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Senior Medical Officer Campaign

South West

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

South West Hospital and Health Service offers an interesting, challenging and rewarding career that few doctors have the pleasure of experiencing. You will be welcomed as part of the thriving and richly diverse communities in our area and have the opportunity to influence health outcomes.

Job details

Position status Permanent,Temporary,Casual
Position type Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L13-L24
Workplace Location South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/SW424812
Closing date 30-Jun-2025
Job duration
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

  • Competence and capability in primary rural medical practice (particularly hospital-based practice and/or primary health) and in the relevant advanced skills if appointed as a Rural Generalist or Provisional Fellow
  • Demonstrated skill in trauma management, general and emergency medicine
  • 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%)
  • Accommodation and relocation
  • 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.

Express your interest in joining the South West Team today and apply now!

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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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