VMO Orthopaedic Surgeon
- : HealthcareLink Support
- : 26-Apr-2016
- : Sydney NSW 2001
- Permanent or sessional VMO opportunities available
- Bustling town with affordable housing
- Attractive relocation and accommodation incentives
As Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon you will provide specialist Orthopaedic Services to inpatients, outpatients and emergency patients whilst also supporting the development and planning of Orthopaedic Surgical services.
You will be required to participate in the 1:3 on call roster however this does not mean you will have a heavy workload when on call.
This 100 bed facility is a level 3/4 base hospital that provides care to over 12,500 patients every year. The hospital provides acute medical, surgical, orthopaedics, paediatric, geriatric, maternity, high dependency, renal, oncology, palliative care, emergency, some specialist outpatient services and day surgery facilities. 500 births take place annually in the hospital's three delivery suites. A Level 4 service is offered with babies delivered up to 34 weeks.
The city is located 40km from the coast and has an extremely beautiful centre characterised by wide streets and elegant Victorian buildings. It is a two and a half hour drive from Brisbane and it is one of Australia's most stately country cities, the streets are filled with jacaranda trees which flower in October, providing a magnificent display of blossoms. With a population of approximately 20,000, this city has all the facilities you can expect from a contemporary metropolis and can be reached by road, rail and air.
There are public and private schooling options and the local TAFE provides certificate and diploma level courses. With a good range of affordable housing to purchase and rent, this country side location has become home to a population of approximately 20,000 people.
With more than 60 Kilometres of coastline, national parks, world heritage rainforest, great shopping, vibrant towns, heritage villages and loads of country drives there really is something for the whole family in this region.
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACS and have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
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