SA Health

  • Eyre and Far North Local Health Network, Port Lincoln
  • Salary $483,946 – $767,446 per annum – Ongoing Full Time – MD2

The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFNLHN) purpose is to drive exceptional health and aged care services across the Eyre and Far North region. Our vision is to be a trusted provider of accessible, responsive, and innovative health, disability, and aged care services to support the wellbeing of our diverse communities.

The opportunity is now available for a General Physician to join the Port Lincoln Hospital who will provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to General Medicine patients, both in terms of individual performance and by clinical leadership and contribution to a multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care.

As the General Physician you will provide a professional medical service in accordance with Regional, Hospital and departmental policy manuals and documents and, also in accordance with the Professional standards of the Australasian College for Physicians.

You will be required to work collaboratively on a daily basis with Medical, Nursing, Clinical, Allied Health Professionals, other health profession staff administrative staff within Port Lincoln Hospital.  You will provide clinical leadership to facilitate and support a team approach to the provision of clinical services and ensuring the provision of high quality training to trainee medical officers.  Your contribution to the development of best practice models of care and management of safety and quality activities providing of a high quality, patient focussed clinical services within allocated resources is essential.

It is essential you will hold a Bachelor of Medicine; Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) or equivalent with appropriate specialist qualifications and be registerable with the Medical Board of Australia as a Fellow of the College of Physicians.  You will be eligible to be credentialled by the relevant Credentialling Committee at a level appropriate to the role.  It is expected you will be experienced in General Medicine and patient management within the local and regional referral network.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Screening/Check and specific immunisation requirements.  COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

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).

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.

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 regional 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. Port Lincoln is an idyllic seaside community and offers a relaxed lifestyle on the Eyre Peninsula.

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