Registrars or Principal House Officers

Wide Bay-Burnett, Queensland (AU)
$105,377 - $122,176
04 Sep 2018
26 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Are you looking to swap the busy city life for a unique bush and beach lifestyle? An exciting opportunity is currently available for motivated Registrars or Principal House Officers (Internal Medicine) to join the Department of Medicine within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service, in Queensland, Australia. Skip the traffic jams and long commutes and say goodbye to high housing prices. The Wide Bay is known for its relaxed, family-friendly lifestyle and natural beauty. From soaking up the sun and surf, 4WD on Fraser Island and exploring the Great Barrier Reef, to hiking through the rural hinterland, there is plenty to keep you occupied. Discover the difference, embrace the variety and scope of work and make a positive difference to health care outcomes in the community.

About Us

The Wide Bay is arguably one of the most beautiful regions in Queensland, Australia. We are located at the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, where you can enjoy an ideal year-round climate, stunning beaches and picturesque rural hinterland. The health Service provides acute care services to a population of over 200,000 residents including several rural communities. Our primary hospitals include Hervey Bay Hospital, an acute 142-bed facility, Maryborough Hospital, an 80-bed subacute facility, and Bundaberg Hospital, a 179 bed facility. We also have several rural multipurpose facilities across the region. By joining us here in the Wide Bay, you will become a valued team member who is supported and encouraged to grow and progress your career.

Purpose of the Role

A Principal House Officer is a medical practitioner in the third or subsequent year of practical experience after eligibility for full registration as a medical practitioner. In this role you will provide leadership to junior residents working in the same clinical unit. Each position is supervised by senior medical staff, although a reasonable degree of autonomy is expected. We have several temporary full time positions (76 hours p.f.) for twelve months.

What we can offer you:

  • Possibility of extension and promotion after the initial 12 month contract
  • Overtime and on-call allowances
  • Professional Development Leave
  • Professional indemnity
  • Attractive salary rates
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility

How to apply: Please click the Apply button to review the Role Description and submit your application online.

Enquiries: Dr Alan Jones +61 7 4325 6583