An exciting opportunity for an Intensivist to join the Intensive Care Unit at the Hervey Bay Hospital within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service in 2021.
- Fantastic lifestyle in subtropical Queensland.
- Competitive remuneration package up to AUD$411k depending on experience.
- Additional overtime & on-call allowances
- Flexible rostering arrangements
- Low cost of living and excellent range of affordable housing
- Coastal living with islands, waterways and beaches, as well as national parks and Great Barrier Reef.
- Regular daily flights to Brisbane and Sydney.
The Role and Hospital
Hervey Bay Hospital is seeking a highly skilled individual who is driven to make a difference to patient welfare. The ICU department operates from an 8 bedded mixed medical/surgical unit with CICM level 2 capabilities (paediatrics level 1). The service is one of the busiest in regional Queensland. Echocardiography training, paediatric experience and simulation skills are desirable.
Hervey Bay Hospital has built a reputation for excellence especially in professional education and attracts medical and nursing programs in conjunction with the University of Queensland (UQ), University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Central Queensland University (CQU) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
A new state of the art Emergency Department opened its doors in January 2019. The new ED has 46 treatment spaces in total, including 37 emergency bays, three isolation rooms, a safe assessment room and five procedure rooms – more than doubling the department’s capacity.
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (FCICM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand.
The Fraser Coast is one of the most rapidly growing regional centres in Queensland with Hervey Bay listed as one of Queensland’s best natural holiday destinations. Situated only 3 hours drive north of Brisbane, with direct flights daily to Brisbane & Sydney, the region is very accessible, enjoys a mild sub-tropical climate as well as being the renowned whale watching capital of Australia.
The World Heritage Listed Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island are just a short distance away plus there is the opportunity to view humpback whales from July-November. During their annual migration, Humpback whales take time out in the protected waters of Hervey Bay. The whales perform a variety of behaviours providing a spectacular display for visitors and locals.
A range of cosmopolitan and alfresco cafes, shops, parklands, picnic areas, playgrounds along the Esplanade and a vibrant marina there is plenty to see and do.
For more information about this position, great hospital and the amazing lifestyle on offer, please call Karen Prosser on +44 (0)131 240 5255 or email@example.com