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Specialist - General Surgeon

Join a busy department in this stunning location

  • Showcase your leadership skills
  • Major tertiary referral centre
  • Enjoy city living without the hustle
The Position
Wavelength is seeking a Specialist General Surgeon to take on a new role located in Tasmania. This newly established role will work to provide quality specialist medical services and improve patient outcomes within the general surgical unit. You will perform surgeries both in the main theatres as well as the day procedure unit, whilst operating on call for emergencies out of hours. You will showcase your leadership skills as you will be responsible for the supervision and teaching of junior medical staff alongside students of the local university.  Participation in clinical reviews and research activities within the hospital are also highly encouraged with your commitment to continuing your professional development.

The Hospital
This major referral centre is Australia’s second oldest hospital, offering a large range of medical, surgical and specialist services.  Servicing a catchment area of over 250,000 the facility is currently undergoing a $689 million redevelopment ensuring it stays at the forefront of modern technology whilst delivering a comfortable environment for patients.  The hospital is a major clinical teaching and research centre with close ties to the University of Tasmania and has 501 beds - 14 of which are located within the Intensive Care Unit. The Hospital is fitted with a modern 24 hour Emergency Department with over 59,500 presentations annually and approximately 47, 800 admissions to the hospital were made in the previous year.

The Location
Located in Tasmania, this location offers the convenience of city living without the traffic and noise. Known for its friendly people and charming views you will immediately feel like part of the community. Despite the small size you will be spoilt for choice with the range of amenities and cafes to explore – not to mention the stunning natural scenery throughout the state which is a short drive away from your new home. With a mix of new and old architecture the housing market is affordable whether you choose to rent or buy.  A large range of educational options are available across all levels in both the public and private sectors, with public transport servicing the region regularly. Easily accessible by road or air, your new home will quickly become the new getaway for your mainland dwelling friends and family.

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

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career – Apply today!
 

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