Staff Specialist General Surgeon

Job Ref: VAC-45461
Speciality : Surgery
Grade: Consultant
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 22 July 2019
  • Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia Mount Isa Queensland AUS
  • $170,000 - $220,000 per Annum
  • Alexandra Troughton
  • Generous Package
  • +61 (0) 2 8248 2989
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Position: FRACS General Surgeon
Location: Regional QLD
Salary: QLD Award + generous package
Contract: part-time or full-time, permanent

The Position:
We are currently assisting a base hospital in regional Queensland to find a FRACS General Surgeon. Reporting directly to the Clinical Director of Surgery, you will be working within a well-supported team to provide care to a large rural population. You will be leading a multi-disciplinary team to provide the highest level of care. You will also be expected to be involved in teaching of junior staff and medical students. The surgical team consists of the CD, Staff Specialists, Visiting Medical Officers, a PHO and a JMO. The department has 15 beds, along with a day surgery unit and two operating theatres. They are supported by a 5 bed HDU. Approximately 140 operations are performed each month across General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Trauma, ENT, Orthopaedics, minor Vascular, O&G and Dental. T

The Hospital:
This hospital and health service are known for its supportive culture and it provides health services to an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres. It is responsible for the promotion of health and well-being for the population in this area. It is a Level 4 base hospital and has 80 beds. It is the main referral hospital for the North West QLD area with several smaller hospitals referring their more complex cases here. Due to the large area it services, the hospital/health service has a range of services, including ICU, Paediatrics, O&G, Palliative Care along with many visiting services.

The Area:
With a population 20,000 people, this regional city is known as the oasis of the outback. It is the largest centre in outback Australia and is home to one of the most productive mines in the world. Known for its supportive community, it has regular sporting events and the largest rodeo competition in the southern hemisphere. Situated in the Selwyn ranges, this town is perfect of lovers of the outdoors, with regular fishing competitions, stunning sunsets and spectacular 4-wheel drive tracks. There are daily flights to Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville along with rail and bus services.

To be Eligible:
You must be a FRACS in General Surgery

To find out more about this opportunity, please call Alex Troughton on 02 8248 2989.

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