Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist - General Medicine

Work alongside a multi-disciplinary team in this dynamic Queensland post

  • A wonderful opportunity to lead, educate and mentor
  • Superb working conditions and benefits
  • Enjoy the easy lifestyle of coastal living
The Position
This is a multi-faceted role in which the Senior Staff Specialist / Staff Specialist will assist the Director of Medicine in all aspects of clinical and managerial duties, thus ensuring a cohesive continuum of care for patients.  In this dynamic role, you will be expected to provide evidence-based clinical care and contribute to the education and supervision of registrars and junior medical staff.  Additionally, you will foster cross-collaboration between area hospitals and relevant community groups, participate in seminars and tutorials to clinical staff, and participate in the hospital’s General Medicine Outreach Program.  
 
The Hospital  
This state of the art hospital offers a wide range of medical services to a growing population of approximately 230,000. The Hospital has 305 beds and is one of the main referral hospital for Central QLD. It has 4 operating theatres and 2 procedure rooms alongside a separate physician-run ICU/HDU. It offers services across specialties such as Coronary Care, Radiation Oncology, Anaesthetics, Maternity and Paediatrics. Pathology, Radiology and Pharmacy services are also located on site. The modern, 24 hour Emergency Department sees approximately 48,000 presentations per annum, with a total of 38,991 patients admitted to the Hospital for medical services.

The Location
Situated half way between Brisbane and Townsville, this town is 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; including museums, botanical gardens, a crocodile farm and a local zoo. The beach is perfect for snorkelling, scuba diving and boating. Locally there are four shopping centres with plenty of alfresco dining options for you to enjoy the tropical climate. The region is well served by both private and public schools, including several for boarders, alongside being easily accessible via all modes of transport.
 
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.  Applicants with sub-specialties are encouraged to apply.  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.

If you would like to join a great hopsital in this leadership opportunity, get in touch with Wavelength today for a confidential discussion.