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Take the next step in a rewarding Paediatric career within a welcoming and vibrant community

  • Develop your experience in a courteous and supportive team
  • Rare opportunity in a well-established training hospital
  • Be rewarded for hard work with an attractive salary package

The Position

Wavelength is seeking a Paediatric Registrar / Principal House Officer to take on a temporary full-time permanent position providing a high-level of care to patients in the local community while supporting senior medical staff to ensure patient services are delivered in an effective and efficient manner. The successful applicant with have demonstrated clinical skills and experience in Paediatrics and Neonatology, the ability to communicate effectively with staff and patients and a commitment to continuing professional education and maintaining personal knowledge/skills.

The Hospital

This state-of-the-art hospital offers a wide range of medical services to a growing population of approximately 230,000. The Hospital has 305 beds and is the main referral hospital for Central QLD. The hospitals modern, 24-hour Emergency Department sees approximately 48,000 presentations per annum, with a total of 38,991 patients admitted to the Hospital for medical services. Medical Services include Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Cardiology, Renal Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Intensive Care and Anaesthetics. The hospital has a 17 bed General Paediatric Ward, as part of new development and a 12 bed Special Care Nursery.

The Location

Situated halfway between Brisbane and Townsville, this town is a short drive to the pristine beaches and national parklands of Queensland. The town has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained; including museums, botanical gardens, a crocodile farm and a local zoo. The beach is perfect for snorkelling, scuba diving and boating. Locally there are four shopping centres with plenty of alfresco dining options for you to enjoy the tropical climate. The region is well served by both private and public schools, including several for boarders, alongside being easily accessible via all modes of transport.

Essential Criteria

• MBBS or equivalent to be eligible for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

• Current APLS and Neoresus certification.

• Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD)

Call Ben today to take the next step in a rewarding career!