Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists (General Physicians)

Cairns, Far North Queensland (AU)
16 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Career Level
Staff grade
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Staff Specialists or Staff Specialists (General Physicians) – Medical Assessment Unit and General Medicine, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. 

Remuneration value up to $404 467 p.a., comprising salary between $199 554 - $211 576 p.a. (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $369 964 p.a., comprising salary between $166 872 - $193 833 p.a. (L18-L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), communications package, professional development allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Two positions available. Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Duties / Abilities: The role provides assistance to the Clinical Director of the Medical Assessment Unit and General Medicine in the provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable acute medicine service within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. An opportunity exists to join a dynamic team of more than ten general physicians whose key areas of responsibility include running a Medical Assessment Unit, providing General Medical services, participating in the medicine outreach program, teaching and mentoring as well as undertaking clinical research activities. 

Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles’. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. If you are employed against a risk role, or move to one during your employment within Queensland Health, it is a condition of employment to have current and continuous vaccination against, or proof that you are not susceptible to, VPDs as listed within the role description. 

Enquiries: Contact Dr Nirjhar Nandi 07 4226 7948

Application Kit: or click the apply button. Reference: CA244007.

Closing date: Monday, 10 July 2017