Staff Specialist – General Physician

Job details

Location: TAS
Salary: Remuneration as per the State AWARD
Reference: Ad-774
Posted: over 2 years ago

Job description


  • Admission and care of patients in the wards including a daily ward round and liaison with Specialist Medical Staff regarding patients.
  • Attend Specialist ward rounds and record all decisions made in the medical history.
  • Timely response to calls by members of the patient’s care team.
  • Ensure that consultations occur when requested.
  • Interact with families or carers of hospital patients.
  • Accurate and timely recording of drugs and treatment.
  • Undertake procedures as required.
  • Accurate, comprehensive and contemporaneous recording in the medical record including progress notes each day.
  • Discharge planning.
  • Provide Discharge Summary compliant with THS policy (or the appropriate standards) to ensure safe clinical handover to community-based care providers.
  • Provide after-hours cover as directed and short-term relief in other areas as required by the employer.
  • Involvement in Quality Assurance activities.
  • Involvement in Hospital educational activities or evidence of further self-directed learning as per registration requirements.
  • Supervision of Residents, Interns and Medical Students.

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