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Position Details
Reference Number 392304
Position Title Post Graduate Fellow Upper GI Surgery Temp F/T
Employment Status Temporary Full Time (up to 14/07/2019)
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location Concord
Advertised Award/Classification Post Graduate Fellow
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

This position commences July 2018. Upper GI Surgery Unit: The unit has 6 consultants, 13 sessions and approximately 900 cases per year. There is a focus on advanced laparascopic skills. Cancer surgery across the sectrum of oesphagogastric and pancreatic and liver procedures are performed. There are opportunities for medicial officers to learn and perform ERCP. Clinically based research opportunity exist.


Concord hospital maintains strong links to the veteran community, and is a tertiary referral centre for burns and laparoscopic upper GI surgery, in addition to vascular, thoracic, neurosurgery and colorectal surgery.


The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.

The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.

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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


Selection Criteria MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with AHPRA.

FRACS or international equivalent.

Must possess higher degree, Masters of Surgery or Senior equivalent to the Australian Health Care system.

Demonstrated ability and experience in Upper GI/Endosurgery.

Demonstrated interest in teaching and research.

Demonstrated clinical competency and appropriate progress toward career goals.

Demonstrated excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and computer skills.

Demonstrated good organisational, time management skills and commitment to ongoing quality improvement, patient safety and risk management.
This 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 the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Professor Greg Falk
Contact Number 97451099
Closing Date 23/07/2017
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view