Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist

Cairns City, Cairns (AU)
$171,044 - $198,678 p.a
11 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Plastic surgery
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon)

Remuneration value up to $413 410 p.a., comprising salary between $199 554 - $216 865 p.a. (L25-L27) or Remuneration value up to $378,157 p.a., comprising salary between $171,044 - $198,678 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. (Permanent Full Time. Applications will remain current for 12 months). 

Duties / Abilities: 

Provision of high quality Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery services within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. These services include: Surgical Outpatients, Elective Surgery, Acute Surgery and in future acute call for Plastic Surgery and the development of a recognised Plastic Surgery Training Position.

  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.
  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps. 
  • It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy. Further information and Evidence Forms can be found at 

Enquiries: Louise Pendenza 07 4226 8909 or to apply, please click the apply button.

Closing Date: Thursday, 21 September 2017.

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