NALHN General Surgery Medical Practitioner (Multiple Positions)

December 5, 2021

Job Location: Adelaide
Employer: S.A. Health
Full time

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale – Surgical Specialities
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $98,007 – $155,048 p.a. – MDP2; 
  • Temporary Full-Time – until 5 February 2023
The NALHN General Surgery Service Registrars will staff 3 units – ASU, Modbury General Surgery and UGI and will be offered a combination of time on 2 of these units throughout the year offering a broad exposure to emergency and elective general surgery – preferences will be asked then allocated based on suitability. This role has been designed to prepare suitable candidates for application to general surgery training through exposure to a high volume of common general surgery presentations and operations.
The selected candidates will be expected to participate in research whilst employed in the role as well as undertaking other courses and appropriate activities to further their surgical career goals. Whilst on the UGI & General surgery unit the registrar will be responsible for supporting their senior registrar in the day to day management of both elective and emergency inpatients, interacting with allied health, supervising junior doctors, assisting in theatres and operating under direct supervision.
The ASU registrar is responsible, under the supervision of the rostered general surgical registrar, fellow and consultant for the assessment and initial management of acute surgical patients referred by the emergency department or general practitioners. On ASU registrars work a week on/off roster to provide 7 day a week continuous cover to ED and to enable the 4 hour rule of admission to function. The peri-operative work up, booking of cases and timely communication to senior staff is a key responsibility in this role

Essential Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent.
  • Registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General Registration.

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Emergency Management (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) Directions 2021 to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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: 770033

 770033 – NALHN General Surgery Medical Practitioner (Multiple Positions) – Job Pack.pdf

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