Registrar (Palliative Care - NQ Cancer)

Location Townsville region


The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?Are you: Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation? Excited to take the next step in your career mission? Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession? Prepared to question and advocate for what is important? A person who meets challenges head on? About your opportunity The primary function of the position is to provide high quality clinical care to patients who are referred to the Palliative Care Service of the Townsville University Hospital. Participate in the ongoing development of Palliative Care Services within the Townsville University Hospital and the surrounding Health Service of North Queensland In addition, the Registrar will provide supervision of junior medical staff, including some responsibility for providing teaching to junior medical staff and medical students.

A Comprehensive post graduate training program is conducted at the Townsville University Hospital. Advance Life Support Certificate is desirable and will need to be completed upon appointment if not previously held. Degree Qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution and hold Current Registration as a medical practitioner or eligible for Current Registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

Successful completion of at least two years post-registration training. Remuneration package of up to $12,839 p.m.

( other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $4243.60 - $4920.10 p.

f. (L4-L9), recreational leave loading (17.5%), employer contribution to superannuation (12.

75%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, professional development assistance (leave and vocational training subsidy), and inaccessibility allowance (if applicable). Why make the change? Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year). Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife.


Queensland Government
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15 Sep 2020


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