Position Title: GP Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar. The Service: Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is the major provider of health and residential aged care...
Position Title: GP Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar.
Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is the major provider of health and residential aged care services in the wellington Shire with more than 70 acute beds: 180 high and low care residential aged care beds, as well as 15 independent living units. Acute services are situated at Sale (incorporating an Operating Suite, Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, Obstetrics, Level 2 Nursery and Paediatric services) with some acute beds located at Maffra and Heyfield.
CGH is an integrated health service providing a wide range of primary health and community support services; including Home and Community Care (HACC) throughout the Shire of wellington with community centres at Maffra, Sale, Heyfield, Rosedale and Loch Sport, and residential services at Sale, Maffra and Heyfield.
Approximately 900 staff fill the equivalent of 620 Full Time positions.
The CGH Obstetrics and Gynaecology service includes a general Women's and Children's unit, labour ward and a Level 2 Special Care Nursery, and operates with three consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologists, one Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar, one GP Obstetrics Registrar, Obstetric and Gynaecology Hospital Medical Officer and a capable team of nursing, allied health and support staff. CGH is an accredited Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology training site.
The key responsibilities of the role:
- Clinical management of obstetric and gynaecology patients, including appropriate history taking, physical examination, investigation, assessment, and care planning and coordination.
- Regularly review patient care objectives, physical and mental status, including the development and communication of a discharge plan from the time of admission.
- Thoroughly and promptly document in the medical record patient information obtained from various sources, in an appropriate and ongoing manner, including initial assessment, treatment, clinical progress and investigations; and to succinctly record this in the discharge summary at the time of discharge. Discharge summaries should be completed within 2 working days of discharge. Attendance at ante-natal and gynaecology outpatients and labour ward as required.
- Effective liaison with midwifery and nursing staff to ensure a high standard of clinical care.
- Provide assistance at theatre as required for Gynaecology and Obstetric patients; developing advanced surgical skills in this discipline.
- Initiate, implement and monitor management of patients under supervision, incorporating the appropriate testing and investigation.
- Foster rapport and good communications using appropriate language, written or verbal, with the patient and other parties as required, including contact with the usual General Practitioner.
- Use technology appropriately, with cost benefit and potential patient benefit and complications considered.
- Counsel and support patients and their families as required.
- Participate in operating theatre sessions as required, primarily as an assistant; perform certain procedures, under supervision as appropriate, but with increasing independence over time.
- Post operative management including management of complications.
- Participation in the obstetrics and gynaecology registrar senior roster, and participation in the after-hours registrar roster for obstetric and gynaecological emergencies.
- Provide supervision and guidance to Junior Medical Staff and medical students in the department.
- Continually update and extend personal medical knowledge and skills, regularly attend Clinical Meetings and remain familiar with current medical literature.
- Perform other duties as agreed to and as required on occasions by Medical Administration in relation to cover of other HMO's due to illness, bereavement or patient transfer.
Please contact Jess on 02 8248 2917 for more information or email your CV