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Obstetrics & Gynaecology Specialist - permanent position ACT - commencing Jan 2020

Canberra & ACT, ACT

From 06/01/2020



The Position

Skilled Medical currently has an exciting opportunity for an obstetrics & gynaecology specialist (FRANZCOG) to commence a permanent position at a metropolitan hospital in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).

This opportunity will suit a highly skilled clinician with extensive experience in the practice of evidence based O&G.

This role may offer teaching and academic opportunities with the hospital's affiliated universities.


Health Service

The 600 bed tertiary hospital provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‚Äźbased health services to the people of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) — a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people.

The O&G department has more than 3700 births per year, 650 admissions for newborn care and is a level 6 referral centre for high risk pregnancies for the region.  It is the only tertiary care perinatal unit between Sydney and Melbourne and is accredited by RANZCOG for the FRANZCOG Training Program and sub-specialty training in Maternal Fetal Medicine.

It is expected that the successful candidate participates in the active junior training of the RANZCOG trainees. Involvement in departmental teaching and research is encouraged and supported. There is a strong commitment to quality and audit.

There are further plans to expand the hospital and the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the existing services and also to contribute to service development in the department.  As a part of the development, clinical services will also be expanding and will be offering sub specialty interests in the area of maternal fetal medicine and emergency gynaecology.  Experience in these areas will be advantageous to candidates.


The Location

This city has outstanding amenities and excellent housing, educational and leisure opportunities. It is home to national icons and monuments as well as natural treasures. The coast and ski fields are nearby and Sydney is only three hours away by road.


Essential Criteria

Applicants must hold registered or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and are registered or eligible for registration for Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) or equivalent specialist qualifications.


About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist medical professionals with locum/temp and permanent placements.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with years of industry experience and is dedicated to assisting medical professionals in their work and careers.


To Apply

For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Nevenka Zuvelek by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or please call a member of our permanent team on 1300 900 100.

Job Ad Reference 110108
ContactRobert Campbell
1300 900 100

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