Post Graduate Fellow Orthopaedic (Spinal) Surgery
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Temporary Part Time (up to 0.8 FTE)
Royal North Shore Hospital
Northern Sydney Local Health District
1 August 2017 to 5 August 2018
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.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery, Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD).
Applicants should have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or an equivalent international qualification. Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship before 31 July 2017 may be considered. If successful, the applicant will not be subsequently eligible to commence their appointment until after the relevant qualifications and requirements are formally completed.
The position is for a 12 month period, commencing 1 August 2017. Salary and conditions are in accordance with the NSW Staff Specialist (State) Award - Postgraduate Fellow. Approximate annual remuneration is A$143,000.
For enquiries please contact Dr Nathan Hartin, Head of Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatic Surgery - Tel:+ 61 (0)2 9463 1771, email: Lynne.Campbell@health.nsw.gov.au
Applications for the position will be received via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link https://www.myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=279374be-ddea-42a9-92db-59aea977cd7f and follow the Registration/Login process, Create/Update your Clinician Profile and complete the Application and Selection Criteria questions. If you experience difficulties applying please first refer to the User Guide attached to this advertisement. Alternatively you can contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 9887 5980.
Employees and Contractors must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct
The position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the office of the Children’s Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of Children’s Guardian website: http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Successful applicants will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. Please click on the link for further information: http://www0.health.nsw.gov.au/policies/pd/2011/pdf/PD2011_005.pdf
Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disabilities to apply.
Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.