08/07/2024

Emergency Department Consultant

$402,028 - $522,395 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Riverland General Hospital: Accident and Emergency, Maddern Avenue, Berri SA, Australia
Full time Government

Job Description

  • Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network, Berri
  • Riverland General Hospital Emergency Department
  • Multiple Ongoing Part-Time contracts - will consider up to Full-Time contracts
  • Total Indicative Remuneration $402,028.20 - $522,395.32 p.a. (pro rata) - MD2*

*Total Indicative Remuneration (TIRP) includes Award Salary, remote call allowance, professional development, A&R Allowance and Super

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. We are committed to maintaining and improving the health and well-being of the people of South Australia.

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

Located near the Murray River, RGH is surrounded by National Parks and nearby Lake Bonney for water sports. It is surrounded by four other towns each with their own hospital. The rural township 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.

Our region is also renowned for its diversity and multi-cultural communities.

The ED Consultant will:

  • Provide clinical services of the highest possible standard in the Emergency department, including responding to hospital MET/Code Blue/Code Black calls as required by allocation on shift.
  • 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, including providing 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

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.
  • Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in management of medical and surgical emergencies, including application of Advanced Life Support management principles as a team leader.
  • Proven experience in delivering high quality and safe care consistent with the National Safety and Quality Health Care Service Standards. (Mandatory for all clinical positions.)

Important Information

This is a multiple position vacancy, up to Full-Time available by negotiation and remuneration will be adjusted according to actual hours worked.

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.

Checks:

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

  • 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.

Applications close: 23 July 2024

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 872395.

Contact:

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

Purchase Order

W23983 SU

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