Specialist General Physician

Make the move to sunny South Australia today and build a department while enjoying a relaxed country lifestyle

  • FRACP essential
  • Spectacular outback meets the sea location
  • Live in a discovery hub and the region’s biggest city for retail shopping

The Position
Don’t miss this opportunity to join a dynamic and supportive health organisation. As a General Medicine Consultant you will utilise your clinical knowledge, proficiency, skills and experience in assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients. You will provide a high-quality clinical service and be actively involved in teaching and research programmes.Your duties will encompass consultation services for in-patients of GPs and other specialists, managing patients admitted to HDU and medical uptransfers from smaller hospitals within the catchment areas, teaching medical students and trainee medical officers. Acting as a positive role model and mentor, you will support education of health professionals and encourage and support team work for optimal clinical service outcomes. In addition to conducting and supporting research within the Region, you will provide expert advice for internal and external committees and workgroups as requested.
 
 
The Hospital
One of four designated general hospitals in Country South Australia, this hospital is a major regional health provider. The hospital comprises 73 inpatient beds, 20 day surgery beds/chairs, an eight bed high dependency unit and a level two-neonate nursery. It provides a wide range of services using local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists, and telemedicine. Additionally, the hospital has formal links with a number of universities, TAFE colleges and other educational institutions. 
 
The Location
Live in a seaport city that is renowned for its spectacular outback landscapes, scenic views and vast coastline. This region offers an attractive lifestyle for family members of all ages. The city is well served with educational facilities, varied opportunities for regional employment and access to metropolitan centres. With affordable housing, great shopping facilities, a wide range of entertainment options, not to mention the best fishing in the state – this location really has something for everyone. If the bigger city is something you yearn for, regular flights in and out of Adelaide take roughly 50 minutes.
 
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRACP or be close to obtaining your fellowship and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Our client are looking for a candidate who has sufficient experience of acute general medicine in a hospital setting.
 
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.