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Trainee Medical Officer – Medical Administration, SA

Trainee Medical Officer – Medical Administration, SA

Company: Government of South Australia, SA Health
Location: Mount Gambier, SA
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 15/02/2021
Job Contact:

Elaine Pretorius

08 8721 1673


The Role

• Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service
• Indicative Total Remuneration: $97,548 – $158,330 – Temp F/T (up to 30/1/2022) – MDP2

You will be accountable to the Executive Director of Medical Services, Limestone Coast Local Health Network (LCLHN) for supporting the medical administrative portfolios. This will involve overseeing 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.

You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent and be registrable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Medical Practitioner with General 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 influence others, and appropriately manage conflict.

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).

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack HERE or visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers – Job reference number: 748911

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