Staff Specialist General Surgeon - Area of Need

Enjoy your next challenge in this serene coastal town.

  • Join a well-regarded, major country Hospital
  • Escape the cold in this warm sub-tropical climate
  • Opportunity to develop sub-speciality interests
The Position
Wavelength is currently recruiting for Specialist General Surgeon to join a major coastal hospital located in Central Queensland. You will be joining a well-established and close-knit team in an idyllic location. You must have GESA or the willingness to apply for GESA as scopes are a key component to the departments work.  While this is a general surgery position the hospital can support upper GI, colorectal and breast services. Furthermore, there is the opportunity to eventually develop a separate private practice.

The Hospital
The Hospital services a growing population of 54,500 residents and operates as an accredited teaching public Hospital. The facility offers services such as Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Emergency and Coronary care. There are currently two operating theatres with a four bed ICU. The Emergency department currently sees over 27,593 presentations, and 10,977 admissions annually. This facility has recently received over $42million in funding to support upgrades to existing facilities as the demand for service in the area continues to grow.

The Location
Located on the Central QLD coast, this regional town has a rich history which is well documented throughout the local attractions, abundance of parks and colonial-era architecture and displays. This city has a warm country atmosphere bound to make you feel at home. Enjoy a warm sub-tropical climate as you explore the nearby national parks including forests and world-renowned water falls.  Known as a centre for academic excellence, this town offers a vast array of educational options including campuses for tertiary education as well as sporting opportunities. This location is easily accessible by all modes of transport making it an ideal escape from the bustling city for family and friends.

Essential Criteria
To be eligible for this position then you must have FRACS. Overseas trained doctors may apply if they have been found comparable by the AMC or have the equivalent qualifications in a country that is deemed to have a comparable health care system to Australia.