Consultant - Emergency Medicine - Head of Department - Kalgoorlie Health Campus

$417,819 - $515,897 yearly
  • WA Country Health Service
  • Kalgoorlie
Full time Consultant Health Care Other

Job Description


WACHS is transforming Kalgoorlie Health Campus Emergency Department into a rural Centre of Academic and Clinical Excellence (CACE)where innovation, teaching, training and research will take centre stage. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the transformation and feed your passion for education, research and innovation. Work with a motivated, dynamic multi-disciplinary team to develop and drive initiatives, create partnerships with external agencies and contribute to a leading rural hub for ED innovation.

With more than 100 inpatient beds, Kalgoorlie Health Campus is one of the largest regional hospitals in WA, servicing the city of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the surrounding Goldfields shires, including 13 Aboriginal communities.

The campus provides comprehensive clinical services including outpatient and visiting specialist clinics.

The Emergency Department (ED) is a busy ED which sees approximately 27,000 presentations per year. Cases are diverse with presentations ranging from primary care to major trauma, with many patients presenting with comorbidities. Our medical workforce comprises of Consultants, Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars, and Resident Medical Officers all working together to provide high-quality, safe patient centred care.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Emergency Head of Department (HOD) who will ensure the provision of a comprehensive emergency medicine service, deliver and develop education programs, and provide mentoring and supervision to Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars and Resident Medical Officers. As the HOD, 50% of your time will be dedicated to teaching, training, research and service improvement projects (TTRP) including the creation of the Kalgoorlie Centre of Academic and Clinical Excellence (CACE) facilitated by an EMET Grant.


We are offering an attractive remuneration package including:

·         Accommodation subsidies.

·         Economy class relocation flights for employee and family.

·         Visa nomination sponsorship where applicable.

·         Flexible working arrangements and 3 non-clinical days per fortnight so when not On-call, you            will be working 7 days out of 14.

·         On call and call back payments.

·         International applicants are eligible to an $8000 relocation incentive.

·         Interstate applicants are eligible to a $6000 relocation incentive.

·         Generous salary packaging of up to $19,000 p.a.

·         District Allowance.

In addition to above Benefits as a Head of Department – Emergency Medicine Consultant you will earn:

MP Year 1-9 $ 417,819 - $515,897 p.a. pro rata*

 *Includes Arrangement A base salary $297,757—$386,515 p.a., professional development allowance $30,996 p.a., Head of Department Allowance $49,364 p.a and 10.5% employer contributed superannuation.


For more information about this unique opportunity, we encourage you to contact Prof. Sankha Mitra on (08) 9080 5804 or via email:  [email protected] 

Alternatively, please contact Patricia Knuckey, Medical Recruitment Coordinator on (08) 6553 0804 or via email: [email protected]

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