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Advanced Trainee Registrar (Renal)

Townsville University Hospital

The Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the largest tertiary health service in northern Australia; we are responsible for the delivery of healthcare services, education and research within a region covering over 149,500km with a population of approximately 250,000 people.

We cover the continuum of healthcare services from advanced, highly specialised, tertiary-level healthcare at the main hospital to secondary and primary-level hospital and community healthcare across 20 facilities. The main facility is located adjacent to one of Queensland’s leading tertiary institutions, James Cook University.

Job details

Position status Temporary
Position type Flexible
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L4-L7, L4-L9
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/TV344412
Closing date 17-Jun-2020
Job duration 03/08/2020 -31/01/2021, 76 hours per fortnight
Contact person Dr Michelle Harfield
Contact details 07 4433 1111
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The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is one of excellence… to emerge the leader in health care, research and education for regional Australia.

Do you have what it takes to make a substantial contribution to our vision?
Are you:

  • Pursuing a vocation not merely an occupation?
  • Excited to take the next step in your career mission?
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated to your profession?
  • Prepared to question and advocate for what is important?
  • A person who meets challenges head on?

About your opportunity

This position is ideally suited for an Advanced Trainee to commence advanced training early in Nephrology for the second half of the year 2020. This position is also accredited for General Medicine Training.  The primary function of the position is to provide high quality clinical care to patients of the Townsville University Hospital.  In addition, the Medical Officer will provide supervision of junior medical staff, including some responsibility for providing teaching to junior medical staff and medical students.  Comprehensive post graduate training programme is conducted at the Townsville University Hospital.

Other Requirements

  • Degree Qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution and hold Current Registration as a medical practitioner or eligible for Current Registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Successful completion of FRACP written and clinical examination

Remuneration package of up to $12899 p.m. (+ other applicable allowances/benefits) comprising salary range of $4243.60 - $4920.10 p.f. (L4-L9), recreational leave loading (17.5%), employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, professional development assistance (leave and vocational training subsidy), and inaccessibility allowance (if applicable).

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (over 320 days/year).

Enjoy the benefits of urban living without being trapped in a commuter nightmare of metropolitan traffic.

Appreciate the country town `feel' and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow.

Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife.


For a confidential discussion please contact Dr Michelle Harfield on 07 4433 1111.
Applications close on Wednesday, 17 June 2020.

Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Further information

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

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role:
Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Pertussis.


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