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Palliative Care Physician Major Coastal Qld Training Education & Research Orientation

Posted on Wed Oct 09, 2013 by Plexus Medical Recruitment

Location: Queensland, Australia

Profession: Physician/Doctor

Specialty: Palliative Care Medicine

Job Type:   Full Time

Practice Type: Hospital

Start Date: Open

Application Deadline: Wed Nov 06, 2013

Job Description:

You will be joining a major health service in northern coastal Queensland as is seeking a Staff Specialist Palliative Care in this full time permanent position. This is an exciting opportunity for you to be involved in the further development of a major service at a teaching hospital, with three key focus areas:

1. Providing specialist palliative medicine as part of interdisciplinary team,

2. Participating in the ongoing development of palliative care services, and

3. Developing further the training, education and research functions of Palliative Care Services.

The service provides for a population of over 240,000 and growing with the fastest population growth in the over 75s (110%) and 65-74 year olds (90%). The region includes about 7% who are of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander origin and includes urban, farming, mining, defence and tourist populations. The service is also the major teaching hospital for a school of medicine and closely affiliated with two other universities.

To be eligible for Palliative Care Physician Major Coastal Qld Training Education & Research Orientation you will need to:

•    Mandatory Fellowship of FRACP with subspecialty training in Palliative medicine OR with FAChPM

•    Demonstrate clinical competence in the management of clients requiring palliative care and a commitment to evidence based practice and research in palliative care

•    Demonstrate an ability in the teaching of postgraduate and undergraduate students in Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professionals with a record of participation in personal continuing education, evaluation research and continuous quality improvement programs

There is generous remuneration on offer, dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications, with a base salary $154k - $184k plus generous allowances and benefits depending on your seniority and qualifications.

This major health service is located right on the coast near the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, providing services for an immediate population of 175,000 plus a much greater catchment.  North Queensland provides a fantastic quality of life for you and your family along with the professional challenges and development needs that make an interesting career.  Education is very well provided with over 100 education facilities including primary, secondary and tertiary institutes. The city is large enough to provide not only heaps of social, entertainment and sporting choices but a range of employment opportunities if needed for your spouse.  This Palliative Care Staff Specialist position Job offers you the chance to live a very desirable lifestyle, combining all the facilities of a major city with the beauty and splendour of The Great Barrier Reef, tropical islands, rainforests and the outback.

For more information on Palliative Care Physician Major Coastal Qld Training Education & Research Orientation, please contact Trish Hay at Plexus Recruitment via and quote job #8735

Closing Date 06/11/13

Contact Information

Contact Name: Mrs. Trish Hay

Contact Email:

Phone: 03 9836 0655

Fax: 03 9011 9717

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