Neurosurgery Fellow

Neurosurgery Fellow, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia

Closing Date: 7th April 2017

Location: Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia


I can go beyond a purely clinical role to change the lives of people in the community and guide the way healthcare develops in my field. Taking on such a complex role ensures I’m personally and professional rewarded. At SA Health, I can tap into all the resources I need to continually advance my career.


Reflecting a free and easy lifestyle, Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate where you can immerse yourself in the rich South Australian arts and culture scene, stroll along the spacious boulevards, or indulge and relax in one of the many fine cafes and restaurants. With sprawling picturesque coastlines and some of Australia’s most awarded wine regions within reach, South Australia is an ideal setting to further your career.

Engaging in clinical practice as determined by the Director of Neurosurgery and Senior Neurosurgery consultant staff, you will be responsible for outpatient and inpatient day to day clinical care of patients of the Royal Adelaide hospital. Ensuring a high standard of clinical practice of Resident Medical Officers/Interns in the Department, you will organise and implement clinical review programs as part of quality assurance, including preparation of reports. As part of your role, you will be involved in the after-hours roster on a regular basis and assist with the postgraduate teaching program.

The Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is South Australia’s largest accredited teaching hospital, providing the people of South Australia and nearby states and territories with outstanding medical care and rehabilitation. Since it was founded in 1840, the RAH has built an international reputation as one of Australia’s finest public teaching hospitals. The hospital offers basic training positions in internal medicine, surgery and general practice, as well as advanced training in a range of specialty areas. Our staff are also actively involved in cutting edge research, making the RAH a centre for both medical and research excellence.

Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery or an equivalent degree, you will be registrable with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA). You will possess clinical skills appropriate for duties in the neurosurgical department, and bring prior experience in the supervision of junior medical staff. You will be committed to fostering a working relationship with patients, their families and other staff which demonstrates courtesy, respect, consideration, empathy, honesty, openness, providing good service, promoting health and promoting the goals of the institution.