About the Job

District Medical Officer – Procedural – Anaesthetics - $466,419 AUD/£248,000 GBP p.a.

In this role you will be involved in providing comprehensive medical and community health services to the Health Campus and surrounding remote communities. This role is a combined General Practitioners (Rural Generalist) Emergency Medicine/ Anaesthetics role. The successful applicant must have developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a team of dedicated medical officers who work to provide exceptional care to the Region.

Candidates must be eligible for fellowship from the College of Rural and Remote Medicine (FACRRM) or the Royal Australian College of General Practice (FRACGP). Additionally, candidates must hold a formal post graduate qualification in Anaesthetics (JCCA) and equivalent extensive experience.

The successful candidate will be rostered to clinical duties in the emergency department and/or GP clinics at each hospital as well as being rostered on call as required, with an annualised on-call allowance payable for the on-call commitment shared with colleagues.

 About the Health Campus

The $173 million Karratha Health Campus is the biggest investment in a public hospital ever undertaken in regional WA. It has an expanded emergency department, a new CT scanner, a brand-new surgical centre, new delivery suites and maternity wing, world-class Telehealth services, new and expanded outpatients and essential services such as child health and medical imaging, all under one roof bringing care closer to Home for the local community.


About the Pilbara Region

The position covers the Pilbara Region of Western Australia. It is Western Australia's second most northern region, defined by the Indian Ocean to the west and the Northern Territory border to the east. The Kimberley region lies to its north across the Great Sandy Desert and the Pilbara's southern reaches border the Midwest and Goldfields regions. The region covers a total area of 507,896 sq km (including offshore islands). Most of the inhabitants are located in the western third, whereas the eastern third is largely desert with few inhabitants. The Pilbara came to national and international prominence during the 1960s when the go-ahead was given to extract iron ore deposits in the region.

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

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

vicki@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5263

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