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Emergency Medicine Specialist or FACCRM

Utilise your skills and interest in rural and remote medicine and benefit from a highly attractive salary package

  • State-of-the-art department with recent redevelopments
  • Assist in the development of registrars and interns
  • Enjoy the local lake that offers plenty of entertainment
The Position
As an Emergency Medicine Specialist or Rural and Remote Specialist with an interest in delivering excellence in Rural and Remote healthcare, this opportunity will allow you to play a key role in the hospitals response to internal and external disasters. Leading by example, you will supervise Registrars, RMO’s, Interns and students and aid in their clinical development. You will offer guidance on diagnosis, management and the timely treatment of patients. There may also be a requirement to travel by commercial or charter plane or vehicle to other hospitals or health centres in the area as well as the ability to provide clinical on-call requirements.

An attractive remuneration package is of offer, comprising of a base salary range plus recreational leave loading, regional and rural attraction allowance, professional development allowance and more.

The Hospital
Joining a health service that covers an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres, offering services to many of the remote communities with the region, this role is based within a hospital that has been undergoing a $65.19 million redevelopment. The emergency department was relocated to a purpose built facility that offers state-of-the-art equipment to support the contemporary models of care. Patient flow has been enhanced to provide more efficient and safer quality-of-care.

The Location
With a population of over 20,000 people, this mining town is located in the Gulf Country region of Queensland and plays host to over 50 nationalities, giving it a cosmopolitan flavour. The climate is warm throughout the year, with an artificial lake offering the chance to enjoy boating, fishing, ski jumping or the perfect backdrop for a picnic. Other entertainment facilities include a cinema complex, ten-pin bowling, Go karting, modern shopping, restaurants and service clubs. A real highlight of the year is the annual rodeo and mardi gras street parade every August.

Essential Criteria
This opportunity will either be well suited to a FACEM with current AHPRA Specialist registration or to a Fellow of the Australian College or Rural and Remote medicine (FACRRM). An interest in Public and Indigenous health would be well regarded as well as the ability to commit to rostering outside of ‘ordinary hours’.

If you are looking for a lifestyle change and want to experience a highly progressive and supportive work culture, do not hesitate to contact. Apply now or contact Carol for a no-obligation discussion today on +61 2 8353 9023 or email

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