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Specialist General Medicine Physician

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 11-May-2016
  • : Brisbane QLD 4001
  • Collegiate and supportive working environment
  • High quality service with modern facilities
  • Live in a friendly town that is ideal for raising your family

The Position
Working as a Specialist General Medicine Physician you will primarily be responsible for the provision of high-quality clinical care of patients within the department. You will also be responsible for the appropriate management of patients and staff through-out the department. 

Utilising your leadership skills you will undertake teaching of undergraduate and post-graduate clinical staff, giving you the opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise. You will be required to actively participate in departmental meetings, quality improvement programs and research activities. 

Working with a friendly team, this position will give you the opportunity to make full use of every aspect of your training and experience. 

The Hospital
In recent years this 174 bed hospital has undergone a major redevelopment totalling in excess of $50 million. The redevelopment has delivered new beds, improved services in the rehabilitation unit, as well as a new emergency department, maternity unit and special care nursery. In the coming years, the hospital expects to benefit from the establishment of a new Oral Health facility, Cancer Care Centre and UQ Teaching and Learning Centre.

Services available currently at the hospital include intensive care, coronary care, obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, 24-hour emergency medicine, pharmacy, medical imaging, pathology and comprehensive mental health services. Allied Health services include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech therapy, psychology and social work.

The Location
This region offers a superb lifestyle set in a healthy family environment. Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef with access to coral islands and scuba diving, this is a great place for getting close to nature and to relax, swim, snorkel or dive. Just 15kms out of the city lies a beach famous for having the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland. Residents can access a range of recreational, educational, cultural and sporting facilities and the region offers a rich experience for those who enjoy the arts. 

There is a range of educational choices in the region including both public and private institutions. There is a variety of different housing options, from beach-side cottages and units to hinterland acreages, and the area has a healthy real estate market, giving you an enormous amount of choice when it comes to choosing a place to settle with your family.

With a population of more than 90,000 people this regional city is large enough to provide cosmopolitan living, yet relaxed enough to allow for ample family and leisure time. And with theatres, art galleries, museums, an entertainment centre and a lively restaurant scene you will always have something to do during your precious time off.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP (or be close to completing your fellowship) or equivalent and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. You must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

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Specialist General Medicine Physician
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Brisbane QLD 4001
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