Invest in your career with this innovative Hospital
- Established and supportive employer
- Lucrative salary package with generous allowances
- Immerse yourself in a unique rural community
As a Staff Specialist Physician, you will provide clinical care to patients and clinically manage, on a day-to-day basis, the associated multidisciplinary patient care team to ensure the provision of appropriate patient care, in collaboration with the Director of Medicine. Further, you will support the continued improvement of health services by participating in quality improvement opportunities. Your expertise will be utilised in providing teaching sessions to undergraduate medical students and all levels of Junior Medical Staff, as well as undertake performances appraisals. In return, you will receive an attraction remuneration package with generous benefits and leave allowances including location allowance and flexible working arrangements.
The Hospital & Health Service
This health service covers an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres and services many of the remote communities within North Western Queensland. The primary facility is an 80-bed, level 4 hospital which offers primary, secondary and community health services in addition to specialist services such as anaesthetics, paediatrics, psychiatry, surgery and obstetrics & gynaecology
You will be living in a town, considered by many as the capital of northwest Queensland, located just 200 kilometres from the Northern Territory border. Over 23,000 people enjoy living in this modern community with over half the population under the age of 35 years old. There is a great range of shopping facilities including local markets and no shortage of nightlife with a range of venues offering live music, dining, theatre and entertainment. Housing prices are competitive and locally there are 35 education facilities, including state and private schools, TAFE, special education, School of the Air and MIGATE. Make the move to a town that brings out the adventurous spirit in everyone, with ample places to fish, camp, four-wheel drive or enjoy an outback sunset.
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or be close to completing your fellowship and be eligible for registration with AHPRA. You will have demonstrated clinical knowledge, experience and skills extending across the broad range of general medicine and demonstrated competence in clinical problem solving at an advanced level. An interest in and proven ability to teach at both an undergraduate and post-graduate level is desirable, along with a commitment to continuing research, audit and quality improvement initiatives. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.