Associate Consultant (Surgery)

Associate Consultant (Surgery)

Hospital Authority
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Office : Department of Surgery
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital / Hong Kong East Cluster
No. of Vacancies:
Pay : HK$148,432 to HK$171,014 (HGPS Pt. 45 - 49) per month (including Monthly Allowance)(See Remarks 3)
Key Responsibilities
  1. Provide specialist services.
  2. Supervise Residents undergoing specialist training.
  3. Undertake administrative work.
  4. Undergo continuing medical education and professional development.

Entry Requirements
  1. A qualification registrable in Hong Kong under the Medical Registration Ordinance and
  2. Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (Surgery) or equivalent and
  3. Registered in the Specialist Register in the relevant specialty of the Medical Council of Hong Kong.

Preferred Attributes/Exposure
Staff members in the rank are expected to meet the 4 core competencies set for the Associate Consultant post. They are:
  1. Functional competency.
  2. Personal competency.
  3. People and team competency.
  4. Organization effectiveness.

For Serving HA Staff
  1. Candidates who have not acquired the entry requirements under 2 and 3 but who have passed the exit examination and completed the necessary specialist training requirements before the application deadline may apply. If found suitable for appointment, they may be appointed to the post subject to their production of the required qualifications i.e. FHKAM and specialist registration within 12 months after appointment to the post. If they fail to obtain the required specialist qualification and registration within such period and in the manner as prescribed above, they will be appointed to another position in the rank of Resident which shall commence immediately after such period.
  2. The selected candidate will be offered either contract or fixed term appointment for up to 3 years depending on his/her existing employment terms.
    1. Contract employee - will be offered contract employment with an up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as contract-end gratuity subject to completion of contract with satisfactory performance.
    2. Permanent employee - will be offered a fixed term appointment after which the employee may be reverted back to his/her former substantive rank.
  3. The offer of salary and allowance (Cash allowance, Fixed-flexi allowance or Monthly allowance) for serving employees upon changes in appointment will be made in accordance with prevailing policies.
  4. Staff in the medical grade who are on civil service terms will, if selected, be appointed under the Shadow Promotion Scheme.
  5. Senior Medical & Health Officer, if qualified and selected for appointment, may elect to convert to Associate Consultant or remain in his/her current employment terms.

For External Applicants
  1. The selected candidate will be offered contract term appointment for up to 3 years. Up to 15% of total basic salary (after deducting the contribution of Mandatory Provident Fund by Hospital Authority) as contract-end gratuity may be offered subject to completion of contract with satisfactory performance.
  2. Retiring / retired HA staff who wish to continue working for HA after their normal retirement may also apply. If selected, the terms and conditions of employment will be offered in accordance with prevailing policies of the Retired and Rehire Mechanism of HA.

For All Applicants
  1. A full curriculum vitae and one written reference. from the applicant&rsquos supervisor within the past 3 years on the applicant&rsquos personality, professional skills, management competency and performance are required.
  2. The renewal/extension of appointment will be subject to service needs, availability of funding and job performance.
  3. May be required to work in another work location to meet service needs of the HA.
  4. Please submit on-line application together with the curriculum vitae on or before 6 July2022. For enquiries, please telephone 2595 5863.

.Please submit the Written Reference, under Confidential cover, to the following address on or before the application deadline:
Human Resources Division, Hong Kong East Cluster, 2/F, Multicentre Block C,
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, 3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong Kong.

Job Details

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The Hospital Authority is a statutory body managing all the government hospitals and institutes in Hong Kong. It is under the governance of its board and is under the monitor of the Secretary for Food and Health of the Hong Kong Government. Its chairman is Henry Fan.

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