General Medicine Physician

Job Ref: VAC-42291
Speciality : Medicine
Grade: Specialist
Job Type: Permanent - Start: 20 February 2019
Date Added: 16 January 2019
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Position: General Medicine Consultant
Location: Western Australia
Salary: $350,000 - $450,000
Full time/ Part time Options

We are currently arranging interviews for a General Medicine Consultant for a large Country Health Service. The Consultant is required to promote the health wellbeing to all patients as well as provide training, supervision and education for Senior Medical Practitioners and Doctors in training.

This hospital is in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia about 595 kilometres north-east from Perth. With a population of more than 30,000, the city is a dynamic regional centre and has many chain stores, sport facilities and clubs abound to support a good work life balance. Community is a key strength of the town. Being located inland the weather is peri-desert and there is weekend access to the beach community of Esperance.

The Hospital:
This public hospital is a 131- bed inpatient facility and the largest regional public hospital in WA. It provides primary and secondary level services in the areas of emergency, obstetrics, paediatrics, renal dialysis and oncology. The Emergency Department provides 24-hour emergency care and sees approximately 18,000 - 22,000 patients per year, including paediatrics and major trauma. Adjacent to the ED, is a procedure room, which is currently used as an endoscopy and minor surgical procedure facility. The hospital supports medical students through Rural Clinical School, junior doctors rotating from Peth, WBA doctors and registrars across several specialities.

The Position:
This position is designed for General Medicine Consultants who have had significant experience in rural and remote General Medicine as well as training in a subspecialty relevant to rural and remote Medicine.

Requirements:
- Provides general medical specialist services, including community-based, outpatient and inpatient services within the Goldfields Region.
- Participates in the after hours, weekend and public holiday on-call roster in association with the other medical practitioners.
- Supervises, mentors and educates Doctors in Training and Senior Medical Officers who are providing clinical care to Medical patients.
- Supports Aboriginal Health Workers, allied health staff, hospital and community nurses in delivering appropriate clinical services.
- In collaboration with other Physicians and the Medical nursing staff, actively participates in the management of the Medical Department including equipment choice, staffing proposals and workplace redesign. Undertakes performance management of subordinate staff
- Prepares and conducts professional reports, reviews and other requests pertaining to patients.
- Participates in professional continuing educational activities, regular performance review and provides evidence of maintaining current knowledge and skills.
- Participates in professional continuing educational activities, regular performance review and provides evidence of maintaining current knowledge and skills.
- Participates in clinical policy development and review.
- Undertakes strategic planning in conjunction with hospital and regional management.

To be eligible for this role, you must have:
- Eligible for registration by the Medical Board of Australia.
- Fellowship of the Australasian College of Physicians or equivalent.

For more information on the above opportunity please get in touch with Babs Dass on 028 248 2942 or apply now with your current CV.

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AUD 350000 350000.

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