Consultant - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Job posted: 02/02/2024
Applications close: 01/03/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 52164

Reference: 52164

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

This role will assist with the provision of elective and emergency surgical services within Western Health. The role of the Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon is to provide high quality clinical care to the patients Western Health services, to supervise and train Junior Medical Staff and support Western Health Strategic Priorities

You will work alongside Plastic Surgeons with the opportunity to participate in the on call roster.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • Medical qualification
  • Current Australian medical registration
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Surgeons, Sub Specialty in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Relevant clinical experience and clinical competence required for level of position
  • Experience in the support and supervision of Junior Medical Staff
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team
  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Displays and expresses a high level of ethics in regards to patients, colleagues and the organisation
  • Demonstrates skill and maturity in problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrates ability to make decisions and support rationale, clearly communicate decisions to relevant parties
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient, institutional and employee information
  • Commitment to professional development
  • Analyses own performance in accordance with position expectations. Develops goals and implements a plan to meet those goals. Maintains and own knowledge and skills
  • Participates in and contributes to committees, teams and projects in keeping with the organisation’s strategic goals
  • Seeks out and is receptive to feedback from co-workers at all levels for the purpose of growth in the role

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Hazeldean, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Consultant - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Cassandra Cook - 0481420888
Elisha Christie - 0434608560

Consultant - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon