To assist in the provision of high quality services to patients requiring Ear, Nose and Throat services while assisting the Clinical Director of Surgery with the provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable Ear, Nose and Throat service at Cairns Hospital and across the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service and the Cape and Torres Straight Health Service. This includes outpatients, inpatients, outreach elective and emergency Ear, Nose and Throat surgery.
Besides the excellent work opportunities, Cairns offers a unique lifestyle suitable to a wide variety of interests. Cairns is in the heart of the tropical north and is the primary gateway to northern Australia. Cairns is an ideal base to explore the wider region with front door access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback locations.
Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service will not be accepting applications submitted through recruitment agencies. Medical Practitioners are encouraged to apply online or directly to Recruitment Services.
Remuneration value up to $431 774 p.a. (L25 – L27) or Remuneration value up to $393 963 p.a. (L18 – L24), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), professional development allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., plus private practice arrangements
Applications will remain current for 12 Months. Job Ad Reference: CAH361077
Purpose of the role
Assist in the provision of an effective, efficient and equitable ENT service within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.
We are looking for a Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon to facilitate the delivery of high-quality care to patients of the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.
It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.
It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.
It is strongly recommended that you complete the VPD Evidence Form and prepare your documents prior to meeting with the selection panel; however you will only be required to supply the evidence if you are the preferred applicant. If you are the preferred applicant, your application for employment will not be successful unless you comply with this Queensland Health policy. Further information and Evidence Forms can be found at https://www.health.qld.gov.au/employment/work-for-us/dept-of-health/pre-employment/vaccinations/providing-evidence
How to Apply: Please download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants (at the links in the boxed area above) for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on Recruitment.Cairns@health.qld.gov.au to request it in .doc format.Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided, plus the now mandatory requirement for all curriculum vitae to be provided in a standard template (located at the link in the boxed area above), you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.