An exciting opportunity is currently available for an experienced Paediatrician to join the Department of Child & Adolescent Health at the Mackay Base Hospital as a Clinical Director.
- Fantastic lifestyle in subtropical Queensland.
- Competitive remuneration package up to AUD$500k depending on experience.
- Professional development allowance and motor vehicle allowance
- Low cost of living and excellent range of affordable housing
- First class and well-resourced health service
- Coastal living with islands, waterways and beaches, as well as national parks and Great Barrier Reef
- Regular daily flights to Brisbane and Sydney
The Role and Hospital
The role of the Clinical Director Paediatrics Department is a challenging and rewarding role. You will provide organisational, management and clinical leadership to the paediatrics team across all professional disciplines (medical, nursing, allied health, operational and administration).
Your opportunity is to lead clinical, service and cultural transformation to deliver optimum patient care, and to ensure integration of services both with Mackay Hospital and Health Service (MHHS) and with partner agencies in the wider community.
The Child and Adolescent Unit provide inpatient, outpatient and outreach care for children and adolescents aged from maternity discharge to 18 years of age.
To reflect the growing demand for health care in the region, the Mackay Base Hospital has been redeveloped, at a cost of $408 million with a current bed capacity of 236 beds. The redeveloped hospital is a digital hospital, equipped with leading edge technology. It is the first regional hospital in Queensland to have the complete integrated electronic medical record.
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.
Located on the central coast of Queensland, the Mackay region stretches from secluded islands off the coast through golden sand beaches and into lush sub-tropical rainforests. The historic town of Mackay is filled with 1920s Art Deco buildings and public artworks, as well as a vibrant dining precinct. See wallabies on the beach at Cape Hillsborough National Park, dive with shy platypus in Eungella National Park or throw a line in at some of the state’s best fishing spots.
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