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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Intensive Care Medicine)

Redcliffe Hospital

In accordance with the Metro North Hospital and Health Services (MNHHS) values, as outlined above, the role of the Senior Doctor is to provide high quality, cost efficient and effective clinical and non-clinical services to directly or indirectly benefit the patients/clients of the Metro North Hospital and Health Service and encompasses all the roles described in the CanMEDs framework. This includes research as well as teaching the health professionals of the future. In addition to the key responsibilities listed below, the role of the Senior Medical Officer (Specialist) is to provide such services as may be reasonably directed from time to time by your line manager as outlined on the Organisational Chart, including any intra-department portfolios allocated from time to time as outlined above.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L13-L14, L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/RD314761
Closing date 23-Jul-2019
Job duration Please refer to role description
Contact person Michelle James
Contact details (07) 3049 6842

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • As a Medical Expert you are accountable for the Clinical Care of Patients/Clients allocated to you

  • As a Professional you are accountable for actively taking part in Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Peer Review, Morbidity and Mortality Meetings and Audit and to demonstrate positive change as a result. This includes support for National and College quality standards.

  • As a Manager you are accountable for demonstrating Leadership and providing Clinical Governance and Supervision of staff reporting to you, including junior medical staff.

  • As a Scholar you are accountable for supporting and/or Undertaking Research within your area of practice, including the obtaining of research funding where possible.

  • As a Communicator you are accountable for developing, displaying and utilising high level Communication Skills in all modalities including; Professional quality written communication in all documentation, including the medical record and emails as well as formal letters and reports.

Job ad reference number: RD314761 Close date: 23 July 2019


Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

 Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.


As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.


We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.


You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:


Further information

If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided, plus the mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitaes in the standard template (as attached), you may not meet requirements for further consideration of your application.

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