The Gold Coast Hospital pharmacy department operates three dispensaries. There is one at each hospital campus and a methadone/buprenorphine dosing centre at another facility. The department employs 35 staff including 18 pharmacists and 10 dispensary assistants. It is structured around prioritising admission history taking, developing medication plans and communicating with primary carers at discharge.
Gold Coast Hospital is host to the Queensland Health Pathology Service which is the principal provider of public sector pathology services in Queensland, supplying clinical diagnostic services to the hospital and other facilities throughout the state.
The Queensland Health Pathology Service has close links with Queensland 's leading universities, including Griffith University and Bond University on the Gold Coast as well as the University of Queensland and the Queensland University of Technology.
You may be eligible for the QHPSS Pathologist Relocation Package. Pathologists engaged by Queensland Health will be entitled to appointment and relocation expenses.
The focus of this department is on the health and well-being of populations, rather than individuals. Its objectives are protecting health, preventing disease, illness and injury and promoting healthier choices.
The area undertakes public health planning, strategy development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. It supports programs for priority health issues at a state and local level, undertakes health surveillance and disease control initiatives including response to disease outbreaks.
The Gold Coast Hospital Medical imaging technologists have access to state of art technology. The department provides general radiography 24/7, minor procedures, mammograpy, Digital angiography and digital screening procedures, teaching, advice and consultation, clinical photography and hosts an X-ray museum.
The hospital has positions in the following areas of practice:
Gold Coast Hospital employs psychologists in a number of areas including Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATODS).
Individuals wishing to practice as a psychologist in Queensland are required to be registered with the Psychology Board of Queensland. A postgraduate qualification in Clinical Psychology or Neuropsychology is required for many psychology positions.
Gold Coast Hospital offers rewarding career opportunities for allied health professionals. Come and enjoy the experience of working in a large modern teaching hospital, a small community health teams or as part of our outreach services.
Visit the Queensland Health Work for Us web site and search for employment opportunities on the Gold Coast.