Medical Practitioner in Paediatric Emergency

South East Australia (AU)
AUD $88,335 - $143,777 / MDP3: AUD $143,947 - $153,508
07 Apr 2017
21 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

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Medical Practitioner in Paediatric Emergency

  • Women's & Children's Health Network, Women's & Children's Hospital Campus
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: MDP2: AUD $88,335 - $143,777 / MDP3: AUD $143,947 - $153,508 – Temporary up to 4 February 2018 - F/T – MDP2 / MDP3

Reflecting a free and easy lifestyle, Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate where you can immerse yourself in the rich South Australian arts and culture scene, stroll along the spacious boulevards, or indulge and relax in one of the many fine cafes and restaurants. With sprawling picturesque coastlines and some of Australia’s most awarded wine regions within reach, South Australia is an ideal setting to further your career.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Medical Practitioners to work as a Trainee Medical Officer in the Paediatric Emergency Department at the Women's & Children's Hospital. This is a position in the Paediatric Emergency Department providing the incumbent with advanced training opportunities in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. The PED sees over 45000 patients annually and is the State's Major Trauma Service for Paediatrics. There is an attached 12 bed Emergency Extended Care Unit (EECU) with over 5000 admissions annually. The department has a strong consultant led ethos. The department is accredited by both Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Australian College for Emergency Medicine (18 months of training).

This position contributes to the provision of comprehensive, effective and efficient Paediatric Emergency Services by working under Consultant supervision and managing the care of all emergency presentations and EECU inpatients, including the coordination of investigations, supervision of Trainee Medical Officers and medical students, discussion with patients/families, liaison with statutory authorities and patient discharge. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in postgraduate training as directed and supervised by the clinical Head, participate in appropriate and approved research, and in collaboration with the Consultant, participate in clinical reviews and assisting in the collection of data for clinical indicators.

You’ll hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) or equivalent, and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. 

Applications close:  21 April 2017.

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