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Gen Med – 12 month appointment

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*    12-month fixed term appointment
*    Close to Brisbane with access to two international airports
*    Teaching and research interests supported

The role primarily will work across General Medicine and/or MAPU by providing a seamless continuum across short-stay to long-stay patients. The Staff Specialist will work across Emergency Department, MAPU (Medical Admissions and Planning Unit) and General medical wards; including ADTW (Admissions, Discharge and Transfer ward) and HITH (Hospital in The Home).

You will be required to participate in clinical governance by organising peer review audits; monitoring care outcomes and reporting promptly to Director of Medicine and Director of Medical Services.

Ensure organisation, participation, and facilitation in education and research including for medical students, junior medical officers, principal house officers, registrars and senior medical staff; by providing training and supervision. Those involved with teaching are eligible to apply for an academic title with the affiliated University which allows access to university resources including UQ rural medical school library.

This 300+ bed facility is the major referral centre for the region and provides public health and hospital services for a population of approximately 265,000 people and is expected to grow to over 360,000 in the next 20 years. The Hospital and Health Service demographics are diverse and include major provincial and small rural community settings, in the 85,000 square kilometres served.

The Hospital and Health Service has a major teaching role, providing both undergraduate and postgraduate clinical experience.

You will be situated in an inland city within 90 minutes from Brisbane. It is a beautiful city that has a moderate climate and a growing population. Here you will find a strong social and cultural element, a wide range of housing options and a high standard of primary, secondary and tertiary education facilities.

Crisp winter air, knee-deep autumn leaves, clear summer days and a riot of colour in spring; nowhere else in Queensland will you experience all four seasons as distinctively as right here. There are also over 150 parks and gardens – so pack a picnic!!

For further information on this opportunity, please contact Karla Leary on or call on 0456 004 637 quoting reference JN-00002330

Not for you? Who do you know in your network? Referrals are greatly received. If you are aware of anyone within your network who may be interested or can benefit ZEEP Medicals services, please do not hesitate to contact me. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to assist. All successful referrals warrant a $500 ZEEP VISA card (T&C Apply).

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