Staff Specialist Palliative Care

Join a team of experienced colleagues and engage with the region's Palliative Care network providing mentoring and peer support

  • Excellent professional development and life-long learning
  • Explore new models of care in an innovative hospital
  • Wonderful climate, affordable living and easily accessible area
The Position
In this appointment you will join the team to provide clinical palliative care services as well as provide collaborative support to the Medical Specialist and General Practitioner communities. There is a great opportunity to become involved in exploring new models of care and innovative practice to support end of life care across a wide geographical area. This new 6-bed inpatient unit is supported by an experienced team including an End of Life Care Physician, SRMO and Intern; Palliative Care-trained Inpatient and Community Nurses and Allied Health Support. There is also an onsite Cancer centre which provides intergrated cancer care to the community. 

This is a great opportunity for a specialist who wishes to become involved in teaching and research projects as the hospital actively encourages ongoing professional development and life-long learning.
 
The Hospital

The hospital is a 280 bed acute general hospital. It boasts a full range of services including Internal Medicine, Neurology, Rheumatology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Anaesthetics, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, General Surgery and Orthopaedics. There is a well-equipped 7-bed ICU department. The Radiology Department provides CT and Diagnostic Ultrasound. 

The Location
A dynamic, modern city and major regional service centre with a population of 60,000  located approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane. Daily flights to Sydney and Brisbane, big wide open spaces, a welcoming and friendly community, excellent schools, affordable housing and great opportunities for you and your family to live your life and pursue your interests. This region offers a diversity of outdoor activities from bushwalking in the vast and spectacular gorge country, to trout and fly fishing, fossicking and horse riding. The area is known for its beautiful, tree lined streets and magnificent autumn colours. You can enjoy alfresco cafes, impressive architecture and a thriving arts & cultural environment.

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

Further your interest in developing new models of care and innovative practice with supportive health service. Register your interest today.