Specialist General Surgeon

Join a dedicated team in a newly redeveloped facility

  • Showcase your skills in trauma and abdominal surgery
  • Potential for private practice
  • Competitive remuneration package
The Position
You will provide effective specialist services and day to day clinical management to the local community, displaying your extensive experience in general surgeries alongside skills in trauma and abdominal emergencies. You will be enthusiastic and passionate, collaborating with a team of three resident surgeons with locum, registrar and JMO support. A competitive remuneration package is on offer, inclusive of a salary with generous allowances. You will be working on a roster based service with one full list day per week and on call where required, with potential opportunities at the local private hospital.  Contributing to service development review and implementation, you will have an interest in the improvement of clinical services, alongside an interest in teaching as you provide supervision and teaching of medical students and junior colleagues.

The Hospital
Serving a catchment population in excess of 40,000 people, this facility has recently been redeveloped and is highly regarded for its commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of the community through provision of the highest level of healthcare services. The hospital offers a wide range of specialties including Coronary Care, Obstetric, Paediatric, Psychiatric, Rehabilitation and Intensive Care services. This 149 bed facility also offers a number of outpatient clinics and services in order to better facilitate and support community needs. The modern 24 hour emergency department has over 25,000 presentations per annum, with 14,500 patient admissions.

The Location
A historic location, this regional town located in central tablelands is full of country charm. Located a short flight from Sydney, or a leisurely drive there are endless opportunities to explore the changing landscape from mountain ranges, farms and large rivers on which to enjoy water sports. This inland settlement is home to 35,000 individuals. The subtropical climate ensures you will have ample opportunity to explore the natural attractions alongside participating in the bustling community calendar, sporting and cultural events. Whether you are looking to rent or buy, affordable housing is easy to locate, alongside a range of educational facilities across all levels, making this home a great location to raise your family.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will have experience as a Staff Specialist, be eligible for or a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and hold specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia

Are you ready for the next step in your career – Apply today!