We are seeking a Consultant General Surgeon for a regional hospital in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia.
- Lucrative package - up to $452k plus additional benefits.
- Experience the Golden Outback in Australia's largest Outback city.
- Enjoy life at an easier pace.
- Excellent shopping, school and recreational opportunities.
The Role and Hospital
An exciting opportunity exists for a Consultant General Surgeon to provide a broad spectrum of surgical care to surgical patients in Kalgoorlie Health Campus. The successful candidate will take responsibility for policy development and provide training, supervision and education for trainee Medical Officers.
Experience carrying out upper and lower endoscopies and an understanding of the rural medial environment along with the ability to foster strong relationships between general practice and specialist medical services is desirable.
The Kalgoorlie Health Campus is a recently revitalised 106-bed general inpatient facility and the second largest regional public hospital in Western Australia. It services more than 50,000 residents of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as well as outlying towns, and rural and remote communities in the Goldfields region. The Goldfields Mental Health Service consists of a six- bed Mental Health Inpatient Unit in Kalgoorlie, and Community Mental Health services in Kalgoorlie and Esperance for all ages.
Facilities include a 24 hour emergency department, children’s ward, medical ward, mental health inpatient unit, a surgical ward, day ward, a sizeable maternity ward, outpatients unit, sub-acute care services, operating suite and allied health services.
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.
Kalgoorlie is Australia's largest Outback town. An affluent city, it offers a vibrant mix of history with its contemporary status as an iconic symbol of Australia's mining boom. With its amazing architecture, galleries, bars, restaurants it is a jewel in the outback. Housing, infrastructure and amenities are excellent. There is a major sporting centre with a first class facilities including 3 indoor courts and 9 outdoor courts. The aquatic centre has a 50m pool, water slides and outdoor park. Typical of an Australian town, all sporting codes are well represented and well serviced with fantastic facilities. There is also a busy Arts Centre and a theatre that hosts touring companies and events.
The airport in Kalgoorlie is well serviced with 4 flights a day to Perth.