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Staff Specialist - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Expand your knowledge in Indigenous health care

  • Showcase your skills when supporting junior medical staff and students
  • Work across two locations to grow and expand services
  • Enjoy living by this sea in your new country life
The Position
Wavelength is looking for a Specialist Obstetrician/Gynaecologist who wants to take on an exciting role located in regional South Australia. You will be working across two hospitals to deliver superior O&G services with a high focus on improving patient outcomes. You will work closely to support and expand Level 3 and 4 maternity services at both locations and improve access to services for Aboriginal women in a culturally appropriate manner. You will participate in an on-call roster, and provide your expertise via consultative services as requested from your colleagues. Additionally, this is an opportune chance to showcase your leadership and teaching skills through training and supervision of students and junior medical staff.

The Hospital
The district’s facilities deliver crucial services for rural and remote communities within the region – providing the outback base for the South Australian Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. The Hospitals provide general medical, surgical, palliative care and ICU services alongside a number of state of the art operating theatres. A mental health unit has recently been established and both locations provide services such as obstetrics, paediatrics, chemotherapy and renal dialysis. The Hospital has close ties with the local Aboriginal communities and is providing specific programs and initiatives in an Australian first, particularly in the area of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  

Both facilities are fitted with a modern 24 hour Emergency Department with approximately and see over 22,000 patients annually.

The Location
Located in a seaport city known for its booming steel industry and great fishing prospects, this is the perfect location for a seaside country life. Offering an ideal balance of small town comfort and vibrant city living you will enjoy moderate temperatures year round.  You will find affordable housing whether you are looking to rent or buy, good educational facilities from pre-school to University level and a large array of shops to suit your needs. There are many attractions should you wish to explore nearby outback landscapes, scenic views or the vast coastline. Over forty flights service the area, and the major capital city is easily accessible by car.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will hold fellowship with RANZCOG and be registered as a Specialist with the Medical Board of Australia.

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career? Contact Lisa today +61 283539036 for more information or to express an interest.
 

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