Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - Queensland, Australia

Ref: 599Wednesday 12 June 2024

Up to $547 pa + oncall and other entitlements.



Opportunity highlights:


  • Consultant Rehabilitation Medicine job in RACP accredited training site.
  • Up to AU547k plus on-call allowances.
  • Coastal subtropical location with excellent amenities inc. very good private schooling.





Remuneration highlights:


  • Up to $547k package plus on-call and other allowances (depending on years at consultant level).
  • Includes:
  • 20k sign on bonus.
  • Managerial allowances.
  • Up to 25k car allowance 
  • $21k professional development allowance
  • Full relocation allowances 





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


  • Provide specialist rehabilitation care services to patients as part of multidisciplinary team to ensure the provision of appropriate patient care.
  • In addition, provide professional leadership within a specialist medical area and provide training, education and supervision to medical students from universities, junior medical staff and other health care providers. 



  • The Hospital rehabilitation unit is a 10-bed service. It cares for a case mix of predominantly complex neurorehabilitation patients, as well as providing a service for patients unable to stepdown to other facilities (i.e. complex medical or surgical needs, dialysis, etc.). 
  • The team includes a rehab SMO, rehab advanced trainee registrar, junior doctor (JHO or SHO), and occasionally a final year medical student. 
  • Also, the team includes senior occupational therapist, senior physiotherapist, rotational allied health (speech pathology, occupational therapy, dietician, physiotherapy), psychologist, rehabilitation/orthopaedic CNC, and social worker.


Selection criteria


  • Fellowship or eligibility for Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of The Royal
    Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • High level specialist clinical knowledge and understanding of rehabilitation medicine.
  • High level of initiative and decision-making ability to make important clinical decisions on a day-to-day basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide expert consultancy/advisory services to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective time management skills and reliability in meeting deadlines and commitments.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and can manage conflict appropriately, communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated commitment to provide expert leadership to clinical and service improvement activities to initiate, encourage and participate in research, evaluation and evidence-based oversight.
  • Collaborates effectively, develops talent, values difference and builds effective teams to bring about best use of resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide professional supervision, education, and training to junior medical staff.
  • Patient centred focus. 
  • Take accountability for actions, projects, and performance.
  • Ability to function in a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership within the team





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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