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District Medical Officer - Western Australia - Australia

District Medical Officer Non-Proceduralist Year 1– 6 $394,217 - $494,792 pa - Family Medicine | General Practice - Medicine
Ref: 484 Date Posted: Thursday 10 May 2018
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This is an exciting role for a very experienced General Practitioner with some experience of rural and remote medicine. You will have a high degree of autonomy and independence in this role leading a team of practitioners in both a hospital and outreach clinics serving remote communities in Western Australia with 43% of the population aborigines. You will require extensive generalist experience, primary health care knowledge and skills and competence in handling emergencies. The role includes some sessions in Emergency Department.

The region has a significantly transient population which includes seasonal tourists.  75% of hospital presentations within the Kimberley are for semi-urgent and non-urgent cases. The leading cause of emergency attendance for residents are skin related diseases and disorders; injuries; toxic or drug effect; ear, nose, throat and respiratory system.

Essentials:

  • Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • FRACGP or FACRRM or equivalents
  • Minimum 12 years experience as a General Practitioner
  • Capable of independent practice