Consultant Emergency Medicine

$354,487 - $451,677 yearly
  • WA Country Health Service
  • Geraldton Regional Hospital, Shenton Street, Geraldton WA, Australia
Full time Health Care

Job Description

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]

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