Orthopaedic Surgeon Jobs Worldwide

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

Browse our current vacancies in orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic 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.

Common specialist skills include:

  • spinal surgery
  • lower limb surgery
  • upper limb surgery
  • paediatric orthopaedic surgery
  • foot and ankle surgery
  • knee surgery
  • arthroplasty
  • arthoscopy
  • hand surgery

 

Consultant and Specialist Orthopaedic 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 T+Orth + CCT
  • Ireland: FRCSI + CSD
  • USA: American Board of Orthopaedic 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

Orthopaedic 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 orthopaedic 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 Orthopaedic 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.

Medical Careers: United Arab Emirates

For most people, the United Arab Emirates means just one place: Dubai, the sci-fi-esque city of iconic skyscrapers, palm-shaped islands, city-sized malls, indoor ski slopes and palatial beach resorts. But beyond the glitter awaits a diverse mosaic of six more emirates, each with its own character and allure.

Oil-rich Abu Dhabi, the UAE's capital, is positioning itself as a culture and leisure hub. Beyond looms the vast Al Dhafra region, home to the northern reaches of the Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) desert's rippling dunes. Its magical silence is interrupted only by the whisper of shifting sands rolling towards Saudi Arabia.

North of Dubai, Sharjah is the UAE's art and heritage centre while Ras Al Khaimah is all about the beach, with a dash of adventure-activities thrown in. Head east into the jagged embrace of the Hajar Mountains to experience a side of the UAE far removed from Dubai's gloss.

Heavily reliant on a large expatriate workforce, the United Arab Emirates is a very popular destination for excellent career opportunities, tax free income and the experience of a life in a cosmopolitan global city. It is safe, modern, clean and family friendly with a wealth of activities and attractions to keep you busy. Excellent transport links to all parts of the globe, make the UAE a much desired location to base a career in the Middle East.

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