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Staff Specialist Surgeon

Make a real difference in this outback community

  • Enjoy a high level of autonomy and responsibility
  • Work in a soon to be state-of-the art facility
  • Relish in the history of this thriving outback town
The Position
As a Specialist in General Surgery you will have a broad range of expertise in General Surgery. This position provides a high level of autonomy and responsibility whilst servicing a diverse patient mix as part of a multidisciplinary team. You will provide clinical leadership and support to junior medical staff and students whilst maintaining a high level of clinical care and safety to patients. The position requires you to participate in the on call roster and committee work as required.
The Hospital 
The hospital has 80 beds, servicing the communities of North West Queensland. As the major referral centre in the district, the facility sees over 30,000 Emergency presentations per year with over 6,000 admissions. The hospital provides a broad range of services including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics and Palliative Care.
An extensive upgrade is currently being undertaken at this facility with $65.19 million dedicated to improving access to the hospital, upgrades to facilities and amenities. This construction and redevelopment will allow the facility to deliver high level, state of the art care.
The Location
This oasis in the outback is known as the ‘Western gateway to Queensland’. A historic town with a rich, continued mining history, there are ample places to fish, camp or relax. Boasting access to national parks and world heritage listed sites, the rugged terrain is yours to explore as you unwind in this travel and lifestyle hub. The relaxed and friendly rural environment affords numerous selections for food and entertainment – there will be no shortage of things to do in this town!
Serviced by air, coach and rail major capital destinations are accessible, with a number of private and public schools providing a range of educational options. The area is well serviced by real estate agents, offering a mix of both modern and historic dwellings.
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACS (Australian Fellowship) or be close to obtaining fellowship and be eligible for specialist registration with AHPRA.
For further information on how you could be living and working in this friendly, close knit community in beautiful QLD. Please contact Juanique for a confidential discussion today on on +61 2 83539038

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