Physician Assistant (Emergency)

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Physician Assistant (Emergency)


Townsville University Hospital

Permanent part time, 12 hours per fortnight.

Remuneration package of up to $20,237 p.a. comprising salary range of $54.56 to $58.85 p.h. (PO4), recreational leave loading (17.5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%).

The Emergency Department Physician Assistants (EDPA) perform a clinical role within the Townsville University Hospital Emergency Department (TUH ED). EDPA's provide clinical services of a complex and critical nature, working collaboratively, and independently as negotiated with their supervising Consultant or Delegate. Operating within the clinical governance framework of QHEALTH, EDPA's practice includes the assessment, diagnosis and management of both acute and fast track patients, with triage categories 2 to 5 (inclusive) in the TUH ED.

The Emergency Department provides Critical Care Services to the Townsville Community and others across North Queensland.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Mandatory possession of a bachelor's degree or higher qualification from an Australian University PA program, or, from an international accredited Physician Assistant training program.
  • For international applicants, national registration or certification; or a current licence to practice in your state of origin, as appropriate, is required.
  • Applicants are required to be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or are eligible to hold a visa to work in Australia issued by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.
  • Participate in rosters that require shift work for the provision of out of hours care at night, and on weekends.
  • For international applicants, maintain all requirements for national re-certification or registration if relevant.
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Worker Screening Check.
  • Blue Card Check for working with children.


Contact Details:   Natalie Ly on 07 4433 2914.

Job Ad Reference:  TV442115

Apply online:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV442115

Closing day:  Sunday 9 October 2022.


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