Permanent Staff Specialist Geriatrician required

Job details

Location: QLD
Salary: Base Salary - $171,044 - $216,865 (not the full remuneration package)
Reference: Ad-665
Posted: over 3 years ago

Job description

Your key responsibilities:

  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role in accordance with the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service pledges outlined above.
  • As a Senior Medical Officer of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service, you are responsible for the following dimensions as outlined in the CanMEDs framework:
  • As a Medical Expert you are responsible for: • The maintenance of appropriate Credentials and working within your awarded Scope of Clinical Practice (SoCP) as determined by the HHSii and limited by the Clinical Service Capability Framework (CSCF) of individual facilities; or the Public Health Practice Manual. At a minimum, this will require maintenance of registration as a (specialist) medical practitioner in a discipline relevant to the position as outlined above,
  • The provision of high level Knowledge and Skills within the discipline/department.
  • Providing expert Consultation and Advice directly to patients or to GPs, and within the HHS as required.
  • Providing expert Clinical Service to patients of the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service as directed within the above Scope of Clinical Practice.
  • As a Professional you are responsible for: • Actively taking part in Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Peer Review and Audit and to demonstrate positive change as a result. Including support for National and College quality standards.
  • Demonstrating Ethical Practice and Decision Making – in both clinical and nonclinical areas, including fulfilling all responsibilities of this role in accordance with Queensland Health’s core values, and the Queensland Public Service Code of Conduct at all times.
  • Undertaking selfinitiated Reflective Practice and maintenance of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to maintain professional competence and expertise.
  • Ensuring high quality and timely Clinical and NonClinical Documentation and Management of Information whether paperbased or enabled by information technology. This includes being responsible for the quality and timeliness of documentation of medical staff who report to you, including junior doctors.
  • As a Manager you are responsible for: • Demonstrating Leadership and providing Clinical Governance and Supervision of staff reporting to you, including junior medical staff.
  • Being aware of, and complying with Legislation that applies to your area, as well as contributing to, and following QH, HHS and Local Policies and Procedures as published from time to time.
  • Management of Resources available to you, including Value Management to reduce waste, and ensure that the resources available are used to deliver the greatest good to the greatest number of patients/clients.

For more information, please contact Oliver Simmons on 02 9641 2417 or if it is more convenient for you