Complex Trauma Fellow – Orthopaedics 2

Adelaide (AU)
13 Apr 2017
05 May 2017
Career Level
Trust / Career grade

S A Health

  • Royal Adelaide Hospital, Orthopaedics 2, South Australia
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: AUD$88,335/$143,777 – Temp F/T (up to 30/06/2019) – MDP2

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.

As part of the Orthopaedic & Trauma Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH), you will engage in clinical practice as determined by the Head of Unit and Senior Orthopaedic consultant staff. You will be responsible for outpatient and inpatient day-to-day clinical care of patients under the direct supervision of nominated Consultant staff. This will encompass attending outpatient clinics, participating in emergency and elective surgical procedures as required, and conducting daily ward rounds. Ensuring a high standard of clinical practice of Resident Medical Officers/Interns in the Department, you will assist with the postgraduate teaching program and be involved in department research programs, as well as taking a lead role in designated projects. You will be expected to participate in the after-hours emergency on-call roster on a regular basis.

The Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) is South Australia’s largest accredited teaching hospital, providing the people of South Australia and nearby states and territories with outstanding medical care and rehabilitation. Our staff are also actively involved in cutting edge research, making the RAH a centre for both medical and research excellence.

Holding a MBBS or equivalent degree, you will be registrable with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA) and demonstrate completion of a specialist Orthopaedic surgical training program. You will also have completion of ATLS or a similar course along with basic and advanced fracture management courses. Along with the appropriate surgical experience, you will have prior experience in the supervision of junior medical staff.

A proven track record in research, evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, is expected.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Applications close:  5 May 2017

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