Orthopaedic Registrar (Non-Accredited)

Job no: 805775
Work type: Full time
Location: South East
Categories: Medical
  • Limestone Coast Local Health Network, Mount Gambier and Districts Health Service, Orthopaedics Department
  • Indicative Total Remuneration: $99,360 - $161,257 p.a. - Temp F/T (up to 8/2/2026) - MDP2


You will be responsible for managing the care of patients presenting to the Orthopaedics Department in consultation with the responsible Registrars, Consultants, Visiting Specialists, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. Appropriately escalating doubts or concerns to the attention of the Consultant immediately, you will provide effective and accurate clinical handover of patient care at the change of daily shifts and on admission. You will commence discharge planning at the earliest opportunity, writing accurate and timely discharge summaries and undertaking follow-up in consultation with the patient’s normal carers and General Practitioner. Maintaining a high standard of patient care for patients, you will keep high quality, readily accessible records of patient care through the completion of Electronic Medical Records. As part of your role, you will actively contribute to Continuous Quality Improvement activities and education activities, including participating in the Orthopaedics Department’s continuing professional development, research and teaching program.
You will hold a Bachelor of Medicine or equivalent, and be registrable as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia. With appropriate postgraduate experience in the provision of medical care, you will demonstrate competency in a range of routine and common procedural ward-based skills. This will be supported by high level skills in negotiation and communication and the ability to communicate confidently and appropriately with patients and their family/relatives. You will work well both as a team member and individually, and be skilled in problem solving and decision making at both the clinical and the individual level.

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working part-time.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and appropriate immunisation requirements.

Suitably qualified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given preference as a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and sections 34(2) and 56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA).

COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement under the Public Health Act 2011 (Healthcare Setting Workers Vaccination) (COVID-19) to work in SA Health/health care setting.

For more information about the role please refer to the Job Pack provided below. Job ref: 805775

Download File 805775 - Orthopaedic Registrar (Non-Accredited).pdf

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