Principal House Officer

Job Description

Vanguard Health has been delivering local health solutions for communities across Australia since 2009. We are passionate about improving the health of Australians, regardless of where they live. We proudly partner with government, the private sector and industry to deliver health solutions across Queensland and Australia. Our vision is to put ideas into action and provide local health care locally. 

Vanguard Health has an exciting career opportunity for an Ophthalmology Principal House officer to undertake a 12 month role in a regional QLD hospital. 

About the Health Service 

This hospital offers the full range of medical and specialist and includes major refurbishments and upgrades in a number of departments including critical care and cancer care services. 

The Location 

This city and region is known for its charming historical architecture, pubs, rodeos, and stunning natural surrounds. It is located within 30 minutes' drive of famous coastal and tourist locations. 

Essential Criteria 

Doctors must hold general registration with AHPRA. 
About the Role 
This role will be required to: 

Participate in the provision of clinical care to patients of the hospital and district health service including: 
Participate in patient history taking and diagnosis, including ordering relevant tests. 
Participate in the development of patients' treatment and development plans. 
Participate in the provision of emergency treatment to patients. 
Ensure treatment orders are appropriately documented (including medications and general management plans). 
Develop discharge summaries for patients in a timely manner. 
Access appropriate information regarding consent for operations and procedures and appropriately inform the patient of this information. 
Access information to enhance the quality of patient care e.g. accessing information on patients' medications. 
Organise patient consultation with medical and multidisciplinary teams as necessary. 
Review patient's progress as necessary and consult with senior team members. 
Assist Visiting Ophthalmologists with inpatient procedures as required. 
To Apply 

For further information please contact Belinda Castellano, General Manager Medical Services, mobile 0439 402 580.  Please send your most up to date CV by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or email on