This is the second most populated city in South Australia with an estimated urban population of 28,684. The city is located on the slopes of Mount Gambier (volcano) in the south east of the state, about 450 kilometres (280 mi) south-east of the capital Adelaide and just 17 kilometres (11 mi) from the Victorian border, it is the most important settlement in the Limestone Coast region and the seat of government for both the City of Mount Gambier and the District Council of Grant.
The city is well known for its geographical features, particularly its volcanic and limestone features, most notably its Blue Lake, parks and gardens, caves and sinkholes. The hospital is located in the major service centre for the region and is a thriving progressive community with a local population of over 25,000. Residents enjoy a quality lifestyle with city facilities and services and a wide range of accommodation, shopping and entertainment. The locality has many attractions such as the nearby volcanic craters, lakes, limestone and underground aquifers. 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.
This is a key regional facility that provides acute services ranging from in-hospital care by local general practitioners to specialist surgical, obstetric, paediatric and anaesthetic services delivered by medical consultants. The facility delivers services to over 94,000 people and a further 175,000 people annually at country emergency departments. Their network incorporates 65 hospitals and 240 health services sites, and employs 7,925 people. The Service is the largest hospital in rural South Australia and has been identified in the Government’s ‘Plan for Country Health’ as one of the four general hospitals which will provide treatment for country people closer to home.
To apply you will need to have completed one of the following you should hold current conditional or general registration with AHPRA and have at least 12 months recent experience working within Emergency Medicine.
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