Nnswlhd Staff Specialist Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgeon

Full Time
Lismore NSW
$246,059 - $332,434 a year
Posted 30+ days ago
Job description

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Are you ready for a change? Tired of big cities? Want to start your days sitting on your deck in the sun, enjoying a cup of coffee and listening to the birds? Or would you rather have a surf or a walk along the sand before work? Wonderful beaches, world heritage-listed national parks, hinterland villages, great food and quaint cafes, excellent private and public schools, warm and friendly staff are all waiting for you on the North Coast.


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: $246,059 - $332,434 per annum (depending on experience) Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ310959

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Remuneration as Senior Staff Specialist will be considered and is subject to CE Approval

Trainees who will attain Fellowship within the Clinical Year will also be considered.

What you'll be doing


Provide contemporary comprehensive specialist services for optimal patient outcomes.
Provide and support training to clinicians across multiple disciplines to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice.


Why you should consider applying


We can offer you:

  • Diverse career pathways
  • Professional and personal development
  • Help with further study and education
  • Flexible and supportive work environment
  • Opportunities to start or build a career, or re-enter the workforce
  • Challenging, inspiring and rewarding roles, and
  • The opportunity to make a difference!

As a Staff Specialist you may benefit from:

  • Potential tax savings by salary packaging living expenses, vehicle leasing, meal entertainment and relocation costs
  • If applicable, attractive relocation incentives may be offered to the successful candidate

Where you will be working


Lismore Base Hospital is a regional referral, Level 5 base hospital featuring a state-of-the-art Operating Theatre Suite, Intensive Care/Cardiac Care Unit, General Medical and Surgical Wards, Women’s Care Unit, Mental Health Inpatient Units, the North Coast Cancer Institute, a modern Imaging Department, Paediatric Unit, Renal Unit, Cardiac Catheter Laboratory, Emergency Department, Pathology, Pain Management Clinic, and Specialist Outpatient Clinics. Lismore Base Hospital’s modern Operating Theatre Suite comprises eight general operating theatres, three recovery areas, and two Endoscopy Theatres. The team of experienced surgeons provide a range of emergency and elective surgeries including general, obstetric, orthopaedic, urology, ENT, dental, gynaecology, and vascular surgery in a modern, state-of-the-art Hybrid Theatre.


Lismore Hospital is located in the area also known as the Rainbow Region, this area is blessed with stunning waterfalls, fertile farming land, artistic villages and relaxed seaside communities. Close to the Ballina & Byron Shires which include some of Australia’s most famous surf breaks and holiday destinations, while the hinterland is rich with vibrant communities and mouth-watering local produce. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing tree-change, a family destination or an adventure, the Richmond Region has something to suit every lifestyle.


For more information about living and working in this area please go to Northern NSW Local Health District


Northern NSW Local Health District embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.


NNSWLHD is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.


For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.


Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia. For more information please see www.border.gov.au


A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/ for more information.


All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.


Selection Criteria


  • Eligible for full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Specialist Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon with Fellowship of the relevant college, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.

  • Demonstrated recent clinical experience in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the role delineation of the service.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.

  • Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.

  • Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.


Need more information?

For role related queries or questions contact Dr Katherine Willis-Sullivan, Director of Medical Services. Email: [email protected] Tel: 02 6620 2170

Application Closing Date Extended: 24 August 2022


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Enquiries about this position from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Candidates interested in this position must make their own enquiries and submit their own application via eCredential.

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