ASAP Start (2022 intake) – ICU Registrar – Bunbury Health Campus

$131,000 - $175,000 yearly
  • Department of Health
  • Bunbury, South West Region
Full time Health Care

Job Description

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is seeking ICU Registrars (CICM, Trainee or Service) to join the team in Bunbury Health Campus to commence ASAP.

1 Registrar (trainees / service) 12-month position for Intensive Care

1 Registrar: CICM Trainee: 12-month STP position with 6-month rotation in Anaesthetics 

The intensive care unit at Bunbury Hospital operates in 2 pods totaling up to 8 beds.

The unit admits adult general surgical and medical patients for both intensive care and high dependency care. It is the only regional ICU in WA, and averages 600-700 patient admissions per year. The ICU also provides ICU Outreach Services including Medical Emergency Response, oversees the Bunbury Safety Afterhours For Everyone service (BSAFE), and participates in the hospital cardiac arrest teams, patient transport and retrieval.

Bunbury ICU is accredited by the College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand for Foundation and Rural training. The Specialist Training Program (STP) role for 2023 is available to an ICU trainee registered with College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) of Australia and New Zealand. The position offers six months experience in Critical Care Medicine and a guaranteed six months of accredited training time in Anaesthesia. 

Bunbury Hospital is accredited for Australian Medical Council Work-based Assessment (WBA) for eligible applicants, however hospital-based rotations in general medicine, surgery and emergency medicine for full general registration is not a component of this post and cannot be subsequently guaranteed.

Benefits of Working in Bunbury:

  • Offers close and regular contact and support from quality Consultant Specialists who are very supportive
  • Enjoy a broader scope of practice and true breadth of medicine across all specialties with opportunities to practice procedures you would not have access to in a metro setting
  • Work with amazing mentors who are very passionate and inspiring
  • Bunbury is a relatively new hospital undergoing further redevelopments with top of the range facilities and great educational support
  • Work with a close-knit team where you’ll be guaranteed to form strong supportive friendships and be a part of the local community
  • You will receive a lot of support including accommodation and relocation benefits
  • Great work/life balance with limited commute and access to some of the most beautiful scenic sites in Western Australia

Bunbury Health Campus is a 171-bed hospital that functions as the Regional Resource Centre for the South West region with all major specialties present on site. The hospital is undergoing a huge exciting redevelopment of which you could be part of too. Bunbury itself, is a picturesque harbour city on the south west coast of WA, 175km or two hours’ drive from Perth. It’s located in the heart of the South West – WA’s premier holiday region. While living in this beautiful seaside city, you can enjoy all types of water sports along the coast and within the harbour. Inland, venture out for some bushwalking, mountain-biking and camping in local forests. Try tasting the award-winning wines from our fantastic local wineries and enjoying fresh local produce in your home and in restaurants and cafes. The area is very family orientated with great schools and many children’s sport activities to choose from.

More information:

WA Health, Government of Western Australia (facebook.com)

WA Country Health Service - Working at Bunbury Regional Hospital

To be Successful in the Role:

Applicants must hold or be eligible for Registration with the Australian Medical Board, be at least PGY4 level and must have a minimum of six months experience in Critical Care Medicine at a registrar level (Emergency; ICU or Anaesthetics), with a preference for candidates who have experience from Australia or a comparable health system.

For a more detailed discussion please contact Dr Bronwyn Bebee, Head of Department – ICU, Bunbury Health Campus on 08 9722 2238 or [email protected].

To Apply:

Please apply through MedJobsWA with a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role, a detailed curriculum vitae and at least 2 referees from your current or previous employers.

Closing Date: 4.00PM AWST Friday 8th July 2022

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.

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