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A rewarding position with fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) arrangements available and paid accommodation

  • Earn from $475k to well above $600k depending on experience
  • Excellent roster that encourages work life balance
  • Join a welcoming community that offers a great social life

The Position

As an Emergency Medicine Specialist, you will be dedicated to bringing the highest standards to the department and its patients as you find yourself enjoying a rewarding career. You will provide Emergency Care to patients but also telehealth support and advice for the remote locations of the service. You will be actively involved in education and training including College training programs and training of the service’s workforce, with you own professional development also supported. You will receive a very generous salary package including a rural/remote allowance and salary loadings, and a range of benefits including the option for FIFO and other flexible arrangements. Within a full-time position, you will work on an 8-on, 6-off roster and for part-time commitments you will work an 8-0n, 20-off roster.

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. The ED itself is a well-equipped rural department accredited with ACEM and contains a great team of Staff Specialists, SMOs, RMOs and Registrars. You will feel welcomed by a great team and work climate with FACEMs 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 with an active social life being noted amongst doctors.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FACEM and Specialist registration with AHPRA. Alternatively, you will have Specialist experience from a comparable healthcare country and be eligible for Specialist registration, having undergone assessment that allows progression to a Fellowship.

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