Emergency Medicine - Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Position Title:   Emergency Medicine - Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer  


Location:  Department of Emergency Medicine Lifespan, Medical & Critical

Care Services Mackay Hospital and Health Service 




Remuneration value up to $587,432 p.a. comprising salary between $9,360.20 p.f. - $9,924.00 p.f. (L25-L27) or remuneration value up to $537,640 p.a. comprising salary between $7,827.20 p.f. - $9,091.70 p.f. (L18-L24); or remuneration value up to $392,360 p.a. comprising salary of $6,776.80 p.f. - $6,988.70 p.f. (L13-L14); employer superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, plus overtime and on-call allowances.  


The Mackay Base Hospital have opportunities available for Staff Specialist and/or Senior Medical Officer's to join their Emergency Medicine team on a Permanent Full-Time and/or Permanent Part-Time basis. 


About the Mackay Region 

Mackay is a vibrant regional centre in tropical North Queensland, servicing a population of over 180,000. The Mackay Isaac Whitsunday Region has a thriving economy that includes a diverse range of tourism, agriculture, industry, mining, education and health industries. 


Mackay provides relaxed and comfortable rural and coastal living opportunities, only an hour flight from Brisbane and a short distance to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. The tropical climate is ideal for outdoor living with beautiful beaches and a spectacular natural environment nearby. Families are well serviced by a choice of high-quality schools and a wide range of sporting clubs with excellent facilities.  


Your role 

·       Varied, exciting case mix including 25% paediatrics & a significant trauma caseload. 

·       Regional referral and trauma centre; 50,000 presentations per annum. 

·       Support satellite MHHS hospitals and rural sites through Telehealth and in person 

·       Flexile equitable rostering balancing service needs and academic priorities. 

·       Provide innovative pre-hospital avoidance models of care through HITH, GEDI and allied community teams. 

·       Opportunity to become involved in development of a new Emergency Department. 

·       Highly competitive remuneration with extensive support for professional development. 

·       Potential for involvement in the Regional Aeromedical Retrieval Service. 

·       There is an active and successful postgraduate education and training program. 

·       There is an active and successful postgraduate education and training program. We are accredited for 12 months of ACEM fellowship training, and 2 months of AST training through ACRRM and RACGP. In addition, we offer ACEM Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma training. 

·       Modern 192 bed hospital providing trauma services, most major medical and surgical sub-speciality services. 

·       Support services such as Cardiac Cathlab and a 14 bed Short Stay Unit. 

·       A fully equipped medical library is available on site with a large collection of hard copy and online journals and textbooks.  

·       Provide expert clinical services for the department within the Clinical Services Capability Framework for the facility, and within the clinical privileges formally granted to the Staff Specialist/Senior Staff Specialist from time to time. 

·       Support the Clinical Director in the medical administration requirements of the department through portfolios. 

·       Provide clinical supervision of the department and junior medical staff when rostered as the duty Senior Medical Officer. 

·       Actively participate in in-service training programs, supervise and teach junior medical staff, medical students, nursing and paramedical staff as required. 

·       Provide ethical decision making in the achievement of organisation goals. 


Enquiries:                                        Dr Syed Khadri, (07) 4885 5110 


Job Ad Reference:                        MK536113 


Application Details:                      https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MK536113


Closing Date:                                  31-12-2024 


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