General Physician- Staff Specialist

Job details

Location: Mackay
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 57972
Posted: 9 months ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • One of the best remuneration packages in the country
  • Work for a leading tertiary hospital
  • Coastal city


The Position:

As part of the multidisciplinary clinical team, you will provide medical services to patients, as well as provide leadership to the medical members of the team, promote quality and safety, provide training, supervision and education for doctors in training and other health workers in collaboration with other consultants and the Head of Department.


It is a fully accredited hospital for RACP training. 


The Location:

Located on the mid Queensland coast, this tropical paradise is a holiday hotspot and only 75 minutes' drive from Airlie Beach and a one-hour flight from Brisbane.  It is the seventh largest city in the Sunshine State and has a tropical climate and afternoon sea breeze that allows you to enjoy good weather all-year-round. 


Over the last 10 years, the population growth rate has been in excess of 20% and is continuing to rise! 

For this reason, the medical community is keen to attract more quality health professionals to share the tropical lifestyle.


This thriving, friendly community sure know how to take advantage of the breathtaking scenery. Surrounded by long stretches of sandy beaches and emerald green cane fields, the locals enjoy their days out at the beach, camping near a river, going 4WD, fishing out near the islands, or having a BBQ with mates. 


Whether you want to snorkel, study, surf or shop, this city has something for you.   The region has a vibrant education sector including 2 universities and numerous well known educational institutions; both private and public.


This picturesque city combines a small-town feel with big-city convenience.  There are lots of cafes and eateries to choose from, stunning botanical gardens, sublime wildlife viewing experiences and all with the ease of a quick commute. 


It’s no wonder, the region has a reputation as Australia’s newest playground.


The Facility:

The 250 bed, large hospital is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Queensland and has more than 3000 employees.


To reflect the growing demand for health care in the region, the hospital has been redeveloped, at a cost of $408 million.  It is a state-of-the-art facility, equipped with leading edge technology to assist you in providing the highest level of care to your patients.


The hospital provides specialist services to a population of around 180,000 people and is the referral hospital for the region.  These include obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry, urology and oncology and many other specialty areas.



  • Hold the FRACP and be registered as a Specialist with AHPRA.
  • Candidates who hold the UK CCST (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training) or from a Competent Authority country may also be considered
  • Have experience working as General Physician- Staff Specialist


To Apply / Register Interest:

For more information Apply Now or call Diana on +61 (0)2 9641 2424.  Email: 


If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on a number of other roles that might be of interest.


Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,500 for the referral of any junior doctor and $2000 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2023. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.

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