Head Medical have opportunities for post Foundation doctors possessing a minimum of 12 months Emergency Medicine experience. You will be based in Rockhampton, Central Queensland - a regional city which offers an ideal lifestyle and is the southern gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.
- Tropical living in the heart of Queensland
- Well-established regional teaching hospital
- Just an hour’s flight from Brisbane
- Great family lifestyle, beautiful natural surroundings
Rockhampton Hospital (305 bed) is the main referral hospital for the Central Queensland region, which now also provides integrated cancer care services in the newly established building boasting state of the art medical equipment. In addition, there are smaller satellite hospitals in the region who will transfer patients through to Rockhampton as required. The hospital is the main referral hospital for Central Queensland, allowing you to participate in a broad spectrum of complex multi-speciality cases, including resuscitation, urgent patient emergencies and trauma. You will assist staff specialists and senior medical staff in the management of medical patients with acute and urgent illness and injury. The department has an annual attendance of 50,000 Attendances per annum; 25% are paediatric. There are numerous teaching and professional development opportunities available.
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.
Brisbane is just a short 1 hour flight from Rockhampton’s local airport.
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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.