- Department for Health & Wellbeing, Health Regulation & Protection, Adelaide CBD
- Salary: $214,433-$282,546 - MD2 - Full Time / Ongoing Appointment
You will be responsible to the Chief Public Health Officer for the provision of specialist public health medicine consultation services. This will include the provision of specialist advice on medically-related public health issues generally, as well as a focus on the provision of expert public health medical advice in relation to health protection, disaster preparedness and resilience and blood, organ and tissue related matters. This position will also be responsible for the coordination and management of the Public Health Medicine Training Program, and will take a leadership role on relevant projects, programs and policy development processes. SA Health aims to ensure healthier, longer and better lives for all South Australians through a comprehensive and sustainable health system. SA Health works to achieve these aims by strengthening primary health care, enhancing hospital care, reforming mental health care and improving the health of Aboriginal people.
You will be eligible for general registration as a specialist in Public Health Medicine with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). With experience in developing policy and legislation to improve population health, you will be skilled in public health research utilising quantitative and qualitative methodologies. You will demonstrate a high level of ability in communicating effectively with government and non-government officers, medical practitioners, public interest groups and the media in relation to public health and medical issues. Your ability to develop innovative approaches to solving complex population health problems will make you the ideal candidate for this role.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job Ref: 717661
717661 - Public Health Medical Consultant - Job Pack.pdf