Summerland Skin Cancer Clinic

Summerland Skin Cancer Clinic is seeking a part time doctor to join our team in providing comprehensive skin cancer diagnosis and management services. The clinic is located in East Lismore NSW, which is centrally located in the Northern Rivers region, close to multiple beaches, schools and airports. This area has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world. The practice principal is Dr Tristan Hicks, a specialist GP, accredited skin cancer doctor and Fellow of both the RACGP as well as the Skin Cancer College Australasia. The clinic also engages Dr Michael Krumins, who has also completed significant further post-fellowship studies in skin cancer. Summerland Skin Cancer Clinic is a family-owned, private billing clinic with full time practice nurse support, friendly administrative team and dedicated treatment room. There are currently extended waiting periods for patient appointments of up to 6 months. The clinic enjoys on-site and on-street parking for patients and staff. We are well supported by experienced local general and plastic surgeons, medical oncology, radiation oncology, as well as both public and private hospital facilities. Doctors working in Lismore may be eligible for the Workforce Incentive Program – Doctor Stream payments.

Essential skills required –

  • Current medical registration with AHPRA.
  • RACGP Fellowship or equivalent.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Training and experience in dermatoscopy and skin cancer surgery.
  • Minimum training of certificate level in skin cancer medicine and surgery (or working towards this), OR significant minor surgical and general practice experience.

Preferred skills –

  • Advanced certificate level in dermatoscopy and advanced clinical certificate in skin cancer medicine and surgery (or working towards this).
  • Working towards Fellowship with SCCA or Masters of Medicine (Skin Cancer).
  • Ability and experience in performing flap and graft surgery.
  • Familiarity with Best Practice software.

Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be considered for the position.

Job Specifics

  • Job Type – Part-time contractor
  • Work Location – East Lismore, NSW
  • Work Hours – 2 days per week from September, increasing to 3 days per week from January 2022
  • Pay Rate – 65% of takings negotiable
  • Travel Requirements – none
  • Parking – free on-site car park for staff and patients
  • Weekend/on-call work hours – Nil

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please contact the Summerland Skin Cancer Clinic’s Practice Manager, Elizabeth Hicks, by email:, or phone 02 6622 8155.