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Robotic Colorectal Surgical Fellow – 2025 Clinical Year

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Other, Medical Officer

  • Our state-of-the-art facilities will improve your skills & enhance your career
  • Work with a supportive & committed team in our value-based, caring organisation
  • Great culture with long tenure of our employees


Here at the San, we are dedicated to being at the forefront of technology, the San has a prominent robotic surgery unit, state-of-the-art hybrid operating theatre, and the latest in surgical and diagnostic imaging.


Taking care of people is our reason for being  
At Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH), fondly known as the San, taking care of people is our reason for being. It’s what drives us to deliver exceptional outcomes for our patients and it’s a shared sense of purpose that extends to everyone who works here too.

When you work for the San, you’ll feel valued and supported by our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation.

What you’ll be doing in this role 
An opportunity is available for a motivated and enthusiastic colorectal surgeon to join our team to undertake training in robotic colorectal surgery.

As part of the team, you will have the opportunity to perform a high volume of robotic cases as both assistant and primary operator, with mentoring from some of Australia’s most experienced robotic colorectal surgeons. As the Robotic Colorectal Surgical Fellow, you will participate in all clinical and academic activities of the unit.

Key Requirements for the role are:

  • Active participation in the unit’s Robotic Training courses and clinical research program.
  • Participation in the SAH MDT Meetings and Audit
  • May possibly involve participation in the SAH acute surgical roster as a specialist

Who we are looking for

  • Applicants should hold a Fellowship in General Surgery of the FRACS or equivalent, and ideally will have completed post-fellowship colorectal training
  • This role would ideally suit a colorectal surgeon who has recently completed colorectal training who sees robotic surgery as a significant component of their future practice but has had limited robotic exposure
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • You'll demonstrate excellent communication skills – both written and verbal skills
  • Great interpersonal skills by considerately and professionally communicate with patients, their families, visitors, and your colleagues
  • You’ll be systematic, able to prioritise tasks but also have initiative and critical problem-solving capability
  • You’ll be adaptable, willing to learn, and work in a team-orientated, fast-paced environment
  • You will hold a current AHPRA registration
  • Have the willingness to take relevant ongoing professional development
  • Experience and demonstrated ability in supervising junior medical officers is desirable but not essential

About Adventist Healthcare
We are NSW’s largest and most comprehensive private hospital (700+ beds) with a dedicated team of 2400 team members, over 1000 medical officers and 300 volunteers. As a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organisation advancing healthcare since 1903, we have a proud history of delivering outstanding care and we are at the forefront of our field with best in-class technology and game-changing research.

What to expect
Please know that employment with Adventist Healthcare requires:

  • A National Police and Working with Children Check
  • Two professional working reference checks
  • At least 2 COVID-19 vaccinations with 3 doses preferred
  • Other pre-employment screenings as required

How to apply

If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing via email.  Please note: Only applicants via portal will be accepted.  

If you’d like to chat with one of our team members about this role, then please contact: 

Nicole Franzen
Medical Workforce Manager
(p) 02 9480 9019

Applications Close 5pm Tuesday 23 April 2024 however, the close date is subject to change, as applicants will be reviewed as they are received and progressed to interview and appointed if deemed suitable. Therefore, we encourage you to Apply Now to avoid disappointment.     

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