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SA Health Job Pack

Job Title
Cardiology Registrar
Job Number
539622
Appli cations Closing Date
15/08/2014
Region / Division
Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
Health Service
Flinders Medical Centre
Location
Adelaide Metro
Classification
MDP2
Job Status
Full Time Temporary 31/01/2016
Indicative Total Remuneration* $83,699 - $136,313 Pro Rata
Criminal History Assessment
Appli cants will be required to complete and submit a Department of Communities and Social Inclusion
(DCSI) Criminal History Check. The following checks will be requi red for this role:
Child Related Employment Screening
Vulnerable Person-Related Employment Screening
Aged Care Sector Employment Screening
General Employment Probity Check
Please ensure that the appropriate forms are completed and taken with you to the interview stage of the
recruitment process. Further information is available on the SA Health careers website at
www.health.sa.gov.au/careers - see Career Information, or by referring to the nominated contact person below.
Contact Details
Full name
Dr Cameron Bridgman
Job Title
Head of Training, Cardiology
Phone number
8204 2195
Email address
Cameron.bridgman@health.sa.gov.au

Guide to submitting an application
Thank you for considering applying for a position within SA Health. Recruitment and Selection processes across SA Health
are based on best practice and a commitment to a selection based on merit. This means treating all applications in a fair
and equitable manner that aims to choose the best person for the position.

A well presented, easy to read application will allow the panel to assess the information they need from your application. To
give yourself the best opportunity to reach interview, the application should clearly and concisely demonstrate to the
selection panel that you are suitably equipped to perform the role, and that you possess all of the stated minimum essential
skills, abilities, knowledge, experience and educational qualifications (where required).

The online application form to apply for this position will ask for employment history, education, qualifications and referees
however to understand the position and requirements we suggest you become familiar with the attached J ob and Person
Specification.

We request that you attach the following to your application -
A covering letter of up to 2 pages introducing yourself to the selection panel and describing your skills, abilities,
knowledge, qualifications and experience in relation to the position;
A current Curriculum vitae/Resume that includes your personal details, relevant employment history, education,
training courses, qualifications and professional memberships.

* Refer to http://www.sahealthcareers.com.au/information/ for further information regarding
The Indicative Total Remuneration which is inclusive of Award salary, superannuation and other monetary benefits.
Information for Applicants
Criminal History Assessment requirements




JOB AND PERSON SPECIFICATION
(MANAGERIAL)
TITLE OF POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT:
Cardiology Registrar/Fellow Southern Area Local Health Network
Classification: Health Unit: Medicine
To be determined Division: Medicine, Cardiac & Critical Care
Classification Reviewed: Department / Section:
Position No:
Position Created:

J ob and Person Specification Acknowledgement

_________________________________________ _____/_____/_____
Sign and Print Name Date


JOB SPECIFICATION

1. SUMMARY OF THE BROAD PURPOSE OF THE POSITION and its responsibilities/duties



Flinders Medical Centre is a public teaching hospital, located on the same site as the Flinders
University and the Flinders Private Hospital.




The Division of Medicine provides medical services to Flinders Medical Centre. The Department
is responsible for the education of medical students and trainee medical officers and for the
conduct of research.

The incumbent is required to work as part of a multidisciplinary academic and clinical team.

Essential core features -
To provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to medicine patients of Flinders
Medical Centre both in terms of individual performance and by contributing to a multi-
disciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care.
Active involvement in teaching medical students and junior medical staff.
Conduct of research and Audit



2. REPORTING/WORKING RELATIONSHIPS (to whom the person reports, staff for whom the person is
responsible, and other significant connections and working relationships within the organisation)



Supervisor Reports to: Director of Cardiology

Supervisors Position: Director of Training, Cardiology Department

Subject Position: Registrar, Cardiology

Positions supervised: Intern and Resident Medical Officers, Medicine

Directly:

Indirectly: J unior medical staff in Medicine, medical
students

Other Positions Reporting to the Supervisor:

Performance Appraisal: The incumbent will be required to participate in a
quarterly performance appraisal. The
performance appraisal will be carried out by the
Supervisor, in conjunction with other senior
Department staff.


3. SPECIAL CONDITIONS (such as non-metropolitan location, travel requirements, frequent overtime, etc)


J ob and Person Specifications are reviewed regularly as part of the ongoing Performance
Development process.
May be required to work within other locations of the Southern Area Local Health Network.
Some out of hours work may be required.
Support values consistent with the aims of the Region, including honesty, respect and
integrity.
May be required to undertake a health assessment prior to commencement.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Offender History Check.
Managers and Supervisors are directly responsible and accountable to the Divisional Head for
the provision of a safe work environment for employees under their supervision and control.
Specifically by:
- Implementing Flinders Medical Centre occupational health, safety and welfare policies


- Participating in occupational health, safety and welfare programs, for example ThinkBack,
Critical Incident Stress Management Program
- Consulting with employees and their representatives on any issues that affect health,
safety and welfare at work
- Supporting the role of the Health & Safety Representative including the provision of
adequate facilities and sufficient time to carry out their duties
- Implementing appropriate procedures for the safe procurement, management and
maintenance of plant and substances used in the workplace
- Carrying out hazard identifications, assessment and control procedures including the
annual Health and Safety Audit/Survey
- Developing and implementing safe work practices and procedures for all hazardous tasks
- Providing information on hazards and risks in the workplace, job instruction, training and
supervision as is necessary to ensure safe work for employees
- Ensuring that all accidents and incidents are reported and investigated
- Participating in the rehabilitation of injured employees whose health has been affected by
work activities
- Evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of all occupational health, safety and welfare
activities in their area
- Appraising employee occupational health, safety and welfare performance
- Attending training programs to maintain knowledge and awareness of occupational health,
safety and welfare requirements.

