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Surgery

Overview

With surgical advancements taking place all around the world, the number of people opting for or needing emergency surgery is increasing year on year.

Wavelength has established trusted relationships with both public and private hospitals across Australia and New Zealand, often working on an exclusive basis to source in-demand doctors from all surgical specialties.

Not only is the number of surgical procedures increasing across Australia and New Zealand in metropolitan areas, but we are also seeing an increase in operations in regional and remote areas.  This is due to an increase in patient demand but also improvements in hospital facilities.

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Positions within these hospitals are appealing to general surgeons who are looking for interesting work opportunities but also a better quality of life for themselves and their families.

While most of our roles are for general surgery, orthopaedic surgery and otolaryngology head and neck surgery (ENT), we also receive requests within the subspecialties of neurosurgery, urology and vascular surgery. We currently have an increase in demand for locum surgeons in particular in ENT, orthopaedics, neurology and plastic surgery.

Locum general surgeons and those with subspecialties can expect to earn from $1,800 - $3,000 per day and orthopaedic surgeons from $2,000 - $2,500 per day.

The earning potential of permanent general surgeons and those with subspecialties range from $270,000 to $400,000 per year. Junior and middle grade surgeons can expect to earn between $85,000 to $150,000 per year.

From 1 July 2014, specialist international medical graduates (IMGs) who wish to practice surgery in Australia must apply directly to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) for an assessment of their comparability to an Australian trained specialist in the specialty rather than via the Australian Medical Council.


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“The opportunities that Wavelength give you, I would say have been a crucial part of my formation as a surgeon. They provide opportunities that suit every stage of someone's professional career. What I have right now is everything I always wanted when I was training. ”

Dr Manish Gupta

Orthopaedic Surgeon

“Nicole has been most helpful in arranging my surgical locums over the last 2 years or so. I find Nicole extremely polite, pleasant, understanding and efficient. She is extremely committed to her work and in obtaining the best outcomes for everyone. She is indeed a great asset to Wavelength.”

Dr David Freedman

Surgeon

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ENT Kingpin for Rockhampton Region

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
QLD
Salary Range
attractive salary package

Contribute to a very well established private practice

  • Lucrative private practice opportunity
  • Broad range of ENT surgeries
  • Full practice support from the private hospital

Staff Specialist Surgeon

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
QLD
Salary Range
attractive salary package

Make a real difference in this outback community

  • Enjoy a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Work in a soon to be state-of-the art facility
  • Relish in the history of this thriving outback town

Staff Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
VIC
Salary Range
attractive salary package

Take on this rewarding role, working in a private hospital with impressive surroundings

  • Private hospital equipped with three operating theatres
  • Enjoy endless sunshine, great food and wine
  • Situated by the impressive Murray River

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NZ - South Island
Salary Range
depending on experience

An opportunity to have the elusive work life balance, this role can be full time, part time or a mix public and private work.

  • Excellent department set up
  • Very affordable location that allows an enviable lifestyle
  • Stunning scenery and easily accessible to major towns

Staff Specialist Vascular Surgeon

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
QLD

Vascular Surgeon opportunity set against a tropical background.

  • Full range of vascular surgical cases
  • Teaching Hospital
  • Enviable lifestyle in a tropical location

General Surgeon

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NSW
Salary Range
attractive salary package

Full scope of general surgery with the opportunity to participate in teaching

  • Beautiful country town with a growing population
  • Work in a well renowned 116 bed hospital
  • Join a supportive and welcoming team

High-salary potential for a Private Specialist Colo Rectal Surgeon in Melbourne

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
VIC

This is an exciting job in a well established private practice with a great lifestyle on offer.

  • FRACS essential
  • Private practice with modern facilities
  • Flexible hours, great work/life balance

Consultant General Surgeon

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
VIC
Salary Range
negotiable

Fantastic opportunity to progress your career and start a new adventure

  • Laid-back country town close to scenic drives
  • Provide high quality assessment and care to inpatients and outpatients
  • Excellent employee benefits, salary and remuneration package

Visiting Medical Officer – Orthopaedic Surgery, Trauma

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NSW
Salary Range
competitive

Surround yourself with miles of unspoiled beaches and panoramic views

  • Hospital undergoing 1 million dollar enhancement
  • Metropolitan coastal location
  • Major referral and teaching hospital with 500+ beds

Visiting Medical Officer General Surgery

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NSW
Salary Range
competitive

Find the perfect work life balance with this fantastic opportunty

  • Lucrative opportunity with a supportive hospital
  • Stunning location along the coast of NSW
  • 64 bed acute public hospital

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