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General Surgeon

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
The Position
Wavelength is proud to be exclusively recruiting a Staff Specialist in General Surgery for a full-time appointment. In this rewarding opportunity, you will utilise your previous experience to provide clinical care to patients as a member of the senior medical team.
The role requires sound clinical knowledge and experience in preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of patients with a broad spectrum of diseases, including those which may require nonoperative, elective, or emergency surgical treatment. The breadth and depth of this knowledge may vary by special interest category. Surgical management skills in complex decision making, competency in diagnosis, as well as treatment and management, including operative intervention, will be essential.  The following attributes will be critical to your success in the role:
•           Strong sense of ownership coupled with the desire to build your own referral base of private patients
•           Ability to partner and collaborate with the medical fraternity
•           Adaptable to a collegial and diverse multicultural environment
•           A respectful nature with the ability to influence change and improvements
You will also have the opportunity to showcase your knowledge when training junior medical staff and students and keep up the reputation of an excellent teaching hospital that has strong connections to multiple universities. You will participate in a 1:4 on a call roster.
This referral hospital has a new private hospital day surgery centre that is co-allocated to the public hospital. As such the incumbent has the opportunity to build your own private practice with all the desired support provided.
The Hospital
This position is based at a well renowned referral hospital. A large number of acute specialist services and a range of diagnostic services are available. This highly commended 116 bed hospital is a level four regional facility. Throughout this position ongoing education is actively encouraged for the skilled health professionals whose aim is providing the community with a high standard of health care and focusing on wellness. A large selection of surgical cases is covered by the department ranging from breast surgeries, thyroid and routine general surgical emergencies requiring the skills related to your speciality.

The surgical department is currently undergoing an exciting growth period. You will be joined by 2 general surgeons and a junior team consisting of one SRMO, one CMO and one Intern.
The Location
You can become a member of the ever growing population and play a part in the family friendly neighbourhood known as a little piece of Italy, in the heart of the Riverina. The multicultural surroundings have extensive vineyards and contain some of the best wineries in the region, along with the highest quality local produce to offer. With the housing selection being greatly affordable and the option of a public and a private school in the area, there is not a lot more you should desire from this highly regarded location. Based nearby some of Australia's major cities, Sydney and Melbourne are only a leisurely drive or short plane ride away. This town's central feature is the broad, attractive main street with a lively atmosphere and beautiful parklands.
Essential Criteria
Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and hold a specialist qualification in surgery. International medical graduates will be considered.
If you’re ready to take on this satisfying role, please contact Juanique on +61283539038 for a confidential discussion.

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