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  • Advert number: 346106-0
  • Posted Date: 05/12/13
  • Closing Date: 06/01/14

Queensland Government

Medical Superintendent (Rural Generalist Preferred)

Cassowary Hub, Facilities Management Division, Innisfail Hospital, Tully Hospital and Babinda Multipurpose Health Service, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to AUD$360,618 pa (plus Clinical Managers’ Allowance between AUD$6,201 - AUD$24,795 pa), comprising salary between AUD$134,162 - AUD$196,468 pa (L13-L27), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), private use of fully maintained vehicle, communications package, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks pa, professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties/Abilities: The purpose of this role is to provide leadership and management to Cassowary hub staff and maintain a clinical load in an agreed fraction and in accordance with our policies. This is a Clinical Medical Superintendent role and FACRRM or FARGP with procedural skills is essential. Innisfail is situated one hour south of Cairns on the North and South Johnstone Rivers, and is surrounded by the tropical landscape of Far North Queensland. Lush sugar plantations flow from the dense rainforest coastline to the Palmerston National Park. Tea, bananas, pawpaws and other exotic tropical fruits are also grown within the area. Aquaculture plays an important part in the area’s economy ranging from prawn, barramundi and fresh crayfish to crocodile farming. The town is close to the Great Barrier Reef, beautiful beaches, a host of tropical islands, national parks and waterfalls. The climate is warm all-year-round. Potential applicants are advised that Section 63-1A of the Aged Care Act 1997 requires Queensland Health to seek a criminal conviction record report from the Australian Federal Police; conduct a search of bankruptcy records; and conduct previous employment and referee checks.

Enquiries: Robin Moore +61 7 4226 5291.

Reference: H13IDH11748.

Application Kit:  +61 7 4226 5124 or

Closing Date: Monday, 6th January 2014.