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Earn up to $512,000 per year with a state-of-the-art hospital in picturesque coastal Queensland

  • Lead a dynamic team in a newly redeveloped hospital
  • A modern secondary referral Emergency Department
  • A good variation of presentations including exposure to marine stings, tropical medicine, toxicology and venomology

The Position

As the Director of Emergency Medicine, you will provide organisational, management and clinical leadership to the emergency team across all professional disciplines (medical, nursing, allied health, operational and administration). You will have the opportunity to lead clinical, service and cultural transformation to deliver optimum patient care, and to ensure integration of services both within this hospital as well as with partner agencies in the wider community.

You will ensure the highest professional and patient safety standards are observed by all medical staff employed or contracted to provide medical services within the Emergency Department. In turn, you will benefit from flexible working arrangements, generous leave arrangements, highly competitive remuneration and salary packaging options.

The Hospital

This hospital is the main referral facility for the district which serves a population of approximately 182,000 people with a typical regional case-mix including farmers, miners, the elderly and retired, dependents, alcoholics and the drug-effected. The service deals with accidents and retrievals from surrounding islands, mining and farming areas, making it a central and vital facility for the region. The Emergency Department itself sees 50,000 presentations per year including 25-30% paediatrics, a 25-30% admission rate and a significant trauma case-load. The hospital has been redeveloped at a cost of over $400 million, with a current capacity of over 230 beds. It is a digital hospital, equipped with leading technology to assist you in providing the highest level of care and comfort to patients.

The Location

This tropical city, with a rich and colourful history, is known for its picture perfect beaches and laid back atmosphere. It has a good balance of modern facilities and amenities including a wide range of sporting facilities such as tennis courts, an Olympic pool and three excellent golf courses. As for water based activities, the many reefs that dot the coastline are a key attraction for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts.

Child-care centres in the area are dedicated to the safety and stimulation of children and the schools are all well-equipped and provide the highest level of education. With an excellent reputation for achieving outstanding academic results, there is the choice of State, Catholic and private schools, as well as schools for children with special needs.

Essential Criteria

You must be a Fellow of ACEM and hold current Specialist registration with AHPRA.

If you are looking for a warm tropical location with an exciting and varied professional experience - Get in contact today for a no-obligation discussion.