General Surgeon Jobs Worldwide

Browse our latest Consultant, Specialist, Registrar and House Officer Roles for Surgeons

Browse our current vacancies in general surgery and its subspeciality fields at exciting locations across the world and register your CV and interest with us so that we can help you find your ideal position. Our aim is to find the best surgeons on the market for our clients, and the best career opportunities for our candidates. 
 
We work with reputable hospitals and clinics across the world and recruit surgeons for permanent, fixed term contracts and locum appointments. We can assist you to find the right role for a permanent relocation, sabbatical overseas, a short locum adventure or a postgraduate training position.
 

Job Locations

Odyssey works with hospitals and clinics all over the world but most positions are in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Australasia. These are the most common locations:
  1. Canada
  2. Australia
  3. New Zealand
  4. UK
  5. Ireland
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. United Arab Emirates
  8. Qatar
  9. Singapore
  10. China

 

Scope of Surgical Practice

Our roles are based in diverse locations with a wide range of clinical surgical practice ranging from advanced tertiary care hospitals requiring highly specialised surgical skills to regional general hospitals and small hospitals which require a broader scope of practice (often including basic orthopaedics and obstetics).
 

Common specialist skills include:

  • breast and endocrine surgery
  • trauma surgery
  • colorectal surgery
  • pancreatic surgery
  • upper GI Surgery
  • endoscopy
  • laparascopic surgery
  • robotic surgery
  • thoracic surgery

 

Consultant and Specialist General Surgeon Roles

Specialist roles require postgraduate surgical training in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Western Europe, Hong Kong or Singapore and a fellowship or board certification with specialist registration and licence to practise. Qualifications must be verified at primary source by EPIC or Data Flow (Middle East only).
 

Accepted Qualifications

  • UK: FRCS + CCT
  • Ireland: FRCSI + CSD
  • USA: American Board of General Surgery
  • Canada: FRCSC
  • Australia and New Zealand: FRACS
  • South Africa: FCS / MMed
  • Western Europe: national board certification
 

House Officer and Registrar - Junior Doctor Training and Service Roles

General Surgery house officer and registrar positions are highly sought after and competition is tough. Training positions are accredited for postgraduate specialist training by the Royal College or organisation responsible for overseeing training and examniations in general surgery in the relevant country. Each job will be accredited for a specified period of time and level of training (rural/ urban/junior/ advanced) and will have structured teaching and supervision. You should register with the appropriate organisation to ensure your training is recognised towards the specialist training and examniations. 

Training positions, titled house officer and registrar, are available in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Ireland and Singapore.

Service positions are not approved for postgraduate specialist training but usually provide excellent clinical experience for physicians looking to acquire some skills in a new speciality and they are often an easier means of entry to a country.

 

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Medical Jobs in Albany, Great Southern Region, Western Australia

The oldest settled town in Western Australia, the breathtaking beauty of Albany's rugged coastline creates a fitting backdrop to a dramatic whaling, convict and settler history and a sensational south coast adventure.

 

Browse medical vacancies in Albany 

Advantages of Living and Working in Albany 

  • 418KM drive or 75 minutes flight from state capital Perth. Regular flights available
  • One of the world's greatest journeys, the Bibbulmun Track runs from Perth to Albany.
  • As well as world-class hiking, you'll also find some top-notch spots for fishing, sailing and diving.
  • Historic Whaling Station at Discovery Bay and whale watching tours by boat or land
  • Albany Farmers' Markets. No imports here, just fresh and fabulous, locally-grown flavours.
  • From convict prisons, whaling ships and taverns to quaint cottages and grand National Trust residences, you can take in almost two centuries of history on a 30-minute self-guided walk, following the Amity Trail

History

This charming city marks the spot where the first European settlers set foot in Western Australia, and much of their legacy remains today with around 50 colonial buildings standing proudly as museums, galleries and restaurants. 

Albany's King George Sound also marks the spot where the first convoy of ANZACs departed for the battlegrounds of the First World War. Today, you can follow their extraordinary stories through the National Anzac Centre's state-of-the-art interactive displays.


 

Albany Medical Services

The Great Southern Health Region is organised around the Albany Health Campus as the major ‘hub’ for public health services.  A range of regional services are co-ordinated from Albany to support the Integrated District Health Service in Katanning and smaller hospitals, multi-purpose services and nursing posts throughout the region.

This network of services provides a continuum of care for residents and visitors and allows for patients to be transferred to the more specialised, larger hospital in Albany or metropolitan tertiary hospitals, where required.

 

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Consultant, Registrar, House Officer and GP jobs available
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