Emergency Medicine Senior Medical Officer - Australia

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A senior medical officer in Emergency Medicine is sought for a regional hospital in western Australia. In this role you will be responsible for the provision of a comprehensive clinical service in Emergency Medicine and the leadership of the multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive emergency services. You will also promote patient quality and safety within the Emergency Department as well as provide leadership, management, training, supervision and education for Senior Medial Practitioner, Interns, Resident Medical Officers and Registrars in collaboration with the Director of Medical Services.

Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary of MP Year 1-3 $319,170 - $339,727 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance)

  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Other professional and location based allowances
Selection Criteria:
1. Eligible for registration by the Medical Board of Australia
2. Possess substantial postgraduate medical experience in emergency medicine
3. Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
4. High level of communication and interpersonal skills
5. Demonstrated capacity to work effectively and to lead in a team environment
6. Demonstrated commitment to the effective management of clinical risk and improving quality
1. Experience or qualifications in other specialist or procedural fields
2. Experience in remote area medicine
3. Experience in health care in a cross-cultural setting
4. Understanding of family medicine, primary health care and preventative health care practice
5. Training in clinical risk management and patient safety eg HEAPS
6. Current knowledge and commitment to Equal Opportunity in all aspects of employment and service delivery