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Spinal Fellow - Neurosurgery

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston

With the support of Consultants, to provide leadership in coordination of cross disciplinary spinal care within the hospital, including collaboration with Orthopaedic spinal surgeons, intensive care and rehabilitation specialists. Contribute to management of general Neurosurgical conditions including trauma, tumours, cerebrovascular, congenital and related conditions. Assist in the functions of the Department of Neurosurgery, including participation in an equitable after-hours ‘on-call’ roster for general Neurosurgery, as well as the spine on-call roster.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L10-L13, L4-L9
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/MH433230
Closing date 18-Aug-2022
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Dimity Francis
Contact details (07) 3646 2635
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It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70)


Metro North Health is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering excellent care underpinned by our values of respect, integrity, high performance, teamwork and compassion.

Metro North Health provides the full range of public sector health services including rural, regional and tertiary teaching hospitals. Our service covers an area of 4157 square kilometres and extends from the Brisbane River to north of Kilcoy.

Metro North facilities include:

- Caboolture Hospital

- Woodford Correctional Centre

- Kilcoy Hospital

- Redcliffe Hospital

- The Prince Charles Hospital

- The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

- Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service

- Community and Oral Health

- Metro North Mental Health

Working within Metro North Health is an opportunity to contribute to providing outstanding health services to Queenslanders. We are committed to best practice and continuous quality improvement and encourages staff to take advantage of training and development opportunities.

Metro North Health promotes a healthy balance between your work and personal life, provides flexible work hours, paid parental leave and study leave options.

For further information please visit the Metro North Health website. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North 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.

About the Role

  • Actively participate in the delivery and development of contemporary, evidence-based, multidisciplinary models of care for both inpatient and outpatients in the speciality of the Neurosurgery Department.
  • Undertaking clinical responsibilities as the leader of a high performing multi-disciplinary team, including on-call commitments and after hours supervision of registrars and emergency surgery, liaison with other departments and referring hospitals, maintaining appropriate records and confidentiality, obtaining and documenting consent, outpatient consultations and assistance in achieving timely review of outpatient referrals and elective surgery including efficient management of surgical waitlist lists.
  • Conduct handovers and ward rounds, assess patients, plan clinical management, and arrange appropriate investigations and treatment while ensuring that all discussions, decision and actions are appropriately documented in the medical records and communicated with the multi-disciplinary team, junior medical officer team, patients and relatives.


Job ad reference number: RBH433230. Close date: 18/08/2022.


Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Queensland Health employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

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