Consultant - Geriatrics



Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Modbury Hospital Indicative Total Remuneration: $320,766 - $361,641 (pro rata) - Consultant; $373,320 - $594,536 (pro rata) - Senior Consultant - Temp P/T (18.75 hrs p/wk, up to 22/11/2020) - MD2 An Area Geriatrics Service is being established in accordance with the SA Health Service Framework for Older People 2009-2016 to provide a comprehensive geriatric medicine service within the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN). These services include, but will not be restricted to: the Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit (GEM Modbury Hospital); community based Older Peoples Health Service; inpatient acute care of older people services; inpatient geriatric consultative services; consultative and outpatient service in the Inner North (based in Gawler); and Care Awaiting Placement (based in Gawler).

As a Consultant, you will contribute to the provision of high standard clinical services to patients of, and referred to the Area Geriatrics Service. Services will be provided across the NALHN and may include some visits to rural South Australia. As part of your role, you will contribute to teaching/training at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and participate in relevant research.

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for around 341,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as providing a number of state-wide services, and services to those in regional areas. More than 3,800 skilled staff provide high quality patient care, education, research and health promoting services. Holding a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent, you will have appropriate specialist qualifications and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration.

Demonstrating clinical excellence in the field of Geriatric Medicine, you will bring the ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team environment. You will display a high level of professional integrity, and have a sound understanding of the rights and responsibilities of patients and their families. 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. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Job Ref: 704569 704569 Consultant - Geriatrics - Modbury Hospital Job Pack.pdf.

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21 Sep 2019


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