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Are you a Consultant in Emergency Medicine seeking a new professional challenge and a warmer climate?

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.

The Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration package up to AUD$462k pa (subject to level of experience)
  • First class quality of life, without stresses and demands of city living and city costs
  • Beautiful coastal city only 90 minutes’ drive to Perth
  • 1hr drive to world famous Margaret River Wine Region

The Role
The Emergency Medicine Consultant will provide a comprehensive clinical service in Emergency Medicine to patients of WA Country Health Service – South West and promote quality health outcomes for emergency medicine. Demonstrate leadership and role modelling.

The Bunbury Hospital ED receives and treats patients encompassing the full range of Emergency presentations. There are opportunities for career development with process design, teaching and improvements in patient transport. It is the main hospital in the South Western region and is the referral hospital for most of the smaller hospitals in the region. Complex cases which require specialist care, patients are transferred to the tertiary hospitals in Perth. Bunbury Emergency Department has approximately 37 beds over Resus, Acute, Mental Health, Paediatrics, fast track and short stay. Due to its location, Bunbury Hospital Emergency Department sees more complex cases and trauma than most metropolitan hospitals.

The Bunbury Hospital will be undergoing significant capital works, including an expected helipad, in the next few years to meet the increasing demand for high quality clinical services within the South West of Western Australia. Clinical services are expanding to meet increasing regional demand. 

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA (ABEM) or New Zealand.

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.

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

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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