Staff Specialist, GP Rural Generalist or SMO (Emergency Medicine)

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Position Title: Staff Specialist, GP Rural Generalist or SMO (Emergency Medicine)


Location: Mount Isa Hospital


Remuneration: Base salary range between $6776.80 and $9924.00 p.f. (f/t) or $84.71 and $124.05 p.h. (p/t) (L13-L27)

About your opportunity

Mount Isa Hospital's Emergency Department is a well-equipped rural ED accredited with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) for training in Emergency Medicine and with the Australian College for Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) for Advanced Skills and Rural and Remote training.

You will work in Emergency as a Senior Medical Officer or Staff Specialist, providing Emergency Care to patients and telehealth support and advice for the remote locations of the North West Hospital and Health Service.

Are you the right person for the role?

  • MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Possession of accredited / advanced skills in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, O&G, Remote Medicine or A&TSI Health.

Mandatory requirements are a relevant tertiary degree qualification and appropriate registration/licences, evidence of these will be required prior to appointment.

Pre-employment screening will be conducted for the successful candidate, including criminal history checks.

VPD risk roles may require evidence of vaccination or immunity to: Hepatitis A/B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Pertussis, Tuberculosis.

A 6-month period of probation may apply.

What's on offer?

Permanent full and part-time role exists for 80 and 40 hours p.f. Flexible rosters negotiable including fly-in/fly-out options.

Competitive pro rata approximate remuneration packages available comprising:

  • Base salary range between $6776.80 and $9924.00 p.f. (f/t) or $84.71 and $124.05 p.h. (p/t) (L13-L27)
  • 5 weeks Annual Recreational Leave accumulation with additional 17.5% loading when taken
  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation of 12.75%
  • Attraction and retention incentive allowance of 35%-50% base annual salary
  • Regional and rural attraction allowance of 15% base annual salary
  • Motor vehicle allowance
  • Professional development allowance and leave of 3.6 weeks p.a.
  • Inaccessibility allowance of $17,250 p.a.
  • Emergency Department specialist allowance (dependant upon level of appointment) of 25% base annual salary

Other employment benefits may include:

  • Penalty payments (depending on roster, overtime and on-call - refer to Annexures in the Role Description)
  • Transfer and appointment expenses (conditions apply)
  • sick leave accrual
  • salary sacrificing options

Why make the change?

Mount Isa is a pleasant rural community which provides an enjoyable lifestyle ideal for families with younger children.

A unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the Selwyn Ranges in the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.

Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour.


Enquiries:  Dr Uli Orda c/o- the Medical Workforce Unit on 07 4744 4444.


Job Ad Reference: MI562906


Application Details:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MI562906


Closing Date: Wednesday 5/06/2024.


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