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Reference Number 12572
Position Title Locum General and Breast Surgeon
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Entity Operational Performance
Location Base Hospital – Drummond Street North, Ballarat VIC 3350
Award Classification AMA Victoria- Victorian Public Health Sector Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2013 - S/Spec Yr9 (10.6 to 14.0 HPW)
Hours 26.50
Position Summary


Locum General and Breast Surgeon

Fixed Term - Part Time

(26.5 hrs per fortnight) until 4/09/2017



Ballarat Health Services (BHS) is seeking to appoint a part-time (13.25 hours per week) General and Breast Surgeon with a broad base of skills as a fixed-term leave replacement post from 3 July 2017 to 4 September 2017.


The successful applicant will have FRACS and be prepared to work across the range of general surgery as well as providing specialist breast surgery carried out at BHS. The role will be responsible for an outpatient clinic and an operating theatre session per week as well as ward rounds and administrative time as per the demands of the workload.  The role will attend a BreastScreen meeting per month, a fortnightly MDT breast meeting and a monthly General Surgery Morbidity and Mortality meeting.  There will be no oncall requirements.  The role will have a supervisory role over junior medical staff.


Ballarat Health Services is an expanding and well-regarded multi-service regional health organisation and a major service provider for the Grampians region (pop: 200,000+) with over 24,000 annual admissions.


Ballarat offers a superb regional lifestyle with excellent local schools, recreational and sporting facilities, shopping, entertainment and cultural pursuits. There is easy road and rail access to Melbourne (75 minutes).


All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance. Applications must be submitted online. 


For further information contact Mr Matthew Hadfield, Director of Surgery and Perioperative Services, on (03) 5320 6879 or at Matthewh@bhs.org.au


*Note: private sessions are available via private rooms.  For more information contact Dr. Ruth Bollard at ruth@specialistsondrummond.com.au

Contact Person Matthew Hadfield
Contact Number 5320 6879
Contact Email Matthewh@bhs.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Dr. Ruth Bollard
Alternate Contact Number 5330 5900
Alternate Contact Email ruth@specialistsondrummond.com.au
Closing Date 26/04/2017
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