STAFF SPECIALIST PHYSICIAN (GERIATRICIAN)
SOUTHERN NSW LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT,
WOLLONGONG, NSW, 2500 FULL TIME
Purpose of Position
The Staff Specialist will provide clinical management and treatment of patients in a Local Health District facility under their care. This care will be provided within the scope of practice granted by the Local Health District’s credentialing committee (MDAAC).
Bega is a rural community located on the Far South Coast of NSW, 20 minutes from beaches and just two and a half hours from the nation’s capital and the snowfields of Thredbo and Perisher. Also known as the Sapphire Coast, the area boasts natural beauty, abundant wildlife, cultural diversity, a temperate climate and caters for young families and professionals alike, with a variety of recreation opportunities for all ages.
Bega is the site of the new $170 million South East Regional Hospital set on 17.5ha.
Evidence of a Specialist medical registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Evidence of a Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Physicians (FRACP) in the area of Geriatric Medicine. Demonstrated significant experience in the practice of Geriatric medicine. Evidence of competence in skills relevant to Australian rural hospital practice. Demonstrated commitment to continuing medical education relevant to Physician services and willingness to commit to an equitable hospital on-call roster. Willingness to teach medical students and other staff. With demonstrated understanding of and commitment to clinical quality improvement and peer review, equal employment opportunity and Workplace Health Safety and Rehabilitation. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health service colleagues as part of a multi -disciplinary health care team and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues and staff and to work as an effective member of the clinical team.