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Senior Medical Officer (Rural Generalist with Advanced Skills in Anaesthetics or Obstetrics or Emergency)

Queensland Government

About your opportunityLead and manage the provision of medical services in accordance with the standard of the speciality, the ethics of the profession and in accordance with the Townsville Hospital and Health Service and Queensland Health policies, in a hospital, community and outreach setting. Role requirements: Qualified as a medical practitioner, qualifications in speciality areas and current registration and/or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Currently enrolled with the Australian General Practice Training Program, or intention to apply to the Program within twelve months of commencement in this role.

Fellowship of either the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (FRACGP) is highly desirable. Ideally the candidate would be a Rural Generalist with: Successful completion of advanced skills training in Obstetrics, and have accreditation, or be eligible for accreditation, by the Joint Consultative Committee on Obstetrics (JCCO). For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

What's on offer? Remuneration package value of up to $454,806 p.a, comprising base salary range of $6112.00 to $8951.

50 p.f. (L13-L27), recreational leave loading (17.

5%), and employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%). (Level of appointment is dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.

) Additional employment benefits offered may include: on-call, motor vehicle, shift and locality allowances, flexible working arrangements, access to corporate discounts, staff wellness programs, the employee assistance program and salary sacrificing options. Relocation subsidy on application. Accommodation subsidy available on application or hospital accommodation [pending availability].

The ideal applicant will be someone who has proven ability and can demonstrate the following; Competence and capability in primary rural medical practice and or emergency medicine (particularly hospital based practice). Ability to function in a multidisciplinary team and to provide leadership within the team. Experience in education and training of medical staff and/or medical students.

High level of communication skills in clinical practice and corporate functions. Commitment to improving standards and quality of health care and patient safety within the hospital and community. Demonstrated ability to provide a high standard of care to hospital inpatients and patients presenting to the Emergency Department.

Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster, which may include participation in an on-call roster. Advanced Skills in Obstetrics, Anaesthetics or Emergency. Hold a FACRRM or FRACGP or training towards FACRRM or FRACGP.

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Date02 October 2021

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