Junior Medical Officers

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: Medical Officers

About the role

We are seeking expressions of interest for those looking to work full time as a rotational Junior or Senior House Officer within our service, to provide medical care under the supervision and direction of Registrars and Senior Medical staff.

What you’ll be doing

Duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Interviewing, examining and identifying patients and evaluating clinical problems;
  • Planning overall clinical care;
  • Selecting and organising appropriate investigations;
  • The day to day review of patients and safe handover of patient care to afterhours staff;
  • Documentation of the patient’s progress in the patient record;
  • The timely preparation of discharge letters, discharge summaries and other      
  • Reports as required by the Hospital;
  • The provision of assistance in operating theatres including a remote surgical assist roster;
  • Assisting with case presentations at teaching meetings.

Rotational JHO and SHOs at the Mater have the opportunity to rotate through a variety of departments (dependent on availability) including:

Anaesthetics | Cardiology | Critical Care – SHO | Colorectal Surgery | Emergency Medicine | ENT/Max Fac Surgery | Family Doctor (combined O&G and Neonatology) | Gastroenterology | General Medicine/Rheumatology| General Surgery/Upper GI/HPB | Gynaecological Oncology | Haematology | Intensive Care | MSR (Medical Senior Resident) covering Endocrinology & Infectious Diseases or Renal & Dermatology  | Neonatology | Neurology | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | Oncology and Palliative Care | Orthopaedic Surgery | Paediatrics (at Queensland Children’s Hospital) | Plastic Surgery | Respiratory Medicine | Urology | Vascular Surgery.

Salary range: $83,435 - $89,850 per annum plus superannuation (commensurate with experience). Any penalty or overtime payments are in addition.

Please note: The annual medical recruitment for Junior Medical Staff (Interns, JHO’s and SHO’s) is completed predominately via the yearly Queensland Intern and RMO Campaigns for positions starting at the beginning of each clinical year. However if you would like to apply for a Junior Medical Officer position outside of the campaign starting any other time please apply below.

About Mater
Mater is a teaching hospital of the University of Queensland and clinicians are eligible for academic appointment to the university.

We are a health care leader committed to the integration of health, education and research and exceptional healthcare to more than 500, 000 patients annually. As a private, benevolent not-for-profit organisation – what gains we make go back into our business which is why we offer state of the art facilities, resources and training to advance your career and provide exceptional care to our patients and the community.

Mater comprises a unique collocation of two public and four private hospitals. Within the organisation the Mater Hospital Brisbane Emergency Department sees approximately 45,000 public adult patients per year with a 38% admission rate. Mater Mothers’ Hospital (MMH) is the busiest maternity service in Australia, having around 10,500 births per year. 

About you

To be considered for a position applicants should:  

  • Be eligible for General or Provisional Registration with AHPRA.
  • Have at least 1 year relevant clinical postgraduate experience in Australia or a Country of Competent Authority according to AHPRA

About our process
If deemed suitable, your details will remain in the clinical talent pool and you will be contacted further by Mater when an employment opportunity arises. Mater may request your participation in other recruitment selection processes, (for example written application, interview and/or references) to further determine suitability for employment for a specific position.

Why join us?

In addition, as a Mater medical staff member, you will have access to research opportunities with Mater Research, access to Professional Development opportunities with Mater Education and access to the onsite University of Queensland library with clinical librarian support.

Mater Hospital Brisbane is part of the historic Mater Health, spectacularly located on a hill adjacent the Brisbane River in beautiful and sunny South East Queensland.

Immediately adjacent the Hospital there are wide range of bars, restaurants, accommodation complexes and numerous theatres including the Brisbane Cultural Centre, the Gallery of Modern Art, and the world class Queensland museum.  There is no shortage of things to do in your free time. The Southbank entertainment precinct, restaurants and laneway bars of the CBD are within walking distance.

The Sunshine Coast beaches are just over 60 minutes north and Byron Bay is 90 minutes to the South.

In return for your skills you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

Mater provides benefits not offered in other workplaces. In addition to being part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy, pioneers in the provision of healthcare to Queensland for over 100 years, you will have opportunities to increase your take-home pay with our salary packaging options.

For further information, please contact the Medical Education Unit at mededu@mater.org.au or on 07 3163 8272.

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