Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist Obstetrician Gynaecologist

  • Department of Health
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
Specialist Position

Job Description

Work Unit/Facility Location

Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Perioperative Womens Health & Ambulatory Care Services, Mackay Hospital and Health Service


Remuneration/Salary Rates (may include superannuation and annual leave loading) (Grade) (Additional Information)

Remuneration value up to $466,767 p.a. comprising salary between $8,654.00 p.f. - $9,175.30 p.f. (L25-L27) or remuneration value up to $427,094 p.a. comprising salary between $7,236.70 p.f. - $8,405.80 p.f. (L18-L24); employer superannuation contribution (up to 12.75%), annual leave loading (17.5%), attraction and retention incentive allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover, plus overtime and on-call allowances. Applications will remain current for 12 months. Job Ad Reference: MK463762.

Your role

·         Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in accordance with the Queensland Public Service and the Mackay HHS Values as outlined above and here.

·         Follow defined service quality standards, occupational health and safety policies and procedures relating to the work being undertaken in order to ensure high quality, safe services and workplaces.

·         The provision of a Healthy and Safe environment within Mackay Hospital and Health Service is everyone’s responsibility.

·         Understand your accountability to uphold the principles and practices of the Health Service’s Health and Safety Management System in accordance with legislation and industry standards.  As a supervisor actively promote good health and safety practices to staff of your work area.

·      Implement and undertake major teaching and educational initiatives and responsibilities within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

·      Provide expert leadership to clinical and service improvement activities and initiate, encourage and participate in research, evaluation and evidence based treatment and care aimed at achieving demonstrable improvements in service outcomes, within the ethical guidelines of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

·      Actively participate in patient safety activities, clinical audit, and complaints management; actively pursuing evidence based practice within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

·      Maintain current knowledge regarding the provision of safe and high-quality health care, including the concepts of Human Factors and Patient Safety, and to promote these within the Health Service.

·      Actively participate in and maintain membership in a range of organisational committees.

·      Facilitate and encourage innovation and change by adopting contemporary approaches to clinical service delivery creating a high-level performance culture within the service.

·      Provide ethical decision making in the achievement of organisation goals.

·      Other duties as directed by the Executive Director of Medical Services and the Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Enquiries Dr Bill Boyd or Dr Pieter Nel, (07) 4885 7220

Job Ad Reference MK763762

Application Details https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MK463762

Closing Date 05-02-2023


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