Staff Specialist General Surgeon


Join an expanding service in a regional Queensland city.

  • Your chance to step into a Senior Leadership role
  • Develop your General and Breast Surgery interests
  • Remuneration package up to $446,040 p.a.

The Organisation

Join this busy 100-bed regional hospital that is growing! Currently 600 babies are born, 3,165 surgical cases are performed in two operating theatres and 1,100 endoscopies are performed. General Surgical and Medical patients are treated in the 31-bed mixed Ward.

The Job

  • 1 FTE permanent position is available.

  • You will join a team of 2 existing permanent General Surgeons. The team is committed to developing a centre of excellence; general surgical procedures, endoscopy, breast surgery, skin cancers including melanoma, hernia repairs and abdominal surgery.

  • You will manage acute and elective surgeries, including adults and children.

  • You will have a strong interest and expertise in Breast Surgery as well as General Surgical Scope of Practice.

  • You will be actively involved in patient safety, clinical audit, research and service planning activities.

  • You will assist with the education and supervision of surgical trainees (PHOs, RMOs and interns) and of other medical staff.

  • You will participate in the after-hours on-call roster.

  • Travel throughout the health service may be required as part of this position.

Rewards

  • A remuneration package up to $446,040 p.a. Comprising a salary between $214,897 - $227,843 p.a., up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution and 17.5% leave loading.

  • You will enjoy a work-life balance your entire family will love.

  • Locals in this region are passionate about water and marine activities. At the heart of the city centre is an impressive natural deep-water harbour. Each year the harbour plays host to the annual Brisbane to Gladstone Yacht Race, marked by the week-long Harbour Festival.

  • The East Shores Precinct and Marina Parklands attract people to the city from around the globe. The local ferry service (and direct flight) offers passengers access to tropical islands including Heron Island, Lady Musgrave Island, the Great Barrier Reef and Discovery Coast.

  • The city offers a range of entertainment including an art gallery, museum, wide variety of restaurants and bars.

  • There is an array of education options including Australia's largest regional university.

  • There is a wide range of housing and an affordable rental market.

  • You can fly to Brisbane in 1 hour with daily flights or there is the twice daily Tilt-train service.

Requirements

  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Specialist in General Surgery with AHPRA.

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in the speciality of General Surgery.

  • Accreditation by GESA in upper and lower GI endoscopy essential.

  • Expertise in Laparoscopic Surgery essential.

  • Expertise in Breast Surgery essential.

  • License to operate a vehicle essential.

About us

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