Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Emergency)

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Emergency)


Townsville University Hospital

Permanent full or part time, hours negotiable.

Pro rata remuneration package of up to $450,857 p.a. (+ other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $188,800 - $239,377 p.a. (f/t) or $90.45 to $114.69 p.h. (p/t) (L18-L27), recreational leave loading (17.5%), employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, regional and rural attraction allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development assistance (allowances and leave), and inaccessibility allowance. Level of appointment is dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.


Join the consultant team in the adult and paediatric mixed Emergency Department of the Townsville University Hospital.  We are one of the biggest and busiest Emergency Departments in Queensland, providing emergency care to the residents of the greater Townsville area, as well as being the major referral centre for the whole of North Queensland.  There were over 91000 presentations in the 2020/21 financial year, more than 20% were paediatric patients, with an overall 30% admission rate. The staff specialists cover clinical shifts in the adult and paediatric areas of the Emergency and Short Stay Unit, in additional to aeromedical retrieval clinical coordination for NQ, the Frailty Intervention Team and Hospital in the Home.

Please refer to the Role Description for further details.


  • It is a mandatory requirement to be and to remain vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) (or equivalent).
  • Possession of a Medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) from a registered tertiary institution.
  • Current registration (or be eligible for registration) with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) to practice emergency medicine.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in both paediatric and adult Emergency Medicine. 
  • Highly desirable qualities are experience and qualifications in paediatric emergency medicine, pre-hospital and aeromedical retrieval.
  • All applicants must be awarded SoCP by the THHS Credentialing and SoCP committee.
  • A class “C” motor vehicle licence is preferred.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of MBBS and FACEM qualifications (or equivalent) and Specialist registration with APHRA. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to commencement of clinical duties.


Contact Details:  Deanne Crosbie on 07 4433 2914

Job Ad Reference:  TV442172

Apply online:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-TV442172

Closing day:  Sunday 9 October 2022.


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