Emergency Medicine Consultant

Earn up to $485,000 per year with a state-of-the-art hospital in picturesque coastal Queensland

  • Join a dynamic team on a full-time or part-time basis
  • A modern secondary referral Emergency Department
  • A good variation of presentations including exposure to marine stings, tropical medicine, toxicology and venomology
The Position
As an Emergency Medicine Consultant, you will assist the Director in the provision of high quality clinical services as well as play a role in the education of medical staff and students, allied health professionals and interested community groups or nursing staff. You will be joining a supportive team consisting of 8 Interns, 10 SHOs/JHOs and 15 PHOs/Registrars with 2 on cover per night shift. Currently on-call requirements are 2 nights per fortnight and 1 weekend every 2-3 weeks, from 0000-0700. You will actively participate in patient safety, audit, research and service planning activities.

In turn, you will benefit from innovative and flexible rostering, plenty of research opportunities, highly competitive remuneration with extensive support for professional development as well as potential involvement in the Regional Aeromedical Retrieval Service. Full-time and part-time opportunities are currently available. 

The Hospital
This hospital is the main referral facility for the district which serves a population of approximately 182,000 people with a typical regional case-mix including farmers, miners, the elderly and retired, dependents, alcoholics and the drug-effected. The service deals with accidents and retrievals from surrounding islands, mining and farming areas, making it a central and vital facility for the region. The Emergency Department itself sees 50,000 presentations per year including 25-30% paediatrics, a 25-30% admission rate and a significant trauma case-load. The hospital has been redeveloped at a cost of over $400 million, with a current capacity of over 230 beds. It is a digital hospital, equipped with leading technology to assist you in providing the highest level of care and comfort to patients. 
 
The Location
This tropical city, with a rich and colourful history, is known for its picture perfect beaches and laid back atmosphere. It has a good balance of modern facilities and amenities including a wide range of sporting facilities such as tennis courts, an Olympic pool and three excellent golf courses. As for water based activities, the many reefs that dot the coastline are a key attraction for snorkelling and diving enthusiasts.

Child-care centres in the area are dedicated to the safety and stimulation of children and the schools are all well-equipped and provide the highest level of education. With an excellent reputation for achieving outstanding academic results, there is the choice of State, Catholic and private schools, as well as schools for children with special needs.
 
Essential Criteria
You must be a Fellow of ACEM and hold current Specialist registration with AHPRA, or be eligible for Specialist registration with experience from a country with a comparable health care system such as New Zealand, Ireland, the UK, Canada or USA. 

If you are looking for a warm tropical location with an exciting and varied professional experience - Get in contact today for a no-obligation disucssion.