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We're seeking a Consultant in Emergency medicine for a busy ED in southern Queensland, located just 90 minutes from Brisbane, which sees approx 53,000 presentations per annum.

  • Remuneration up to AUD$413,410 pa, dependant on experience
  • 53,000 presentations, 24% paediatric pa, 34% admission rate
  • Trauma patients are regularly received at the ED
  • Enjoys close links to the Life Flight team (aero-medical retrieval) 

With Toowoomba only a 90 minute drive west of Brisbane and 2 hours from the Gold Coast, it’s ideal for those who want to live the relaxed Australian lifestyle yet also be close to a metropolitan centre with an international airport.

It provides a great opportunity to take on a Consultant Emergency Medicine role in a lovely part of Australia.

The Hospital
The Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service, of which Toowoomba Hospital is the major hospital with over 320 beds, provides a comprehensive range of high-quality acute, sub-acute, mental health, drug and alcohol, oral health, residential aged care, and community health services. They deliver clinical services to a regional population of approx 300,000, which continues to grow. Spanning 90,000 square kilometres, the catchment area includes both large and small rural community settings and the Hospital is the major regional centre providing a comprehensive range of specialist consultative services to all these surrounding districts.

There is a strong commitment to medical education and continuing professional development, and the Hospital and Health Service has a major teaching role, with active clinical training programmes in place at both undergraduate and postgraduate level for the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

The Location
Nicknamed the “Garden City”, Toowoomba (population 125,000) is a picturesque modern city located on the rim of the Great Dividing Range. The region enjoys a temperate mountain climate of four distinct seasons, including glorious summers and cool winters.

Toowoomba is the largest inland settlement in Queensland, and the economic centre of the Darling Downs region. It is a modern city, known for its beautiful parks and gardens, good shopping, cultural and sporting facilities, as well as excellent public and private schools, and universities (Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE, University of Queensland and Southern Queensland University). While it provides all the benefits of a major city being strategically situated close to Brisbane (90 minute drive) and the Gold Coast (2 hour drive), it also offers a relaxed lifestyle and pace of life.

More information on Toowoomba and Southern Queensland Country

For more information about this really exciting position, great hospital and the amazing lifestyle on offer, please call Karen Prosser on +44 (0)131 240 5255 or email karenp@headmedical.com

 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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