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This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, autonomous and adventurous Consultant General Surgeon.

  • Lucrative package - up to $461k (depending on experience) plus additional benefits.
  • There will also be the opportunity to fulfil Head of Department duties with a generous HoD allowance.
  • Experience the Golden Outback in Australia's largest Outback city.
  • Enjoy life at an easier pace.

This position presents unique challenges and rewards for a committed and talented Consultant General Surgeon.

Kalgoorlie Hospital has been recently transformed into a modern unit with first class facilities. Based here you will provide first class specialist surgical services to the Goldfields Region, ensuring a comprehensive range of high quality work is delivered to residents of Kalgoorlie, visitors, and - importantly - those who live in regional areas.

Further, you will have a strong sense of cultural sensitivity, respectfulness and diplomacy. You will be curious about indigenous health and passionate about its challenges.

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.

Accreditation with the Gastroenterology Society of Australia (GESA) for upper and lower endoscopies will be required.

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. For example, there is a major sporting centre with 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.



For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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