Comply with the Principles of the Code of Fair Information Practice, adopted by the
Department of Health, which regulate the collection, use, disclosure, storage and transfer of all
personal patient/client information within the Department and throughout its funded service
providers.

Will be required to
Work outside of normal hours including weekends as rostered
Be involved in the teaching of medical students

May be required to
Work at Royal Darwin Hospital, Northern Territory
Conduct research and Audit
Will be required to undertake a health assessment prior to commencement.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Offender History Check.
Participate in FMCs Individual Performance Review and Development program

Managers and Supervisors are directly responsible and accountable to the Divisional Head for
the provision of a safe work environment for employees under their supervision and control.
Specifically by:
- Implementing Flinders Medical Centre occupational health, safety and welfare policies
- Participating in occupational health, safety and welfare programs, for example ThinkBack,
Critical Incident Stress Management Program
- Consulting with employees and their representatives on any issues that affect health,
safety and welfare at work
- Supporting the role of the Health & Safety Representative including the provision of
adequate facilities and sufficient time to carry out their duties
- Implementing appropriate procedures for the safe procurement, management and
maintenance of plant and substances used in the workplace
- Carrying out hazard identifications, assessment and control procedures including the
annual Health and Safety Audit/Survey
- Developing and implementing safe work practices and procedures for all hazardous tasks
- Providing information on hazards and risks in the workplace, job instruction, training and
supervision as is necessary to ensure safe work for employees
- Ensuring that all accidents and incidents are reported and investigated


- Participating in the rehabilitation of injured employees whose health has been affected by
work activities
- Evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of all occupational health, safety and welfare
activities in their area
- Appraising employee occupational health, safety and welfare performance
- Attending training programs to maintain knowledge and awareness of occupational health,
safety and welfare requirements.
Comply with the Principles of the Code of Fair Information Practice, adopted by the
Department of Human Services, which regulate the collection, use, disclosure, storage and
transfer of all personal patient/client information within the Department and throughout its
funded service providers.


4. STATEMENT OF KEY OUTCOMES AND ASSOCIATED ACTIVITIES (group in to major areas
of responsibility / activity and list in descending order of importance).



Responsibilities:

Ensure that a safe and healthy work environment, free from discrimination is provided for
employees by:
Implementing departmental human resource policies
Ensuring that the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Ethical Conduct are a
normal part of doing business
Managing industrial relations issues appropriately as they arise

Provide a high quality clinical service under the direction of the Head, Department of
Medicine:
Providing appropriate clinical care to patients
Coordinating the follow up care of patients
Provide appropriate supervision of Residents and Intern Medical Staff
Ensuring the maintenance of comprehensive clinical records which document significant
patient management decisions
Ensuring effective communication with other care providers to promote continuity of patient
care

Demonstrate a commitment to continuous service improvement by:
Participating in departmental peer review and audit activities
Attending and participating in clinical and departmental meetings
Participating in the development of clinical guidelines and protocols
Continuously reviewing existing practices and promoting change where required
Participating in quality assurance programs undertaken by Flinders Medical Centre
Participating in personal performance appraisal

Demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional development by:
Attending conferences to maintain and enhance knowledge
Participating in programs designed to provide personal growth and development

Demonstrate a commitment to the provision of a multidisciplinary approach to clinical care
by:
Working harmoniously with all members of the clinical team
Being responsive to the expectations and needs of both clinical and non clinical colleagues

Engender a consumer focus in service delivery by:
Ensuring consumers are able to exercise their rights and responsibilities


Ensuring that patients and families are given adequate information upon which to base
treatment decisions and follow up
Being responsive to complaints from patients and their relatives

Provide appropriate support, direction and training to junior trainee medical officers and
medical students by:
Providing appropriate direction and supervision to junior registrars, resident medical officers
and interns
Acting as a role model and mentor for medical students, junior registrars, resident medical
officers and interns
Participating in the education of junior registrars, junior staff and students

Participate in and contribute to the academic life of the Medical Unit at the direction of the
Head of the Department by:
Conducting research and Audit
Participating in the research discussions
Contributing to the supervision of postgraduate students



PERSON SPECIFICATION

1. ESSENTIAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (those characteristics considered absolutely necessary)


Educational/Vocational Qualifications


Registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a medical officer.


Personal Abilities/Aptitudes/Skills


Demonstrated commitment to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and
Ethical Conduct, and an understanding of, experience in, and ability to manage to the spirit and
principles of the Premiers Safety Commitment and the legislative requirements of the
Occupational Health Safety and Welfare Act, utilising AS/NZS 4360 Risk Management, or to an
equivalent set of standards.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people including colleagues and other
professional staff.
A commitment to providing a quality service to patients and their families.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to supervise more junior medical staff.
Appropriate time management skills/punctuality.
High level skills in problem solving and decision making.
Good teaching skills.
Commitment to clinical audit.
Ability to act as a role model for medical students and junior medical staff.
Ability to participate in continuing medical education activities.
A demonstrable commitment to continuing medical education.


Experience


Proven experience in basic computing skills, including email and word processing
Some clinical experience and competence in the practice of medicine.


Knowledge


Sound knowledge of Occupational Health, Safety & Welfare principles and procedures


Sound knowledge of Quality Management principles and procedures
Working knowledge of Microsoft Applications
Knowledge base demonstrated by satisfactory previous term appraisals.
Knowledge of the philosophy/principles/goals of Flinders Medical Centre and Department of
Medicine (Medical Handbook, for TMOs.)



2. DESIRABLE CHARACTERISTICS (to distinguish between applicants who meet all essential requirements)


Personal Abilities/Aptitudes/Skills






Experience






Knowledge






Educational/Vocational Qualifications (considered useful in carrying out the responsibilities of the position)






Other details