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Principal House Officer roles available in the stunning sub-tropical Coastal region of Queensland, Australia.

This is an opportunity for PGY4 + Doctors interested in taking a year to specialise in Australia, before returning home to complete their training.

The Roles 

12 month contracts specialising in one of the following

  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

Due to the range of opportunities available you do not need to go it alone – take along a friend/colleague/partner/spouse and experience the year down under together.

The Requirements

  • PGY4 +
  • MBBS or equivalent to enable registration as a Medical Practitioner with the AHPRA is mandatory
  • Candidates must have current medical registration from a comparable health authority
  • Comparable health authorities - UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, New Zealand, Australia

​The Location

These roles offer tropical living in the heart of the Queensland coast where you can get back to nature in this outdoor wonderland and the centre of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.  Whether it’s the laid back beach community that appeals or the range of outdoor sporting activities on offer – this area gives  you the ideal escape from a hectic day at the hospital!

The Hospitals

Rockhampton Hospital is a 227 bed hospital and the main referral hospital for Central Queensland. It now provides integrated cancer care services in Central Queensland in the newly established building boasting state of the art medical equipment. The Sub Acute Geriatric Unit (SAGE) houses sixteen sub-acute geriatric evaluation beds and eleven interim care beds. Specialist Medical Services offered at the Rockhampton Hospital include Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Cardiology, Renal Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Intensive Care and Anaesthetics. There are also a range of clinical services provided on a visiting basis from tertiary hospitals in Queensland.

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.  The Hospital has adopted an integrated approach to service delivery to ensure continuity, effectiveness and efficiency in the provision of health care.


How Head Medical can help

Once we have secured the job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you with the relocations itself.

Contact Leona today for further information or a confidential discussion leona@headmedical.com

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

leona@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5265

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