Position Details
Reference Number 25960
Position Title Staff Specialist General Surgeon
Employment Type Full time - permanent
Division Clinical Operations
Location Bendigo - Main campuses
EBA Classification/Range
EBA:  Victorian Public Health Sector – Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification:  SPECIALIST YEAR 1

EBA:  Victorian Public Health Sector – Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021
Classification:  SPECIALIST YEAR 9

Hours per fortnight 76
Position Summary

Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Bendigo is one of Victoria's fastest growing regional cities, our vision is "Excellent Care. Every Person. Every Time." 


The Clinical Operations Division encompasses acute and mental health services with a focus on excellent care, every person, every time.  We provide a wide range of general medical, surgical and speciality services including oncology, cardiology, renal, emergency, women’s and children’s, critical care, specialist clinics and mental health services.


Within a state of the art hospital, the team provides high quality services using the latest technologies.  Our eleven operating theatres (including 2 endoscopy rooms), critical care, emergency and women’s wards all have access to critical services lifts that link to the helipad allowing rapid transfer of patients both in and out of the health service.


The Mental Health Service is a complex service that provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria stretching from Swan Hill in the north of the state to Gisborne in the south. The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides services to patients from birth to 17 years, the Youth Team covers ages 18 to 24 years, Adult Services cover patients from 25 to 64 years and the Older Person’s Service manages those individuals over 65 years old. 


Each year our onsite specialist clinics provide almost 95,000 occasions of service, we also see more than 52,000 people in our emergency department and welcome around 1400 babies into the world.  The Clinical Operations Division assists with the admission of more than 49,000 patients into the hospital each year.


Bendigo Health is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include:


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation)
  • Staff health and wellbeing program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free immunisations
  • Social club
  • Smoke free environment



Title: General Surgery Staff Specialist
Department: General Surgery
Classification: HM33-HM41
Hours: 76
Status: Full-time permanent


For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.

Selection Criteria
01.• Fellowship with Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent

02.• Demonstrated clinical ability commensurate with that expected of a specialist General Surgeon.

03.• Thorough understanding of the relevant legislation pertaining to Medical Officers

04.• Evidence of ongoing professional development to continually update personal medical knowledge and skills

05.• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of clinical governance and the underpinning framework for safety and quality in health care

06.• Demonstrated capacity to communicate with peers and management staff to achieve organisational goals

07.• Demonstrated ability to liaise with other stakeholders to progress surgical services
Contact Person Graeme Campbell
Contact Number (0418) 592 062
Closing Date 28/05/2019
Position Description
General Surgery - Staff Specialist.doc Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.