Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer - RADAR

  • Queensland Health
  • Queensland, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Position Title: Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer - RADAR


Location:  Caboolture Hospital


TOTAL REMUNERATION:  $307703.00 up to $435365.00 (Full time equiv)

About the role

§  The purpose of this role is to provide care to frail elderly patients of aged care facilities who present to the Emergency Department of Caboolture Hospital or, at the request of the general practitioner, in the residential aged care facility.

§  In association with the Director, Staff Specialists and Senior Medical Officers, provide clinical care and supervision within the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention (GEDI) and Residential Aged Care District Assessment and Referral Service (RADAR).

About you

§  Patient Focused – drives high quality care and customer service throughout the health service

§  Ethical Behaviour – consistently role models values-based leadership

§  Accountability – takes accountability for actions, projects and performance

§  Effective Communication – proactively engages with others and a high level of communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to consult, negotiate and maintain relationships with fellow colleagues and other stakeholders.

§  Collaborative – proactively engages with others and shares information.

§  Emotional Intelligence – demonstrated awareness and regulation of self and others’ emotional states

§  Decision Making – critically analyses situations in the organisational context.

§  Trauma Management - basic competence in trauma management, general / inpatient and emergency medicine as relevant to the granted scope of clinical practice (SoCP).

§  Multidisciplinary Team - ability to function in a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership within the team

§  Ability to provide expert specialist acute and patient focussed care to frail elderly patients.

§  Evidence of leadership skills and the ability to liaise with multi-disciplinary professional staff.

§  Ability to participate in the education and supervision of Registrars and Resident Medical Officers.

§  Well-developed skills in written and verbal communication, and the ability to appropriately represent the department within a designated portfolio area.

§  Have a working knowledge of ACEM and RACP training requirements as relevant, including work-based assessments and the mentorship program.

§  Ability to undertake research and participate in undergraduate and post graduate teaching.

§  Demonstrated ability to actively participate in a working environment supporting quality human resource management practices including employment equity, anti-discrimination, occupational health and safety, and ethical behaviour.


Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and, where applicable, registration or membership with RACP, ACEM, RACGP, ACRRM or FARGP. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Physician FACEM, RACP, FRACGP, FARGP is highly recommended.


Benefits when working for us

·       Rewarding career and development opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas

·       Value driven organisation which provides a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance

·       Flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases

·       Benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75% and access to salary packaging

Be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology and innovation, excellence in healthcare, quality teaching and cutting edge research. Metro North Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We offer unique and rewarding professional development opportunities in a safe and flexible work environment with a focus on putting our people first.

Job ad reference number: CAB569220


Job details:  https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-CAB569220

Close date: Monday, 17 June 2024

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