Clinical Director (Orthopaedics) (3-year term) with permanent Staff Specialist substantive position

Clinical Director (Orthopaedics) (3-year term) with permanent Staff Specialist substantive position


Townsville Hospital and Health Service (HHS)


Townsville University Hospital, QLD

As the only tertiary referral centre in North Queensland, Townsville University Hospital treats patients from as far north as Cape York Peninsula and the Torres Strait Islands, and west to Mount Isa and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Why make the change?
Appreciate the change of pace as you immerse yourself in a tropical North Queensland lifestyle that comes with Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in northern Australia.

What’s on offer?

Temporary 3-year contract as the Clinical Director of Orthopaedics with a permanent substantive position as a Staff Specialist. Full-time is preferred, but part-time hours can be negotiated.
Generous pro rata remuneration package (based on full-time equivalent value) up to $522,648 p.a. comprising: base salary rates between $97.84 and $124.05 p.h. (L18-L27) with an attraction and retention allowance of 50% p.a. salary, rural and regional allowance, motor vehicle allowance, professional development allowance and 3.6 weeks leave p.a., 4 weeks p.a. recreational leave + 17.5% loading, and employer contribution to superannuation of 12.75%.

Salary sacrificing options are also available.


FRACS preferred. Mandatory requirement of Specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).

Pre-employment screening required. 6-months probation. VPD risk role.

Donna Dowling on 07 4433 3496.
Closing date: Monday 30 October 2023.


Position Title: Urologist

Urology Unit, Toowoomba Hospital, Toowoomba

Permanent full time or permanent part time, hours negotiable,

We are incentivising health workers to move to Darling Downs Health, to take up a job in regional and remote Queensland. To find our if you are eligible, click here, payments commence 1 July 2023.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Staff Specialist/Senior Staff Specialist Urology to deliver quality specialist care in our Urology Unit, in Toowoomba.

About the Role
You will provide direct clinical services and optimal patient care to individuals presenting with Urological problems, including both elective and emergent Urological surgical procedures. You will also provide information, support, education and training in the prevention and treatment of Urological injuries and contribute medical expertise to the development of a comprehensive range of health services, designed to minimise and prevent the incidence of Urological related injuries. A high level of interpersonal communication skills is essential, as is an empathetic, kind and supportive approach with our patients. You will be committed to quality improvement, patient safety and have a passion for continued self-education and development.

Enquiries:  Dr Geoff Fisher, (07) 4616 6000

Job Ad Reference: DD2308507249

Application Details:

Closing Date:
Thursday 15 February 2024