CALHN internship

Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) is an accredited prevocational (PGY1 and PGY2+) medical training provider. SAMETs Accreditation Standards provide the framework against which the quality of education, training, support, supervision and welfare are measured and met. The hospitals within CALHN to which Interns are allocated as home-based hospitals are The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Other sites and services in CALHN include Hampstead Rehabilitation Hospital, Glenside Hospital, and a range of sub-acute and primary health care services and a number of state-wide services. CALHN serves the South Australian community through a multidisciplinary patient-focused model, delivering comprehensive medical services and care to manage a diverse range of complex health issues. CALHN is committed to our community through a partnership approach in delivering healthcare that promotes wellness through illness prevention and proactive treatment of disease. CALHN provides a broad base of clinical experience and has a demonstrated culture of expert teaching and training which is very well supported by senior clinicians and trainees in vocational training programs.

Royal Adelaide Hospital is an 800-bed Hospital providing a comprehensive range of the most complex clinical care to an estimated 85,000 inpatients and 400,000 outpatients each year. Structurally, the hospital spans the equivalent of three city blocks and is located on a site containing almost four hectares of landscaped parks and internal green space, including over 70 courtyards, terraces and sky gardens.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is a 311 bed, acute care teaching hospital that provides inpatient, outpatient, and emergency and mental health services to a population of more than 250,000 people living primarily in Adelaide’s western suburbs. TQEH is currently undergoing a 270 million dollar redevelopment.

For more information view the Intern Job Pack.