Visiting Medical Specialist – General Surgery (Breast Surgeon)

Job posted: 18/11/2020
Applications close: 25/11/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

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Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 164154

Reference: 164154

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Centrally located at University Hospital, only minutes from the vibrant waterfront

  • Ongoing training and professional development in a supported work environment

  • Enhance your career with the largest regional healthcare service in Victoria

About the facility 

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 7,000 staff and more than 1000 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 21 key locations throughout the region.

About the role 

Applications are invited for a Visiting Medical Specialist - General Surgery (Breast Surgeon) position at Barwon Health, University Hospital Geelong. Applicants must have a FRACS and be registrable in Victoria.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate strong clinical skills and knowledge as well as possessing excellent communication and interpersonal aptitudes.  A high level of commitment to top quality patient care is essential. The successful applicant must also be a full member of the BreastSurgANZ.

The Barwon Health Breast Unit is comprised of 4 oncoplastic breast surgeons with a current caseload of approximately 150 cancer patients per year. The Unit collaborates extensively with Oncologists and Plastic surgeons, as well as the Radiology and Pathology departments through weekly multidisciplinary meetings.

Supporting the Unit is a Breast Fellow accredited through BreastSurgANZ, and a senior registrar with 2 interns.

Through the hospital Oncology service, the unit takes part in clinical trials research. There is also the opportunity of clinical research within the unit, but also collaborative research with Deakin University.

The successful applicant will have completed Oncoplastic Breast Surgical training and be comfortable performing oncoplastic breast procedures. You will be required to take part in the General Surgical On-Call roster and to maintain general surgical skills.

About the culture

Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Salary packaging

  • Social club

Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, 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 and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Visiting Medical Specialist – General Surgery (Breast Surgeon)

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Simon Crowley - (03) 4215 1069

Visiting Medical Specialist – General Surgery (Breast Surgeon)