Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist Acute & General Physician, Medical Assessment Unit & General Medicine - CAIRNS Full-time Job4 months ago Doctor / Physician Cairns region,Far North Qld 37 views
The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service covers a large geographic area with a diverse and growing population. The Health Service provides a wide range of primary care, acute and specialist services. Our staff are a part of the community we serve, and we strongly believe that health outcomes are enhanced by involving our community in the planning and evaluation of local health services. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Cairns and Hinterland Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.
Besides the excellent work opportunities, Cairns offers a unique lifestyle suitable to a wide variety of interests. Cairns is in the heart of the tropical north and is the primary gateway to northern Australia. Cairns is an ideal base to explore the wider region with front door access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback locations.
Remuneration value up to $451 777 p.a. fulltime (L25 L27) or Remuneration value up to $413 330 p.a. fulltime (L18 L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), professional development allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., plus private practice arrangements
Fixed term temporary part time 64hrs per fortnight
Applications will remain current for 12 Months. Job Ad Reference: CAH480466
Purpose of the role
Working at the Cairns Hospital within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, you will contribute as a dynamic Staff Specialist Acute and General Physician, providing high quality clinical care to patients and superior clinical leadership to our team.
An opportunity exists to join a dynamic team of general and acute physicians delivering an effective, efficient and equitable specialist general medical service for the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital Health Service District. The department currently provides medical governance to over 130 inpatients admitted to General Medicine across Cairns Hospital and Gordonvale Hospital (Gordonvale Internal Medicine Unit). You will join your peers in providing robust education, supervision and training to approximately 30 junior doctors (AT's, BPT's, RMO's and Interns) that rotate through each term.
There is flexibility for the candidate to partake in the Hospital in the Home (HITH) SMO roster or other simililar inpatient or ED avoidance programs that are currently being developed. This employment opportunity is also open to candidates who are due to complete fellowship training in General and Acute Care Medicine at the end of 2023. The role reports directly to the Clinical Director, Medical Assessment Unit & General Medicine.
- It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment (Health Employment Directive No. 01/16):
- measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
- varicella (chicken pox)
- pertussis (whooping cough)
- hepatitis B
- It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against COVID-19 (Health Employment Directive No. 12/21(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0022/1108453/hed-1221.pdf ) and Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70(PDF) ( https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/1108446/qh-pol-486.pdf ).
How to Apply:
Please download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdfformat, please contact Recruitment Services on Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au ( mailto:Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au ) to request it in .docformat.Please note that if the information requested in the how to apply' section is not provided, plus the now mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitae to be provided in a standard template (located at the link in the boxed area above), you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.