General Surgeon

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

  • Join a well-regarded, major rural Hospital
  • Showcase your teaching expertise
  • Escape City living in this Historic country town
The Position
Wavelength is exclusively seeking a full time Staff Specialist in General Surgery to take on an exciting role located in regional New South Wales.  You will provide first line senior medical care as you demonstrate your experience across a broad range of cases combining preoperative, operative and post-operative management of patients. You will be involved across elective and emergency cases as you join this collegiate working environment, directly supported by two general surgeons and a junior team of an SRMO, CMO and Intern. You will participate in an on-call roster and relish the chance to showcase your leadership and teaching skills through training and supervision of students and junior medical staff.  Additionally, you will have the opportunity to build your own private practice with the support and facilities of a new day surgery centre.

The Hospital
Servicing a greater population of 140,000 this 116 bed Hospital services the community with care for
Oncology, Renal Dialysis, Rehabilitation and ICU patients. The Hospital is fitted with a modern 24-hour Emergency Department with approximately 19,000 presentations annually, and 12,000 admissions.  Services such as Coronary Care, Obstetrics, Paediatrics and Rheumatology are also provided within this facility, alongside a large number of allied health, diagnostic and support services.  A $35 million dollar upgrade has recently been announced to ensure that the Hospital is able to maintain its high standard of care to the growing regional community.

The Location
Located in regional New South Wales, this community is well known for its world class wineries and gourmet produce. Surrounded by lakes and National Parks there are endless opportunities for sailing, bushwalking and bird watching to ensure you relax in your downtime. This rural community offers a relaxed lifestyle and with daily coach services and flights to major capital cities, you will be easily accessible for visitors to join you in this country haven. You will find a large selection of educational facilities both private and public, with links to tertiary options available in nearby towns. You will find a large selection of housing options from units to large acreage for purchase or rent.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will be an experienced fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and hold specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia. International Medical Graduates will be considered.

If you are ready to take on this satisfying role, please contact Juanique for a confidential discussion.