Join a team dedicated to creating and safeguarding excellence in clinical care.
Opportunity to establish a private practice
Academic opportunity available at the UNSW Rural Clinical School
FRANZCOG or equivalent qualification from a comparable healthcare country
Griffith Base Hospital is a 117-bed C1 peer grouped hospital that provides a range of acute specialist services (both resident & visiting) including emergency medicine, general medicine, surgery, paediatric medicine, oncology, obstetrics, intensive care, respiratory medicine, renal dialysis and rheumatology. Each year there are approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 540 births. Additional services at Griffith Base Hospital include physiotherapy, dietetics, pharmacy, occupational therapy and Aboriginal health. There are also a range of diagnostic services including Pathology, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, General X-Ray and Mammography.
Reporting to the Clinical Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology you will provide a high quality service to Griffith and the surrounding community.
You will have substantial experience in women's health, with clinical competence in procedural obstetrics including assisted delivery and caesarean deliveries and management of obstetrical emergencies.
You will have the skills and experience to undertake a significant amount of gynaecological surgery.
You will participate in all aspects of antenatal and intrapartum care.
You will provide best practice evidence based clinical services to achieve quality patient outcomes.
You will undertake supervision and education of junior medical staff and other relevant staff to foster safe clinical practice.
You will actively participate in risk management and quality programs to improve organisational processes and own practices.
You will participate in an on-call roster as required.
There is opportunity to establish a private practice, locally in Griffith.
Academic opportunity available at the UNSW Rural Clinical School - bring world-class medical education to rural Australia.
Reap the benefits of a regional lifestyle, 10 minute commute times and sense of community.
Griffith is the heart of Wine and Food Country. It is renowned for its quality restaurants and European style cafes, complimented by local fine wines.
With a population of approximately 26,000, Griffith comprises a rich blend of cultures and traditions. Today more than 70 nationalities add to the cultural tapestry of the region.
Griffith is centrally located 450km north of Melbourne, 570km south west of Sydney and 350km west of Canberra.
Griffith is well serviced by air from Sydney with 5 flights per day and a daily flight from Melbourne.
Median property prices in Griffith range from $376,000 for houses to $305,000 for units. Houses rent for $370 per week and units for $320 per week.
Eligible for registration as a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with the Medical Board of Australia.
Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) or equivalent from a comparable healthcare country.
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