857647 – Emergency Department Consultant

$359,094 - $608,483 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Riverland General Hospital, Maddern Avenue, Berri SA, Australia
Full time Government Health Care

Job Description

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Riverland General Hospital Emergency Department, Berri
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $359,094 - $608,483 p.a - MD2
  • Ongoing Full/Part Time - Multiple Positions Available

The Emergency Department Consultant Role

  • Provide clinical services of the highest possible standard in the Emergency department (telehealth involvement)
  • Assist the Executive Director of Medical Services in planning and organising the delivery of clinical services
  • Required to work with limited or no direction or supervision and to exercise a high degree of professional judgement and clinical competence in a multi-disciplinary setting. 
  • Responsible for the overall smooth day to day management of the clinical floor.
  • Responding to hospital MET/Code Blue/Code Black calls as required by allocation on shift.
  • Provide supervision, training and direction to more junior staff as required.
  • Participate in teaching and quality assurance activities, and undertake health promotion and community education activities
  • Initiate and support clinical improvement activities.

Essential Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent. Appropriate Specialist Qualifications and registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration; or another qualification as defined in the SA Medical Officers Award.
  • At least five years relevant experience employed in a medical position in a community health centre, a primary care unit within a hospital or an emergency department of a general hospital.
  • For the full list of Essential Minimum Requirements please refer to the Job Pack provided below

 Applicant Information

Total Indicative Remuneration (TIRP) includes award salary, remote call allowance, professional development, A&R Allowance and Super.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.


The Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, called RMCLHN for short, supports more than 70,000 people living in country South Australia in the towns and surrounds of Renmark, Paringa, Berri, Barmera, Waikerie, Loxton, Pinnaroo, Lameroo, Karoonda, Mannum, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Meningie, Tintinara and Coonalpyn. View this video for more information about working for RMCLHN.

Being part of Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network means you will be supported both personally and professionally and can take advantage of education and training opportunities to support you in your role.

The Riverland General Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in rural South Australia and has been identified as one of the four general hospitals to provide treatment for Country people closer to home. It is committed to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of the people of South Australia.

Riverland General Hospital provides a comprehensive range of high quality and accessible hospital services to the Riverland region. Its contemporary Emergency Department was built in 2014 during the redevelopment of the Riverland General Hospital.

The Riverland General Hospital is located near the Murray River, surrounded by National Parks and nearby Lake Bonney for water sports. It is surrounded by four other towns each with their own hospital. The city of Berri offers a high level of services and facilities for both families and individuals. This includes a vast array of sporting and recreational facilities, sightseeing, Tertiary Education Campuses, Primary and Secondary Schools.

About Berri Workforce Factsheet.pdf

About RMC Workforce Factsheet.pdf

An incredible opportunity for an experienced Medical Consultant to join our supportive team within a stunning location providing essential care for our community.


  • DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
  • National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position (E.g. aged care employment or work involving vulnerable clients)

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 857647

Name: Colleen Norton
Title: Medical Workforce Unit Manager
Phone: 8580 2450
E-mail: [email protected]

Application Closing Date
Friday 23rd February 2024 - 11.55PM

Purchase Order

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