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A challenging and rewarding role with a greater connection between health care provider and patient

  • Make a measurable difference in the health outcomes of Indigenous Australians
  • Enjoy a competitive salary and various benefits
  • Join a welcoming community that offers a great social life

The Position

As an Emergency Medicine Resident Medical Officer, you will be dedicated to bringing the highest standards to the department and its patients. Working in the rural outback, you will experience a diverse patient mix and clinical leadership opportunities within a multidisciplinary team. This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your expertise in the Emergency setting and join a health service committed to your continued learning and development. You will enjoy a fantastic salary, rent-free accommodation, relocation assistance, various allowances including $34,500 inaccessibility allowance, as well as access to corporate discounts and staff wellness programs.

The Hospital

This Level 4 hospital has a total of 80 beds and offers primary, secondary and community health services in addition to specialist services such as anaesthetics, paediatrics, psychiatry, surgery and obstetrics & gynaecology. The hospital also hosts a range of clinics in speciality and sub-specialty services. The Royal Flying Doctor Service base provides rural retrievals and transfers and you will experience a very interesting patient load involving basically anything that Emergency Medicine provides. Further, you will be welcomed by a great team and work climate with Emergency Physicians and Rural Generalists keen to socialise in this relaxed and picturesque town.

The Location

Considered by many as the capital of northwest Queensland, located just 200 kilometres from the Northern Territory border this town brings out the adventurous spirit in everyone. With ample places to fish, camp, four wheel drive or enjoy an outback sunset, there is also a great range of shopping facilities including local markets. Over 23,000 people enjoy living in this modern community and it is an ideal location for the single professional or young couple. Over half the population is under the age of 35 years old and the majority of employees at the hospital have reported that their social life increased exponentially when they moved to the town.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you must hold registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) or be eligible to hold Provisional registration with experience from a comparable healthcare system.

To work in a unique location where you can make a real difference to the community, contact Emma Gough today for further details.