About the Job

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With the beach just a five-minute walk from the hospital, this is an ideal location to enjoy life by the coast and of course, those stunning ocean views!

Head Medical have opportunities for post Foundation doctors keen to broaden their clinical and skills within General Medicine whilst working in a different healthcare system.  These positions are suited to those possessing a minimum of 12 months General Medicine experience.

  • July/August 2023 start date (12month contracts)
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle, surf beaches and superb diving spots
  • Visit Pink Lake (Hutt Lagoon)
  • Only a 45 minute flight from Perth.
  • Well-equipped and staffed hospital in a regional setting

The Hospital

The facility is a 100 bed hospital, currently undergoing redevelopment which includes 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. Visiting specialists, including medical oncology, haematology and renal physicians provide varied learning opportunities for junior doctors. 

The Location

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 are 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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 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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