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Principal House Officer Campaign

Roma, Mitchell, St George, Charleville, Cunnamulla

If you’d like a fulfilling and satisfying career as a Rural Generalist, look no further than the South West Hospital and Health Service!

South West Hospital and Health Service continues to be the organisation of choice for rural and remote doctors, offering great support, teamwork, and plenty of educational opportunities, as well as the ability to make a real difference in rural communities.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L4-L7
Workplace Location South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/SW424750
Closing date 30-Jun-2025
Job duration 12 months
Contact person Ann Shakspeare
Contact details 07 4505 1559
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Our vision is to be a national leader in the delivery of health services to rural and remote communities

What we can do for you

Ultimately, we provide you a platform to leapfrog your career with more opportunities to experience a wider scope of practice with less competition due to location and population.

Nowhere else will you experience the vast diversity of medical career advancement other than in rural and remote Queensland.

To be successful in this role you will have

  • The appropriate knowledge, skills and passion for continuous improvement to deliver quality care
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with other staff
  • Commitment to patient safety and clinical governance principles
  • Commitment to education and research

If this sounds like the right fit for you

South West Hospital and Health Service can offer you:

  • Generous employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%)
  • Salary packaging option to increase your take home pay
  • Professional  development

Requirements for the role

  • Hold registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • While not required, those on a General Practice training program will be well regarded

Be a part of something bigger

South West Hospital and Health Service are part of Queensland Health and partner with many influential and leading organisations to boost partnerships and deliver world-class health care and services. We service an area of more than 310,000 square kilometres, are bordered by three states and cover 21% of Queensland. We provide services to a population of 26,000 via 26 healthcare facilities, consisting of Hospitals, Multipurpose Health Services, Community Clinics, Aged Care Facilities and General Practice Services.

For additional information regarding theses positions, please refer to the role description.

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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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