Staff Specialist - Orthopaedics

Join a well established team in an enviable location!

  • Establish yourself in this historic facility
  • Showcase your leadership skills
  • Enjoy this quiet sub tropical location
The Position
Wavelength is currently recruiting a Specialist Surgeon – Orthopaedics to join a historic base hospital. You will be joining a well-established and close knit team of five specialists and SMOs in an idyllic location to provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to patients. You will be performing general surgeries with a focus on lower limb, alongside some trauma cases. You will have an interest in research and teaching as you facilitate learning for junior medical staff and students from affiliated universities. You will be offered a competitive remuneration package inclusive of regional allowances, leave loading and professional development provisions. Additionally, on call and overtime allowances are able to be negotiated prior to commencement.

The Hospital
This established hospital is the major medical centre of the region – striving to provide a high quality of care whilst remaining on the cutting edge of technology. The facility has recently undergone a $50 million redevelopment to provide new beds, a new emergency department, maternity unit and special care nursery. Currently the hospital services a population catchment in excess of 100, 000 individuals providing care across units including Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, general surgery, Coronary care and Intensive Care. The 24 hour emergency department sees approximately 50,028 presentations annually with over 33,000 patient admissions to the hospital.

The Location
Located on the central coast of QLD, this region has long been a hidden gem nestled amongst more well-known cities. Enjoy a warm sub-tropical climate as you explore the nearby national parks including world renowned, heritage listed attractions.  In between exploring the great outdoors, this city has a vibrant atmosphere with plenty of cafes, restaurants and boutique shops to service your needs. There are a vast array of educational options for all levels and affordable housing whether you choose to rent or buy. Major capital cities are within driving distance and accessible by all modes of transport making this town an ideal base for a quick weekend getaway for family or friends to come and visit.

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!