Emergency Physician - St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital

$120.00 - $150.00 hourly
  • Ramsay Health Care
  • Ipswich QLD, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

We are seeking a passionate Emergency Physician to join our professional group of Medical Officers in staffing our busy Emergency Department at St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital in central Ipswich.

This is a Permanent Full-Time role.


About us

St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital is a 178-bed hospital and is revolutionising private health care in the Ipswich and West Moreton region. We’ve been growing and expanding our clinical capabilities and have recently opened the region’s first private emergency department along with a new intensive care unit which supports the Emergency Department. An additional 81 new private patient rooms and new operating theatres and sterilising department have also been added to our hospital. A new Women’s and Children’s unit provides quality local obstetric and paediatric services, supported by three new labour delivery suites. A new Renal Dialysis Unit was opened in November 2018, to further expand our clinical capabilities and enhance our position as a treatment centre of choice. The redevelopment of our hospital also included the redesign of our rehabilitation services, which is now a 39-bed rehabilitation/medical ward and a state-of-the-art gymnasium; a new rehabilitation day program and outpatient services.


About the Role

Our Emergency Department delivers 24 hour emergency care with an emphasis on the delivery of 5 star quality services.   As a team, our patient’s well-being is our top priority and our goal is to continue to provide efficient, services with minimal waiting periods. 

As the Emergency Physician you will be responsible for the acute clinical care of patients in the Emergency Department. You will report to the Emergency Department Director and work with a talented team of ED Nurses, Medical Professionals and Clinical Support Staff.


About You

To succeed in this role you will demonstrate experience as an Emergency Physician and have a sound understanding of the professional and legislative requirements of a health care setting.  You will be a positive, honest and ethical individual with a strong team focus and excellent patient communication skills.

You will also demonstrate;

  • Specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine or awaiting recognition (‘near’ FACEM)
  • Access to an unrestricted Medicare Provider Number desirable

To be successful you will require the ability to work night shifts and weekends as required. 


Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts including private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital in particular, offers staff parking, a wide range of in hospital services and range of dining and commercial options in the nearby Ipswich city centre.



On offer are two levels of remuneration for ‘FACEM’ and ‘near FACEM’ candidates;

  • FACEM : $150.00 per hour for day and evening shifts. $180.00 per hour for night shifts. Fee share 50% of Medicare Billings.
  • Near FACEM : $120.00 per hour for day and evening shifts. $140.00 per hour for night shifts.


About the Organisation

The Hospital is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".


How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply URL below to lodge an application (applications should include CV and 2 current work-related referees). 

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority.  Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check prior to appointment and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Dr Tony Lourensen on;

[email protected] or 0403 845 114

Close Date : 30th of September

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