Published: 11/11/2023 - Expires: 02/10/2024 | ID: BH-21314

Consultant Internal Medicine with Subspecialty - Brisbane, QLD

  • Salary Type: Salary package up to $514,450

The Role:
We are looking for a Consultant Medicine with (Subspecialty dual trained physicians) with subspecialty in Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Neurology or Geriatrics would be desirable, all would be considered on application to join a dedicated team in a sunny regional coastal setting.

You will assist the Clinical Director in the provision of high-quality services, working in a “state of the art” hospital!

Salary package up to $514,450

Clinicians working here enjoy a challenging and rewarding clinical case mix that includes busy inpatient and outpatient general medicine, paediatrics, surgery, orthopaedics, obstetrics & gynaecology, and mental health services.

These core inpatient services are well integrated with active emergency medicine, anaesthetic and intensive care departments and supported by a wide range of allied health services. Specialty services are provided by tertiary hospitals in Townsville and Brisbane, including a strong undergraduate teaching affiliation with James Cook University.

About the Department
The Department of Medicine is a vibrant, collaborative, and supportive workplace.

The Staff Specialist will be part of a team comprising of physicians with different subspecialties (including endocrinology, respiratory, infectious disease, oncology, neurology, nephrology, acute medicine etc) working in close partnership with cardiology (who provide 24/7 Primary PCI service), emergency medicine (FACEM lead) and intensive care (CICM led).

Your opportunity
The dual trained Staff Specialist role will be comprised of 0.5FTE General Medicine and 0.5FTE sub-specialty duties on an alternating fortnightly basis.

  • The General Medicine role will include rotating through the Acute Assessment Unit and General Medicine Teams as well as participating in the on-call and weekend roster.
  • The sub-specialty role will involve inpatient consultation, outpatient specialty clinics and relevantprocedural lists. Close collaboration with specialty peers from other centres will be supported and encouraged.

Single-trained General and Acute Medicine Fellows will rotate through the Acute Assessment Unit and General medicine Teams as well as participate in the on-call and weekend roster.
The Staff Specialist will get to work with a clinical case mix that is broad, challenging and very professionally satisfying.

The position is responsible for assisting the Director in provision of high-quality clinical services as part of the Department of Medicine, education of Medical Staff and Students, Allied Health, interested Community Groups and Nursing Staff. The position will involve active participation in patient safety, audit, research, and service planning activities.

The staff Specialist will be supported by a full team of junior doctors including BPTs, PHOs, RMOs and
Interns. There is currently one Advanced Trainee in General Medicine, Oncology and Rehabilitation, with space to add one more General Medicine Advanced Trainee.

Remuneration Package up to:

  • Base Salary $258,910
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance $25,500
  • Professional Development Allowance $ 21,500
  • Attraction and Retention (50%) – Assignment $129,455
  • Rural and Regional (10%) $25,891
  • Locality Allowance (if applicable $378
  • Estimated Remuneration (excluding superannuation) $461,634
  • Superannuation Estimate $52,818

The Hospital:
This “state of the art” Hospital is equipped with leading edge technology to assist staff to provide the highest level of care and comfort to the patients. The hospital provides specialist services in obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry, urology and oncology and many other specialty areas.
The health service is embarking on an exciting period of growth with a $250m redevelopment of the base hospital to provide an additional 112 inpatient beds and an expansion of outpatient and support services.

This is a city in Queensland, on Australia’s east coast. The region is home to a diverse and vibrant community with rural and coastal living opportunities in 30 townships, small rural settlements, and rural residential areas.
Investment opportunities provide many attractive possibilities in the Region, land and properties are a fraction of the cost to buy or rent, in comparison to larger capital cities, yet the surrounding area provides a better lifestyle. Less stress, less commuting time to work and less congestion in recreational areas.

There is an abundance of education providers in the Region, with excellent academic and extracurricular opportunities from Prep to High School. A great university with many young adults opting to stay in the region to further their education.
This is one of the fastest growing regions in Queensland, currently a population of approximately 182,000 people in the region. Only an hour’s flight from Brisbane, this region boasts an enviable lifestyle and a buoyant economy with the benefits of a fast-growing coastal city. Its coastal location is complemented by its spectacular natural environment.
One of the top reasons people love to live in here is the tropical climate. Summers consist of hot balmy days with cooling evening rain, while the remainder of the year provides invariably blue skies and sunshine. The region stretches from secluded islands off the coast through golden sand beaches and into lush sub-tropical rainforests. This includes 31 beautiful beaches, a picturesque blue river and a pristine rainforest hinterland.


  • Mandatory possession of a medicine degree from a registered tertiary institution and; Registration with the Medical Board of Australia with Specialist registration in General Medicine or Subspecialty or appropriate registration with the Medical Board of Australia to practise in the specialist position.
  • Fellowship or eligibility for Fellowship via the substantial comparability pathway of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (RACP).
  • Mandatory possession of a qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.

How do I apply?
Please forward your resume and cover letter to Nicki Wade at
For more information about this and other opportunities and a confidential discussion please contact Nicki Wade on 0401010048.

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