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Colorectal Post Graduate Fellow

Hunter New England Local Health District
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until January 2021
Position Classification: Post Graduate Fellow
Remuneration: $198,234 - $198,234 per annum
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ125608
Location: John Hunter Hospital

The Colorectal Unit at John Hunter Hospital comprises of 5 Surgeons, with 4 being on service at any one time. Dr Brian Draganic is the HoD, Dr Steve Smith (also Director of HSCRU), Dr Brendan McManus, Dr Peter Pockney (Senior Lecturer UoN) and Dr Louise Clarke make up the unit.

The Colorectal Service provides integrated care to Colorectal patients, is involved in emergency work for the Acute General Surgery Unit and undertakes a full range of complex Colorectal procedures, including both Open and Laparoscopic/ Endoscopic. The unit and team are also heavily involved in clinical and translational research.

Our successful candidate needs to be a competent Junior Surgeon with expertise across General Surgery. This is a leadership position for helping to train Registrars, so coordination, direction and delegation skills are essential to the success of the role, as are communication and technical skills.

If you can show us your readiness to really participate in patient care, we would love to hear from you.

An eligibility list will be created for future temporary full or part time vacancies.

To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be: an Australian Citizen, or a permanent resident of Australia, or a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia.
If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit:

Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application.
Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt . Find out more information by contacting Prosperity Salary Packaging via email at or on (02) 4907 7200 or 1300 761 388.
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New Lambton 2305 NSW

Contract Type:

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