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Senior Staff Specialist - Radiology

A rare opportunity to join a large hospital in a beautiful location

  • Hospital based position
  • Newly equipped department
  • Diverse case mix
The position
A major hospital for the central Queensland region currently seeks a Radiologist to join their expanding team. As part of the team you will be responsible for the provision of high quality radiology clinical services. In the role you will report on angiography (diagnostic and interventional), CT, Fluoroscopy, MRI, Mammography, US and General Radiography. You will also undertake Tier A interventional work including open biopsies, FNA and joint spine injections, however no vascular injection work will be performed.  
 
You will also be expected to assist with the ongoing education of Radiology Registrars, medical staff and students, allied health professionals and interested community groups or nursing staff. With oncology, paediatric, obstetric and neurosurgical units on site, there is opportunity to utilise your sub specialisation or interest with access to a large referral base. You will work eighty hours per fortnight, with hours generally between 8.30am and 5.00pm.
 
The Hospital 
To reflect the growing need for healthcare in the region, the hospital has been recently redeveloped at a cost of about half a billion dollars and has more than doubled its bed capacity in the process. It is equipped with leading edge technology and has recently implemented a new MRI scanner. Currently there are three Radiologists, thirty Radiographers and eight Sonographers in the department.
 
Equipment includes;
  • 3T Philips MRI
  • Siemens Flash Somotom CT
  • Siemens Flouro
  • 3 IU 22 Philips Ultrasound + 1 Epic Philips Ultrasound Machine
  • 2 DR Siemens + 2 CR Philips + 1 DR OPG + 3 DR Mobiles + 1 CR Mobile + 2 Mobile II
The Location
The region has been firmly fixed in a long-term cycle of positive growth and is the largest regional economy in Queensland. Boasting steady population growth and a substantial GDP this regional centre has well regarded public and private schools and two university campuses. It also has a number of sporting teams and plenty to do on the cultural side including the largest regional arts festival in Queensland. The area is also known for its outstanding natural beauty. It sits next to the ocean and is a stepping off point for the Great Barrier Reef. With a sunny subtropical climate it is no surprise that it is a rapidly growing tourist destination.
 
Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCR or equivalent and be eligible for registration with APHRA. This is an area of need position, therefore overseas trained doctors are encouraged to apply to have their eligibility assessed.
 
This is a rare opportunity for a Radiologist to join a large hospital in a beautiful and economically rich part of Australia!

 

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