Staff Specialist (Consultant Specialist)

Will you actively create a healthier future for tomorrow?

At Medibank we’re encouraged to think big. We have a clear purpose to impact better health outcomes for our customers, patients and our community.

We celebrate diversity of thought because we want to make better decisions for our customers. As we work towards our goal of better health for better lives, we value the knowledge and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. We are working hard to create an inclusive workplace and develop Indigenous careers.

Adelaide based.

Full time or part time 3 year fixed term contracts.

My Home Hospital

My Home Hospital is a new Hospital in the Home program, funded by Wellbeing SA, with the aim of achieving a much higher proportion of hospital level care episodes delivered in patients’ homes. MHH will incorporate a Virtual Care Centre (VCC) responsible for triage, admission, care coordination, medical governance, remote monitoring and medical record management. Clinical services will be delivered through a provider network.

MHH is committed to providing safe, high quality and effective health care services that address the holistic (physical, social, psychological and spiritual) needs of our patients and their families and carers.

Our design of the MHH model has been informed by core principles that embody the change that we want to see (and create) in acute care. They are aligned with our own organisational principles and with the principles for the MHH program.

Staff Specialist (Consultant Specialist)

The Staff Specialist (Consultant Specialist) position oversees and provides patient care and applies medical knowledge and experience in the clinical diagnosis, investigation, treatment and ongoing management of patients in the MHH. The Staff Specialists will report to the MHH Chief Medical Advisor.

The role is responsible for the clinical diagnosis, investigation, treatment and ongoing management of patients within MHH. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the appointee will apply medical knowledge and experience in the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of patients and maintain effective communication with patients and their carers/family, MHH staff, medical colleagues including General Practitioners.

The position will undertake minimum daily rounds when rostered on and participate in scheduled handover meetings, where appropriate and support our Career Medical Officers (CMO’s) to provide effective handover of patients requiring on-going care and monitoring at the end of each shift.

About You

Fully registered as a medical practitioner with AHPRA you have relevant specialist qualifications eg FRACP, FACEM etc.

You demonstrate an ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and can critically analyse and apply theoretical knowledge and experience in determining the appropriate clinical diagnosis, investigations and treatment of patients.

Comfortably working within your personal level of expertise you seek assistance as needed from senior staff and absorb a one team approach.

Naturally eager to teach and support, you will assist the Career Medical Officers, Registrars and others to extend their clinical skills and knowledge, growing and supporting the team.

This role does require to you demonstrate a minimum 5 years’ experience as a qualified Medical Officer including APHRA registration. Throughout the process you will be asked to complete a National Police check and Working with Children Check. This position also requires for you to have a current driver’s license along with vehicle, registration, and car insurance.

A career with us

With flexible working options, our people have choice in how and where they work. We’re also committed to supporting better accessibility for our customers and our people. If we call you to discuss this role, you’ll also get the opportunity to chat about any adjustments.

We offer a range of great benefits, rewards and discounts, and health and wellbeing initiatives.

To start small and impact bigger.