About the Job

An opportunity exists for an experienced Head of Internal Medicine to join the team based in Bunbury, Western Australia.

Situated on a peninsula, Bunbury is a cosmopolitan city that can offer you an amazing work/life balance, as well as the classic Australian lifestyle for you and your family.

  • First class quality of life, without stresses and demands of city living and city costs
  • Visit the Dolphin discovery centre and swim with the wild Bottle nose dolphins!
  • 1hr drive to world famous Margaret River Wine Region
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Attractive remuneration package up to AUD$461,350 p.a. (subject to level of experience) plus Head of Department Allowance


The Role

In this role you will provide regional clinical leadership and governance to General Medicine across WA Country Health Service – South West and day to day operational management of Bunbury Hospital General Medicine Services. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide specialist medical services to patients at Bunbury Hospital and other South West hospitals as necessary to ensure service delivery, Ensures patient safety and quality of care. Provides leadership and facilitates orientation, training, supervision and education, where relevant, for Doctors in Training, health service medical practitioners and other health workers. In collaboration with other Consultants works to achieve National, State and WACHS-SW performance standards and targets within allocated resources. Works within the scope of clinical practice as defined and approved by the Credentialing and Scope of Practice committee.

Bunbury Hospital is the largest and fastest growing hospital in regional Western Australia and is the regional resource centre providing ongoing support for the South West. It is co-located with a private St John Of God Hospital, along with other private services, at the South West Health Campus.

Bunbury Hospital is currently undergoing a multi-million-dollar redevelopment to meet the growing demands of the South West population, and to embed Bunbury as a centre for excellent clinical care, innovation, and research.

Job description is available – please ask your recruiter Amanda for more details - no prior working experience in Australia required

The Location

Bunbury and the South West Region of Australia offer professional people an exceptional mix of lifestyle and residential opportunities. A seaside city that offers protected beach bays minutes from local bars and restaurants, boutique shops and alluring coffee houses and cafés dotting street art corners and hidden alleyways. One minute you can be walking down the main street, and in the next hit the water where wild bottlenose dolphins can be spotted close to shore.

The nearby Ferguson Valley or Margaret River region is an absolute must for lovers of wine. Cape Mentelle, Vasse Felix and Leeuwin Estate are just some of the exceptional vineyards there.

The Indian Ocean provides a sanctuary for the famous dolphins and its beaches are a haven for those seeking to get away from it all. For those who want to watch their children play in the sand, or those who just want to unwind, to surf, walk or simply be close to the sea; Bunbury offers the classic Aussie lifestyle.

Find out more about Bunbury here

What Head Medical can do for you

 Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.  Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.


For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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