About the Job

This is a great opportunity to take on a Consultant Emergency Medicine role in a lovely part of central Queensland.

Some of the benefits include:

  • Fantastic lifestyle in relaxed subtropical Queensland
  • New state of the art emergency department.
  • Remuneration package up to AUD$587k depending on experience.
  • Just over an hour's flight down to Brisbane
  • Coastal living with islands, waterways and beaches, as well as national parks and Great Barrier Reef

The Role
Gladstone Hospital emergency department is transitioning into newly constructed $42 million state of art emergency department. This position will give opportunity in developing and implementing contemporary evidence-based model of care implementation. You will:

  • Assist in developing and supporting clinical practice in the surrounding areas of Central Queensland and through the use of Telehealth provide additional support and clinical input as required and possible through the available resource.
  • Participate in a 24 hour on call roster ensuring an appropriate profile of medical services is available at all times.
  • Actively engage in the supervision of, and provide teaching to, staff, (medical, nursing, and allied health), including specialist trainees medical students, junior medical staff on rotation with the Department of Emergency Medicine as well as assist in the delivery of robust educational programs through the Medical Education Unit.

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.

The Hospital and Location
Gladstone Hospital is a 70-bed hospital and offers a range of general and specialist inpatient and outpatient services including emergency, general medicine and surgery, basic orthopaedic, clinical investigation, obstetrics, maternity, gynaecology, high dependency and coronary care, palliative care, medical imaging, pathology, and paediatrics.

Additional services include Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, oral health, physiotherapy, dietetics, speech pathology and outreach/community-based facilities, as well as a Primary Health Care Centre located at Boyne Valley. Gladstone Hospital has approximately 282 full-time equivalent staff delivering services across acute, community and primary care.

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, the best seafood Queensland has to offer, and of course, the fabulous Southern Great Barrier Reef.

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.


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

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

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