Locum Geriatric Medicine Specialist needed for 6-8 weeks
$2000 per day + on call
0.4 FTE ideally Tues and Fri 9-5pm (negotiable)
You will be working in a 205 bed hospital with public and private services.You will be working for a leading health care provider, operating private and public hospitals throughout Australia.
The organisation has a well deserved reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and you will find opportunities for professional development.
Working as a locum consultant geriatrician for 6-8 weeks at least, commencing 10th August.
0.4 FTE, (ideally Tues and Fri) 9am-5pm.
You will also be required to cover on call from home out of hours 1 week in 3, 7/7 commencing the first week 10/08.
This role is 1 of 2 consultants in the Restorative Unit (RU).
This is a public service providing comprehensive, multi-disciplinary restorative care for patients needing rehab post operatively, and those with reconditioning needs.
The unit is 24 beds (12 beds per consultant), and is supported by 2 service medical registrars who are full time.
The role also includes services within a Day Therapy Unit (DTU) which provides public outpatient clinic appointments as well as day allied health therapy.
The case load may be follow-up care from those discharged from RU, or those referred from primary or public secondary care for outpatient management.
The 0.4 FTE week-day allocation also provides for 2 sessions of clinic time in DTU.
Typically patients are referred to both units from Royal Perth, Midland, and also direct from GPs.
The unit does not take acutely unwell patients, and generally requires them to be medically stable.
The on call roster covers the RU, and also another public rehab unit in the main hospital, which is a 10 bed unit taking overflow rehab patients.
$2000 per day
On call would be paid as follows: Stay at home rate $23 per hour. Paid 16 hours overnight, and 48 hours at weekend.No additional payment made for phone calls
Call in rate: $250 / hour. Week evenings: 150% (minimum 3 hours), thereafter 200% for additional hours. Saturday day / evening: 175% (minimum 3 hours), thereafter 200%. Any time 00:00 - 06:00: 200% (minimum 3 hours)
Stay at home rate is not paid when call in is in effect.
WA based candidates only
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