Staff Specialist Geriatrician

An exceptional opportunity for a Geriatrician to join the team in a highly respected and acute care medical and surgical facility

  • Excellent lifestyle in an attractive coastal location
  • Private hospital with modern facilities
  • Access to an ever increasing pool of referrals
The Position
This is an excellent opportunity for a Specialist Geriatrician Physician to join a busy private hospital.  This is an exciting opportunity to develop a busy practice in a highly respected and acute care medical and surgical facility in a desirable Queensland location. Idealy you will be a consultant Physician who specialises in Geriatric Medicine and Rehabilitation with a strong focus on Specialising in Rehabilitation of the older person, Orthogeriatrics and perioperative management. On a day-to-day basis you will  review selected patients pre-operatively to optimise medical care in relation to planned surgery, monitor progress and assist with management post-operatively, including post discharge management of medical issues by the general practitioner.  Diagnosis and management of the complex interplay of multiple internal medicine disorders affecting cognition and function in the older person

Joining an established private hospital group you will benefit from internal referrals. There is a huge demand locally for private medical services so you can be busy from day one. To be successful in this role you will have broad clinical knowledge, proficiency and skills extending across the range of medicine, with an ability to work autonomously. 

The Hospital
This acute care hospital has been caring for the health and well-being of local residents since 1946. Since that time it has become renowned for its exceptional level of care, and its determination to remain at the forefront of medical technology.

The 54 bed facility provides a range of services include day surgery, ENT, gastroenterology, medical, urology, orthopaedic, paediatrics, physiotherapy and many more. The hospital incorporates state-of-the-art technology with specialist nursing staff which ensures that each patient receives modern, personalised health care. 

The Location
Located 385 kilometres north of Brisbane and known as is the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef this location offers an equable climate, relaxed and inviting lifestyle, affordable living, modern shopping facilities, plentiful tourism destinations and diverse economic opportunities. Such factors, together with the friendliness of its residents, make this area a superb place to reside in. The climatic conditions make it possible to enjoy the outdoors throughout the entire year from land sport, water sport, camping, hiking and so much more! 

Residents have easy access to a wide variety of services and vital infrastructure. These include three major hospitals, public schools and colleges, and major campuses of CQ University and Institute of Technical and Further Education (TAFE). The thriving CBD accommodates a major department store and has numerous specialty shops, cafes, hotels and restaurants. Just 12kms from the pacific ocean, this truly is one of Queensland's loveliest cities with a blend of pleasing modern architecture, lovingly restored colonial buildings and streets lined with tropical trees which burst into flower in spring. 

With a population of more than 100,000 people this regional town is large enough to provide cosmopolitan living, yet relaxed enough to allow for ample family and leisure time. And with theatres, art galleries, museums, and a lively entertainment scene you will always have something to do during your precious time off. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP 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. 

Choose great earning potential in a supportive and prestigious institution. Register your interest today.