Director Emergency Medicine

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 442Wednesday 30 August 2023

Up to $522k + housing and additional benefits.

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Opportunity benefits

*Up to $522 pa + add ons including housing etc.

*4 non-clinical days per fortnight (pro rata) & flexible work arrangements. 

*Ensure the provision of a first class regional emergency medicine service. 

*Provide leadership to a committed and talented MDT and emergency medicine specialists. 

*Develop and deliver training programs.

*Enjoy a close knit country Australian community, explore the incredible environment and be rewarded for your contribution. 




The health campus is a 106-bed inpatient facility and is one of the largest regional hospitals in Western The ED is a busy, high acuity ED which sees approximately 27,000 ED presentations per year and has a 12% admission rate.


You will join a talented and diverse group of senior medical leaders working to ensure the Goldfields Health Campus continues its trajectory to being a first class rural Centre of Academic and Clinical Excellence where innovation, teaching, training and research all take priority. 




Your scope job includes:


*Leading and developing of the ED into a rural Centre of Academic and Clinical Excellence focusing on innovation, education, partnerships and research.

*Collaborate with agencies such as Royal Flying Doctor Service,  Rural Clinical School of WA and WACHS.

*Developing or expanding your interests in Aboriginal health and research opportunities.

*Enjoying a diverse case mix which you won’t get elsewhere. 



The job and location would suit an enthusiast of rural and remote medicine. The community has a population of over 30k and there are additional smaller communities spread around a large geographic region. The larger town has full amenities including restaurants, cinemas, full sporting facilities, airport with daily flights to Perth, pubs, cafes etc.




Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:


*FACEM or equivalent gained in either UK, Ireland, NZ, USA, Canada or South Africa. 

*Significant post-graduate experience in emergency medicine as well as leadership acumen.

*Commitment to clinical governance and quality improvement initiatives. 

*First class communications skills.

*Ability to build collaborative working relationships at all levels and manage conflict as it arises. 

*Commitment to managing clinical risk and improving quality.

*A desire for living in Australia and experiencing its unique, friendly country lifestyle. 


Applicants with experience in rural and remote emergency medicine or retrieval services, and/or an understanding of Aboriginal culture will be highly regarded. 



For more information please contact leading international medical recruiter Alasdair Spinner on  or call, message +44 7414 531 583 


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