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.
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:
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:
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]