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NSLHD - Post Graduate Fellow - Orthopaedic (Spinal) Surgery - Royal North Shore Hospital (Apply via eCredential)

Northern Sydney Local Health District
An opportunity to be part of the Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery Department at Royal North Shore Hospital is available.

Applications are accepted via eCredential only, to apply click here

Employment Type: Temporary Part Time for 12 months commencing July 2020
Position Classification: Post Graduate Fellow
Hours Per Week: up to 32

Purpose of the postion
Royal North Shore Hospital offers an established and comprehensive Spine Fellowship Program under the supervision of four sub-specialist Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons. Exposure is offered to the full spectrum of Adult Spine Surgery, including deformity, trauma, tumour, infection and degenerative disease. Fellows participate in over 400 surgeries per annum. Duties include participation in surgery, participation in outpatient clinics and management of acute presentations to the hospital emergency department. Royal North Shore Hospital is a principal referral centre for spinal cord injury within New South Wales Health. All adult spine pathologies are managed, and the fellowship offers ample exposure to the management of complex spine deformity.
Clinical support is provided by a full complement of training registrars and residents, within a teaching hospital environment. Fellows are required to complete a research project - clinical and basic science options are available through our affiliation with The University of Sydney.
The position is for up to a 12 month period, commencing early 2020
Provide clinical management and consultation service to orthopaedic spinal patients in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery at Royal North Shore Hospital and participate in an appropriate on-call roster. Initiate and participate in clinical teaching and research as well as quality activities.
Provide clinical management and treatment of patients under your care in a Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) facility or service. This care will be provided within the scope of practice endorsed by the NSLHD Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee (MDAAC).
The position will provide clinical consultation services within NSLHD and will contribute to the teaching and training of medical students, graduates and other health care professionals and to research, evaluation and quality improvement activities within the District.

Selection Criteria

  • MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Applicants must have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or other recognition as specialist by the Medical Board of Australia. Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship within 3 months may be considered.
  • Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them
  • Appropriate experience to practice as a Senior Medical Practitioner in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching and published research as relevant to the position
  • Demonstrated interest in quality improvement methodologies

Need more information?
1) The requirement of the position can be viewed via the Position Description
2) For assistance with your application please refer to the eCredential Guide
3) To view the Clinical Privileges and Scope of Clinical Practice for this position click here

For role related queries or questions contact Nathan Hartin on (02) 9463 1771 or email Alternatively, please contact Lynne Campbell on

Applications Close: 13 October 2019
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St Leonards 2065 NSW

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