Position Details
Reference Number 25628
Position Title Orthopaedic Surgeon Staff Specialist
Employment Type Full time - fixed term
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 6

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." 


We are seeking an appropriately qualified Surgeon as a Staff Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery. This is position and will complement the current Department comprised of eight VMO’s, four Registrars (1 AOA Accredited Trainee), two HMO’s, as a full time position. The successful applicant will; be required to provide General Adult and Paediatric Orthopaedic Services at Consultant level.   A mix of Elective and Emergency work is guaranteed.   A 12 month appointment is intended.

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.


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: Staff Surgeon (Orthopaedics)
Department:  Orthopaedics
Hours: 76 per fortnight
Status:  Full-time 12 months

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

Selection Criteria
01.Current Specialist Registrars with AHPRA

02.Fellowship with Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or equivalent

03.Demonstrated clinical ability commensurate with that expected of a specialist consultant orthopaedic surgeon

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

05.Demonstrated ability to structure and supervise a registrar in orthopaedic surgery

06.Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective interactions required in the operation of a busy surgical service

07.Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as independently

08.Good understanding of the Victorian Public Health system
Contact Person Mr Huw Williams
Contact Number (0419) 367 211
Contact Email huw.williams@bendigohealth.org.au
Closing Date 19/03/2019
Position Description
PD - Orthopaedic Staff Specialist 2018.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.