About the Job

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Head Medical are working with a tertiary centre in Townsville seeking Emergency Medicine doctors to work in a diverse clinical environment. Positions are suited to post foundation doctors possessing a minimum of 12 months Emergency Medicine experience and Core Trainees seeking an experience allowing exposure to both Adult/ Paediatric emergency presentations.   

  • Diverse clinical experience including adult/ paediatric and retrieval presentations.
  • Take a 25-minute Ferry to Magnetic Island or visit the Great Barrier Reef/
  • Supportive and collaborative team.
  • 12 month Contracts

The Role

The Townsville HHS is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia. Townsville University Hospital provides, complex, high level services across a wide range of specialities including cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, adult and paediatric ICU, general surgery, medicine, radiation and medical oncology, transplant haematology, paediatrics, obstetrics and neonatology to the North Queensland region. Uniquely, Townsville University Hospital is the only tertiary facility in Queensland to offer all these services within the one hospital.

The Emergency Department is one of the largest referral centres in the region with approx. 82,000 presentations per annum.  There is a dedicated paediatric space within the department which is led by Emergency Medicine and Paediatric Emergency Medicine Specialists.  You will be part of a supportive multi-disciplinary team – a great opportunity to further broaden your clinical skills and knowledge in a diverse clinical environment which includes aeromedical retrieval presentations.

The Location

Townsville is the largest regional centre in the North and a major gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

The gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (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.

The city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events, and a bustling nightlife. The Strand is Townsville's waterfront esplanade; take a stroll along the picturesque paths, do some shopping, or attend the night markets, be spoilt for choice with alfresco dining options, sit and relax while the kids play at the water park or one of the family fun areas. Picnic and BBQ facilities are available, as well as gym equipment (including a rock-climbing wall) and amenities. Swim in the man-made rockpool or the lifeguard monitored beaches. All with magnificent views of the jewel in Townsville's crown, Magnetic Island. A short, scenic ferry ride will get you there.  Find out more about Townsville here

What Head Medical can do for you

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.  Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

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

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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