10/05/2022

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Forensic Medicine)

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Other

Job Description

Position Title       

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Forensic Medicine)

 

Work Unit/Facility Location   

Southport

 

Remuneration/Salary Rates     

Remuneration rates detailed below

 

Duties/Abilities    

Key Duties/Accountabilities detailed below

An opportunity has become available for a Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Forensic Medicine) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 10,000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

About the role

Provide forensic medical care to patients throughout the Gold Coast and Logan regions and an informed, impartial and competent forensic service to the Queensland Police Service, the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Courts, the Coroner and the legal profession. This role is responsible for the provision of clinical forensic medical services, with a supervisory accountability for nursing and junior medical staff and involvement in operational and strategic processes within the service.

Requirements for the role

  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Hepatitis B and COVID-19 plus Tuberculosis screening.
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be disclosed.
  • MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia and registrable as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). 
  • Fellowship of the Faculty of Clinical Forensic Medicine (FFCFM) or equivalent acceptable to the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia will be highly regarded.
  • Candidates with Fellowship of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine (FACLM) or Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM) will be considered if they can demonstrate appropriate skills and experience, and hold or have enrolled in the Master of Forensic Medicine degree (Monash University) or equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates without FFCFM, FACLM or FACEM may also be considered if they can demonstrate appropriate skills and experience, and hold or have enrolled in the Master of Forensic Medicine degree (Monash University).
  • Experience in providing expert forensic medical services, police statements and expert opinions for court purposes will be well regarded, together with experience in teaching and supervision of doctors and nurses training in the field.
  • Participation in a 7-day extended hours roster with after-hours on call digi-recall and recall required.
  • The successful applicant will need to apply for unrestricted access to certain police establishments.

 

 

Salary information

Placement at a classification will be based on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications subject to relevant approvals

  • Senior Staff Specialist and Staff Specialist

Estimated total remuneration up to $440,177 p.a., comprising:

Senior Staff Specialist: Base salary from $225,777 - $239,377 p.a (full-time) / $108.18 - $114.69 p.h (part-time)

Staff Specialist: Base salary from $188,800 - $219,301 p.a (full-time) / $90.46 – $105.07 p.h (part-time)

  • Senior Medical Officer – Advanced Credentialed Practice

Estimated total remuneration up to $380,754 p.a., comprising:

Senior Medical Officer (Senior Status): Base salary from $219,301 - $225,777 p.a (full-time) / $105.07 – $108.18 p.h (part-time)

Senior Medical Officer: Base salary from $188,800 - $214,094 p.a (full-time) / $90.46 - $102.58 p.h (part-time)

  • Senior Medical Officer

Estimated total remuneration up to $321,594 p.a., comprising:

Senior Medical Officer (Senior Status): Base salary $188,800 p.a (full-time) / $90.46 p.h (part-time)

Senior Medical Officer: Base salary from $163,465 - $183,932 p.a (full-time) / $78.32 - $88.13 p.h (part-time)

  • Senior Medical Officer – No Specialist Registration

Estimated total remuneration up to $291,693 p.a., comprising:

Senior Medical Officer: Base salary from $163,465 - $168,573 p.a (full-time) / $78.32 - $80.77 p.h (part-time)

  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • Motor vehicle allowance
  • Professional development allowance
  • Granted private practice rights

 

 

Other benefits

  • Overtime and on-call allowances
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Professional development leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong.

How to Apply

Please go to https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GCH418039 to review the Role Description and submit your application utilising the Medical CV template provided by Thursday, 2 June 2022.

Job Ad reference:  GC418039

Enquiries      Dr Cathy Lincoln (07) 5687 0909

Job Ad Reference      GC418039

Application Details      https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-GCH418039

Closing Date      Thursday, 2 June 2022

 


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