About the Job

Head Medical have opportunities within Emergency Medicine suited to post foundation doctors possessing a minimum of 18 months Emergency Medicine experience .

These roles are great for those seeking an experience in a different healthcare system with a varied caseload, along with an array of education and teaching opportunities.  You will be based at Gympie, or  Nambour, part of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service and enjoy working as part of a collaborative and supportive team.

  • Variety of teaching and educational opportunities
  • Pristine surf beaches, scenic drives, and unspoiled national parks
  • Urban living (restaurants, night-life zones, and a busy café culture in many coastal suburbs)

The Hospital

The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service delivers a comprehensive range of speciality services across 5 major hospital facilities located at Birtinya, Nambour, Gympie, Caloundra, Maleny and community locations across the Sunshine Coast. The Health Service The Sunshine Coast Health Service also offers sub-acute, community care, residential aged care, mental health, and oral health services across a range of community facilities

Gympie hospital is a 91 bed facility providing services to a population of approx.. 53,000. Nambour Hospital is a 224 bed teaching hospital undergoing redevelopment .  Services include, Emergency Medicine, inpatient specialist medical and surgical services, a variety of sub-acute services and day therapy (dialysis and chemotherapy.  The Health Service is also the home of the Sunshine Coast Health Institute (SCHI), a Research, Education and Training Hub. SCHI partners include UQ, Griffith, USC and TAFE QLD. Griffith’s Sunshine Coast School of Medicine opened onsite in 2019.

You will be part of a dynamic team and will gain exposure to a broad range of presentations/ pathologies with supervision and mentorship by leading Emergency Medicine Consultants.  There are a number of training opportunities available allowing you to maximise your own personal development as well as assist in the professional development of junior medical staff and medical students.

The Location

Located about 100 km north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast is well-known for its sub-tropical climate, pristine beaches, scenic drives, and unspoiled national parks. The Sunshine Coast region spans from the city of Caloundra, near Brisbane to Cooloola. Cooloola is known for the Great Sandy National Park (Fraser Coast Region) where you can explore beautiful Fraser Island- why not swim with whales or try surfing!  From the ocean to the hinterland, restaurants in this region take advantage of fresh local produce offering wonderful dining experiences.  There are also several wineries in the region.

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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