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Senior Staff Specialist, Staff Specialist or Fellow (Vascular Surgery), ICU, Womens & Perioperative Services - Cairns


The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service covers a large geographic area with a diverse and growing population. The Health Service provides a wide range of primary care, acute and specialist services. Our staff are a part of the community we serve, and we strongly believe that health outcomes are enhanced by involving our community in the planning and evaluation of local health services. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Cairns and Hinterland Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L27
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CAH393787
Closing date 09-Dec-2021
Job duration ASAP - 30/10/2022
Contact person Dr Roxanne Wu
Contact details 0742266355
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Besides the excellent work opportunities, Cairns offers a unique lifestyle suitable to a wide variety of interests. Cairns is in the heart of the tropical north and is the primary gateway to northern Australia. Cairns is an ideal base to explore the wider region with front door access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback locations. Cairns Hospital is a busy regional tertiary Hospital with a range of subspecialties including vascular, orthopaedics, plastic and reconstructive surgery, urology, and a level 5 adult Intensive Care Unit. We are seeking an energetic Vascular Surgeon who is looking to enlarge his/her vascular surgical experience.

Remuneration value up to $441 904 p.a. (L25-L27), Remuneration value up to $404 286 (L18 – L24) or Remuneration value up to $288 251 (L13), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), professional development allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., plus private practice arrangements

Temporary Fulltime ASAP – 30th October 2022

Applications will remain current for 12 Months. Job Ad Reference: CAH393787

Purpose of the role

Assist in the provision of an effective, efficient and equitable Vascular Surgical service within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Your opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Staff Specialist, Staff Specialist or Fellow Vascular Surgery to facilitate the delivery of high-quality surgical services to patients of the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment (Health Employment Directive No. 01/16):
  • measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
  • varicella (chicken pox)
  • pertussis (whooping cough)
  • hepatitis B
  • tuberculosis


How to Apply:
Please download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on to request it in .doc format.Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply' section is not provided, plus the now mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitae to be provided in a standard template (located at the link in the boxed area above), you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

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