General Surgery Fellow (521618)

Posted: 20th of June, 2019

Launceston General Hospital
Department of Surgery
Launceston, Tasmania

Position Type:

Fixed Term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight. Notwithstanding, hours per fortnight may be negotiated with the successful applicant. To commence February 2020 until February 2021.

The Launceston General Hospital has a busy General Surgery workload including Breast/Endocrine, Colorectal and Upper GI specialties. This involves managing all emergency and trauma workload for the region.


The role will involve a mix of the following objectives:

  • The undertaking of approved general surgical outpatient and inpatient services.
  • Participation in the after-hours Registrar/Consultant on-call rosters.
  • Provision of leadership and mentoring for surgical Registrars and RMOs in training.
  • Assisting with quality improvement, audit and service improvement with the Department of Surgery. Also dependent upon qualifications and interests of the incumbent, there may be the opportunity to be involved with other teaching and research activities.

Within the four broad position objectives described above, the incumbent will be responsible for the day to day management of in-patients and out-patients within the hospital. There may also be a need to periodically participate in the after-hours cover at the hospital as determined by the Director of Surgery.

The successful applicant will have the option to negotiate elective surgical experience in sub-specialties to progress their career goal.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact:

Bec Spencer
Phone: (03) 6777 6593

To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply visit
Vacancy No: 521618