About the Job

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Head Medical have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Medical Officer/ Associate Specialist to join the Emergency Medicine team in Bunbury, Western Australia.

  • 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

As Senior Medical Practitioner you will be part of a diverse team including FACEMs; registrars, RMOs, interns, nursing staff including nurse practitioners, allied health and support staff responsible for the clinical care of patients.   Leadership and positive role modelling are required both on the floor and by engagement in indirect patient care, including quality assurance.   Teaching and mentorship of junior doctors is also a large component of the role.

The Hospital

The Emergency Department is the largest outside Perth seeing in excess of 43,000 presentations per year.  With a diverse case load with a broad spectrum of emergency presentations with children forming more than 25% of the patient cohort and an overall high acuity reflected in a greater than 40% admission rate. 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 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 Sharon today.

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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