Staff Specialist - General Surgery

Join a busy health service in this stunning location

  • Showcase your leadership skills
  • Major tertiary referral centre
  • Enjoy city living without the hustle
The Position
Wavelength is seeking a Staff Specialist - General Surgeon to take on a permanent, full time position located in Tasmania. This role will suit a highly skilled and experienced general surgeon with a passion to improve healthcare services in the local community. You will perform acute, sub-acute and day surgery procedures as you play a key role in further developing a sustainable health care model within the service.  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, with the opportunity for academic appointment available via negotiation with the university. 

The Hospital
This health service accommodates a population of approximately 116,000 across two metropolitan hospitals located approximately 50km apart. The health service is a major clinical teaching and research centre with close ties to the University of Tasmania and is committed to the development of all medical staff. The hospital is fitted with a modern 24 hour Emergency department and offers services such as Obstetrics, Paediatrics, General Medicine, Rehabilitation and Intensive Care Services. Allied Health services are also located on site inclusive of medical imaging, pathology and pharmacy.

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!