Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (SMO) - Orthopaedics

Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (SMO) – Orthopaedics at new specialist public health facility!
Surgical, Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) is a new greenfield and digital, specialist public health facility which is due to open in 2020. It has been designed to deliver a range of new and expanded healthcare services to meet demand and increase patient access to specialist rehabilitation services, elective surgical and endoscopy procedural services.
STARS is a new 182-bed facility that couples complex rehabilitation and specialist elective surgical services and procedures in a planned procedure environment to provide patients with greater access to care in clinically recommended timeframes.
We are building a team to deliver exceptional healthcare at STARS for Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS) – Australia's biggest, best and nicest health service.
Based in Herston, STARS also forms part of the Herston Health Precinct – home to a collaborative community of 13,000 staff including clinicians and healthcare professionals, researchers and students.
Your Opportunity


Provide leadership of the multidisciplinary team to improve care by being a role model, reviewing and developing care processes, monitoring emerging issues and leading change.


Undertake clinical responsibilities including on call by providing patient care, liaison with other doctors, and hospitals for referrals, and maintaining appropriate records and confidentiality, including obtaining and documenting consent. Clinical service delivery is based in The Prince Charles Hospital.


Participate in clinical governance by proactively managing patient feedback, attending peer review audits, monitoring care outcomes and reporting promptly to Director of Surgical Services, TPCH of any significant concerns with quality of care.


Participate in and facilitate education including for medical students and for nursing and allied health staff providing training and supervision. Engage in self-education to ensure currency of practice.


Participate in annual Performance Planning and Development.

Job ad reference number: STR352963 Close date: Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
Why work for us?
We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.
As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro North here: https://metronorth.health.qld.gov.au/careers
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


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