WA Country Health Service

The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

31/05/2019
$130,145 - $174,823 yearly
Applications are open for three full time Emergency Medicine positions for 12 months starting 3 February 2020. Applicants seeking part time contracts will be considered. This is an excellent opportunity to experience a variety of presentations with rural industry, higher speed limits and increasing tourist volume all contributing to more trauma patients per capita than city hospitals. If you believe ‘variety is the spice of life’ Bunbury could be the place for you! Registrar Year 1-7, $130,145 to $174,823 pa* * includes base salary $109,678 to $150,479 pa, professional Development allowance $10,048 pa and 9.50% employer contributed Superannuation.  Rates as at October 2018. Full time (80 hours per fortnight) salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016. The Role:  Bunbury Health Campus is a 143 bed hospital that functions as the regional resource centre for the South West region with all major specialties present on site including ICU and CCU/cath labe. The Emergency Department is the largest department in in the hospital and the biggest Emergency Department in WA outside of Perth.  The Department receives in excess of 43,000 presentation per year of whom approximately 40% require admission.  Medical staff include Specialist Emergency Physicians, Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars, Residents and Interns. Functioning as the regional centre for the South West and being the only Emergency Department in Bunbury implies exposure to the whole spectum of acute medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric, gynaecological and mental health related illness.  The Emergency Department also provides medical transfers for the recently established Bunbury Rescue Helicopter. Case mix, including acuity and activity is highly varied, with around 110 presentations per day - approximately 140 per day on weekends and other peak periods. Our patients are younger than many tertiary sites (average age of 30-35 years) with a quarter being children.  We actually see relatively more trauma than the state trauma centre - albeit of lower acuity.  We never go on bypass, and provide support to our surrounding district sites.  Bunbury Health Campus provides the opportunity for the following: FACEM Provisional training and twelve months of Advanced ED training time - accredited for 10 trainees FACEM Paeds logbook training Accredited (and highly rated) training rotations to anaesthetics and ICU (with other trainees on site in surgery, medicine, ortho, psych, O&G, paeds, ophthal, palliative care, radiology and urology) Hands on care for all patients Departmental education - protected time (multi-modality) departmental ED, grand rounds, radiology and code blue Exam preparation training - protected time (Primary and Fellowship Exam) - with proven track record of success Exam and study leave Access to the ACEM EM Certificate and Diploma RACGP (ARST) and ACRRM (AST) Training Successful applicants will work with consultants in the efficient delivery of KPIs such as WEAT, timely discharge summaries and efficient discharge planning. Applicants must have a minimum of 6 months experience in Critical Care Medicine (Emergency; Acute Medicine; ICU or Anaesthetics), with a preference for candidates who have experience from Australia or a recognised competent authority country (United Kingdom, Canada, United States, New Zealand and Ireland). How to Apply: All applications to be lodged via the 2020 Registrar – Service/Trainee – various position, various locations in Country WA recruitment Pool online at MedJobsWA . Applicants are advised to provide the following: A cover letter stating the position and location of interest eg: Advanced Trainee – Emergency, Bunbury Health Campus A Curriculum vitae summarising your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (Located in the Job Description Form JDF) Proof of Citizenship and Residency status Required if applicable – Evidence of English language skills registration standard, AMC certificate, AMC multiple choice questionnaire results Documents should be complete and ready to be attached prior to applying online. For further information please contact: Dr Adam Coulson - Emergency Medicine Head of Department Email: [email protected]
WA Country Health Service WACHS South West Region - Bunbury Health Campus Full time
31/05/2019
$130,145 - $174,823 yearly
Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine positions Registrar Year 1-7, $130,145 to $174,823 pa* * includes base salary $109,678 to $150,479 pa, professional Development allowance $10,048 pa and 9.50% employer contributed Superannuation.  Rates as at October 2018. Full time (80 hours per fortnight) salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016. As an STP post, further Accommodation funding may be available from ACEM and the Federal Department of Health outside the WA AMA agreement. The Role:  Applications are open for two (2) full time Advanced Emergency Medicine Trainee positions for six months each: Position one commences on 3 February 2020 Position two commences on 3 August 2020 This is an excellent opportunity to experience a variety of presentations in a rural/country setting with increasing and interesting young presentations as compared to city hospitals. If you believe “variety is the spice of life” Kalgoorlie could be the place for you! Kalgoorlie hospital is a 100-bed inpatient facility and the second largest regional public hospital in WA. We have a 5 bed high dependence unit next to ED. We have a very supportive admitting