We're seeking a Consultant in General Medicine to be based in Rockhampton, Central Queensland - a regional city which offers an ideal lifestyle and is the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
The health service provides health care to the Central Queensland catchment area of approx 250,000, a number which is expected to continue to grow.
- Tropical living in the heart of Queensland
- Well-established regional teaching hospital
- Remuneration Package up to AUD$514,421 pa, dep on exp
- Just an hour’s flight from Brisbane
- Great family lifestyle, beautiful natural surroundings
The Hospital and Role
Rockhampton Hospital is a 305-bed facility and is the main referral hospital for Central Queensland. Specialist Medical Services include Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Cardiology, Renal Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Intensive Care and Anaesthesia. There are also a range of clinical services provided on a visiting basis from tertiary hospitals in Queensland. A new Cancer Care Unit provides care for local patients, with state-of-the-art equipment and services.
The Department of Medicine provides Internal medicine services for the Rockhampton Hospital and surrounding health service including Gladstone, Emerald and Biloela. The Department has an allocation of 32 medical beds, 8 “48 hour” beds, 5 coronary care beds, 9 palliative care beds (including chemotherapy) and outpatient clinics each week.
Sub-speciality areas are currently Cardiology, Renal Medicine, Oncology, Haematology, Palliative Care, Geriatric and Rehabilitation Services. Specialist ambulatory services are available for Rheumatology and Dermatology. The Department provides exposure to a broad range of medical conditions both common and uncommon.
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow 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 (ABIM certified) or New Zealand.
Rockhampton’s colonial history can be seen in its palm tree-lined streets and grand old heritage buildings – some of which have been lovingly restored to give the city a real ‘Aussie’ charm, creating a real sense of community. The region offers a superb lifestyle and a healthy family environment with a range of cultural, recreational and sporting activities.
Real estate prices are affordable with a choice of town, coast or country living. Stroll along the river, drive out to the coast exploring the many beaches, discover Carnarvon National Park, spend time enjoying the galleries and botanic gardens, as well as the Great Barrier Reef - the lifestyle is peaceful and serene here.
We have a dedicated Registration Team who seamlessly manage all aspects of your regulatory and temporary work visa applications after you accept a suitable job offer, at no cost to you. Our aim is to get you ready to start work within agreed timeframes and with minimal hassle to you or your new employer.