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The next step for a driven Specialist in O&G who is looking for a long-term career move in a location that has it all.

  • Drive a dedicated and high-performing team
  • Work for an employer that is committed to flexible working arrangements to ensure a balanced work/family life
  • Establish yourself in a region that values the outdoors and active lifestyles

The Position

In this role you will; provide your expert skills and guidance across a wide range of O&G services; conduct clinical ward rounds, outpatient clinics and operating services, ensuring that the highest standards of patient care are maintained; participate in the units on-call roster; and contribute to other services within the Health Network which may include outreach and telehealth programs.

In addition to your clinical duties you will play a pivotal leadership role and will be vital to the growth and development of the unit. You will be responsible for actively; assisting the Director O&G with the day-to-day management of the unit; delivering patient safety, clinical audit and service planning objectives; initiating research activities; and delivering training programs, conducting performance reviews and mentoring junior staff.

The Hospital

The hospital is a 300-bed facility and is the primary referral hospital for the region.

The O&G team provides maternity care services for approximately 1,350 deliveries annually, through a mixture of Shared Care, Continuity Midwife teams and multidisciplinary High-Risk Clinics. The Maternity Unit is supported by a level four special care nursery.

The department also provides level five laparoscopic and major gynaecological surgical services with twelve to fourteen scheduled operating theatre lists per fortnight. There are daily general gynaecology and antenatal clinics, plus uro-gynaecology and colposcopy services, as well as a community based Indigenous antenatal clinic service. The opportunity also exists for upskilling in obstetric ultrasound.

Being a smaller facility, you will build close relationships with the universities and research communities and will have the opportunity to become involved in projects that you wouldn't normally have access to in a large hospital.

The Location

Situated half way 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 nearby beaches are perfect for snorkeling, 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 and is easily accessible via all modes of transport.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in gaining this role you must hold fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and have registered or be eligible for registration as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA).

If you; value high performance culture; actively seek to develop yourself and your team; drive continuous improvement through innovation and leadership, contact Katie today.