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Senior Medical Officers (Obstetrics)


Are you ready to launch into the next phase of your Rural Generalist career?

#Work at top of scope in a supported environment

Central West Hospital and Health Service are recruiting to the role of Senior Medical Officer (Rural Generalist) or Senior Medical Officer (Provisional Fellow) with an advanced skill in Obstetrics at the Longreach Hospital.

We pride ourselves on being the only health service in Queensland to offer the One Practice Model of Care!

Want to know more about what we can do for your medical career….give us a call.

Delivering Patient Centred Care

for our remote Central West communities

Job details

Position status Casual,Permanent,Temporary
Position type Flexible-full-time,Flexible-part-time,Full-time,Part-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L13-L18 , L18-L27
Workplace Location Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CW2F423298
Closing date 04-Jun-2023
Job duration
Contact person Karen McLellan
Contact details (07) 4652 8076
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People-centred care | Quality and safety | Integrity and accountability | Investment in staff | Innovation and change

What's involved - Senior Medical Officers are engaged to provide health care to residents and visitors to Central West Hospital and Health Service in a variety of settings, including local hospitals (and multi-purpose health services), family general practices and primary health clinics. Senior Medical Officers work without supervision in a multi-disciplinary team to promote health lifestyles, manage chronic disease and provide emergency and inpatient services. The successful candidate will commit to patient safety, the ongoing development of clinical knowledge and skills, and the supervision and training of junior doctors and students.Senior Medical Officers across the Central West Hospital and Health Service are managed as a group practice of around 20 SMO doctors across the region. The successful candidate will be required to contribute to the development of a cohesive and supportive team environment. As part of this you may be required to provide short term relief to doctors based at other facilities in the Central West Hospital and Health Service.

As an employee at Central West Health, your valuable contribution will be well remunterated with a competitive full-time package between $343,440 - $445,875 p.a. Your benefits include, rent free accmmodation, subsidised utilities, relocation assistance, generous superannuation, salary packaging, additional leave types and more.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain vaccinated against COVID-19, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, hepatitis B, pertussis and influenza during their employment. 

Central West Hospital and Health Service is responsible for the delivery of healthcare services to communities across a vast region to 23 per cent of Queensland. As a rural and remote hospital and health service, Central West HHS provides a range of community, primary and hospital-based services and has formed strong partnerships with other service providers to collectively support the holistic care to the people of Central West.

Central West Queensland is a vibrant regional centre with a range of services and great social, fitness and retail opportunities all in close proximity - the perfect location to relax, unwind and enjoy life's simple pleasures. Visit FarOut! for more insight.

How to apply - applications should be submtted ONLINE via the SmartJobs website. Include a completed vaccine preventable disease form and evidence of immunity/vaccinations and relevant qualifications.


Further information

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

It is recommended that you download the Role Description for future reference. If you have difficulty viewing the role description, contact Central West Recruitment (07) 4650 4017. Microsoft Word or PDF files are supported. Files – max: 2MB each.


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