Staff Specialist – General Surgeon

Dive into this new opportunity in a great workplace culture

  • Provide services to a unique and diverse community
  • Develop your sub-specialty interests
  • Enjoy year round summer in this warm tropical climate
The Position
Wavelength has an opportunity for a Staff Specialist in General Surgery located in Central Queensland. On offer are two vacancies which will allow the right candidates to work in a regional environment with a broad variety of presentations, alongside contributing to specialist outreach services. Your subspecialty interest in either Colo-rectal or Breast surgery will be looked upon favourably as you work closely with the Director of Surgery in this cohesive department with modern facilities. You will benefit from a rewarding remuneration package alongside opportunities for you to develop and refine your skills. Additionally, you will have an interest in sharing your knowledge, as you assist in the training and supervision of surgical trainees, colleagues and other allied health stakeholders.
The Hospital  
This state of the art hospital offers a wide range of medical services to a growing population of approximately 250,000. The Hospital has 305 beds and is one of the main referral hospitals for Central QLD. It has 4 operating theatres and 2 procedure rooms alongside a separate physician-run ICU/HDU. It offers services across specialties such as Coronary Care, Radiation Oncology, Anaesthetics, Maternity and Paediatrics. Pathology, Radiology and Pharmacy services are also located on site. The modern, 24 hour Emergency Department sees approximately 48,000 presentations per annum, with a total of 38,991 patients admitted to the Hospital for medical services.

The Location
Situated half way between Brisbane and Townsville, this town is a short drive to the pristine beaches and national parklands of Queensland. The town has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained; including museums, botanical gardens, a crocodile farm and a local zoo. The beach is perfect for snorkelling, scuba diving and boating. Locally there are four shopping centres with plenty of alfresco dining options for you to enjoy the tropical climate. The region is well served by both private and public schools, including several for boarders, alongside being easily accessible via all modes of transport.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will be a Fellow with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and hold specialist registration with the Medical Bard of Australia

If you are seeking a new opportunity within a values driven organisation, contact Wavelength at your earliest convenience for a confidential discussion.