Find the perfect Surgery job to suit your career and lifestyle
Join our network to advance your career in Surgery with access to the most rewarding locum Surgery jobs and permanent Surgeon jobs across both the public and private sectors in Australia and New Zealand.
With the number of surgical procedures on the rise, our Surgery recruitment team can help you secure a wide variety of locum and permanent Surgeon jobs across all seniorities and subspecialties of Surgery in metropolitan, regional and remote areas.
Our dedicated Surgery recruitment team will go above and beyond to find you the perfect Surgery job in a location and hospital ideally suited to your career goals and lifestyle. Decide what contract works for you – full-time, part-time or flexible working hours. PGY3+ doctors can also benefit from locum Surgery jobs at Registrar level to gain experience and exposure to theatre, helping with acceptance to SET programs.
We have surgical locum jobs at all levels from RMO (Resident), Registrar and Consultant level ranging from a weekend to a few months. The majority of locum Surgery jobs are in General Surgery, but there is a steady need in the surgical subspecialties of Orthopaedic, Urology, ENT, Vascular, Neurosurgery and Plastics.
Register today and our experienced Surgery team will be in touch to find out how we can help you take the next step in your career as a Surgeon.
What is the average Surgery job salary?
Doctors working in Surgery in Australia can expect to earn the following for locum and permanent Surgery jobs:
- Junior and middle-grade Surgery jobs: can earn a salary from approx. $85,000 to $150,000 per year
- General Surgeon jobs (and subspecialties): can earn a salary between $270,000 to $400,000 per year
- Locum General Surgeon jobs (and subspecialties): pay rates between $1,800 to $3,000 per day
- Locum Orthopaedic Surgeon jobs: pay rates between from $2,000 to $3,000 per day
What Subspecialties of General Surgery do we recruit for?
In addition to sharing the most rewarding General Surgery jobs, we provide career advice and find the best locum and permanent Surgery jobs in the following subspecialty areas:
What qualifications do you need to work in Surgery in Australia and New Zealand?
Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is the Specialist qualification in Australia and New Zealand. You are advised to assess your training program in terms of content, duration, governance, and assessment to see if it is comparable to the RACS training program. If so, it may be worth applying for Specialist Assessment in Australia or Vocational registration in New Zealand. International qualifications that are often deemed comparable include:
- UK/Ireland – FRCS combined with the CCT (or CCST or JCHMT as appropriate)
- Canada – Fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada
- USA – Some Board-Certified Surgeons – depending on training program
Get free advice from our in-house Regulatory and Migration team
All our doctors looking for Surgery jobs have access to expert advice from our in-house Regulatory and Migration team. We can assist you with the RACS assessment, AHPRA registration, Medicare as well as migration advice from our registered migration agents.
Register with our Surgery team today and we will contact you for a confidential discussion about your medical career goals and the Surgery jobs currently available to you.