Positions Vacant


An exciting opportunity exists to join a team providing high quality and effective specialist Otolaryngology services to the patients of Hunter New England area.

John Hunter is the largest hospital in the district, with approximately 650 beds (incl. John Hunter Children’s Hospital) and covers the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens geographical area. JHH is a Level 6, tertiary referral, major trauma and teaching hospital, servicing a population of more than 800,000 people.

The department is seeking either a fellowship trained head and neck surgeon with microvascular reconstruction skills or a paediatric otolaryngologist. Other skill sets will be considered and the applicant will be expected to contribute to the John Hunter Hospital emergency roster.

Applicants will have a medical degree registrable with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Newcastle is a great place to live and work. With Australia’s largest regional population it has the benefits of a big city with the ease and friendliness of a country town. As a centre for manufacturing, mining, retail, health, tourism education, IT, call centres and finance, the Hunter offers real employment choices for your partner and an excellent range of schooling options for your children.


Dr Niall Jefferson, Director Otolaryngology, John Hunter Hospital

ph: 0439 173 222

e: niallj99@yahoo.com

Applications and Information:

Mr Damien Barrett, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant

ph: (02) 4985 3157

e: damien.barrett@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au


Applications Close: 8 May 2018