Qualification: FACEM or equivalent (ABEM or RCEM)Salary: $158,141 $230,000 base salary (In accordance with the MECA contract)Start date: ASAPRelocation Package: International flights, initial accommodation and...
Emergency Department Consultant
Start: ASAP,Permanent F/T
Location: South Australia Salary packaging: $313k - $514k p.a.
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Emergency Physician to become part of a large progressive country hospital, providing clinical leadership within the wider hospital community. This position offers a high level of autonomy, you will oversee all aspects of safe, evidence-based, efficient, patient-centred medical care within the Emergency Department.
The hospital provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants.
You will work closely with colleagues, medical and nursing. As part of your role you will develop contemporary ED care processes, such as fast-tracking of patients, nurse-initiated strategies and nurse practitioner led clinics. Your role will also include working with hospital administration in future planning, as well as active engagement in Continuous Quality Improvement activities, including audit, morbidity and mortality review and patient complaint management.
The location Located halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide this location is known for the uniqueness of its natural setting. The city is located on south east of the state, about 450 kilometres south-east of the capital Adelaide and just 17 kilometres from the Victorian border, it is the most important settlement in the Limestone Coast region.
Known as the second most populated city in South Australia with an estimated urban population over 270,000. The city is famously known for its volcanic and limestone features. Best known scenery is Blue Lake, alongside this stunning geographic features, scenic nature spots, lush pine forests, world-famous wineries and a gorgeous coastline offering something for all to experience.
Benefits of this location:
- Escape from hustle and bustle of city life
- Take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure, relaxation, recreation and sightseeing
- Experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences
- Work in innovative roles to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people
- Work closely with peers and community
- Expand your professional knowledge and skills across a vast range of clinical and non-clinical functions
- Make a real difference and feel like an important part of the community.
Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery and Fellowship of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine or an equivalent specialist qualification suitable for supervision of trainees of that College,or Fellowship of Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine or Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration.
You will bring extensive experience in rural clinical practice, including the delivery of emergency care. You will have substantial experience in resuscitation, airway maintenance and circulatory support, which will go hand in hand with your proven track record in the operational management of retrievals of critically ill patients.
High level skills in negotiation and communication are essential, as is the demonstrated ability to make decisions at both the clinical and the individual level. Past history will show experience in developing and delivering education sessions for all levels of clinical staff, reflecting a commitment to education and training of junior colleagues.
For more information on the above opportunity please apply today or contact Babs Dass on 02 8248 2942