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Trainee Medical Officer, Medical Administration
Reference 631626
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted 02 September 2017
Company Information Whyalla Hospital
Job Description ·         Flinders & Upper North Region, Whyalla Hospital & Port Augusta
·         Indicative Total Remuneration: $88,335 - $143,777 – Temp F/T (up to 3 Feb 2019) – MDP2

As part of a support network of Medical Administrators within Country and Metropolitan Health, this is an outstanding opportunity to work closely with an experienced Medical Administrator who is a fellow of the College of Medical Administrators and receive training and supervision in Medical Administration in rural areas. Under guidance and support, you will assist in the oversight of the delivery of safe, high quality medical care including clinical governance and audit processes. You will assist in the recruitment, orientation and management of medical staff and medical service contracts, as well as the implementation of the CHSALHN Clinical Governance Framework, clinical policies and best practice clinical protocols. In this key role, you will be encouraged to develop your own learning and skills whilst in post and be encouraged to take responsibility and work autonomously as your training and skills development allows.

When you join our dynamic workforce you will escape the hustle and bustle of city life and be able to take advantage of the endless possibilities for adventure relaxation, recreation and sightseeing. In country SA you can experience cultural diversity, outback locations and regional city conveniences, whilst working in innovative roles to improve the community's health outcomes and wellbeing.

The Whyalla Hospital provides a wide range of services utilising local general practitioners, resident specialists, visiting specialists and telemedicine for people in the surrounding areas. The hospital has a combination of acute care beds, palliative care beds, day surgery beds and recliner chairs. Recliner beds are used for procedures such as elective day surgery, endoscopy or general chemotherapy.

Registered as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, you will bring notable clinical experience post registration and a strong commitment to pursuing the qualification of Fellow of the Australasian College of Medical Administrators. To be the successful candidate, you must possess personal qualities and skills to resolve interpersonal conflicts and solve problems in a constructive manner. You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and bring the capacity to involve, inspire and motivate others. In addition to being a team player, you will also be capable of working independently when needed and remain patient focussed.

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. 

Applications close:  

For further information and to apply visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 631626
Applications Close 15 September 2017
How to Apply Contact:
Nes Lian-Lloyd
08 86687502 nes.lian-lloyd@sa.gov.au

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