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Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Wollongong, New South Wales

AU$200000 - AU$450000 per annum AU / Year
Full Time
Wollongong, New South Wales

Position - Specialist Medical Practitioner
Location - Illawarra / Shoalhaven - Wollongong Hospital
Salary - As per NSW State Award

We have partnered wiith Illawarra/ Shaolahaven Health Distrrict assisting to fill their Specialist positions in both Plasic & Recronstuctive surgery as well as Vascular Surgery. The Specialist positions are primarrily based out of Wollongong

Located on the beautiful NSW south coast, Wollongong is New South Wales 3rd largest city.s.

Travelling to this beautiful coastal destination is easy from:

Sydney - Less than an hour away
Canberra - a two-and-a-half-hour (2.5 hours) drive north of around 200 kilometres

Enjoy a wide range of activities available from Kangaroo Valley - the northern border, to North Durras - the southern border, and the beaches, towns and villages along the way.

The Shoalhaven's temperate climate is comfortable all year 'round, with balmy sea breezes to cool in summer and clean crisp air for long country walks in winter.

Rich in local culture the Shoalhaven's many annual food, wine and arts festivals and events have become popular reasons to visit.

PRIMARY PURPOSE
An opportunity is available for a motivated surgeon in the Plastic Surgery Department which provides specialist plastic
and reconstructive surgery care to the local community.
The Plastic and Reconstructive VMO will provide clinical management and treatment of patients in Illawarra
Shoalhaven Local Health District. This care will be provided within the scope of practice granted by the ISLHD Medical
and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee.
This role will be primarily based at The Wollongong Hospital (TWH) but may be required to provide services to
Shellharbour Hospital (SHH) and Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital (SDMH).
The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon will proactively:
* Support the development of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery services
* Support and facilitate a culture of learning and best practice
* Support and develop Plastic and reconstructive surgery research within the department

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
CLINICAL
* Provide an accountable and high standard service consistent with the defined scope of clinical practice
for ISLHD and all NSW Health Policies and as required by other senior medical staff and the facility.
* Be dedicated to a teamwork philosophy and be able to demonstrate ability to work as a team member
within the Department and the broader multidisciplinary team.
* Ensure detailed patient treatment plans are in place to support the timely management of patients and
effective clinical handover processes in accordance with facility and ISLHD guidelines.
* Ensure a high standard of clinical record documentation is maintained, including the completion of all
clinical records (including medication charts and other orders) to reflect clinical decisions and optimise
data collection.
* Participate fully in the on call roster as required by the facility and in accordance with clinical privileges.
* Participate actively in research activities in the Department.
* Adapt clinical practice in accordance with contemporary evidence-based best practice and any clinical
protocols as approved by ISLHD from time to time.

SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Specialist registration or eligible for specialist registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian
Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
2. Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Plastic and Reconstructive
Surgery and/or equivalent specialist recognition.
3. Evidence of continuing medical education and self-monitoring/audit practices consistent with the scope of
practice requirements of the position.
4. Proven capacity and/or experience in the provision of effective high quality services, demonstrated
through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position
including evidence of participation in quality improvement activities relevant to the speciality.
5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with experience in teaching both undergraduate and post
graduate students and other staff of the hospital.
6. Demonstrate the skills and attitudes appropriate as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a
high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.

Please reach out to Craig Hickey on +61 466 591 959 for more information

Employer Details

Name: Global Medics
Website: https://www.globalmedics.com/
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