Obstetric and Gynaecology Consultant

$340,427 - $765,470 yearly
  • SA Health
  • Lyell McEwin Hospital, Haydown Road, Elizabeth Vale South Australia, Australia
Full time Specialist Position

Job Description

  • Northern Adelaide Local Health Network - Lyell McEwin Hospital - Elizabeth Vale 
  • Total Indicative Remuneration: $340,427 - $765,470 p.a. - MD2 - Ongoing Full-Time 

The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides care for more than 400,000 people living in the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide and boasts newly redeveloped wards and Emergency and Outpatient Departments, with plans for the addition of more brand-new facilities in the near future. NALHN provides a full range of high-quality medical, surgical, maternity, diagnostic, emergency and support services. NALHN offers a range of primary health care services across the northern metropolitan area of Adelaide, with a focus on providing preventive and health promoting programs in the community, and transition and hospital substitution and avoidance programs targeted at chronic disease and frail aged.

With a workforce of almost 6,000 employees, NALHN works to ensure quality and timely delivery of health care, whilst building a highly skilled, engaged and resilient workforce based on a culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and accountability. Our core values of respect, integrity and accountability underpin our commitment to provide excellence in care, innovation, creativity, leadership and equity in service provision and health outcomes to the Northern area communities.

At NALHN Everyone Has a Story, Everyone Matters, Everyone Contributes and Everyone Grows. 

An exciting opportunity exists to join NALHN within their highly skilled Women & Children's Division, providing a family friendly environment and service for the families of Northern Adelaide. 

The Women & Children's Division work closely with one another to promote a brilliant and fair working environment. With a wide mix of staffing from Consultants to Resident Medical Officers, Nurses, Midwives and a supportive administrative team both front and back of house.

NALHN's values are strongly present throughout the entire workforce, where there is always room to grow and contribute to our team.

As an Obstetric & Gynaecology Consultant you will be responsible for:

  • managing the care of all patients allocated to you in collaboration with the responsible Resident Medical Officers, Registrars, fellow Consultants, Midwives, Nurses and Allied Health professionals.
  • participating in after-hour on-call roster with both first and second on call commitments.
  • supervision and management of the Labour ward.
  • management of Gynaecological emergencies.

In this role you will have involvement in Continuous Quality Improvement activities, auditing and continuing Education activities.

Flexible rostering arrangements are a key component of this role which may include: 

  • Labour ward shifts
  • Obstetrical and Gynaecological Clinics
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology Theatre lists
  • Junior doctor teaching and supervision
  • AGU clinics
  • Supervision of and resource for Midwives
  • Clinical research
  • Provision of women's health care for women regardless of race, religion or sexual orientation

To be eligible for this position you are required to hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent. Appropriate Specialist Qualifications and registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist registration; or another qualification as defined in the SA Medical Officers Award.

The Total Indicative Remuneration figure is calculated taking into account base salary, leave loading and superannuation as well as managerial allowances, professional development or any other allowances where appropriate.

SA Health Services are required to implement the Addressing vaccine preventable disease: Occupational assessment, screening and vaccination policy in the workplace.

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: 825672

 825672 - Obstetric and Gynaecology Consultant - MD2 - Job Pack.pdf

Applications close: 31 March 2023

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


Tayla Turner
(08) 8182 9042
[email protected]

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