Integrated Care (IC) provides health services including, but not limited to, planned care, rapid assessment clinics, Virtual care and phone advice/triage to support clinical decision making, with a focus on reducing patient length of stay in acute settings, prevent hospital presentations, and bridging the gap between primary and tertiary care.
The medical consultant role is accountable to the Medical Head of Unit and the Director, Integrated Care and is responsible for managing the care of all patients requiring the services of Integrated Care. The position works in partnership with acute, sub-acute, community and primary care teams to ensure patients are navigated through the system based on clinical need. Intervention will be for those assessed as requiring a rapid / time limited intermediate health care response only. Those assessed as requiring inpatient or emergency care will receive care via alternate pathways.
Benefits of Working at CALHN
From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, and a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Central Adelaide Local Health Network.
We’re looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through and and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.
Each day presents our nearly 15,000 employees with an opportunity to perform at their best, not because they are expected to, but because they want to as they work together to achieve our . Together we’re committed to delivering the very best in care for the community in line with .
The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South’s Australia’s major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan area.
Our Statewide clinical services include BreastScreen SA, SA Pathology, SA Medical Imaging and SA Pharmacy. Community health services include SA Dental (including School Dental Services), SA Prison Health and Donate Life SA.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
In addition to the annual salary package, we also offer salary sacrifice benefits, employer superannuation contributions and leave loading.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening.
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.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 818783
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Application Closing Date
11:55 pm Friday 27th January 2023