Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 456Wednesday 20 September 2023

Up to $477k + oncall

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  • Coastal location 2hrs from Freemantle & Perth (and Perth international airport with direct links to Singapore, KL, London, Dubai, Doha).
  • Main hospital in the region.
  • Salary package up to $471k pa



Salary highlights

  • Up to consultant band experience $471k package - based on 1-9 years of specialist experience.
  • Includes $30k professional development allowance paid with salary.
  • Generous salary sacrificing options.
  • Employer paid pension scheme 10.5%.



Community highlights.


Bunbury is 2hrs from Metropolitan Perth. It's all about the lifestyle here. You and your kids will love the beaches, the parks, the cricket ovals, sports facilities, incredible housing options. The proximity to Fremantle, Mandurah, Rockhampton , Perth etc offer great work/tertiary study options for family members or you can live closer to the city and enjoy the best of both worlds.  Bunbury, the largest town in the South Western area, is the gateway to the iconic Margaret River region.



Hospital highlights

Bunbury Hospital has just been awarded $280 million for a major upgrade. The project will mean:

  • Expanded emergency department turning it into a 1st class model of care.
  • Enhanced maternity, birthing, and neonatal services.
  • Increased theatre capacity.
  • New world-class clinical facilities and equipment.
  • Brand new emergency access to mental health facilities
  • Western Australia's first regional training, education and research centre.
  • Digital enhancement and transformation.

The current ED has approx. 40 beds - covering resus, acute, paeds, MH, fast track and short stay. The ED is currently split into 3 teams : fast track, main floor and short stay with each run by a consultant.  Bunbury delivers emergency medicine care to a catchment population of approx. 90,000 people.



Job highlights


As well as working the majority of your time in Bunbury's ED your responsibilities includes providing support via telehealth to the regional hospitals. You will also support medical and nursing staff and participate in clinical administration e.g. in medical advisory committees, disaster planning , clinical pathway design etc. You will also be initiating and participating in quality improvement initiatives and in general service development activities. Education and teaching is key and as a senior clinician you'll supervise and mentor junior medical staff. You'll take the lead in undergrad and post-grad training as well as being a passionate advocate for continuing medical education for your colleagues and yourself. The hospital also enjoys a close relationship with the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia. 



Selection criteria:

*FACEM or equivalent e.g FRCEM etc. 

*Evidence of commitment to professional development.

*First class communication skills.

*Commitment to clinical teaching.

*Demonstrable commitment to quality improvement and patient safety.

*Demonstrated ability to build stakeholder relationships for the betterment of all - with GPs, other hospital departments, NGOs, etc.



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