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Staff Specialist (Anaesthetist - Mount Isa Hospital)

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Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible-full-time,Flexible-part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L27
Workplace Location Flexible,North West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/MI396079
Closing date 20-Dec-2021
Job duration Ongoing - Flexible roster available
Contact person Dr Denise Keavy
Contact details 07 4744 4444
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About your opportunity

Covering an area of approximately 300,000 square kilometres and servicing many of the remote communities within North-Western Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria, the North West Hospital and Health Service (NWHHS) is responsible for the health promotion and wellbeing of people within the service area and ensuring that effective, high quality services are accessible to all.

This is your opportunity to join a highly motivated team providing anaesthetic services to the NWHHS.

Develop areas of clinical interest to you within anaesthesia (including obstetrics and regional), ICU, perioperative medicine, pain management, medical education and wellbeing.

You will also provide training to anaesthetic trainees and other health professionals and ensure continued evidence-based practice and support continued improvement of health services by participating in quality improvement opportunities.

Are you the right person for the role?

  • Interest or experience in Intensive Care management of patients.
  • Interest or experience in regional anaesthesia and acute and/or chronic pain management.
  • FANZCA - Specialist in Anaesthetics.
  • MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Possession of accredited / advanced skills in Anaesthetics, ICU, Acute/Chronic Pain Management, Remote Medicine or A&TSI Health.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role.

For additional information regarding the responsibilities, mandatory qualifications and/or other requirements for this position please refer to the role description.

What's on offer?

Permanent role.

Flexible rosters/hours can be negotiated providing for full-time, part-time and position sharing.

Competitive pro rata remuneration package based on full-time equivalent value comprising:

  • Base salary range between $184,196 and $233,538 p.a. (L18-L27)
  • Attraction and retention incentive allowance of 35%-50% base annual salary
  • Regional and rural attraction allowance of 15% base annual salary
  • Motor vehicle allowance
  • Professional development allowance and leave of 3.6 weeks p.a.
  • Inaccessibility allowance of $34,500 p.a.

Refer to the Role Description's Annexure A for full details.

Plus we can offer:

  • 5 weeks Annual Recreational Leave accumulation with 14% loading when taken
  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation of 12.75%
  • Penalty payments (depending on roster, overtime and on-call - refer to Annexure A in the Role Description)
  • FREE Accommodation
  • Transfer and appointment expenses (conditions apply)
  • Tax savings through salary packaging options

Why make the change?

Once a raw frontier town built in the heart of North West Queensland around the vast mineral resources, Mount Isa has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.

Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,' Mount Isa represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the Mount Isa Rodeo.

The Traditional Owners of the area are the Kalkadoon people.

Mount Isa is a great place to live and work!


Contact: Dr Denise Keavy 07 4744 4444

Apply ONLINE by: Monday 20/12/2021

Download the Role Description for future reference and interview preparation.

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