2023 General Surgery Fellows

Job posted: 06/06/2022
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 174249

Reference: 174249

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

Barwon Doctors

  • Provide best care, every person, every day, so that everyone feels better

  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best

  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

Part of a Team

Applications are invited for the role of Fellow in General Surgery - 2022, from suitably qualified senior surgical trainees who have obtained Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or equivalent specialist qualification. This is a 12 month position, commencing February 2022

We have 19 Consultant General Surgeons across four surgical units, with subspecialty interest in colorectal, upper GI and hepatobiliary, breast and endocrine, and acute general surgery. We undertake over 2,500 elective and 3,800 emergency procedures each year, as well as providing a broad endoscopy service. As a large regional teaching hospital, you will be working in a team with multiple junior medical staff at all levels of training, from interns through to accredited RACS trainees.

About the Role

Barwon Health has 3.5 General Surgery Fellows each year. The Fellows are responsible for day to day clinical management of the surgical units, including oversight of inpatients and referrals, participation in operating theatre sessions and outpatient clinics and supervision of junior medical staff, under the support and direction of the Unit Consultants.  Successful applicants will need to provide leadership to junior medical staff and assist in the coordination and provision of surgical education and training, as well as general unit administration in addition to clinical duties. With a strong research culture, and multiple university ties, we also encourage and support our Fellows to pursue research opportunities whilst working with us here at Barwon Health.

The positions are based at University Hospital Geelong and Epworth Private Hospital Waurn Ponds, and all include participation in the on-call roster, with a strong focus on emergency surgery.

More information can be obtained from the current Fellows or Head of Unit, Mr Simon Crowley.

What we offer

Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Medical Recruitment Team via email at medicalrecruitment@barwonhealth.org.au

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and influenza and meet the requirements of the Barwon Health immunisation policy. You will be required to upload your Immunisation History with evidence of influenza vaccination from March 2022 in the application process. Please use the "free text document" upload function for this purpose.

Applications from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this position all candidates must apply directly to Barwon Health.

2023 General Surgery Fellows

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Mr Simon Crowley - 03 4215 2001
Anne Van De Water - 03 4215 2001

2023 General Surgery Fellows