Overview

An exciting opportunity exists for an enthusiastic Gastroenterology consultant to join the team at Northern Health.

The role:
In this role, you will:
Participate in outpatients clinics as specified and discussed with the Director of Gastroenterology
Support and assist the Director of Department of Gastroenterology in the provision of high quality medical services at Northern Health, consistent with Northern Health values.
Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care.
Participate in audit and other quality activities and committees, in particular, involvement and participation in Morbidity, Mortality and Adverse event audits
Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care.
Be immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in resuscitation and subsequent management of critically ill or injured patients.
Support the Department of Gastroenterology’s outreach services within Northern Health.
Contribute to the professional and corporate life of Northern Health by participation in appropriate committees and fora.
Contribute to ongoing service improvement and clinical and workforce innovation to ensure Northern Health provides high quality accessible Gastroenterology Services within allocated resources and meets the needs of Northern Health patients.
Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both medical and nursing undergraduates and postgraduates) roles in the Department of Gastroenterology
Entails privatised clinic work and H&M on call roster duties.

We can offer:
Health and Wellbeing programs, including our new ‘Thrive’ program
Flexibility in the workplace and extra leave options and support
An inclusive and culturally safe space
Access to salary packaging, EAP, our online library and onsite car parking.

About Northern Health

As an organisation we have a clear focus on how we service and partner with our community, including our strategy of helping the community stay well when at home. Our reputation of community minded, inclusive and progressive is matched to none.

Next Steps . . .

All applicants must complete the online credentialing process by clicking the following link:

Northern Health Medical Credentialing System

Please note existing Northern Health staff do not need to re-credential.

If this opportunity sounds like the next step in your career, then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the ‘Apply’ button and follow the prompts.

Work with us! Northern Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce which reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as applicants who are LGBTIQ+, who have different abilities, or are from culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds are encouraged.

Selection Criteria Essential: Medical registration with the Medical Board of Australia under the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Essential: Undergraduate medical qualification as a first degree is essential – MBBS, MD, or equivalent
Essential: Appropriate specialty qualifications such as Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP ) or equivalent is essential.
Essential: A current Aged Care Criminal History Check
Essential: Current National Police and Working with Children History Check
Essential: The Staff Immunisation Questionnaire must be completed by all new employees as part of the mandatory on-boarding process. New employees are not permitted to undertake any activity that requires patient contact prior to clearance by the Staff Immunisation Nurses; this also