Permanent Staff Specialist Physician

Job details

Location: TAS
Salary: As per the Medical Practitioners agreement dependant on level of specialist
Reference: Ad-613
Posted: about 3 years ago

Job description

Provide specialist treatment and care for the public patients of the North West in General Medicine and sub-speciality, where applicable.  

Undertake procedures as required in the Department of Medicine. 

Participate in the General Medicine after hours and on call rosters as determined by the Clinical Leader Medicine/Director of Medical Services. 

Arrange onwards referral of patients for medical services not available locally, ensuring good communication with referring units and community practitioners.  

Maintain an adequate medical record on all patients treated. 

Ensure active discharge planning. 

Liaise with specialist colleagues as necessary for the care of hospital patients. 

Provide a consultative service to other specialist units. 

Participate in and support the various undergraduate and post graduate teaching programs for Nursing and Medical staff. 

Supervise Junior Medical Staff attached to the unit. 

Participate in such hospital committees and administrative matters, such as continuous quality improvement activities, mortality and morbidity reviews as required. 

Travel across the North West to provide services as required/rostered. 

Observe all hospital by laws and statutory regulations.  

Actively participate in and contribute to the organisation’s Quality & Safety and Work Health & Safety processes, including the development and implementation of safety systems, improvement initiatives and related training, ensuring that quality and safety improvement processes are in place and acted upon. 

The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level. 

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