Visiting Medical Officer – Ophthalmologist with Paediatric Interest, Medical Services, Cairns

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.

Salary between $167.58 – $183.31 p.h. (VMS1 – VMS4), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), (Applications will remain current for 12 months). Job Ad Reference: CA313393

Permanent Part Time position available, 4 hrs p.f.

Purpose of the Role

To provide specialist Ophthalmology services at the Cairns Hospital. You will contribute as a team member to high qualities Ophthalmology service as attended by your credentialing and scope of clinical practice. You will commit to clinical governance, patient safety and continual development of your clinical knowledge and skill and to the supervision and training of junior medical staff and students. You will participate in the consultant after hours on call roster for Ophthalmology.

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. Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service will not be accepting applications submitted through recruitment agencies. Medical Practitioners are encouraged to apply online or…Remuneration value up to $81 398 p.a., comprising salary between $63 830 – $71 341 p.a., employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5…Location: QLD Regional North Job Description: Bupa Aged Care Australia is the largest private residential aged care provider in Australia with over 9,000 employees providing ca…
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