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Medical Administration Registrar – Central QLD

Medical Administration Registrar – Central QLD

Company: Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service
Location: Rockhampton
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 25/03/2021
Job Contact:

Dr Jennifer King

(07) 4920 5029


Taking on the post of Medical Administration Registrar for 12 months with CQ Health is your opportunity to receive advanced training with our Specialist Teams through access to rotations across our Rockhampton, Gladstone and Emerald Hospitals!

Your Role

The post of Medical Administration Registrar in CQHHS will be for advanced training where the medical administration trainee will have access to rotations across Rockhampton, Gladstone and Emerald Hospitals, culminating in obtaining fellowship and will report directly to the CQHHS Executive Director Medical Services.

Rockhampton Business Unit consists of Rockhampton Hospital, Capricorn Coast Hospital (Yeppoon) and Mount Morgan Multi-Purpose Health Service. The trainee will have an opportunity to be involved in governance across all the three sites, including site visits, recruitment, budget management and quality and safety work. Rockhampton hospital has over 350 beds in all specialities which includes Medicine, Surgery, ICU, CCU, Emergency, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mental health and other subspecialties. There are currently three FRACMA’s in the hospital who are available at all times, offering one-to-one supervision and training, with support from the Executive Team.

Emerald Hospital is the Hub for the Central Highlands with a population of 30,000 spread over an area of 30,000 square kms. Emerald Hospital is staffed by 16 Rural Generalists (FACRRM’S) and is an accredited training hospital for the rural generalist program under Generalist Medical Training. There are 15,000 ED presentations each year, 350 births, 600 surgical procedures, 600 emergency retrievals, 25 in-patient beds and approximately 3,000 telehealth consultations each year. A rich experience managing rural and remote sites and Indigenous community health needs will be unique opportunities in this post.

Reflective practice and feedback with dialogue will be a key component of training. Research is well supported at CQHHS and there will be opportunities to be involved in original research and attaining ethics approval. Further opportunities in research are available through the University of Queensland Rural Clinical School and CQ Regional Training Hub. The CQRTH will provide added value to the post with teacher training and opportunities to teach medical students and health professional students; undertake rural health initiatives to make sure the trainee is well equipped to live and work in rural and remote areas including a progressive course in Indigenous Health.

The position provides an innovative approach to enhancing specialist medical administration capacity in the region. The aligned focus on indigenous health will assist in fostering a more targeted approach to care for this population group. Medical administration plays a key role in clinical governance and enhancing the delivery of broader medical education and training.

What’s on offer?

L4 – L9:

Approximate package of $146,456 p.a. comprised of a salary of a salary between $110,712 – $128,362 p.a., and the benefits listed below.

L10 – L12:

Approximate package of $172,082 p.a. comprised of a salary between $141,193 – $150.822 p.a. and the benefits listed below.


Employment Benefits

  • Professional Development Leave
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Motor Vehicle Allowance
  • Granted Private Practice Arrangements
  • Up to 12.75% employer superannuation contribution
  • Annual leave loading 17.5%
  • Salary packaging


For more information, including a role description, click HERE or please phone Dr Jennifer King on (07) 4920 5029.

Applications close: Sunday, 18 April 2021

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