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Senior Staff Specialist / Staff Specialist Palliative Care

A challenging, yet rewarding role in the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

  • Unique leadership opportunity
  • Wonderful benefits package
  • Sunny, subtropical Queensland
The Position
An opportunity is available for a Palliative Care Specialist who is ready for a challenging role that will demand outstanding leadership skills, commitment to the specialty and a vision of providing team based service.  You will assist the Clinical Director in organising, managing and providing inpatient and outpatient clinical care across a range of Palliative care services.

You will demonstrate an interest and understanding of the policy framework for improving clinical practice standards, a background in audit and research, and an understanding of quality assurance activities.  Additionally, you will aid in the construction of education and research opportunities for undergraduate and post-graduate clinical staff. 

The Hospital
This public, 230-bed hospital services an immediate and surrounding area population of roughly 200,000 residents. As the regional referral centre, the facility sees an approximate 45,000 ED presentations per year and a total of 22,000 admissions.

The recent completion of an expanded Cancer Service has strengthened the capacity of the hospital to better facilitate colorectal surgery, breast surgery, urology, prostate cancer service, chest service and dermatology service, furthering an already solid medical oncology, clinical haematology and radiation oncology platform.

The Location
The post is in an area between Brisbane and Townsville and is only a short drive to the pristine beaches and national parklands of Queensland. The town has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained.

The region is well served by both private and public schools, including several for boarders. The City Centre is easily accessible, providing a variety of shops large and small. The architecture is a mix of colonial through to modern.  

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.  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.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful leadership opportunity- Apply now!

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