Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
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2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 38121

Reference: 38121

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and enthusiastic medical practitioners to join our team as a Trauma Consultant in the Orthopaedic Unit for the 2022 Clinical Year (commencing February 2022).  

Details of Department

The Orthopaedic Unit, as part of the Division of Surgery, Anaesthesia & Procedural Medicine, is responsible for the provision of services within the specialty to patients across all campuses of Austin Health.  The Orthopaedic Department Head of Unit is A.Prof. Andrew Hardidge.

Orthopaedic surgery services are provided at both the Austin and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital sites. The Unit is committed to the provision of high quality patient care and maintains an ongoing commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching that includes Medical Students, Postgraduate Orthopaedic Nurses, Physiotherapists, Hospital Medical Officers, Registrars and many others. 

The Orthopaedic department is comprised of around 30 surgeons (4 of whom are full-time) and junior medical staff including clinical fellows, 4 accredited registrars and 4 non-accredited registrars, and 8 residents across 2 campuses.

A consultative Orthopaedic service is provided to other Units across all campuses.  In addition, outpatient clinics provide new, review, post-operative and post-fracture assessment and management to some 16,000 patients per annum.

 Details of position available and position requirements

  • Hours per week:  40 hours over 4 days

  • Employment Status:  Fixed-term, Full-time

  • Appointment Period: 07/02/2022 – 05/02/2023 

  • Additional Notes:  Full time applications only, hours/sessions may not be split

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS (Orth)), or equivalent

  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Orthopaedics

  • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care

  • Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, junior medical, nursing and other clinical staff to provide efficient, safe and quality care across the continuum, and

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, training and research.

For full information, refer to the attached Position Description.  For any queries, please contact Wendy White on 03 9496 6434.

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon

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Wendy White - (03) 9496 6434

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon