily accessible mountains for skiing, mountain biking or tramping, lakes for fishing and boating, as well as beaches for surfing and quiet walks. Whanganui also boasts an exciting arts community and facilities, a mix of local and travelling music talent, educational and sporting opportunities for all ages, historical buildings and culture. Whanganui is located two-and-half hours drive from our capital city, Wellington. Whatever your interests, Whanganui can offer the best of both worlds - the perfect work opportunity, and a lifestyle to match.

For more information please visit www.wdhb.org.nz or contact the Senior Medical Officer Recruitment Advisor

Medical Advisor - SMO Recruitment | Whanganui District Health Board Private Bag 3003, Whanganui, New Zealand Email anita.roberts@wdhb.org.nz | Phone +64 6 348 1248 | Mobile +64 21 909 756


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12 December 2018

VMO General SurgeonSouth West Healthcare
Warrnambool

This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified specialist General Surgeon to establish a mixed public practice (at South West Healthcare, currently remunerated on a fee-for-service basis) and private practice (at St John of God Warrnambool Hospital) servicing the city of Warrnambool and the surrounding region.

South West Healthcare, Warrnambool Hospital Campus, has 192 inpatient beds and is the major specialist referral centre for southwest Victoria, providing a comprehensive range of specialist services. The Warrnambool campus treats in excess of 15,000 inpatients and 25,000 Emergency Department patients per annum, is a designated Regional Trauma Service and has a 6 bed Critical Care Unit. The Camperdown Campus has 24 beds and is ideal for performing low risk procedures.

South West Healthcare hosts Deakin University's School of Medicine's Warrnambool Clinical School. An appointment to Deakin University's School of Medicine may be available to a suitable applicant.

South West Healthcare employs one Accredited Surgical Registrar who is supported by two unaccredited Registrars and Interns.

St John of God Hospital Warrnambool is a 73-bed private hospital providing surgical, medical and rehabilitation care to patients requiring specialist treatment and admission. Being the only private hospital situated in south-western Victoria it offers services reaching into rural Victoria and South Australia.

A primary medical degree fully registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), the qualification of FRACS or equivalent, and appropriate experience are essential for this position.

Enquiries regarding this appointment may be directed to Assoc Prof Alastair Mah (Locum Director of Medical Services) on (03) 5563 1414, email apmah@swh.net.au or Mr Brendan Mooney (Director of General Surgery) on (03) 5563 1666, email bmmooney@bigpond.net.au

For the full advertisement please visit our website www.southwesthealthcare.com.au under Careers.

Warrnambool Base Hospital
Ryaot Street Warrnambool 3280
www.southwesthealthcare.com.au


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11 December 2017

Visiting Medical Specialist - Orthopaedic Surgeon
Tasmania

The Tasmanian Health Service - North West are seeking a motivated and experienced Visiting Medical Specialist - Orthopaedic Surgeon who will work as part of the Orthopaedic team across the North West region. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the THS - North West has major sites located approximately 50km apart. The position is predominately general orthopaedics however interest in foot and ankle orthopaedics would be highly regarded. Also an interest in research would be advantageous.

The right applicant will play a key role in developing health care at both patient and system levels. The successful candidate will provide specialist diagnosis, treatment and care for public patients. They will provide a consultative service in Orthopaedics to other disciplines and to both hospitals within the THS - North West. The THS - North West offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School.

Link to additional information: http://careers.jobs.tas.gov.au/cw/en/job/996909/visiting-medical-specialist-orthopaedic-surgeon-515383
Closing date for applications: 28 February 2018
Contact details: Donna Stubbs
THS - North West Region
Medical Workforce Unit
PO Box 21 Latrobe, TAS 7307
Phone 0364785283 or email donna.harris@ths.tas.gov.au


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29 November 2017

Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Darwin

Royal Darwin Hospital, Top End Health Service

1.0 FTE

The Royal Darwin Hospital is the major teaching hospital with 370 beds 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. The hospital is integrated with the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre (NCCTRC)

Darwin offers a unique experience with complex pathology not seen elsewhere in Australia.

RDH has a busy emergency department with many acute presentations, including a high burden of trauma. There is a full range of surgical specialties apart from cardiac surgery, (Neurosurgery commenced March 2017); a comprehensive cancer service, with many head and neck cancer cases doing combined work with the Plastics Unit, as well as some complex ortho-plastics caseload. The Burns unit is run through General Surgery, but welcomes input from Plastic Surgery.

RDH currently has a service comprising two Plastic Consultants, a Fellow and two unaccredited Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery trainees, supported by a Resident medical officer. We are seeking to expand this service with the appointment of:

A third Consultant Surgeon. This position will initially be 1.0 FTE appointment (38 hrs per week), with shared on-call roster and opportunities to develop private practice. The appointee should have FRACS.

For further information about the position please contact Dr Brian Spain (Co-Director of Surgery and Critical Care) brian.spain@nt.gov.au 08 89228505 or Gayle Eccles on 08 89228249 or email SCCadmin.DOH@nt.gov.au


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