We are seeking a Consultant Internal Medicine specialist for a regional hospital in Geraldton, Western Australia.
The coastal setting and the ocean views make this is an ideal spot to settle into a sensational and relaxed lifestyle with the family or couples and singles alike. The beach is just a 5 minute walk from the hospital.
- Relaxed coastal lifestyle, surf beaches and superb diving spots
- Competitive package up to AUD$452k pa depending on experience, allowances etc. plus generous study leave and relocation assistance
- Only a 45 minute flight from Perth.
- Well equipped and staffed hospital in a regional setting
The facility is a 100 bed hospital, currently undergoing redevelopment including significant expansion of the emergency department and provision for an Integrated Mental Health Unit and Intensive Care/High Dependency Unit. It is a referral centre for the entire region with a very busy Emergency Department and Medical Department. Other towns in the region have small hospitals with service provided by GPs in private practice. There are approximately 30,000 Emergency Department presentations and 3500 admissions via the Emergency Department per annum. Extended medical services are also provided, such as renal dialysis with a 12 bed unit, palliative care, with an Oncology centre and dedicated Chemotherapy unit, Stroke and Rehab unit. Hospital in the Home service (HITH) and Post-Acute Care service (PACS) are also provided. The hospital has a 6 bed high dependency unit, pathology unit and Radiology department with a permanent Radiologist.
Geraldton is situated in the Midwest Region of the State and is an attractive seaside community 260m (420km) North of the State's capital, Perth. It’s a 45 minute flight from Perth. There’s some beautiful sights along the way; pristine beaches, national parks and carpets of wildflowers.
With marina-living available on the waterfront, semi-rural acreages for hobby farmers or new housing estates, there is variety of lifestyle options to suit your needs. The area is known for its sailing, kite, wind and wave surfing, and is home to some of the best diving sights along the WA coastline.
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