Senior Medical Practitioner – Telehealth Service

  • ACEM
  • Wa Country Health Service, Wellington Street, Perth WA, Australia
Full time

Job Description

The WA Country Health Emergency and Inpatient Telehealth Service (ETS & ITS) is an award winning clinical service providing and supporting the delivery of specialist led care to over 80 sites across country WA through the use of high definition videoconferencing (VC) capability.

Using a dedicated video conferencing service you as the Senior medical practitioner, based at one our hubs, will support nurses and GPs in regional WA to deliver care for inpatients and emergency department presentations within Western Australia.

As a Telehealth doctor working within the Emergency and Inpatient Telehealth Service you are responsible for providing medical management for Emergency Department and Inpatients as if you were the doctor onsite. You will work with a clinical team of FACEM’s, other GP’s, Nurse Practitioners and nursing coordinators.

This innovative service combines technology and exceptional clinical skills to deliver essential services to rural and remote WA communities. You will bring to this role:

  • Experience as a rural GP who understands rural and remote hospitals and the complexities of care associated with the isolation and distance from regional and tertiary centres.
  • Experience in emergency and inpatient care delivery in a rural setting.
  • Qualifications in emergency medicine.
  • Strong IT skills and experience utilising technology in a clinical setting.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to type.
  • A thorough understanding of WA geography and relationships between metro and country hospitals.
  • A commitment to working as a team and promoting ongoing collegiate relationships with local GPs rural clinical teams and internal ETS and ITS Team.
  • A capacity within your working week to accommodate participation in 24/7 roster without compromising current local rural service provision.

Remuneration: MP Year 1-3 $621 - $661 per session (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and applicable allowances)

Enquiries encouraged: For further information please contact Dr Justin Yeung on 08 9224 3848.


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