Consultant ENT Surgeon – 90min drive/train to Melbourne, excellent package & Mediterranean climate – Bendigo, Victoria - Australia

Consultant - Surgery - ENT
Ref: 4694 Date Posted: Tuesday 07 Nov 2017
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  • Fantastic lifestyle in major regional centre only a 90min drive to Melbourne.
  • Enjoy a modern new hospital, in the final stages of a $630 million redevelopment.
  • Direct train services operate between Bendigo and Melbourne every day (express service only 90mins)
  • Excellent remuneration packages from AUD$300 to $330 000+
  • Bendigo has been recognised as child friendly by both UNICEF and UNESCO and has outstanding schools, over 100 playgrounds, indoor and outdoor pools and a great school holiday programs.
  • A variety of fantastic restaurants, great shopping, acclaimed wineries, exciting attractions, glorious streetscapes, wonderful parks and gardens, magnificent heritage buildings, and all with a Mediterranean climate.

The Department

This Consultant ENT role falls under the Acute Health Division, which provides a wide range of general medicine, surgical and sub-speciality services for patients as well as oncology, emergency, women's and children's and critical care.

The Operating Suite consists of 11 theatres of which 2 are endoscopy rooms. Approximately 13,000 procedures are completed each year.

The Hospital

Bendigo Health is a leading healthcare provider in regional Victoria, known for its high level of professionalism and its engagement with the community. With more than 3500 staff Bendigo Health has over 650 beds which treats over 42,000 in-patients, attends to 50,000 emergency cases and delivers approximately 1350 babies each year. In addition they have a 20 bed intensive care unit, an 80-bed integrated psychiatry facility and 11 operating theatres where almost 13,000 surgical procedures are performed annually.

The new Bendigo Hospital Project, due for completion in June 2018 is the largest regional hospital development in Victoria. It has delivered a world-class regional hospital incorporating the latest design and technology solutions, in a tranquil and caring environment.

The new facility features:  372 inpatient unit beds, 72 same-day acute beds, an 80-bed integrated psychiatric inpatient unit (including a parent-infant unit), 11 operating theatres, a helipad, a regional integrated cancer centre, a multi-deck carpark, a 100-place childcare centre,,a 128-room accommodation hotel, an affordable accommodation hub with 15 short-stay units, a conference facility plus retail shops and cafes.

The Location

Bendigo is a vibrant contemporary regional centre offering a relaxed lifestyle with all the convenience of a city.

Bendigo has been recognised as child friendly by both UNICEF and UNESCO and has outstanding schools (both public and private), over 100 playgrounds, indoor and outdoor pools and a great school holiday programs.

It’s a great location enjoying a Mediterranean climate. There are a variety of fantastic restaurants, great shopping, acclaimed wineries, exciting attractions, glorious streetscapes, wonderful parks and gardens, magnificent heritage buildings, and best of all - a great lifestyle. The city celebrates a wide variety of annual cultural events and festivals of all types, including arts, film and comedy festivals.

Wide streets lined by opulent buildings are now interwoven with intriguing laneways and arcades that are home to a new breed of innovators who again delve deep to create a vibrant energy across the city.

Situated in the geographic centre of Victoria and with a population of more than 100,000, it is just 90 minutes from Melbourne with daily train services.

Melbourne itself is probably the hippest and most exciting city in Australia – it is a major cultural, sporting, academic and economic centre. With a large port and international airport, it is a major hub in the Southern Hemisphere.

What can Head Medical do for you?

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we appreciate it can also be extremely daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped hundreds of doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We take the responsibility of relocating candidates seriously and we know it’s critically important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through yours and your loved ones plans in detail, getting to know you to ensure we provide a seamless service which is second to none and above all right for you.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage all the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Eunan O'Brien

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5271