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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Intensivist)


Intensivists!!!! Are you ready to make the change to a state-of-the-art hospital in a sunny coastal location with gorgeous rainforests on your doorstep? The awesome Intensive Care team at the Mackay Base Hospital is waiting for you! Located only an hour and 20 minutes from Brisbane, come and make the beautiful Mackay Region your home. Newly qualified fellows are welcome to apply.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Flexible-part-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Mackay region
Job ad reference QLD/MK353396
Closing date 26-Oct-2020
Job duration Permanent Part Time (40 hrs p.f.) or temporary part time 6-12 months
Contact person Dr Drew Wenck
Contact details 07 4885 5456
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Remuneration value up to $222,340 p.a. (40 hrs p.f.) comprising salary between $3,444.00 p.f. - $4,366.60 p.f. (L18– L27) employer superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a. (pro rata for part time hours), professional indemnity cover, motor vehicle allowance, plus overtime and on-call allowances.  Applications will remain current for 12 months.  Job Ad Reference: MK353396.

How to apply

Please download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Mackay Medical Workforce Unit at to request it in .doc format.The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.

Mandatory qualifications/Professional registration/Other requirements

  • Professional Qualification: Mandatory possession of a qualification from a registered tertiary institution is essential and;

  • General and specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory authority (medical Board of Australia), and;

  • Fellowship or eligibility for Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM).

  • Demonstrated engagement and compliance with a recognised CME program – either with the College of Intensive Care Medicine, or with another recognised body.

  • Proof of Qualification Documents: Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of duties.

  • Proof of Identify Documents: Candidates must provide certified copies of requested proof of identify documents for the purposes of General Criminal History and National Police Certificate checks.

  • Shift Work: Appointees will be required to work all shifts in accordance with the unit roster.

  • Licence to Operate Vehicle: This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided prior to the commencement of duty.

  • Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) Requirements:

  • It is a condition of employment for 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) and Hepatitis B.

  • Health Care Workers in Queensland Health whose occupation poses a potential risk of exposure to blood or body fluids must be immunised against Hepatitis B according to the National Health and Medical Research Council Australian Immunisation Handbook and the Queensland Health Infection Control Guidelines.

Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

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