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Take a break from your routine in this 12 month fixed term role

  • Join a well-regarded, major country Hospital
  • Showcase your leadership skills and teaching expertise
  • Escape the cold in this warm sub-tropical climate

The Position

Wavelength is seeking a General Medicine Specialist for this flexible, full time role for a 12 month appointment. You will be delivering high quality care across a range of services inclusive of inpatient, outpatient and procedural care. You will have a passion for sharing your knowledge as you provide consultative services to the long stay and short stay wards, alongside the Emergency department and other colleagues as required. You will demonstrate leadership within the department, assisting in developing and refining models of care, alongside participating in an after hours and on call roster. In this role, you would also be responsible for coordinating and facilitating the education and research of medical students, junior medical officers, principal house officers, registrars and senior medical staff.

The Hospital

This medium-sized 320+ bed hospital provides public services to a population of 200,000. In conjunction with the District, it provides an integrated network of acute, mental health, aged care, community and allied health inpatient and outpatient services. There are 79 non-consultant hospital doctors and approximately 30 staff specialists across the various specialties. In addition, there are approximately 40 visiting specialists, who provide services to this hospital. The hospital itself is large enough to offer a varied and full clinical workload while maintaining the friendliness and atmosphere of a smaller hospital.  Additionally, it is an accredited teaching hospital.

The Location

This beautiful, colonial city located in Queensland is situated a comfortable two-hour highway drive from the famous beaches of the Gold Coast. The city is highly accessible via multiple highways and daily flights to and from Brisbane International Airport. With a variety of parks, botanical gardens, shopping and cafes, the city will provide endless entertainment for you and your family.

Whether you?re seeking rural acreage or city living, there's no shortage of affordable housing options. This location also offers several private and public primary and secondary schools, as well as sporting opportunities for students of all ages. There are also two major universities nearby lending to the vibrancy of the location. 

Essential Criteria

The successful candidate will hold fellowship with RACP and be registered as a Specialist with the Medical Board of Australia.