Clinical Director of Paediatrics – permanent full-time position in Outback Australia – exceptional career opportunity and salary package

Northern QLD

9 Jun 2021 Permanent

Base remuneration package of up to $445,079 p.a

Medical/Clinical Director

The Position

Skilled Medical currently has an exciting career opportunity for a Clinical Director of Paediatrics to commence a permanent full-time position in an Outback Australian hospital.

This position offers a unique opportunity to find meaningful community engagement within paediatric services in the region, while also managing diverse and sometimes quite complex paediatric conditions rarely seen in metropolitan centres.

A yearly salary ranging between $184195 - $233538 and generous remuneration package available (L18-L27, dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience) with an attraction and retention allowance of 50% of base annual salary, a rural and regional allowance of 15% of base annual salary, an inaccessibility allowance of $35,713 per annum, motor vehicle allowance between $21,000 to $25,500 p.a., professional development allowance of $21,000 p.a. (with 3.6 weeks PD leave p.a.) and a clincal managers allowance up to $10,780 per annum, 5 weeks p.a. recreational leave with 17.5% loading and FREE accommodation.


Health Service

This hospital is Level 4 with a total of 80-beds. It is a major referral centre to the region and provides a base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The department offers general paediatric medicine, community paediatrics as well as level 4 neonatology.


The Location

This location offers the chance to discover Australia’s unique outback spirit. It is ideal for those seeking adventure, the great outdoors, and a window into Australia’s pioneering heartland. With stunning rugged terrain and outback lakes and oases, you can enjoy camping, canoeing, luxury hotels and exciting 4x4 excursions.


Essential Criteria

Candidates must hold Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Paediatrics) or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Paediatrician.


About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is a leading international medical recruitment firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. We are a quality accredited firm with years of industry experience supporting communities and assisting medical professionals in their work and careers. To learn more about Skilled Medical please visit us at


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For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Nevenka Zuvelek by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or please call a member of our permanent team in Australia on 1300 900 100.

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