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Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists (ICU) - ICU, Women's and Perioperative Services, Cairns Hospital


Cairns

To provide high quality clinical care to patients requiring Intensive Care at Cairns Hospital and advice on the management of critically ill patients throughout the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service catchment area, including patients in geographically isolated areas of Far North Queensland.

Job details

Job type Permanent Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Cairns region
Job ad reference QLD/CA251415
Closing date 03-Oct-2017
Job duration
Contact person Dr Drew Wenck
Contact details 07 4226 6643

Besides the excellent work opportunities, Cairns offers a unique lifestyle suitable to a wide variety of interests. Cairns is in the heart of the tropical north and is the primary gateway to northern Australia. Cairns is an ideal base to explore the wider region with front door access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback locations.

Remuneration value up to $412 210 p.a., comprising salary between $204 543 - $216 865 p.a. (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $376 957 p.a., comprising salary between $171 044 - $198 678 p.a. (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), professional development allowance, motor vehicle allowance, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Several Permanent Full Time positions available. Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CA251415

Purpose of the Role

To provide high quality clinical care to patients requiring Intensive Care at Cairns Hospital and advice on the management of critically ill patients throughout the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service catchment area, including patients in geographically isolated areas of Far North Queensland.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland).
Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.

It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.

It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy. Further information and Evidence Forms can be found at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence

How to Apply:

Please download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au to request it in .doc format. Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided, plus the now mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitae to be provided in a standard template (located at the link in the boxed area above), you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

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