Registrar or Senior Registrar (Public Health)

Date published: Sep 2, 2021, 17:02 PM




Temporary full-time position until February 2022, with possibility of extension.

Applications will be sent to panel weekly (MSPHU are looking for ASAP start).

To provide public health medical services to the Metro South Public Health Unit, including:

  • investigation of cases of notifiable diseases
  • providing information and advice on communicable disease and immunisation issues to health practitioners and the community
  • working with others in the team to provide a coordinated response to disease outbreaks

Essential qualifications

  • Completion of a relevant Medical Tertiary degree. Registered as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia
  • MBBS or equivalent registrable with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • This position may require undertaking duties at another hospital either on secondment or rotation.
  • This position will require undertaking rostered overtime and on-call duties.
  • This position may be required to undertake shifts in an extended span of ordinary hours to meet clinical need.
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate a class C motor vehicle, and an appropriate licence endorsement to operate this type of vehicle is required. Proof of this endorsement must be provided before commencement of duty.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association within Australia. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Pre-employment screening, including criminal history and discipline history checks, may be undertaken on persons recommended for employment. Roles providing health, counselling and support services mainly to children will require a Blue Card, unless otherwise exempt.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment:
    • measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) o varicella (chicken pox) o pertussis (whooping cough)
    • hepatitis B


For more information about the role and to apply directly, visit

Please provide the following information to the panel to assess your suitability:

  • A short, written response (maximum 1-2 pages, dot points acceptable), on how your experience, abilities, knowledge, and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key responsibilities and meet the skill requirements of the role.
  • Your current CV or resume, including two referees. You must seek approval prior to nominating a person as a referee.
  • Late applications cannot be submitted online. For a late application to be considered, please arrange approval and submission via the contact person.
  • Applications will remain current for 12 months or for the duration of the vacancy. Future vacancies of a temporary, full time and part time nature may also be filled through this recruitment process.
  • Only those persons eligible to work in Australia may be employed by Queensland Health. Prospective employees are required to provide proof of identity and documentary evidence of their right to work in Australia.

Applications close 23 January 2022

Applications close

Jan 23, 2022, 23:59 PM
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