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Consultant General Medicine - Subtropical Coastal Lifestyle in Sunny Queensland - Australia

Consultant - Medicine
Ref: 4202 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Sep 2017
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Seeking a new professional challenge and a warmer climate?

We are seeking a Consultant in General Medicine for an exciting opportunity joining a small but high performing team in an amazing location in Queensland, Australia.

The town has a reputation as a lifestyle location of choice for those seeking a change in pace enabling true work/life balance.

  • Fantastic beachside lifestyle in Queensland
  • Remuneration package up to AUD$420k pa, depending on experience.
  • Rent free furnished home available + relocation assistance.
  • Just over an hour's flight down to Brisbane
  • Ideally you will hold FRACP, or
  • Have been assessed and deemed "substantially comparable" by RACP in General Medicine
  • Coastal living with islands, waterways and beaches, as well as national parks and Great Barrier Reef

You will have broad experience and skills across General Medicine along with a sound understanding of contemporary models of care; proven leadership skills and experience of working in a multidisciplinary team environment; an interest in medical education and teaching, including providing supervision and education to medical students and other clinical staff; and a commitment and willingness to be involved in continuous quality improvement programmes.

You will hold Fellowship of the Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) or equivalent, e.g. FRCP, and be registered or eligible for registration with AHPRA as a specialist in General Medicine.

If you are an overseas trained physician and you have been assessed by the RACP as "substantially comparable" in General Medicine, this will also be viewed favourably.

The service caters to a regional population of approximately 65,000 incorporating smaller rural/coastal settlements within its catchment area. The hospital provides a range of services including general medicine, emergency medicine and surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, high dependency and coronary care, medical imaging, palliative care, pathology and mental health services. In addition, there are additional services delivered via outreach/community based facilities. A private Hospital is also adjacent to the public facility.

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 city, coast or country living. Stroll along the beach, snorkel on the reef, drive out into the country or spend time in the city - the lifestyle is peaceful and serene here. You will have access to water sports and sailing activities, sensational seafood , and of course, the fabulous Great Barrier Reef.

Brisbane is just a short 1 hour flight from the local airport.

For more details, contact Alasdair Spinner on 0131 2405276 or email with a copy of your CV.

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Alasdair Spinner

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5276 LinkedIn