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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Haematology)


The Haematology Department are looking for a Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist to join their team. For further information on our health service, please watch our corporate video:

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Gold Coast
Job ad reference QLD/GC309425
Closing date 27-May-2019
Job duration
Contact person Michelle Bryson
Contact details 0403 443 412

An opportunity has become available for a Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Haematology) to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 9000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to over 550,000 people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region.

About the role

Provide a full range of high quality tertiary level medical services for Haematology for the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS). Provide clinical care to patients within the inpatient setting (ward and day unit) and outpatient clinics inclusive of after-hours (on call and recall service) to clinically manage the provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable service to ensure appropriate patient care. Provide leadership and development in the specialty area and provide training, education and supervision to advanced trainees, junior medical staff and other health care members. Work collaboratively across all departments within GCHHS, in particularly with Oncology, the Emergency Department and Pathology Queensland to provide a comprehensive haematology service.

Requirements for the role

  • It is a condition of employment in this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B.
  • MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia and registrable as a Haematology Specialist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia or equivalent.
  • Relevant qualification/s and registration must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • While not mandatory, more than five years experience as a Staff Specialist or equivalent would be highly regarded.
  • While not mandatory, additional training or qualifications in the form of a clinical fellowship, MD or PhD would be highly desirable.
  • The incumbent will be required to participate in providing an after-hours consultative haematology service and supervision of other laboratories (such as Robina and Logan).

Benefits and salary information

  • Permanent full time
  • Estimated total remuneration up to $401,700 p.a., comprising:
    • Senior Staff Specialist - Base salary from - $204,543 - $216,865 p.a
    • Staff Specialist - Base salary from - $171,044 - $198,678 p.a
    • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
    • Motor vehicle allowance
    • Professional development allowance
    • Granted private practice rights
  • Overtime and on-call allowances
  • Professional indemnity cover
  • Professional development leave
  • Annual leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.3 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Day and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Acute and sub-acute care in hospital and community settings
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle

GCH is committed to attracting the right people for our organisation. To help us with this we have developed a Core Capability Framework which defines the skills and behaviours required to perform successfully as an organisation.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application utilising the Medical CV template provided by Monday, 27th of May 2019.

Job Ad reference: GC309425

Further information

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