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Registrar - Service - Neurosurgery
Salary : MP Year 1-7 $130,145 - $174,823 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance) Location : Various Unit / Division : Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital -
Neurosurgery Work Type : Fixed Term - Full Time Position No : Pool Ref 00006856 Closing Date : 2018-07-09 4 : 00 PM Attachments : -
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Please note this is for the 2019 Registrar Intake and the above salary rates are effective October 1st 2018.
This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time appointments for 6 or 12 months with the possibility of extension(s).
WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.
WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke-
free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.
Other Conditions : WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process.
Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.
This vacancy is subject to a Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at :
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Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30 / 09 / 2018.
Appointments for this position will not commence until 2019.
North Metropolitan / East Metropolitan / South Metropolitan / Child and Adolescent Health Services will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details.
We will not accept unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment agencies and / or search firms and we will not pay fees to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to advertising a vacancy.
Position Profile : This Service Registrar role ranges from junior registrars with little neurosurgical experience through to senior registrars with post-
graduate qualifications in neurosurgery working at fellowship level. The registrar team is coordinated by the most senior RACS SET trainees under the supervision of the Director of Neurosurgical Training.
In the service there are 10 neurosurgical consultants, each with specific subspecialisation interests in addition to general neurosurgical workload.
Most elective adult neurosurgery is performed at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) some at Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) and emergency surgery occurs at SCGH and Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), and all paediatric neurosurgery at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH).
There are outpatient clinics at SCGH, RPH, FSH and PMH. The Service Registrar will rotate through one or more hospitals with principal allocations will be at SCGH and RPH (adults).
Duties will involve all facets of operative neurosurgery as well as administrative duties within the service. The Service Registrar will be involved in the state-
wide neurosurgery roster covering all four hospitals.
Area Profile : The Neurosurgical Service of Western Australia is principally based at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital but also includes Royal Perth Hospital, Perth Children’s Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.
The service provides the emergency and elective neurosurgical services for the state of Western Australia. It is a training organisation within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Surgical Education and Training (RACS SET) system administered by the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia.
There are two types of neurosurgical registrars employed by the service : Training (RACS SET trainees) and Service Registrars (the role being advertised here).
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is a progressive, fully accredited, leading Australian tertiary teaching hospital located on a 28 hectare medical campus adjacent to King’s Park in Nedlands, 4 kilometres from the central business district of Perth.
At any given time approximately 140 Registrar / RMO / Intern staff are rotated to other hospitals. These hospitals include Osborne Park Hospital, Port Hedland Regional Hospital, Joondalup Health Campus, Hollywood Private Hospital, Kalamunda District Hospital, South Perth Community Hospital, St John of God Hospital, Subiaco and Swan District Hospital.
Each year Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital treats approximately 65,000 inpatients, 50,000 emergency presentations and 430,000 outpatients.
The hospital employs approximately 5,500 full-time equivalent staff. The State Neurosurgical Service and Liver Transplantation Service are based at SCGH.
The hospital also has a comprehensive cancer service and a modern Emergency Department.
Clinical services are provided via a devolved management structure. All clinical specialties within are available including components of tertiary paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology at certain peripheral hospitals.
The hospital has a distinguished record in patient care, teaching and research and is closely associated with the University of Western Australia Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and University of Notre Dame Australia as well as Curtin and Edith Cowan Universities.
Employee Benefits : In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements) :
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Selection Criteria : Please see the attached Job Description Form.