Staff Specialist / Consultant - Emergency Medicine

Job details

Location: Rockhampton
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 59196
Posted: 6 months ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • One of the best remuneration packages in the country
  • Work for the region’s largest hospital


The Position:

This is an incredible opportunity to work as a full time, permanent FACEM/ Emergency Medicine Consultant at Central Queensland’s largest hospital.

Full time (permanent) and part time contracts available.

The Emergency Department is a regional adult and paediatric mix with an annual attendance of 50,000 presentations, of which 25% are paediatric.

It is the referral Hospital for Central Queensland and see a wide range of complex multi-speciality cases.



  • Professional Development Leave 3.6 weeks p.a.
  • Professional Development Allowance ($21,500 p.a.)
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance
  • Over-time and on-call allowances
  • Attraction and Retention Incentive Allowance (Granted Private Practice arrangements)
  • Emergency Department Specialty Allowance
  • 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • 17.5% leave loading


The Location:

Located in Central Queensland, this location enjoys a tropical climate with warm to hot temperatures throughout the year. The city is situated on the Fitzroy River and is surrounded by natural beauty and picturesque landscapes. If you enjoy the warmer weather and outdoor activities, then this could be the location for you. The region offers stunning coastal areas including the nearby Capricorn Coast and Great Keppel Island, which are popular tourist  destinations. You can explore national parks, go fishing, camping, or engage in water sports along the coast. The Great Barrier Reef is also within reach, offering opportunities for diving and snorkelling adventures.


This region has a strong and diverse economy, with key industries such as agriculture, mining, and tourism. It is the administrative and commercial hub for central Queensland, providing employment opportunities across various sectors.


The city also has well-established education and healthcare facilities. There are several schools, including public and private institutions, along with a university campus.


The city offers a friendly and close-knit community atmosphere and hosts various cultural events, festivals, and markets throughout the year, providing opportunities for socialising and community engagement. It is no wonder the region continues to grow, with the strong economy, relaxed lifestyle, lower cost of living compared to major cities, great amenities and beautiful natural surroundings. 


The Facility:

The 305 bed, large hospital is the main referral hospital for Central Queensland. The facility provides public health services across Central Queensland to a growing population of approximately 250,000 people and employ more than 3,700 staff, treating more than 700,000 patients each year.


To reflect the growing demand for health care in the region, the hospital has been redeveloped, and now boasts state of the art medical equipment.  


The hospital provides specialist services that include emergency, general medicine, general surgery, gastroenterology, gynaecology, cardiology, mental health, maternity, medical oncology, paediatrics, palliative care, orthopaedics, rheumatology, occupational therapy, social work, urology and many other specialty areas.


Eligibility (at least one of the below):

1. Specialist Registration with AHPRA as a FACEM (ED Consultant)

2. IMG’s eligible via the Competent Authority Pathway (training in the UK, USA, NZ, Canada or Ireland)

3. SIMG’s assessed by ACEM College as Substantially comparable will be considered (doctors currently interviewing with ACEM may express their interest)

4. Doctors that will be awarded the fellowship (FACEM) in the next 6 months are encouraged to apply


To Apply / Register Interest:

For more information Apply Now or call on +61 (0)2 9641 2477. Alternatively you can email your application to:  

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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