Completing an internship at Country Health SA Local Health Network (CHSALHN) will provide you with broad experiences across diverse clinical areas including emergency medicine, general medicine, general surgery. You will have opportunities to challenge yourself and to gain valuable experience with hands-on procedural skills. You will have access to learning opportunities including the weekly junior doctor tutorial program, simulation sessions, Journal Club and Grand Rounds. Being a member of a smaller cohort of interns, you will have access to significant individual support from the Adelaide Rural Clinical School or the Flinders University Rural Health SA Medical Education Team and you will also develop close working relationships with your junior and senior medical colleagues.
The working culture at CHSALHN embraces team work and all team members are highly valued for the skills and knowledge they are able to contribute to patient care. We invite you to become a valued member of the healthcare team in addition to the local community in Mount Gambier or Whyalla. This internship will set you up well for a rural generalist career and provide some lucky interns with the opportunity to gain a two or three year contract articulating with a generalist PGY2 and a special skills year in Emergency Medicine based in Mount Gambier.
CHSALHN oversees the public hospitals and health services in the following regions across rural South Australia:
Eyre Peninsula and Western South Australia
Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island
Yorke and Mid North
For more information view the Intern Job Pack.