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Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist - Anaesthesia


Join a dynamic team committed to delivering exceptional care to the Central Queensland community while enjoying a fulfilling lifestyle. As a Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist, you'll work closely with Clinical Directors to provide top-tier Specialist Anaesthesia services at CQHHS, optimizing efficiency and effectiveness within resource limitations.

In this role, you will provide education and guidance to trainees, junior medical staff, medical students, and other healthcare professionals, including nursing staff. Additionally, you will oversee the daily operations of Anaesthesia services, contributing to patient safety initiatives, clinical audits, the investigation and resolution of adverse incidents and complaints, research projects, and service planning efforts.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L24, L25-L27
Workplace Location Rockhampton region
Job ad reference QLD/RK4F573293
Closing date 01-Aug-2024
Job duration
Contact person Dr Michael Kirk
Contact details (07) 4920 7244
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This role may be eligible for the Queensland Health Attraction Incentive. See link - Workforce Attraction Incentive Guideline Scheme

About us:

CQ Health provides public health services across Central Queensland, in hospitals and in the community. CQ Health is a statutory body governed by our Board. We serve a growing population of approximately 250,000 people and employ more than 3,700 staff, treating more than 700,000 patients each year.

About the role:

Become part of a great team committed to delivering great care to Central Queenslanders and enjoying life. The position of Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist is to assist the Clinical Directors in:

  • Ensuring that Specialist Anaesthesia services provided by CQHHS are of the highest standard and delivered in an efficient and effective manner given available resources.
  • The education and supervision of trainees, junior medical staff, medical students and other health practitioners including Nursing staff.
  • The day-to-day management of Anaesthesia services including active participation in patient safety, clinical audit, investigation and management of adverse clinical incidents and complaints, research, and service planning activities.

About you:

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • MBBS or equivalent eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Registration or eligibility for registration as a Specialist in Anaesthesia with the Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA). In general, this will require Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA).
  • Enrolment and maintenance of ongoing CME program of appropriate College.

What we offer:

Salary Information (L18-L24):

Total remuneration value of $427,113 p.a. is comprised of:

  • A salary between $204,206 - $237,196 p.a.

Salary Information (L25-L27):

Total remuneration value of $514,421 p.a. is comprised of:

  • A salary between $244,201 - $258,910 p.a.

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Professional Development Leave (3.6 weeks p.a.)
  • Professional Development Allowance ($21,500 p.a.)
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance
  • Over-time and on-call allowances
  • Attraction and Retention Incentive Allowance (Granted Private Practice arrangements)
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Generous Salary Sacrificing (conditions apply)
  • Access to paid parental leave (conditions apply)
  • Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) requirements:

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against vaccine preventable diseases as listed on the Role Description.

How to apply:

To submit your application / expression of interest, please include:

  • Your current CV or resume, including referees.
  • A short 1 to 2 page cover letter outlining how your experience, abilities and knowledge align with the organisational values, accountabilities and “How you will be Assessed” section of the Role Description.
  • Include any additional forms / evidence as attached or listed on the Role Description.

Please note pre-employment checks will be carried out on applicants recommended for appointment/employment which may include confirming your qualifications, professional registration/s, previous employment history (including any previous disciplinary action), criminal history, Australian work status and vaccination requirements.

For assistance, contact Recruitment Services @ CQ Health and quote the Job Ad Reference (JAR) RK4F573293

Applications close: Thursday, 1 August 2024

Further information

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