Senior Medical Practitioner / CMO Emergency Medicine

Join a department that can support the Diploma or Certificate of Emergency Medicine

  • 30,000 presentations seen annually
  • Significant number of high acuity and trauma patients
  • Based in a city that offers the best of beach and country life
The Position
As an Emergency Medicine Senior Medical Practitioner, you will become part of a multidisciplinary team where you will find yourself supported by Specialists whilst in return offering your own support to junior staff and registrars. With varied presentations being seen, you will help to deliver a high quality of clinical care to all patients, including having to offer extended periods of critical care in certain cases. With active teaching programs for both senior and junior doctors, the department is able to support those wishing to do the Diploma and Certificate of Emergency Medicine.

The Hospital
This 100 bed regional hospital offers various services including the busy Emergency Department which sees a significant number of high acuity and trauma patients. With approximately 30,000 presentations being seen annually, the department is considered a Regional Resource Centre, taking referrals from across the region. With an admission rate of 20%, there is a 30% paediatric load and due to there being no ICU or Mental Health Unit, additional skills are required to manage critical care for these patients.

The Location
Based a pleasant drive along the beautiful coast from Perth, this regional city is surrounded by rolling hills from local farmlands as well as the Moresby Ranges which creates a picturesque backdrop. Situated right on the waterfront, activities such as surfing, fishing and wind surfing can easily be enjoyed, or a walk along the boardwalk at the water’s edge offers the chance to stop for a coffee, a meal or a chance to take in some of the art features the can be seen around the city.

There are plenty of schools in the area to choose from, including kindergarten and higher training options. There is also a range of accommodation options to suit all needs.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in your application, you must hold AHPRA registration or be eligible for registration with experience from a comparable country such as the UK, Canada, United States, New Zealand and Ireland. You will have many years’ experience in Emergency Medicine and have the confidence to work independently.

Earn an attractive salary package and enjoy living in a city where beach life meets rural life with a year round climate temperature. Apply now or contact Emma for a no-obligation discussion today on +61 2 8353 9042 or email egough@wave.com.au