Consultant Geriatrician

Consultant/Specialist - Queensland, Australia

Ref: 377Wednesday 3 May 2023

Rockhampton, Capricorn Coastline, Queensland. Package up to $466k + oncall.

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  • Leading remuneration package of up to $466k plus on-call and other allowances. 
  • Beautiful Capricorn coastline in Queensland.
  • Vibrant and enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team, skilled junior medical officer cohort. 



Opportunity Highlights

  • Fantastic opportunity for an overseas trained geriatrician to develop their career in Australia.
  • Rockhampton Hospital is a 305 bed facility with state of the art medical services.   Catchment population >200k.
  • The hospital is accredited for RACP Basic Physician Training and is a host site for the RACP Divisional Clinical Examination.
  • Active Medical Education Unit with substantial investment in registrar training as a major focus within the health service.
  • Exceptional opportunities for research.
  • Great platform to demonstrate your clinical and technical expertise.
  • Apply your appropriate knowledge, skills, and ability to deliver quality patient clinical care services across acute, sub-acute, geriatric evaluation, perioperative and maintenance care.
  • Diverse clinical practice settings to satisfy your clinical interests inpatient consults, outpatient clinics etc. Collaborate with colleagues and MDT models of care, mobility, delirium, incontinence, Alzheimer's disease, nutrition, palliative and supportive care, and more.



Community Highlights

  • Bursting with sunshine and hospitality, Rockhampton is a diverse city with a small-town feel and a close-knit community. The city, surrounding region and beaches have something for everyone with tremendous lifestyle opportunities for families and individuals alike.
  • Parks, olympic sized swimming pools, cricket ovals, netball, basketball courts. 
  • Cinemas, cafes, restaurants etc. 
  • Beautiful subtropical climate. 



Job scope includes

  • Provide expert, culturally safe specialist geriatric services. 
  • Provide evidence-based and quality clinical care of individual patients in all settings. 
  • Undertake clinical responsibilities within the facility clinical services capability framework including inpatient, outpatient, on-call, evening, and weekend work.
  • Contribute to the planning, development, implementation and delivery of clinical services and contemporary models of care that assist with patient flow and care needs of patients over 65 years of age.


Selection criteria

  • FRACP  or SIMGs who are already assessed as “substantially comparable” or geriatricians with a strong chance to be ( either NZ, UK, Ireland, South Africa, USA or Canadian training).
  • First-class communication skills so as to liaise effectively and compassionately with team members, colleagues, patients, families, and the community including those from diverse cultural backgrounds in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Proven commitment to leading and participating in internal education programs at undergraduate and
  • postgraduate levels.
  • Train, teach and supervise junior medical staff. 
  • Willingness to work on-call. 


For more information such as how on-call is structured etc. or about this location in Queensland, other jobs, our services and a free, friendly check on your eligibility to work in Australia, please call or message Alasdair Spinner on +44 7414 531 583 or

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