About the Job

A rare opportunity for a specialist Vascular Surgeon in Queensland, Australia!

  • Family-oriented lifestyle in a vibrant coastal regional city in sub-tropical North Queensland
  • Local airport servicing Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
  • Main base hospital for the region
  • Competitive remuneration package up to AUD$456 000 (depending on experience)
  • Additional on call allowance and overtime
  • Excellent public and private schools available, as well as tertiary institutions
  • Affordable housing

The Opportunity
The successful Vascular Surgeon will:

  • Provide comprehensive surgical services across a wide range of pathologies and patient age within the Department of Vascular Surgery
  • Work within the team charter of Vascular Surgery to build a collegiate team and happy workplace
  • Manage the delivery of patient care in the area of Vascular Surgery including management of complex clinical situations.
  • Provide support to the Director Vascular Surgery in managing the medical workforce within the Vascular Surgery Department ensuring that annual leave, rosters, sick leave etc. is appropriately managed across the team(s).
  • Lead education, research and training activities across your team(s), ensuring that these activities occur within the specialty and that staff are supported.
  • Assist the Director Vascular Surgery in the management of clinical governance and patient safety within the Vascular Surgery Department ensuring that all incidents, complaints and patient safety activities are actioned and that learning’s from previous incidents is shared widely.

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 (ABS certified) or New Zealand.

  • 5 years Consultant/Specialist level work experience.
  • Highly desirable - special interest in renal transplant.

The Location
This is the largest regional centre in the north and a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

The gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (320+ days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic. Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife. Take a stroll along the picturesque paths on the waterfront esplanade, do some shopping or attend the night markets, be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment and amenities.

We have a dedicated Registration Team who seamlessly manage all aspects of your regulatory and temporary work visa applications after you accept a suitable job offer, at no cost to you.  Our aim is to get you ready to start work within agreed timeframes and with minimal hassle to you or your new employer.

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

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

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