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Trainee, Medical Administration – South Australia

Trainee, Medical Administration – South Australia

Company: SA Health, Eyre & Far North Local Health Network
Location: Port Lincoln, SA
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 15/03/2021
Job Contact:

Donnamarie Walker

(08) 8628 2003


Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln Hospital

Indicative Total Remuneration: $97,548 – $158,330 p.a – Temporary Full Time (up to 31 March 2022) – MDP2

About the role

In this supervised training position, you will be accountable to the Executive Director of Medical Services, Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) for supporting the medical administrative portfolios.

You will oversee the delivery of safe, high quality medical care, including clinical governance and audit processes. You will assist with the recruitment, orientation and management of medical staff and medical service contracts, ensuring junior medical staff achieve appropriate competencies as required by the specialist colleges, the SA Medical Education and Training Health Advisory Council and the Medical Board of Australia.

You will support the Health Network’s role in medical training programs, in conjunction with relevant universities and metropolitan/regional health units. Giving advice on medical service matters as appropriate, you will participate in the implementation and progression of the Clinical Governance Framework.

In this role, you will be part of a support network of Medical Administrators within Country and Metropolitan health and receive excellent training and supervision in Medical Administration in rural areas.

You will be registered as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, with at least 3 years of clinical experience post registration. In addition, you will demonstrate a commitment to pursuing the qualification of Fellow of the Australasian College of Medical Administrators. You will bring the ability to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships, motivate and involve others, and appropriately manage conflict.

Working for SA public sector

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 and compliant immunisation screening.

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).

More information

For more information, including a position description click HERE. Or if you have any questions please contact Donnamarie Walker on (08) 8628 2003 or email donnamarie.walker@sa.gov.au

Applications close Sunday 28 March 2021.

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