Position Details
Reference Number 16123
Position Title Medical Officer (1MO341)
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity The Wesley Hospital
Enterprise Agreement SAL - Salaried - Salaried
Position Summary

Employment Status: Permanent Full Time                           

Location: The Wesley Hospital

Classification: Salaried

Remuneration Value: 43.75 hours per week + 9.5% employee superannuation contribution, not for profit salary packaging, subsidised parking, staff gym. 


We are currently seeking applications for the role of a Medical Officer within our Coronary Care Unit!


The Wesley Hospital is one of Australia’s iconic and largest private not-for-profit hospitals. From the heart of Brisbane more than 800 Visiting Medical Practitioners and 2, 000 staff deliver personalised care through life’s journey for generations of Queenslanders.


The Wesley Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit provides a comprehensive range of tertiary level services to cover the extensive systems and procedural support commensurate with the functions of the hospital. With a total of 19 intensive care beds, it is one of the largest private intensive care facilities in Australia.  The ICU boasts state-of-the-art monitoring technology and equipment and these are upgraded on a regular basis. The ICU participates in quality assurance activities, both locally and nationally, through the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society.



People caring for people:


The successful applicant will join a dynamic team, complimented by experienced nursing staff. The successful applicant will be a Registered Medical Practitioner with special interest and experience in Intensive Care, and will meet the following criteria:


  • Demonstrated ability to undertake Insertion of lines e.g. peripheral IVs, CVP lines and arterial lines, hand ventilation and patient transport.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform advanced life support.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake placement of IDCs in both male and female patients when nursing staff cannot.
  • Ability to perform simple suturing of lacerations
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with patient's, relatives and staff at all levels of the Hospital in a timely, supportive and respectful fashion.
  • Ability to work in accordance with the values and code of conduct of the Hospital.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment


We’ll look after you too:


Our people mean the world to us. We do everything we can to ensure they enjoy opportunities and benefits that are as inspiring and rewarding as the fantastic work they do. Flexibility, development, and a values-led culture are just some of the experiences you’ll have here at UnitingCare.


We offer access to health and wellbeing, financial, retail and lifestyle benefits designed to make life more enjoyable. As a registered not-for-profit, we also offer competitive salary-packaging designed to increase your take home pay. We celebrate a highly-diverse and inclusive workforce and are invested in your professional and personal development.


Let’s talk:


To apply for this opportunity, please click on the 'Apply' button below to be taken to our online application process. We look forward to receiving your application by 1st May.


For assistance with uploading your application please contact UnitingCare’s Recruitment Coordinator on 07 3253 4388


Through our values UnitingCare are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve the best outcomes for the communities in which we operate and serve. We highly encourage applications from people who identify as a part of the Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community. We work hard to make our services welcoming and safe for every person. We are united in keeping children, young people and the elderly safe from harm, within our services, workplaces and the communities we support. We are committed to speaking up loudly for their safety.  


Contact Person Joanne Gascoigne
Contact Number 32327931
Contact Email joanne.gascoigne@uchealth.com.au
Closing Date 01/05/2019
Position Description
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