General Surgeon – Staff Specialist

Establish yourself in this enviable location whilst maximising your earning potential

  • Join a well – regarded, major health service
  • Work across both public and private sectors
  • Enjoy a beautiful lifestyle by the sea
The Position
Wavelength is seeking a motivated General Surgeon for an exciting Staff Specialist opportunity in Victoria. Joining a close knit team, you will work across both the public hospital and establish yourself in private practice at the nearby hospital. Your caseload will be varied as the public facility is a designated regional trauma service with a six bed critical care unit and the nearby campus facilitating numerous low risk procedures. You will be supported by one accredited registrar alongside two unaccredited registrars and interns.  You will showcase your leadership skills through participation in the teaching program for colleagues and medical students, with university appointment potentially available for suitable applicants.

The Hospital
This large regional hospital has 192 inpatient beds and services a catchment population of approximately 110,000. The facility offers a broad range of services such as Dialysis, Rehabilitation, Psychiatric, Palliative and Acute Care. Additionally, a range of Allied Health services are available including Physiology and Occupational Therapy alongside Pathology and Medical Imaging being located on site. The facility sees approximately 24,444 presentations to the modern, 24 hour Emergency Department annually alongside 19,676 patient admissions.

The Location
Located in the South West of Victoria, this location is a hidden gem offering easy access to a wide range of activities and natural wonders to explore. Whether you enjoy coastline or countryside, this community provides an ideal base for you to enjoy a temperate climate as you enjoy the abundance of local produce and wide range of popular sporting activities year round. The region also provides quality educational options and affordable housing in either the rental or buyers markets. Easily accessible by car or rail, large towns and capital cities are all within a few hours drive, ensuring your new home will be a popular base for your family and friends to visit on their weekend getaways.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will be a Fellow of the Australia and New Zealand College of Surgeons and be registered as a specialist with AHPRA.

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career?