Visiting Specialist (ophthalmology)
South Townsville, QLD
Our organisation is proactive and committed to delivering excellence in healthcare by adapting a `person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. If you are dynamic, innovative and prepared to help advance healthcare in the tropics, then the Townsville HHS could be the right fit for you. Join us today and enjoy generous employment benefits, a rewarding career and development opportunities.
The role of the VMO is to provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to benefit the patients / clients of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (HHS). This includes research as well as teaching the health professionals of the future.
This role is also required to lead and manage the provision of medical services in accordance with the standard of the speciality, the ethics of the profession and in accordance with the Townsville HHS and Queensland Health (QH) policies, in a hospital, community and outreach setting.
About the Townsville Hospital and Health Service
The Townsville Hospital and Health Service provides complex, high level services across a wide range of specialities making it the only facility in Queensland to offer all of these services within the one hospital to our patients. We strive to deliver excellence in healthcare by adapting a `person centred' approach to care across our patient's lifespan. Additionally we are the only tertiary hospital in North Queensland that offers you the right blend of professional enhancement and fulfilling work coupled with a relaxed lifestyle in the tropics.
About the location
( https://www.townsvillenorthqueensland.com.au/ ) is a vibrant, dynamic city; it is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia and is the gateway to the world famous Great Barrier Reef, stunning beaches, rainforests and the Outback. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle Townsville offers stunning natural attractions without sacrificing the benefits of a metropolitan city. No matter your lifestyle… Townsville offers families, couples and individuals a place to call home.
Other information - Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD)
- Roles that have a direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps are required to be immunised for Hepatitis B.
- Roles that have contact that would allow acquisition and/or transmission of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella or pertussis, and have face to face contact with patients and/or work in a clinical area require evidence of immunisation of the aforementioned diseases.
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