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Clinical Lead for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) service, Departmental Lead for Research

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston

This role is jointly funded by Metro North HHS and the UQ Faculty of Medicine. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will split their activities equally between clinical duties and research and education duties. The purpose of this role is to provide high level clinical services in IBD (RBWH) and endoscopy (RBWH) as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Provide the highest standards of care in the management of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, working with an experienced multi-disciplinary team and other senior and junior colleagues. Work with the IBD team to build on current services and maintain high levels of safety and accountability.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L18-L27
Workplace Location Brisbane - North
Job ad reference QLD/RBH360548
Closing date 15-Mar-2021
Job duration Permanent full time
Contact person Dr Mark Appleyard
Contact details (07) 3647 0335
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Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Demonstrate high levels of expertise in the assessment and management of patients with IBD;

  • Work effectively as a senior physician lead within a multidisciplinary team;

  • Contribute to the inpatient and outpatient IBD service;

  • Develop and contribute to new initiatives and clinical audit, research and education within the IBD program;

  • Perform endoscopy to a high level;

  • Contribute to the unit's educational and training activities.

Job ad reference number: RBH360548 Close date: Monday, 15 March 2021

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here:


Further information

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

If the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided, plus the mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitaes in the standard template (as attached), you may not meet requirements for further consideration of your application.


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