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Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Consultant

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Illawarra, New South Wales
Role Type
AU$180000 - AU$251000 per annum
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Job Ref: GM-DRS-01_1719810466

We have partnered with Illawarra/ Shoalhaven Health District assisting to fill their Specialist position in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The Consultant positions are primarily based out of Shoalhaven Memorial Hospital.

Located on the beautiful NSW south coast, Shoalhaven is bordered by mountains, coastal plains and 100 magnificent beaches with 49 towns and villages.

Travelling to this beautiful coastal destination is easy from:

Sydney - a two (2) hour drive south of 160 kilometres

Canberra - a two-and-a-half-hour (2.5 hours) drive north of around 200 kilometres

Wollongong - just over a one (1) hour drive south of 78 kilometres

Enjoy 100 beaches 49 towns and villages!

Enjoy a wide range of activities available from Kangaroo Valley - the northern border, to North Durras - the southern border, and the beaches, towns and villages along the way.

The Shoalhaven's temperate climate is comfortable all year round, with balmy sea breezes to cool in summer and clean crisp air for long country walks in winter.

Rich in local culture the Shoalhaven's many annual food, wine and arts festivals and events have become popular reasons to visit.


The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist will provide expert medical assessment and management of patients in
the Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) Service within the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.

The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist is responsible for the provision of specialist services to emergency patients,
inpatients and outpatients at the relevant Hospital.

The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist will ensure provision of high quality O&G services to all patients within the
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. The Obstetrician and Gynaecologist will proactively:

* Support the development of O&G services
* Support and facilitate a culture of learning and best practice
* Support and develop O&G research within the department



* Provide an accountable and high standard service consistent with the defined scope of clinical practice
for ISLHD and all NSW Health Policies and as required by other senior medical staff and the facility.
* Be dedicated to a teamwork philosophy and be able to demonstrate ability to work as a team member
within the Department and the broader multidisciplinary team.
* Ensure detailed patient treatment plans are in place to support the timely management of patients and
effective clinical handover processes in accordance with facility and ISLHD guidelines.
* Ensure a high standard of clinical record documentation is maintained, including the completion of all
clinical records (including medication charts and other orders) to reflect clinical decisions and optimise
data collection.
* Participate fully in the on call roster as required by the facility and in accordance with clinical privileges.
* Participate actively in research activities in the Department.
* Adapt clinical practice in accordance with contemporary evidence-based best practice and any clinical
protocols as approved by ISLHD from time to time.


* Participate in the management and governance of the department.
* Participate in Mortality and Morbidity meetings and any other quality improvement programs.
* Participate in appropriate committees and administrative meetings as required.
* Comply with ISLHD and facility clinical governance policies and programs.
* Participate in peer review and other Continuing Medical Education activities consistent with College and
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) requirements to maintain professional
* Ensure compliance with the Australian


1. Specialist registration or eligible for specialist registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (FRANZCOG) and/or equivalent specialist recognition.

2. Evidence of continuing medical education and self-monitoring/audit practices consistent with the scope of
practice requirements of the position.

3. Significant experience at a senior O&G specialist level with demonstration of competency working
independently with complex emergencies and limited support.

4. Proven capacity and/or experience in the provision of effective high quality services, demonstrated
through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position
including evidence of participation in quality improvement activities relevant to the specialty.

5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with experience in teaching both undergraduate and post
graduate students and other staff of the hospital.

6. Demonstrate the skills and attitudes appropriate as a Senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a
high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.

7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health services
colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team and demonstrated ability to communicate
effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff and to work as an effective member of the clinical team
across multiple sites.

8. Demonstrated experience in and commitment to research relevant to the role and needs of the Department.

Please contact Hideki Okuma on +61 427 606 766 or select 'Apply'.

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