First listed on: 13 May 2024

Post Graduate Fellow - Hand and Microsurgery (apply via eCredential)


Post Graduate Fellow - Hand and Microsurgery 
John Hunter Hospital
Fixed term temporary part time [0.6 FTE February 2025 – February 2026]

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John Hunter Hospital invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Post Graduate Fellow in Hand and Microsurgery. The successful applicant will provide high quality clinical care and specialty services in hand and microsurgery at the level of a Post Graduate Fellow, and participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities within the Orthopaedic Surgery department at John Hunter Hospital and HNELHD as required. 

Applicants will:

  • Hold Fellowship in with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Orthopaedic Surgery/Plastic Surgery) consideration will be given to overseas doctors who meet the Limited Pathway for Short Term Training in a Medical Specialty Pathway and would be placed on the Medical Officers Award
  • Hold or be eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia (AHRPA)
  • Desire to continue working in the field of hand and microsurgery and have proven excellence in a research program 

What we can offer you

HNELHD is the largest local health district in NSW which services a population of more than 900,000 across the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast areas. John Hunter Hospital is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital and is the largest hospital in the Hunter New England Local Health District. HNELHD has strong, innovative connections with the University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute.

Working with HNE Health gives you access to a great range of benefits:

Nestled in the heart of Australia, Newcastle boasts a diverse tapestry of landscapes, from coastal havens to serene countryside. Experience the perfect balance of urban sophistication and the tranquillity of nature, providing an ideal backdrop for a rewarding personal and professional life. Achieve the elusive work-life balance in a region that cherishes its laid-back lifestyle, enjoying leisurely weekends exploring pristine beaches, vibrant markets, and cultural events. Embark on a journey where your medical expertise aligns seamlessly with a high-quality lifestyle. Elevate your career, nurture your well-being, and become an integral part of a healthcare network that values and celebrates your contributions. Discover the perfect blend of professional satisfaction and life-enriching experiences with us!

Need more information?

Click here for the Position Description

Applications close: 6 June 2024

For more information about the role contact: Dr Brett McClelland - Visiting Medical Officer in Orthopaedic Surgery, John Hunter Hospital
Ph: (02) 4922 3510 E: 

For application related enquiries contact: Sally Jordan – Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant
Ph: (02) 4985 3353 E: 

A third COVID-19 dose is a requirement for Category A positions, as is one dose of the current Southern hemisphere influenza vaccine registered for use by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. COVID-19 booster doses are highly recommended for all other health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases - this is a Category A position. Please read and understand NSW Health policy directive (PD2022_030). All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in the policy.

NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘Fit2Work badge’ offered as an option in eCredential

Agency applications are not accepted at this time 

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