2023 General Surgery Fellow

Job posted: 14/06/2022
Applications close: 05/07/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 30192

Reference: 30192

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Join a team immersed in an environment of continued learning and skill development
• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

The General Surgery Fellow will assume a supervised and supported, general surgery consultant role.
The role has been created to transition recently qualified surgeons to independent practice as a general surgeon.

Peninsula Health delivers surgical services to public patients at two sites: Frankston Hospital and Frankston Private Hospital. Frankston Hospital operates 10 operating rooms, including a dedicated Emergency Theatre and an interventional Vascular suite. Peninsula Health also provides care at Peninsula Health Surgical Centre through five operating rooms, including one endoscopy theatre.

The General Surgery department at Peninsula Health has three subspecialty units (upper GI, colorectal & breast/endocrine) and an acute general surgery unit. The successful candidate will have a home in one of the subspecialty unit and an active role in the AGSU. Peninsula Health also has surgical units in Orthopaedics, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Paediatric Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Thoracic Surgery, Ear Nose & Throat Surgery, FacioMaxilliary Surgery and

The General Surgery Fellow is supported by 16 General Surgeons. The Fellow has access to regular theatre time, with both elective and emergency lists, and outpatient clinics. The Fellow has the opportunity to participate in the on call roster, always with a consultant rostered as back-up. Peninsula Health is committed to encouraging and fostering an environment of continued learning and skill development.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• MBBS degree (or equivalent)
• Successful completion of FRACS 2nd part exam / FRACS (or equivalent)
• Eligible for registration with AHPRA as a medical practitioner
• Demonstrated initiative and self-direction

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
2023 General Surgery Fellow

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Tori Shingler - 0397847368
MWU - Peninsula Health - 0397847325

2023 General Surgery Fellow