Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant

$510,658 - $665,559 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Port Augusta Hospital & Whyalla Hospital
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

  • Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network, Port Augusta Hospital & Whyalla Hospital
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $510,658 - $665,559 - Perm F/T (P/T will be considered) - MD2

You will provide high quality specialist Obstetrics and Gynaecology services to patients of the Port Augusta Hospital and Whyalla Hospital. You will ensure medical care within the Obstetrics and Gynaecology services is delivered to a best practice standard that improves health outcomes for women and their babies. Contributing to strengthening tertiary health care services within a population health approach, you will also focus on early intervention and health provision. As part of your role, you will be expected to teach medical students and Trainee Medical Officers, along with supporting GP Obstetricians and training Diploma of Obstetrics GP Registrars. Enjoying good facilities with other specialist and neonatal support, this is a great opportunity to combine a rewarding career with an attractive rural lifestyle. The regional cities of Port Augusta and Whyalla are located near the Flinders Ranges and the sparkling waters of the Spencer Gulf, affording many opportunities for water sports, fishing and exploring the great outdoors.

You will have Fellowship of RANZCOG or be eligible for registration as a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with the Medical Board of Australia. IMG Specialist assessment, substantially comparable to RANZCOG, will be considered. You will bring significant experience in Obstetrics and Gynaecology medicine, including the management of high-risk pregnancies, operative deliveries, and a broad range of general Gynaecology encompassing office diagnostic/procedural work, ultrasound, and abdominal, laparoscopic and hysteroscopy surgery. Having worked before in a public hospital setting, you will have proven skills in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Flexible and able to work on an on-call 7 day roster, you must be willing to travel to Whyalla.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements. 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.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

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.

Applications close: 5 December 2021

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 778252 

Chloe Johnson
8668 7586
E-mail: [email protected]

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