General Physician | Internist |FRACP | Board Certified | Australia

  • Location

    Albany

  • Sector:

    Physician, Internist

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $355,763 to $452,953

  • Contact email:

    info@odysseyrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    817

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    5 years

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Consultant Physician - Internist

Salary: $355,763 to $452,953 pa

Location:  Albany Western Australia

About the Role:

Consultant physician specialised in acute internal medicine providing in patient care, on call cover, outpatient clinical services and telehealth from a general hospital with 100 beds in a small coastal city.

A leadership role ensuring high quality continuously improving general medical care, education and training for junior physicians.

Full time contract up to 5 years duration, may possibly be extended.

Responsibilities

  • Provide inpatient care for patients, undertake outpatient and Telehealth clinics and maintain established outreach medical clinics as required.
  • Ensure patient medical records are maintained in accordance with established protocols. Ensure that a discharge summary for all inpatients is prepared at discharge. For outpatients, ensure that a letter of communication is sent to the referring or usual GP within 7 days.
  • Liaise with clinicians in other hospitals and those in the private sector to ensure optimum patient care.
  • Contribute to reviews of deaths occurring in hospital patients.
  • Participate in an on-call roster as required
  • Participate in undergraduate and postgraduate medical teaching and supervision.
  • Participate in annual performance appraisals.
  • Completes Mandatory Training as required.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of contemporary medical treatments and standards including ethical standards applied to medical practice by means of background reading and attendance at relevant meetings and workshops.

Requirements

  • Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or equivalent qualification (American Board of Internal Medicine, FRCPC, FRCP / CCT/ FCP SA are accepted).
  • Experience in hospital general medicine / internal medicine
  • Experience in change management and continuous quality improvement
  • High level of communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership including a strong positive, collaborative culture
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education

Desirable

  • Experience or qualifications in sub-specialty or procedural fields
  • Experience in regional/rural medicine

Location

Albany is a beautiful city located on the South Coast of Western Australia with

Albany is Western Australia’s premier regional city. Perched on the state’s southern tip, it is a city of beauty and opportunity. Historic and progressive, rural and dynamic, a tourist draw and a homemaker’s dream. Albany is a thriving regional centre with a distinct sense of place.

Albany has a choice of schools, great restaurants, clothing boutiques, a state-of-the-art Entertainment Centre and some of Australia’s best beaches close by.

Please forward your CV for immediate consideration.

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