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Clinical Fellow

  • Waratah, NSW, Australia, 2298
  • Fixed Term
  • Closing on: Oct 17 2022

Clinical Fellow – Breast, Oncoplastic and Melanoma Surgery

Department of Surgery 

Calvary Mater Newcastle

  • Make a difference at one of Australia’s leading health care providers
  • Generous salary packaging benefits, ongoing professional development and supportive team environment
  • Classification: Registrar Year 1-4
  • Remuneration: $53.82 – $67.49 per hour
  • Temporary Full Time – 12 month contract until January 2024

About the role

The Fellow for breast, oncolplastic and melanoma surgery provides comprehensive care, management and co-ordination of patients within Surgical Services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development and execution of innovative programs in both the delivery of care and clinical training
  • Maintain professional body membership
  • Facilitate the promotion of clinical research.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs in liaison with colleagues, the University of Newcastle and other learned bodies and colleges.
  • Supervising and teaching Junior Medical Officers and   SET Trainees rotating through the Department of surgery.

What you bring 

  • A Primary Medical Degree registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) with Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons or other relevant specialist recognition
  • Experience and qualification(s) in General Surgery and Emergency General Surgery.
  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated capability to negotiate and implement change.
  • Demonstrated ability to work proficiently and in an organised manner as a member of a multidisciplinary team and unsupervised in periods of high demand and activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach from undergraduate to postgraduate level with commitment to own personal and professional development.
  • Interest in Breast and melanoma Surgery
  • Established track record in research.
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of Calvary and the ability and desire to uphold these at all times.

Desirable Criteria

  • Post FRACS experience in General Surgery 
  • Demonstrated experience in Breast and Melanoma Surgery.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation

The Calvary Mater Newcastle is an Affiliated Health Organisation providing services to both public and private patients primarily from the Hunter New England area. Current employees of NSW Health can request to have various leave entitlement balances transferred to Calvary Mater Newcastle on commencement. Leave types may include but not limited to Long Service Leave, Annual Leave and Sick Leave. Applicants are encouraged to discuss this with the Convenor for further information.

For further information please contact Dr Adeeb Majid - Director of Surgery on (02) 498 50226 or

About Calvary

We are a leading provider of quality, integrated care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

Why work for Calvary?

Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

Please note the following:

  • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
  • As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
  • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
  • As part of this recruitment activity, an eligibility list will be created for future vacancies. In addition, should you wish to be considered for our casual pool, please advise the convenor during your interview process

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