Position Details
Reference Number 20357
Position Title Consultant Geriatrician
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Division Midland Hospital
Location Midland
Award Midland Negotiated Salaries (No Cas Loading)
Classification Negotiated Salaries 40 Hour Week
Salary Dependent on qualifications
Hours per Fortnight 40.00
Position Summary

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is a leading health care provider, with private hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia.

With over 120 years' experience in health care, we have an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer. Learning is highly valued and there are many opportunities for professional development.

With a total of 367 beds, 307 for public patients and 60 for private patients, St John of God Midland Public & Private Hospitals is conveniently located within one complex, bringing health care closer to home. First class, contemporary facilities and our distinctive compassionate care will greatly contribute to a healthy future for the people of Midland and surrounding communities.

We are currently seeking suitably qualified and experienced Geriatrician to work as part of our multidisciplinary Aged Care and Rehabilitation team. You will be responsible for the provision of specialist medical services to our frail elderly patients in both an inpatient and outpatient setting

Our consultants will promote patient quality and safety and provide leadership, training, supervision and education to doctors in training, Health Service Medical Practitioners and other health workers.

This position will be offered on a temporary part time basis (0.5FTE) and be required to undertake clinical shifts as directed which may include participation on the on-call/after-hours/weekend roster. The contract will commence on 1 May to 31 October 2017.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Current General Registration (or be eligible) with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA).
  • Fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians or equivalent.
  • Appropriate training and experience in geriatric medicine.
  • Demonstrated highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and co-ordinate multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of continuous improvement principles and experience in implementing and maintaining Quality Assurance Programs together with personal professional development programs.
  • Demonstrated competency in providing clinical leadership in a work environment.

 St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


Contact Person Jade Ferrier
Contact Number (08) 9462 4487
Closing Date 14/05/2017
Position Description
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