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Specialist General Medicine Physician

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 30-Jun-2016
  • : Adelaide SA 5001
Live equidistant from Adelaide & Melbourne in a stunning volcanic region
  • True generalist role
  • Join a professional and friendly team
  • Recently redeveloped facilities

The Position
We have an exciting opportunity for a Specialist General Medicine Physician to work in a dynamic and challenging health environment, within a picturesque setting. The key focus of your role will be providing clinical expertise in the Department of Medicine including the oversight and management of inpatients and outpatients. You will work alongside 2 Physician colleagues with interests in Geriatrics and Respiratory Medicine. Our client will consider any subspecialty, enabling you to develop your special interest.

Additional to providing clinical leadership in the care of adult patients, you will supervise all clinical practices of junior medical staff and have an active engagement in the education of all health staff affiliated with the service. You will also be involved in consulting on the General Medicine ward and oversee subspecialty patients. Within this appointment you will be able to take on private patients, lending itself to an attractive salary package.

The Hospital
This hospital is the major regional health provider for its region and is one of the most attractive in rural South Australia. It comprises approximately 80 public beds and is co-located with a 20 bed private hospital. It provides extensive services including general medicine, general, orthopaedics, ENT, ophthalmic, and gynaecological surgery and obstetrics in addition to an emergency department and a high dependency unit. 

In December 2014 work completed on a $27 million redevelopment of the hospital which significantly increased the size of the emergency department and created specialised mental health and rehabilitation facilities.

The Location
This thriving city is located mid-way between Adelaide and Melbourne, just within the border of South Australia. The streets and houses are built around the slopes of an extinct volcano 27 km from the sea, with the city climbing almost to the lip of the famous Blue Lake, and the outskirts extending on to the rich volcanic soil of the surrounding plain. 

The city itself boasts beautiful parks and gardens, caves and sinkholes. There is an interesting mix of galleries, museums and local markets with plenty of cafes and restaurants to cater for everyone’s tastes. The city has affordable housing and a high-quality selection of primary and secondary government and non-government schools. 

Essential Criteria
To be successful in this role you will have sound knowledge of contemporary adult medicine practice and procedure as well as bringing high level skills in problem solving and decision making at both the clinical and the individual level along with a strong commitment to patient and relative participation in patient care. Furthermore, you must hold FRACP or be close to obtaining fellowship and be eligible for registration with AHPRA. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

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Job Title
Specialist General Medicine Physician
Start Date
02-Jul-2016
Posted By
HealthcareLink Support
Job Reference
V-068611
Candidate Criteria
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Country
Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Location
Adelaide SA 5001
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