The Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) provides acute and community services to northern metropolitan Adelaide and tertiary services to a wider catchment area.
Hospitals and services within the NALHN include the Lyell McEwin Hospital (LMH), Modbury Hospital, a range of sub-acute and primary health care services and a number of state-wide services.
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5-100 General Training / General Practice Training
This program includes rotations in Emergency Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychiatry, General Medicine, Acute Medical Services, Anaesthetics, ICU, Cardiology, GP, Radiology, General Surgery (including Upper GI/Breast/End), Medical Nights, Neurology, Diabetes or Endocrine, Paediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Preference will be given to successful applicants in General Practice Training). Successful applicants to Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) in General Practice Training will be rostered appropriately.
5-300 Basic Physician Training
The NALHN (NALHN) offers Basic Physician Trainees (BPT) with high quality clinical training and educational experience through rotations across its network (Lyell McEwin Health Service (LMHS) and Modbury Hospital). It has a burgeoning training program that is integrated with the clinical service requirements of the hospital and aimed at providing ideal preparation for the Fellowship examination of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
We offer our trainees a broad range of experience in internal medicine with rotations in the following specialities: General Medicine, Acute Medical Unit, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology, Neurology and Stroke, Respiratory, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Geriatric Medicine, Intensive Care, and Peri operative/Safety & Quality.
LMH has recently been reaccredited as a level 3 training site by the RACP, and Modbury is level 1. There are also a limited number of rotations each year available on exchange to other sites. Thus at present we are able to provide a pathway for all 3 years of Basic Physician Training.
Entry into the program is competitive and what we look for is an employee who can demonstrate a desire to train at NALHN, has a good academic and clinical history, and is an effective team player and communicator. Up to 13 positions may be available in 2015 through SA MET’s process.
5-400 Surgical RMO
This program is suitable for trainees who are intending to register with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and who are working towards entry into the Surgical Education & Training program (SET).
- Surgical RMO programs are available to trainees for a maximum of two years. Trainees who have completed two years in the Surgical RMO program are not eligible to apply for further surgical RMO training through this process.
- Surgical RMO positions will be recruited using a statewide approach. If you wish to be considered for a Surgical RMO position you must apply to the individual hospital surgical training code/s. Interviews (if offered) will be held at a randomly allocated hospital and will consist of standardised questions across all sites to create a statewide list of ranked candidates. Using this ranking, applicants will be allocated to positions in order of their hospital preferences.
5-500 Obstetrics & Gynaecology (12 months)
Lyell McEwin Hospital is one of Adelaide’s leading tertiary hospitals. We are seeking to appoint Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) for a period of 12 months. The successful applicants will participate in clinical duties and be responsible for managing the care of patients allocated to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in consultation with the Registrars, Consultants, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. Applicants interested in the DRANZCOG are encouraged to apply. The Department has a team of 14 Consultants, 12 Registrars and 11 RMO’s.
5-550 Obstetrics & Gynaecology (6 months) with Paediatrics (6 months)
Lyell McEwin Hospital is one of Adelaide’s leading tertiary hospitals. We are seeking to appoint RMOs for a period of 12 months. These positions will comprise of 6 months O&G and 6 months Paediatrics. The successful applicants will participate in O&G clinical duties and be responsible for managing the care of patients allocated to the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in consultation with the Registrars, Consultants, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. Applicants interested in the DRANZCOG are encouraged to apply. The Department has a team of 14 Consultants, 12 Registrars and 11 RMO’s.
The Paediatric term offers a broad exposure to Paediatrics, incorporating inpatient and outpatients. A significant part of the work centres on neonatal patients in labour ward, postnatal ward and Special Care Nursery. This would be an ideal term for those wishing to pursue General Practice or starting a career in Paediatrics. The Paediatric Department is staffed by 7 Consultants, 7 Registrars and 6 RMO’s. A ‘humane’ on call roster is in operation.
5-560 Paediatrics (12 months)
Lyell McEwin Hospital is one of Adelaide’s leading tertiary hospitals. We are seeking to appoint Resident Medical Officers for a period of 12 months. The successful applicants will participate in clinical duties and be responsible for managing the care of patients allocated to the Department of Paediatrics in consultation with the Registrars, Consultants, Nurses and Allied Health professionals. Applicants interested in the Diploma in Child Health (DCH) are encouraged to apply. The Department has a team of 10 Consultants, 10 Registrars and 8 RMO’s.
5-600 Emergency Medicine Training
Lyell McEwin is an urban district hospital with a busy Emergency Department, RMOs will gain an exposure to a wide range of both adult and paediatric presentations. RMOs have weekly two hour protected teaching sessions and ready access to emergency registrars and consultants 7 days a week. Good resources are available for those specialising or looking to specialise in Emergency Medicine.
This program is suitable for RMO’s applying for a full 12 months of emergency medicine experience, some time may be spent in the Modbury hospital ED. Registration with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) for Emergency Medicine training is not a mandatory requirement but will be taken into consideration.
Trainees already enrolled with the ACEM are advised to apply to Hendrika Meyer, the Director of Emergency Medicine directly. Please send a covering letter and current CV including three referees to Doris Murphy.