17 Apr 2018

Part-Time Staff Specialist in Vascular Surgery (12 months)

Central Coast Local Health District – The Entrance, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Central Coast Local Health District require a “Staff Specialist in Vascular Surgery (12 months)” in Long Jetty NSW:

Provide services relating to all aspects of Vascular Surgery including Trauma and Endovascular Surgery

  • Provision of Vascular Surgery services to patients designated as under your direct care, to outpatients and to patients you are asked to consult in Vascular Surgery
  • Ensure elective waiting list patients do not exceed the National and State waiting time benchmarks or exceed the capacity of the contractually agreed theatre time availability to undertake the wait list cases, in accordance with NSW Health Policy
  • Participate in teaching and research duties
  • Participate equally in the Vascular Surgery on-call roster.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners eligible for registration in New South Wales for the above position within the Department of Vascular Surgery, Gosford and Wyong Hospitals, Central Coast Local Health District CCLHD.
Applicants should be a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and / or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award.
This position is available for a Staff Specialist at 0.8 full time equivalent for a duration of 12 months.
Central Coast is comprised of the twin areas of Gosford and Wyong, positioned between Sydney and Newcastle, which are collectively expected to grow from the current approximate 300,000 to 450,000 population before 2030. The Local Health District has strong connections with both Royal North Shore Hospital and the University of Newcastle.
Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Staff Specialist (State) Award.
For enquiries about the position please contact Dr William Meldrum-Hanna, Clinical Director of Anaesthesia, Surgery and ICU, phone (02) 4320 5339 or email CCLHD-MWEUSMW@health.nsw.gov.au
To formally apply for this position you must apply via eCredential ONLY. To apply please click this link https://myclinicalprofile.com.au/OpenPositionLogin.aspx?UniqueId=c03a9ad0-1c52-4bfe-868d-1c0ff1d70706 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 contact Senior Medical Workforce Unit on 4320 3009.
The Health Service is committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Successful applicants are expected to abide by the Code of Conduct. Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicants. Employment is subject to having current immunity status that complies with the Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases. Salary Packaging is available to enhance benefits.

Selection Criteria • Possess, or be eligible to possess, specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Possess Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialist’s State Award;
  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and high standards of clinical practice in Vascular Surgery commensurate to experience which is appropriate to the requirements of the position;
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching at speciality registrar, junior medical officer and undergraduate levels;
  • Demonstrated management ability in clinical service planning and the provision of a patient focused, comprehensive, high quality and cost effective clinical service with knowledge and commitment to the implementation of best practice and clinical service innovation, as well as an interest in participating in Medical Committees within the hospital;
  • Demonstrated ongoing contribution to the development, dissemination, and translation of new knowledge and practices commensurate with work in an academic teaching hospital environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high quality compassionate medical care as evidenced by recent practice experience in working congenially and collaboratively as both a leader and member of a multidisciplinary team, and as a provider of services that engender high levels of patient satisfaction and experience;
  • Work within the Caring for the Coast principles, Ministry of Health code of conduct and values and behaviours charter within the perioperative department.


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