Consultant Otolaryngology

Consultant/Specialist - Queensland, Australia

Ref: 600Wednesday 12 June 2024

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

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  • 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 20mins from Queensland's beautiful Capricorn Coastline. Rockhampton Hospital is the 305-bed main referral hospital for the CQ Hospital and Health Service. 



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 support the department in maintaining excellent Otolaryngology Services in the health service. The role involves overseeing the supervision and education of surgical trainees, medical staff, students, allied health professionals, community groups, and nursing staff to ensure efficient and effective delivery of care



Selection criteria:


  • FRACS or SIMG assessed as substantially comparable by RACS.
  • At least 3 years consultant experience.
  • Expert clinical skills in Otolaryngology, for a wide range of procedures.
  • 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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