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:
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.
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].
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.