Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Consultant/Specialist - Queensland, Australia

Ref: 583Thursday 9 May 2024

All year round subtropical weather , $534k + oncall, low cost housing


  • Total package up to $534k + on-call, call-back, over-time allowances etc.
  • Guaranteed work/life balance.
  • Average house prices AUD250k


Rockhampton is a city close to Queensland's Capricorn Coastline. Rockhampton Hospital is the 305-bed main referral hospital for the CQ Hospital and Health Service. 

The O&G department provides maternity care services for approx. 1,500 deliveries annually. This is done via a mixture of Shared Care, Continuity Midwife teams and multidisciplinary High-Risk Clinics. The Maternity Unit is supported by a level four (≥32 weeks) special care nursery.The department also provides level five laparoscopic and major gynaecological surgical services. There are 12-14 scheduled operating theatre lists per fortnight. There are daily general gynaecology and antenatal clinics, plus uro-gynaecology and colposcopy services, as well as a community-based Aboriginal Australian antenatal clinic service. The particular opportunity can assist for interest in improving skills in obstetric ultrasound.


Remuneration highlights:

  • Up to $534k package plus on-call and other (depending on years at consultant level).
  • Includes: 1st year 20k incentive bonus.
  • 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 11.5% pension allowance (tax free).
  • Salary sacrifice system.
  • Medical insurances paid. 
  • Relocation allowance.



Leave highlights:

  • 2 weeks annual leave.
  • Long service leave bonus.
  • 3.6weeks professional development leave.
  • 13 public holidays. 



Community highlights:


  • The region is an extremely liveable with low housing costs  = choose beachside, riverside or inland.
  • Private schooling and colleges. 
  • Excellent airport connectivity w. rAustralia.

Job scope includes but is not limited to:


  • Working closely with the Director you will ensure clinical services are of the highest standard possible and are delivered in a safe and efficient manner.
  • You will help with the teaching and supervision of trainees, other medical colleagues, students and all other relevant stakeholders and nursing staff. 
  • You will help to manage and develop O&G services by working to continually improve patient safety, clinical governance, audits, service planning etc.
  • Although based in Rockhampton you will also ensure care is also provided at other facilities when required and in line with the clinical services available. 



Selection criteria:


  • FRANZCOG or SIMG assessed as substantially comparable by RANZCOG.
  • Expert clinical skills in obstetrics and gynaecology. 
  • Demonstrated commitment and experience in improving quality, patient safety and reducing risk. 
  • First class communication skills in order to work well with MDT , colleagues, patients, families and external stakeholders. 
  • Well developed leadership skills with an ability to confidently represent the department, hospital and health service. 
  • Willing to undertake CME activities and promote them to all colleagues when required. 
  • Willing to participate in teaching and supervision.
  • Supporting research and education opportunities.
  • Evidence of vaccination against Covid-19, MMR, Varicella, Pertussis, Hep B. 
  • Driving licence.



For more information please call/message Alasdair Spinner on +447414531583 or 

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