Medical Scribe, Division of Paediatric Medicine

Medical Scribe, Division of Paediatric Medicine

SA Health | Adelaide, South Australia, AU

Posted 17 days ago

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Women’s and Children’s Health Network - Paediatric Medicine - Medical Scribe   - North Adelaide
Casual - $29.13 - $31.34 casual rate per hour + 25% Casual Loading + 10.5% Superannuation until 4 Feb 2024 – OPS2
Seeking 6th Year University Medical Student applications only

The Medical Scribe contributes to the efficient operation of patient services within the Division of Paediatric Medicine of the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. The Medical Scribe is under the direct supervision of a Medical Consultant and undertakes tasks allocated by the Medical Consultant or their delegates, such as a Registrar. Under the direction and supervision of the Medical Consultant, various practice models may be used to enact this role, including but not limited to:• Accompanying the Medical Consultant or their delegate whilst they assess a patient and document assessment findings into Sunrise (verified by relevant consultant or delegate).• Once blood has been taken by the appropriate staff member, collecting these samples and sending them for analysis after blood investigation requests have been ordered by the Medical Consultant or their delegate.• Checking the availability of pathology and radiology results, and reporting these to the Medical Consultant.• Assisting in preparing discharge letters.• Other ad hoc duties that might be requested by the Medical Consultant and that are within the scope of the role.
About the Women's and Children's Health Network

The Women's and Children's Health Network provides state of the art health care for women and children in Adelaide and South Australia.

It is the state’s leading provider of specialist care for children with acute and chronic conditions and SA’s largest maternity and obstetric service. It also provides important community-based services.

Each year, more than 30,000 people are admitted and about 5000 babies are born at the Women's and Children's Hospital. In addition more than 250,000 people come to the hospital as outpatients.

The hospital has 295 beds. The hospital’s paediatric and adolescent wards cater for all paediatric specialties. Women’s wards provide antenatal, gynaecology, neonatal and postnatal care.

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.


DHS Working With Children Check (WWCC)
National Police Certificate (NPC) for employment involving unsupervised contact with vulnerable groups required for this position

Immunisation Risk for this position is - Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances)

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 : 813335


Name: Tamara Flory

Application Closing Date – 30/01/2023 - 11.55PM