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Resident Medical Officer - Rotational

Townsville Hospital and Health Service

This Expression of Interest collects a variety of information that will help the Townsville Hospital and Health Service identify potentially suitable applicants for future Resident Medical Officer - Rotational employment opportunities within the Townsville University Hospital.

Make the most of your blossoming career and complete your core rotations or find your passion - as a Rotational RMO with Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

Building upon your clinical and interpersonal skills, you'll have the ability to experience the wide array of specialties we have on offer, with a view to proceed to specialist training or independent practice.

Throughout your time with us, you'll be supported with great wages and benefits, professional development support and an actual WORK-LIFE balance that we know you deserve and will appreciate!

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L2-L3
Workplace Location Townsville region
Job ad reference QLD/TV359865
Closing date 30-Jun-2021
Job duration Temporary full-time
Contact person Kristen Burns
Contact details 07 4433 4733
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About the Role:
The Resident Medical Officers (Rotational) develop robust clinical and interpersonal skills to maximise professional development with a view to independent practice or proceeding to specialist training.
Assistance with the teaching of students is an important adjunct to this role.

This role also provides supervision /mentoring of Junior Medical staff including inpatient care and may include some responsibility for providing teaching, Medical Students and Allied Health staff.

Salary Information for a Resident Medical Officer (Rotational) L2 – L3:

Total Package of up to $120,090 p.a., comprised of a salary between $85,521 - $111,679 p.a. and the following :

  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading
  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • WORK-LIFE balance

Why make the change?
Our gorgeous weather promotes an outdoor lifestyle as the sun shines nearly all year round (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, the largest regional centre in the North.

About the employer
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service includes 18 hospital and community campuses and 2 aged care facilities; it covers an area roughly two and a half times the size of France and provides complex, high level services to more than 600,000 residents across a wide range of specialities.

The Townsville University Hospital facility is a state-of-the-art tertiary referral hospital (the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland) and is the major teaching hospital for the James Cook University's schools of medicine, nursing and allied health and for the Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE. Referrals are from across North Queensland, as far north as Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands, and west to Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria and even overseas from Papua New Guinea.   

Our organisation is proactive and committed to delivering excellence in healthcare by adapting a `person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. If you are dynamic, innovative and prepared to help advance healthcare in the tropics, then the Townsville HHS could be the right fit for you. Join us today and enjoy generous employment benefits, a rewarding career and development opportunities.

How to Apply:
For further details on how to apply download the Role Description below! Alternatively, contact Medical Education and Workforce Support - THHS and quote the Job Ad Reference (TV359865).

If deemed suitable your details will remain in the Clinical Talent Pool and you may be contacted further by Medical Education and Workforce Support at the time an opportunity arises. 

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, Pertussis.


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