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.

 

Register for General Surgery Jobs

Register on our website and upload your CV then sign up for job alerts so that you get immediate notification of all new roles and stay ahead of the competition. 
You can also follow us on twitter @odysseymedic for new jobs.
 

#Kaitaia #NorthlandNZ

Kaitaia is your gateway to paradise; it is the last main town on State Highway 1 before you reach the iconic Te Rerenga Wairua (or Cape Reinga) which is the northern tip of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Kaitaia is rich in culture and heritage combining stories of the first settlers, home to five iwi; Ngati Kuri, Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri, Ngati Kahu & Ngai Takoto; and the Dalmation settlers, each with their own stories intertwining history and special memories and places for each.

In just 20 minutes you can reach more than 20 different bays or beaches that are mostly unpopulated. 

The serene beauty, the peacefulness and our location will leave footprints in your soul. 

 

Medical Services in Kaitaia

Kaitaia has New Zealand's most northerly hospital serving a widely dispersed population, with a high percentage of Maori.

The general hospital has 26 beds in general, maternity and paediatric wards with all the supporting services, and also provides a substantial community health service.

The hospital services comprise:

  • Renovated maternity unit and new occupational therapy department
  • New emergency department
  • New after-hours facility
  • An enlarged day surgery unit and recovery area
  • A modern isolation room and refurbished general ward
  • An 8 station haemodialysis outpatient unit
  • GP and outpatients’ consulting rooms
  • Relocation of the radiology department
  • Improved working areas for nurses

 

Physician and Health Professional Jobs in Kaitaia

Clinical disciplines practised in Kaitaia require broad general skills:
 
  • General Physicians
  • General Practitioners
  • Rural Generalists
  • Anaesthetists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurses and Midwives
  • Radiation Technologists
  • Anaesthesia Technologists

 

Kaitaia Advantages: 

  • excellent opportunities for rural generalists in hospital and community clinics
  • good experience for physicians and surgeons seeking enhanced skills for working in rural and remote areas
  • permanent and fixed term consultant contracts in a small range of specialities
  • training and service house officer and registrar contracts
  • full support from a regional general hospital in Whangarei and tertiary support from Auckland
  • participation in structured CME programmes

 

Register for career opportunities in New Zealand

Register for career opportunities in New Zealand

Our recruitment consultants shall be in touch to discuss your scope of practice and interests and assist you to find the right role in New Zealand.

 

Search for current vacancies in New Zealand

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