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  • Advert number: 352086-0
  • Posted Date: 26/02/14
  • Closing Date: 19/03/14


Senior Staff Specialist or
Staff Specialist
(Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon)

Division of Critical Care and Perioperative, Cairns Hospital, Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

Remuneration value up to $380,243 p.a., comprising salary between $185,304 - $196 468 p.a. (L25-L27) or remuneration value up to $347,884 p.a., comprising salary between $154,957 - $179,993 p.a. (L18-L24), 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 p.a., professional indemnity cover, private practice arrangements plus overtime and on-call allowances. (Applications will remain current for 12 months.)

Duties /Abilities:
Assist in the provision of high quality services to patients requiring Ear, Nose and Throat services and assist the Hospital and Health Service Clinical Director of Surgery with provision, development and maintenance of an effective, efficient and equitable Ear, Nose and Throat service at Cairns Hospital and the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service. This includes outpatients, inpatients, elective and emergency Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery. 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 with an International Airport located only several minutes drive north of the city centre. The city itself is where much of the accommodation is situated, with international standard restaurants, boutique shopping, modern art galleries and nightclubs to keep visitors and residents entertained.

Enquiries: Dr Timothy Elston (07) 4226 6355.
Job Ad Reference: H14CA02428
Application Kit: (07) 4226 5124 or
Closing date: Wednesday, 19 March 2014.