This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, autonomous and adventurous Emergency Medicine Consultant.
- Lucrative package - up to $452k plus additional benefits (depending on experience).
- Experience the Golden Outback in Australia's largest Outback city.
- Enjoy life at an easier pace.
- Excellent shopping, school and recreational opportunities.
The Role and Hospital
Responsible for the provision of a comprehensive clinical service in Emergency Medicine to patients of WA Country Health Service- Goldfields Region and the leadership of the multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive emergency services to patients of the Kalgoorlie Health Campus. Promotes patient quality and safety within the emergency department. Provides leadership, management, training, supervision and education for Senior Medical Practitioners, Interns, Resident Medical Officers and Registrars in collaboration with the Director of Medical Services.
The Kalgoorlie Health Campus is a recently revitalised 106-bed general inpatient facility and the second largest regional public hospital in Western Australia. It services more than 50,000 residents of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as well as outlying towns, and rural and remote communities in the Goldfields region.
The hospital has been recently transformed into a modern unit with first class facilities. Based here you will provide first class specialist anaesthetic services to the Goldfields Region, ensuring a comprehensive range of high quality work is delivered to residents of Kalgoorlie, visitors, and - importantly - those who live in regional areas.
Further, you will have a strong sense of cultural sensitivity, respectfulness and diplomacy. You will be curious about indigenous health and passionate about its challenges.
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 certified) or New Zealand.
Kalgoorlie is Australia's largest Outback town. An affluent city, it offers a vibrant mix of history with its contemporary status as an iconic symbol of Australia's mining boom.
With its amazing architecture, galleries, bars, restaurants it is a jewel in the outback. Housing, infrastructure and amenities are excellent. There is a major sporting centre with a first class facilities including 3 indoor courts and 9 outdoor courts. The aquatic centre has a 50m pool, water slides and outdoor park. Typical of an Australian town, all sporting codes are well represented and well serviced with fantastic facilities. There is also a busy Arts Centre and a theatre that hosts touring companies and events.
The airport in Kalgoorlie is well serviced with 4 flights a day to Perth.