Senior Medical Officer

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    13 hours ago
  • Category:

– Permanent Part-time opportunity available

– Opportunity for a Senior Rural Generalist to join our Community & Rural Medical Team at West Moreton Health Service

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Location: Brisbane – West,Ipswich region
  • Contact Name: Kristy-lee Byrnes
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 31-JAN-21

About the role

As a Senior Medical Officer working in one of our rural hospitals (Boonah, Laidley, Esk and Gatton) a successful applicant will be required to practice as a skilled and competent senior rural generalist. This requires an applicant who can practice a high level of in-patient and emergency medicine, independently, with a broad scope of practice despite limited onsite investigations available. These positions will be based at one of the rural hospitals and the successful applicant will also be required to provide backfill at the other three rural hospitals when necessary.

This is an exciting opportunity to work across varied facilities and be part of the West Moreton Rural Health Service.

About you

  • Passion for providing excellent clinical care to their community as a Rural Medical Officer
  • Experience in delivering quality care to inpatients, outpatients, Emergency Department clients across a variety of acuity and care needs.
  • Knowledge and practical application of the National Quality & Safety Standards through the delivery of Safe and Quality focussed Patient centred care.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills across a variety of settings including in an emergency

Vaccination Preventable Disease
This role is designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk role’. You must be able to provide evidence that you either:

  • have been vaccinated against the VPD’s listed in the role description; or
  • you are not susceptible to the VPD’s listed in the role description.

You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. More information and evidence forms can be found at here.


17.5% annual leave loading, 12.75 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, wellness programs and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

To apply you will need to download and read the role description and information package, please provide your CV or resume including the names and contact details of two referees and a short response (maximum 1-2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role. If you are viewing this advertisement on Seek, to access the Role Description please click on ‘Apply for this job’ to be taken to our website.