Careers in Plastic Surgery

Join the happy team at Dr Michael Kernohan’s Specialist Plastic Surgeon practice in Gregory Hills, NSW.

Current positions vacant include

  • Part-Time Practice Nurse
careers in plastic surgery - Dr Kernohan Sydney

Practice Nurse for Plastic Surgeon Clinic – Part-Time

Join Plastic Surgeon Dr Michael Kernohan in his Southwest Sydney Clinic

This is a great opportunity to be part of the team of a growing specialist plastic surgery practice. You would be joining our team in our brand NEW state-of-the-art clinic. 

You would be offering the highest standard of care throughout the patients’ surgical journey, educating and supporting them, as well as aiding their recovery and wound care. 

You would be working closely with our highly experienced plastic surgeon and assisting with minor procedures in our practice. Sometimes you would be required to visit our patients in hospital.

We are looking for someone who is caring, respectful, well presented, and willing to learn and can demonstrate excellent communication skills. 

This part-time position requires normal working hours for 2-3 days each week, with some flexibility and with the opportunity to develop this role further.

Your role would include:

  • Pre-operative and Post-operative consulting with patients and plastic surgeon
  • Patient relationship management during the patient journey
  • Handling any patient concerns about surgical details
  • Assisting with minor surgical procedures performed at the practice
  • Assisting and advising patients on surgery & wound care
  • Sterilisation of instruments and general cleaning of the clinical space
  • Ward visits and patient support while in hospital
  • Following up and networking with past patients 
  • Perform all medical administrative tasks

What you would get:

  • Above-average remuneration and team incentives
  • Delightful working environment in an elegant professional practice with brand new treatment rooms – Main practice is located in Gregory Hills
  • Working with the latest technologies, equipment, and techniques
  • Dermal & Injectables opportunities
  • Training & Support on using our Clinic to Cloud practice management medical software
  • Training & Conference opportunities to learn and develop further skills

Future Career growth opportunities

You need to have:

  • A friendly attitude, self-driven with attention to detail and a caring approach
  • A strong interest in Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery, Rejuvenation and Anti-Ageing. 
  • A Registered Nurse qualification and active AHPRA registration, with at least 5 years post graduate experience. (Div1 is preferred) 
  • Previous experience in the field of Cosmetic and/or Plastic Surgery highly desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Office/Practice software (Microsoft office, Clinic to Cloud preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact and communicate with patients, staff, practitioners, and healthcare professionals.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and learning of new skills
  • Immunisation accreditation certifications
  • Reasonable distance to Gregory Hills and the Southern Highlands desirable.


Dr Michael Kernohan is an experienced Plastic Surgeon and expert in Breast, Body, Face, and Skin Cancer surgery. In addition to Cosmetic Surgery – The practice also offers non-surgical treatments and Skin rejuvenation using Lasers, Dermal injections, and cosmeceuticals.

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Only permanent residents and Australian citizens need apply.

Please apply via Seek submitting your Resume, Cover letter and 3 contactable referees

For any enquiries, please email Georgina Kernohan on


Some of the careers you could expect in a busy Plastic Surgery Clinic include:

  • Practice Manager or Assistant Practice Manager
  • Patient Coordinator / Patient Liason / Medical Secretary
  • Medical receptionist
  • Practice Nurse
  • Dermal Clinician
  • Marketing Coordinator
Dr Michael Kernohan - Best plastic Surgeon Sydney NSW

Dr Michael Kernohan – Specialist Plastic Surgeon in Sydney NSW

Dr Michael Kernohan is a Sydney Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon providing a wide range of services from skin cancer to cosmetic surgery for the face, nose, breast and body.

He also offers complex reconstructive procedures following trauma and a range of cancer treatments using the most innovative and up-to-date treatment options.

Dr Kernohan is able to care for both public and private patients and currently has appointments in five Sydney hospitals and has an additional leadership role as Director of Surgical Specialities.

His main clinic is now located in Gregory Hills and he has 4 other locations – Bowral, Liverpool, Surry Hills (city) and Campbelltown Clinic – servicing patients in Sydney Southwest and Southern Highlands.

Please call on 1300 39 38 99 or Contact us