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.

15/08/2019
$354,487 - $451,677 yearly
This is a Fixed Term Full Time (40 hrs p/week) or Part Time (64 hours per fortnight) appointment for up to 5 years. Position Profile:   Geraldton Hospital is seeking to appoint a Consultant - Emergency Medicine. The ED at Geraldton is busy regional resource centre seeing approximately 30,000 patients/year and an admission rate of 20%. Approximately 30% presentations are paediatrics and there is a high proportion of Indigenous patients. The nearest tertiary hospital is located in Perth, approximately 500km away, therefore the ED manages a wide range of significant trauma and high acuity illness. You will join a team of enthusiastic FACEMs committed to providing high quality Emergency care and training. Fractional appointments are available and the position also includes the opportunity to undertake a clinical support portfolio. Area Profile:   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. Geraldton is a coastal town approximately 500km north of Perth with a population of 30,000. It enjoys a great climate with a range of water activities such as surfing, kitesurfing, windsurfing. Remuneration:    MP Consultant Year 1-9 $354,487 - $451,677 p.a. pro rata (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance). Enquiries encouraged:    We encourage you to contact Dr Yusuf Nagree on 0437 482 566 or Dr Jennefer Love at [email protected]
WA Country Health Service Geraldton Regional Hospital, Shenton Street, Geraldton WA, Australia Full time