Specialist Palliative Care Physician

This opportunity offers professional development in the private sector, in the incredible location of Brisbane.

  • Enjoy a mixture of clinical and teaching responsibilities
  • Become a valued member of an experienced team
  • Live and work in Brisbane, capital of Queensland
The Opportunity
This leading private hospital are seeking a Palliative Care Physician to join their team in a full-time, permanent opportunity. With a 17-bed unit solely dedicated to holistic Palliative Care, you will be supported by a highly-skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary clinical team. You’ll enjoy the diversity of complex patient casemix and apply your skills through supporting inpatient care and consultations throughout the hospital. 

As a senior team member, you will have an active involvement in the selection of trainee physicians, with an ability to influence and invest in their development. With flexible working hours and access to professional development, this role offers you the opportunity to achieve an exceptional work-life balance, with time to invest in your areas of interest.

In addition to professional development, recreational leave and health and wellbeing initiatives, this private hospital offers access to a range of employee benefits – including competitive not-for-profit salary packaging options.
 
The Hospital
This private hospital is one of the largest private hospitals in Australia. The hospital provides tertiary-level medical and surgical services across 30 specialty areas including cardiology, urology, neurosurgery, gastroenterology, orthopaedics, maternity and women’s health. These services are supported by an intensive care unit, coronary care unit, cardiac catheter theatres, 24-hour emergency centre, renal dialysis, radiology, radiation therapy, pathology, pharmacy services, IVF, haematology and oncology services.
 
The 535 bed hospital services over 80,000 patients annually. The hospital employs over 2300 staff and over 800 specialists are accredited to practice here. The hospital is fully accredited against the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards.
 
The Location
Brisbane is the capital city of the state of Queensland. It is the third most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan area population of approximately 2.35 million people. Brisbane is known for its wonderful weather, great outdoor lifestyle, beautiful scenery, lots of festivities, and great services and facilities. The region’s size, its job opportunities and relaxed lifestyle combine to make Brisbane a highly desirable place to live.
 
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP, FAChPM or equivalent (or be close to completing your fellowship) and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. 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 are looking for a role with mix of clinical practice and teaching opportunities in a metro location contact us today.