Trainee Positions At Flinders Medical Centre

Flinders Medical Centre
Flinders Drive
Bedford Park
SA, 5042
Australia

Contact Details

Dr David Schultz
david.schultz@sa.gov.au
Phone : 08 82044187
www :

Positions

Training Positions : Two
Elective Training Positions :
Fellowships : One (Stroke)

Core Position Descriptions
Neurology Registrar
Suitable for Core training year for candidates with FRACP Part I intending on training in Neurology

Elective Position Descriptions

Hospital Information

430 bed University teaching hospital in Southern Adelaide. Integrated campus with Flinders University. Strong integration with basic Neuroscience at the Centre for Neuroscience, Flinders University.

Department Beds :
16 general Neurology and Stroke beds including one epilepsy monitoring bed

Department Clinics
General Neurology, TIA, Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, First Seizure Clinic, Motor Neuron Disease Clinic

Department Specialty Clinics
Epilepsy, Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, MND

Department Meetings
1 Neurology Grand round per week. 1 multidisciplinary meeting per week. Combined Neurology and Stroke Radiology round weekly. Journal Club weekly. Long Term Epilepsy Monitoring Meeting Weekly.

Department Staff
Dr David Schultz (Head of Unit)
A/Prof Mark Slee
Dr Joe Frasca
Dr Lesley-Ann Hall
Dr Emma Whitham
A/Prof Rob Wilcox
Dr Matthew Willcourt
Dr Karyn Boundy
Dr Siew Lee Shu
Dr Yizhong Zhuang

Junior Staff Positions In Neurology
2 Neurology residents

Trainee Responsibilities
Ward Registrar (4/12 rotation)
Supervise Neurology Ward
Co-ordination of weekly Neurology round
Attend minimum of 2 ward rounds per week
On Call responsibilities including for stroke thrombolysis
Attendance at weekly EMG clinics and EEG sessions
Attendance at 2 outpatient clinics per week
Triaging of OPD referrals

Consult Registrar (4/12 rotation)
Ward consultations
Dealing with external referrals
On Call responsibilities including for stroke thrombolysis
Attendance at weekly EMG clinics and EEG sessions
Attendance at 2 outpatient clinics per week
Triaging of OPD referrals

Stroke Registrar (4/12 rotation)
Supervise Stroke Ward
Co-ordination of acute stroke assessments alternate weekly
On Call responsibilities including for stroke thrombolysis
Attendance at weekly EMG clinics and EEG sessions
Attendance at 2 outpatient clinics per week

Selection Criteria
FRACP Part I

Philosophy Of Training
Neurology Training at Flinders provides a broad, well supported environment for a core year of advanced training. In addition to exposure to all facets of acute inpatient and ambulatory general neurology, the trainee receives exposure in most of the principal neurology subspecialties and in neurophysiology.

Neurology Training In State
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Flinders Medical Centre
Lyell McEwin Hospital

Other Information