Medicine

Published: 09/11/2023 - Expires: 31/08/2024 | ID: BH-19518

Consultant Gastroenterologist - Queensland, QLD

  • Salary Type: Remuneration value up to $430,003 p.a!!

The Role
We are looking for a suitably experienced and dedicated Consultant Gastroenterologist to join a supportive team in a regional coastal setting.
 
An opportunity to work and live in a stunning part of coastal Queensland and provide care services to a population of over 200,000 residents including several rural communities.
 
Work/live in a beautiful coastal location and enjoy work/life balance.

Remuneration value up to $430,003 p.a!!

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Generous superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fantastic salary sacrifice benefits
  • Flexible rostering arrangements, variety and work/life balance
  • Lower cost of living and affordable housing and rental market

Currently the service is operated by GESA accredited visiting and locum gastroenterologists and staff specialist surgeons, with strong visiting and telehealth links to tertiary gastroenterology services in Metro North HHS.

Endoscopy and out-patient services are well developed. Your expertise with ward consultations will be sought by high performing general medical and general surgical teams. The service is well supported and coordinated by senior nurses, administrative and other multi-disciplinary staff. There is potential to lead and develop general gastroenterology services and subspecialty areas interest, such as inflammatory bowel disease or hepatology.

The Hospital
An acute 142-bed Hospital, that works in close partnership with the other nearby 80-bed Hospital to deliver high quality health care to the community. A comprehensive range of health care services are available including acute inpatient and outpatient services and community health, oral health, and community mental health services, some of which are provided at off campus sites.
 
The Hospital has built a reputation for excellence especially in professional education and attracts medical and nursing programs in conjunction with several renowned Queensland universities.
 
Location
Just over three hours’ drive or a quick 45-minute flight from Brisbane. This Coastal Region is a stunning tapestry of nature’s wonders, featuring the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the Great Sandy Strait, marine parks, wetlands, ancient rainforests, and a stunning coastline of pristine, white sandy beaches.
 
The beauty of the Coast is not confined to the coast, with mountains, national parks, native woodlands, dense rainforest, and the beautiful Mary River.

Known as the whale watching capital of Australia, you can get up close and personal with the humpbacks and enjoy an enviable year-round climate. The esplanade is dotted with parks, playgrounds, picnic areas, piers, cafes, restaurants, and shops to keep the whole family entertained.
 
Skills/Qualifications
Mandatory possession of a medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.

  • Fellowship of the Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) is preferred, as recognised by the Australian Medical Council, including maintenance of CPD and good standing as required by AHPRA for the maintenance of Specialist Registration.
  • Conjoint Committee recognition in upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy/Gastroenterological Society
  • of Australia certification is highly desirable.
  • Specialist Registrants will be preferred in all positions; however non-specialists or overseas trained specialists may be considered where appropriate and significant progression towards fellowship can be demonstrated.

Benefits: 

  • Remuneration value up to $430,003 p.a., (L13–L27 development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover and private practice arrangements. 
  • Overtime and on-call allowances will be negotiated with the successful applicant upon appointment.
  • Superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) will be applied additionally to the total remuneration value.

To Apply
Please forward your resume and cover letter to Nicki Wade – nickiw@ccjobs.com.au or call 0401010048 to discuss.

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