Rehabilitation Physician

Cairns Private Hospital

Cairns Private Hospital is seeking a Rehabilitation Physician interested in locating to the region to establish a private practice to consult and admit private rehabilitation patients to the hospital.

Our 30-bed Rehabilitation Unit has an established pathway of referrals and programs, FIM trained staff, 24-hour medical cover, a dedicated gymnasium and therapy areas. Cairns Private has a good reputation in the community and a catchment that extends from Cape York to Innisfail. Orthopaedics is a major specialty at the hospital and the flow through of patients to rehabilitation is increasing.


  • Guaranteed income for the first 12 months whilst you build your private practice
  • Consulting room and practice management support for a 12-month period
  • Relocation and accommodation assistance
  • GP Liaison support in marketing your practice to establish your referral base.

About Us

Cairns Private Hospital is a modern 148-bed licensed facility with 7 operating theatres and caters for a full range of medical and surgical specialties.The adjacent specialist suites, conveniently located next door to the hospital and co-located with an external provider of x-ray services, offers fresh and contemporary medical office space, perfect for a new specialist practitioner.  The hospital has an After-Hours GP clinic, staffed by GPs who also work locally in the community and have admitting rights to the hospital.

About Cairns

Cairns has a population of almost 220,000 with a large tourist industry. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life for a sea change to this tropical location.  An adventure playground, Cairns also provides a great opportunity to raise a family with access to high quality schools, an international airport, weekend getaways and an amazing selection of family activities. To read more information about what Cairns can offer you, please visit

Minimum requirements

Applicants must have FAFRM, specialist registration with AHPRA and eligible for a provider number that attracts Medicare benefits.

For more information or to apply

Contact Ben Tooth, CEO – Cairns Private Hospital on (07) 4052 5213 or email

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