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Consultant Oncologist

Careers Connections International

The Role:
We are currently looking for a Consultant Oncologist to join a friendly and supportive team in a beautiful regional setting.

You will contribute to the delivery of high-quality inpatient and outpatient oncology services within the Local Health Network. As a consultant, you will provide good continuity of care, participate in clinical trial projects and clinical trials, including liaison with collaborating teams. You will also contribute to continuous quality improvement programs and activities linked to the organisation’s strategic and corporate directions and attend Oncology Multidisciplinary team meetings. As part of your role, you will provide effective teaching programs across relevant sites, ensuring the provision of high standard clinical services to patients through the teaching/training of undergraduates and postgraduates. You will play a key role in ensuring that country cancer services integrate with metropolitan cancer services in order to provide seamless and safe care for country consumers of cancer services.

The Consultant Oncologist is required to:

  • Provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to oncology patients, both in terms of individual performance and by clinical leadership and contribution to a multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of patient care.
  • Provide a professional medical service in accordance with Regional, Hospital and departmental policy manuals and documents, and with the Professional standards of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
  • Active involvement in teaching trainee medical officers, interns and medical students and, where
    appropriate, nursing and allied health.
  • Participation in clinical audit and quality, safety and clinical risk management activities.

Participation in research and continuous medical education activities.
Indicative Total Remuneration: $328,246 - $425,204 p.a.

The Hospital:
This is the largest hospital in Country South Australia, it is less than 10 years old and has approximately 100 beds, which provides a range of services, including a 24-hour accident and emergency, acute inpatient, elective surgery, emergency surgery, birthing, paediatric and mental health services, and associated clinical support.

There are 37 medical beds, 27 surgical beds, a 6-bed High Dependency unit, a 20-bed maternity-paediatric ward and a 6-bed mental health unit. Facilities are provided for chemotherapy, dialysis and day surgery. There are 4 operating theatres, 12 day surgery chairs and 3 delivery suites.

The Location:
A thriving progressive community, locals enjoy a quality lifestyle with city facilities and services, many attractions, a wide range of shopping and entertainment, surrounded by volcanic craters, lakes, limestone and underground aquifers.

Famous for its 'Blue Lake' that changes colour dramatically each year, The Blue Lake is just one of the lakes within the three craters of the volcano. The city also boasts beautiful parks and gardens, caves and sinkholes. An interesting mix of galleries, museums and markets provides an insight into the culture and arts of the town. With fresh local food and wines available at many cafes and restaurants everyone's tastes are catered for.

Located the same distance from Adelaide and Melbourne!
Population of the city is about 25,000 but the catchment area for the hospital is approximately 60,000 people.

Skills & Qualifications required:
Fellowship of the RACP with advanced training in Medical Oncology or Radiation Oncology. Demonstrating a high level of clinical skills in oncology, you will bring the professional expertise to practice as a competent, caring consultant. Experience in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels will hold you in good stead for this role, along with your ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
The Benefits:
Attractive remuneration
Supportive team
Attraction and Retention allowance

Excellent remuneration, flexible working hours, and conditions. If you are passionate about developing your medical career, growing personally and professionally, and taking a lead role in patient care you will be greatly supported.

How do I Apply?
Please forward your resume to Nicki Wade at
For more information about this and other opportunities and a confidential discussion please contact Nicki Wade on: 0401 010048.

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Careers Connections International
Location Adelaide
Job Reference Number BBBH17955
Sub Classification Specialist Physicians
Job Type Permanent/Full-Time
Estimated Salary Package Over $150K
Closing Date 30-01-2022

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