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Senior Medical Practitioner / GP - SA Prison Health Service - Yatala Labour PrisonSA Health
Senior Medical Practitioner / GP - SA Prison Health Service - Yatala Labour Prison Central Adelaide Local Health Network - SA Prison Health Service, Yatala Labour Prison, Northfield Salary: MDP4 - $213,862 (pro rata) plus on-call and professional development allowances Permanent Part Time (22.8 hours per week) SA Health is a large and complex system aimed at ensuring access to quality, safe, complete and affordable health care for the residents of South Australia. Keeping South Australians healthy and caring for them when they are ill is a priority for the State Government.
The Chief Executive of Department of Health reports directly to the Minister for Health and has overarching responsibility for the performance of the health system as a whole. The Department of Health has a central role in facilitating and monitoring an affordable, sustainable strategy for South Australia Health. This strategy should guide and assist local managers and clinicians in their decisions about local services.
The Senior Medical Practitioner / General Practitioner will promote the health and wellbeing of persons affected by imprisonment by providing responsive primary health care services, programs and activities which are based on social justice and harm minimisation principles. The Senior Medical Practitioner / General Practitioner will work in collaboration with SA Prison Health Service and the Department for Correctional Services staff, and with community health care services. As a Senior Medical Practitioner / General Practitioner, the incumbent will contribute to the provision of safe, best practice medical primary healthcare services to patients of SA Prison Health Service.
Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery or equivalent required, must be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration. The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 805033 Applications close: 11:55 pm Friday 2 September 2022 For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.
sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 805033 Contact: Dr Tom Turnbull Telephone: 08 7002 3100 Email: tom.