Visiting Senior Specialist or Visiting Specialist - Orthopaedics (Hands/Upper Limb including Microsurgery and General Trauma)

Location Queensland


About the role Provide high level clinical leadership and operational management of Musculoskeletal Services in addition to performing clinical duties. The role reports professionally to the Medical Lead for Musculoskeletal Services and works collaboratively with the Service Director, Nursing Director and Allied Health Lead for Musculoskeletal Services. Requirements of the role It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), and hepatitis B.

Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Certified copies of relevant qualification and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties. Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia, plus FRACS or equivalent acceptable to the College of Surgeons and registrable as a surgical specialist with the Medical Board of Queensland. Evidence of competency in general trauma and in the area of Hands/Upper limb including reconstruction and arthroplasty with an interest in Shoulder with Microsurgery and General Trauma Surgery. A Medical Officer must incur ongoing costs from the operation of a private practice in order to be appointed as a Visiting Medical Officer/Specialist.

This position is required to work throughout the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service. We offer fabulous employee benefits including Permanent part time position (20 hrs p.f.

) Base salary: Visiting Specialist: between $171.77 – 187.90 p.

h. Visiting Senior Specialist: $204.14 p.

h. Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution Fuel allowance Professional development allowance (conditions apply) Overtime and on-call allowances Professional indemnity cover Professional development leave Annual leave loading Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Work/life balance, variety and flexibility About Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service Gold Coast Health provides public health care services to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia's most desired lifestyle destinations – The Gold Coast.

With its world-class beaches and hinterland, emerging cultural scene, national sporting teams, several universities and family-friendly atmosphere, the Gold Coast offers unmatched lifestyle opportunities. With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, Gold Coast Health oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services.

We deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of our 6000 employees, you will see why How to apply Apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply” button and submitting a resume and.

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5 May 2018


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