Take on this dynamic opportunity in this unique flourishing location
- Enjoy an autonomous role in a highly supportive environment
- Join a major regional health provider
- Immerse yourself in this thriving regional location
This a wonderfully dynamic opportunity in which you would have a great level of autonomy, whilst working within a highly supportive environment. Under the direction of the Head of Obstetrics and the Director of Medical Services, you will work as a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist to ensure that patients are managed using evidence-based best practice. Additionally, you would be expected to aid in the supervision and training of GP Obstetricians, Registrar and junior medical staff, as well as contribute to continuous quality improvement activities.
You would be joining a strong, cohesive team consisting of 2 Specialists, 1 Registrar and a group of GP Obstetricians. The O&G Division handles approximately 600-700 births annually and have a Level 2 Low Dependency Neonatal Unit. The hospital also provides a team of Midwives who cater to those patients who have been early discharged.
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.
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.
To be successful in this role, you must have significant experience managing high risk pregnancies, operative deliveries and a broad range of general gynaecological experience. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are a must. You must hold FRACP or equivalent and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.
Enjoy a high quality of life and a challenging career in this regional city; Apply now!