In- Patient Teams including Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, General Medicine and Anaesthetics. The Kalgoorlie Hospital services more than 50,000 residents of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as well as many outlying towns, and rural and remote communities in the Goldfields region. The Emergency Department receives in excess of 25,000 presentations per year of which approximately 35% require admission. Medical staff include; Specialist Emergency Physicians, Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars, Residents and Interns. Functioning as a regional centre for the Goldfields, the Emergency Department in Kalgoorlie implies exposure to the whole spectrum of acute medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetrics, gynaecology and mental health related illness. Case mix, including acuity and activity is highly varied, with around 60-80 presentations per day. Our patients are younger than many tertiary sites (average age of 30-35 years) with a quarter being children. We actually see relatively interesting trauma and ambulance ramping, and bed block is something that is foreign to our hospital. Kalgoorlie Hospital provides the opportunity for: ACEM advanced 6 month rural & remote term Hands on care for all patients Department education – protected time (multimodality) department ED, grand rounds, radiology Pre-requisites: The successful applicants will have previous emergency medicine experience and must be registered with the Australian Medical Board and registered as a trainee with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. How to Apply: All applications to be lodged via the 2020 Registrar – Service/Trainee – various position, various locations in Country WA recruitment Pool online at MedJobsWA . Applicants are advised to provide the following: A cover letter stating the position and location of interest eg: Advanced Trainee – Emergency, Kalgoorlie Hospital  A Curriculum vitae summarising your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (Located in the Job Description Form JDF) Proof of Citizenship and Residency status Required if applicable – Evidence of English language skills registration standard, AMC certificate, AMC multiple choice questionnaire results. For further information please contact: Dr Frances Werner – Director Emergency Medicine Phone: 08 9080 5888 or email: franc[email protected]
WA Country Health Service WACHS Goldfields Region - Kalgoorlie Hospital Full time
31/05/2019
$130,145 - $174,823 yearly
Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine positions Seeking expressions of interest for two positions for 6 months each starting 3 February 2020 or 3 August 2020 Registrar Year 1-7, $130,145 to $174,823 pa* * includes base salary $109,678 to $150,479 pa, professional Development allowance $10,048 pa and 9.50% employer contributed Superannuation.  Rates as at October 2018. Full time (80 hours per fortnight) salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016. The Role:  Geraldton Hospital is the major centre in the Midwest district of WA. The ED sees approximately 35,000 presentations/year including a large proportion of paediatrics and Indigenous patients, with high acuity and an admission rate of about 22%. A highly varied case-mix will give you many opportunities to gain hands-on procedural skills and a broad clinical experience. Rostering is very flexible and includes weekly protected education time. Opportunities to complete the 4:10 requirements are also available. The ED is also the local referral centre for patient transfers from surrounding smaller facilities and is often involved in the provision of critical care and stabilisation of patients prior to aeromedical retrieval to tertiary centres. Geraldton is part of WA’s Coral Coast, and is world renowned for an extensive host of water sports including spectacular kitesurfing, windsurfing, fishing and diving. The Abrolhos Islands are 70km off shore and have many fantastic diving and snorkeling locations. Nearby National Parks are great for hiking and camping. Pre-requisites: The successful applicants will have previous emergency medicine experience and must be registered with the Australian Medical Board and registered as a trainee with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. How to Apply: All applications to be lodged via the 2020 Registrar – Service/Trainee – various position, various locations in Country WA recruitment Pool online at MedJobsWA . Applicants are advised to provide the following: A cover letter stating the position and location of interest eg: Advanced Trainee – Emergency,  Geraldton Hospital A Curriculum vitae summarising your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (Located in the Job Description Form JDF) Proof of Citizenship and Residency status Required if applicable – Evidence of English language skills registration standard, AMC certificate, AMC multiple choice questionnaire results. For further information please contact Geraldton ED Co-Directors: Dr Jenne Love [email protected]  0413 596 855 Dr Yusuf Nagree [email protected]  0437 482 566
WA Country Health Service WACHS Midwest Region - Geraldton Hospital Full time
31/05/2019
$130,145 - $174,823 yearly
Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine positions Seeking expressions of interest for three positions for 6 and 12 months starting February 2020 Registrar Year 1-7, $130,145 to $174,823 pa* * includes base salary $109,678 to $150,479 pa, professional Development allowance $10,048 pa and 9.50% employer contributed Superannuation.  Rates as at October 2018. Full time (80 hours per fortnight) salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016. This is an excellent opportunity to experience a variety of presentations with rural industry, higher speed limits and increasing tourist volume all contributing to more trauma patients per capita than city hospitals. If you believe ‘variety is the spice of life’ Bunbury could be the place for you! The Role:  Bunbury Health Campus is a 143-bed hospital that functions as the regional resource centre for the South West region with all major specialties present on site including ICU and CCU/cath lab. The Emergency Department is the largest department in the hospital and the biggest Emergency Department in WA outside of Perth. The Department receives in excess of 43,000 presentations per year of whom approximately 40% require admission. Medical staff include Specialist Emergency Physicians, Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars, Residents and Interns. Functioning as the regional centre for the South West and being the only Emergency Department in Bunbury implies exposure to the whole spectrum of acute medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric, gynaecological and mental health related illness. The Emergency Department also provides medical transfers for the recently established Bunbury Rescue Helicopter. Case mix, including acuity and activity is highly varied, with around 110 presentations per day - approximately 140 per day on weekends and other peak periods. Our patients are younger than many tertiary sites (average age of 30-35 years) with a quarter being children. We actually see relatively more trauma than the state trauma centre - albeit of lower acuity. We never go on bypass, and provide support to our surrounding district sites. Pre-requisites: The successful applicants will have previous emergency medicine experience and must be registered with the Australian Medical Board and registered as a trainee with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. How to Apply: All applications to be lodged via the 2020 Registrar – Service/Trainee – various position, various locations in Country WA recruitment Pool online at MedJobsWA. Applicants are advised to provide the following: • A cover letter stating the position and location of interest eg: Service – Emergency Medicine, Bunbury Health Campus • A Curriculum vitae summarising your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements • A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (Located in the Job Description Form JDF) • Proof of Citizenship and Residency status • Required if applicable – Evidence of English language skills registration standard, AMC certificate, AMC multiple choice questionnaire results. Documents should be  complete and ready to be attached prior to applying online. For further information please contact:  Dr Adam Coulson – Emergency Medicine Department Email: [email protected]
WA Country Health Service WACHS South West Region - Bunbury Health Campus Full time
31/05/2019
$130,145 - $174,823 yearly
Advanced Trainee in Emergency Medicine positions Seeking expressions of interest for two positions for 12 or 6 months starting February 2020 Registrar Year 1-7, $130,145 to $174,823 pa* * includes base salary $109,678 to $150,479 pa, professional Development allowance $10,048 pa and 9.50% employer contributed Superannuation.  Rates as at October 2018. Full time (80 hours per fortnight) salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016. The Role:  We are looking for enthusiastic ACEM Trainees who want to combine a great mix of rural and regional medicine with one of WA’s best kept secrets in terms of location and lifestyle. Located on the South Coast of Western Australia, Albany is a town of 30,000 people with all the amenities of a small city with great restaurants, a state-of-the-art Entertainment Centre and stunning surrounds, with some of the best beaches in Australia close by. Our new hospital opened in May 2013. The ED has 2 resus bays, 8 acute cubicles, 4 fast track cubicles as well as integrated computerised work management and pathology / radiology systems.  There are three resident FACEMs in town. The roster comprises three doctors per shift including the FACEM so there is excellent supervision and apprentice-style learning.  The Trainee has a segregated five hours of formal education per week.  We are accredited for twelve months of Emergency Medicine Training with ACEM. We are situated 420kms from Perth with good air links. Pre-requisites: The successful applicants will have previous emergency medicine experience and must be registered with the Australian Medical Board and registered as a trainee with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. How to Apply: All applications to be lodged via the 2020 Registrar – Service/Trainee – various position, various locations in Country WA recruitment Pool online at MedJobsWA . Applicants are advised to provide the following: A cover letter stating the position and location of interest eg: Advanced Trainee – Emergency, Albany Health Campus A Curriculum vitae summarising your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements A statement addressing each of the selection criteria (Located in the Job Description Form JDF) Proof of Citizenship and Residency status Required if applicable – Evidence of English language skills registration standard, AMC certificate, AMC multiple choice questionnaire results. For further information please contact: Dr Russell Young – Director Emergency Medicine, Albany Health Campus Phone:  0435 358 354 or email:  [email protected]
WA Country Health Service WACHS Great Southern Region - Albany Health Campus Full time