Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - Queensland, Australia

Ref: 511Wednesday 12 June 2024

Up to $554k pa + oncall and other allowances and entitlements



Opportunity highlights:

  • Up to AU$554k plus oncall allowances (depending on years of consultant level experience).

  • Coastal subtropical location with excellent amenities inc. very good private schooling (pic above). 

  • State of the art hospital.



Remuneration highlights:


  • Up to $554k package plus on-call and other allowances (depending on years at consultant level).

  •  up to 25k per annum car allowance paid w. salary.

  • $21k per annum professional development allowance paid w. salary.

  • Allowance for treating patients with private health insurance. 

  • Retention allowance. 

  • Annual leave loading allowance.

  • Employer paid superannuation 12% x base salary and qualifying allowances into pension, tax free. 

  • Tax minimisation schemes. 

  • Medical insurances paid. 

  • Relocation allowance.





Leave benefits:


  • Long service leave bonus.

  • 3.6weeks professional development leave.

  • 13 public holidays. 



Community highlights

  • Modern city on Australia’s eastern coastline.

  • Ideal location for families, couples or singles. 

  • Everything perfect for healthy outdoor living inc. beaches, parks, cricket ovals, fresh food, produce etc.

  • Excellent airport connectivity w. rAustralia.



Job highlights:


  • 6 hospitals, 2 Multi-Purpose Health Services and 3 community health centres that employ more than 2700 staff.

  • Job is in main base hospital. 

  • 16 intensive care beds for adults and paed patients. 

  • Range of intensive care outreach services.

  • ICU admits 800 people annually - approx. 60 paeds(managed collaboratively with specialist paediatricians) and 100 elective procedural admissions. 

  • Established leadership team in ICU with very strong relationships across the hospital and health service.

  • Active education program which supports a case mix which includes trauma, interventional cardio, general surgery, infectious diseases, tropical medicine.



Selection criteria


  • FCICM or equivalent. 

  • High level knowledge and skills across a range of intensive care medicine with ability to work independently in a regional ICU.

  • Experience in caring independently for unwell paediatric patients

  • As team leader in the ICU you will be able to manage processes of assessment, admission, ongoing care, transfers and discharges in a fast moving critical care environment.

  • First class communication skills.

  • Adaptable - to quickly fit into a small , high performance team.

  • Interest in educating and developing junior medical staff including ability to teach under and postgrad levels. 

  • Commitment to best practice clinical governance and quality improvement. 



For more information please contact leading medical recruiter Alasdair Spinner at or call/message 44 7414 531 583 at the recruitment agency Spinner Medical Recruitment.


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