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Senior Staff Specialist / Staff Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service

We're looking for Senior Staff Specialists and Staff Specialists - Obstetrics and Gynaecology to join CQ Health team!

Working alongside our Clinical Lead and Director of Medical Services, you'll play a vital role in the day-to-day management of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Services to ensure that they are of the highest standard, delivered in an efficient and effective manner.

You'll also get the chance to educate and supervise trainees, junior medical staff, medical students, midwives, nurses and other health practitioners.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/CQ4D563366
Closing date 23-Jun-2024
Job duration
Contact person Dr Preeti Patil
Contact details (07) 4932 5193
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This position attracts a Queensland Health Attraction Incentive of up to $20,000 - find out if you qualify here: Workforce Attraction Incentive Guideline Scheme

About us:

The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service (CQHHS) operates a network model for Obstetrics and Gynaecology services. This position will be required to provide services at Rockhampton Hospital and community clinics, Gladstone Hospital and Emerald Hospital, as well as visits to rural facilities including Woorabinda Multipurpose Health Service, Biloela Hospital and Capricorn Coast Hospital and other facilities as services are expanded. 

About the role:

  • Ensuring that Specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology services provided by CQHHS are of the highest standard and delivered in an efficient and effective manner given available resources.
  • The education and supervision of trainees, junior medical staff, medical students, Midwives, and other Health Practitioners including Nursing staff.
  • The day-to-day management of Obstetrics and Gynaecology services including active participation in patient safety, clinical audit, investigation and management of adverse clinical incidents and complaints, research, and service planning activities.

About you:

  • MBBS or equivalent eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA). In general, this will require Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).
  • Enrolment and maintenance of ongoing CME program of appropriate College

What we offer:

Salary information:

Total remuneration value of $514,421 p.a. (L27) is comprised of:

  • A salary between $204,206 - $258,910 p.a. (L18 – L24; L25 – L27)
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.55% leave loading
  • Professional Development Leave – 3.6 weeks p.a.
  • Professional Development Allowance - $21,000 p.a.
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance
  • Over-time and on-call allowances
  • Attraction and Retention Incentive Allowance (Granted Private Practice arrangements)
  • Gladstone Hospital: Inaccessibility Incentive Allowance - $6,900 p.a.

Other benefits include:

  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Education Opportunities – Study and Research
  • Work-Life Balance, Variety and Flexibility
  • Generous Salary Sacrificing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Fitness Passport

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) requirements:

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against vaccine preventable diseases as listed on the Role Description.

How to apply:

To submit your application / expression of interest, please include:

  • Your current CV or resume, including referees.
  • A short 1 to 2 page cover letter outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge align with the organisational values, accountabilities and “How you will be Assessed” section of the Role Description.
  • Include any additional forms / evidence as attached or listed on the Role Description.

Please note pre-employment checks will be carried out on applicants recommended for appointment/employment which may include confirming your qualifications, professional registration/s, previous employment history (including any previous disciplinary action), criminal history, Australian work status and vaccination requirements.

For assistance, contact Recruitment Services @ CQ Health and quote the Job Ad Reference (JAR) CQ4E563366.

Applications close: Sunday, 23 June 2024

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