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General Practitioner Obstetrician (Senior Medical Officer)


Central West Hospital and Health Service, Longreach is looking for a General Practitioner Obstetrician (Senior Medical Officer) to join their Medical Services Team. Various opportunities available.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L13-L24, L24-L25
Workplace Location Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CW8K293748
Closing date 30-Jun-2019
Job duration
Contact person David Rimmer
Contact details (07) 4652 8000

Patient centred care | Quality and safety | Investing in our staff | Integrity | Innovation and change                


About the Role

Senior Medical Officers are engaged to provide health care to residents and visitors to the Central West in a variety of settings, including local hospitals (and multi-purpose health services), family general practices and primary health clinics. Senior Medical Officers work without supervision in a multi-disciplinary team to promote healthy lifestyles, manage chronic disease and provide emergency and inpatient services. The successful candidate will commit to patient safety, the ongoing development of clinical knowledge and skills, and the supervision and training of junior doctors and students.

Senior Medical Officers are managed as a group practice of around 10-15 doctors. You will be required to contribute to the development of a cohesive and supportive team environment. As part of this you may be required to provide short term relief to doctors based at other facilities in the Central West Hospital and Health Service.

Maternity Services in Longreach are provided under a low risk midwifery led model of care supported by SMO Obstetrics with DRANZCOG advanced. Specialist support is provided by our partner Hospitals and the Flying Obstetrics and Gynaecology service based in Roma.

Salary Information:

The total Remuneration Value of up to $317,531 to $411,663 p.a., (L13: $148,091 p.a. to L25: $204,543 p.a.) includes annually: Professional Development Allowance $20,000; Motor Vehicle Allowance $21,000 - $25,500; Rural & Regional Allowance $14,809 - $20,454; Attraction and Retention - Assigned Model $51,832 - $71,590; Inaccessibility Allowance $41,400 (conditions apply); Employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) PLUS: On-call, Recalls, Overtime; Locality Allowance as per location; Salary Sacrificing $17,000 grossed up taxable value; Professional Development Leave 3.6 weeks p.a.; Annual Leave 5 weeks p.a.; Relocation assistance & suitable accommodation provided rent free (conditions apply).

How to Apply:

The Role Description and Information Package provide specific information on how to apply for the advertised position. If you have difficulty viewing the Role Description in PDF format please contact

Contact Details:

Contact Details: Dr David Rimmer, Executive Director Medical Services

Contact Phone Number: (07) 4652 8000

Job Reference Number: CW8K293748

Further information

Please note that only online applications will be accepted. It is recommended that you download the Role Description for future reference. Please do not upload zipped files, pdfs created through MS Word 2007, tagged pdfs or protected documents.


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