District Medical Officer - Procedural - Obstetrics - [I771]

District Medical Officer - Procedural - Obstetrics - [I771]

07 Jan
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Government of Western Australia
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Western Australia

07 Jan

Government of Western Australia

Western Australia

THE KIMBERLEY ADVENTURE - a unique and exciting opportunity is currently available for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic GP Obstetrician for WA Country Health Service WACHS Kimberley. is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for up to 5 years, based in Broome, Derby or Kununurra, with the possibility of extension.er contract arrangements, inclusive of Part Time /Sessional and Fly In / Fly Out from can be consideredEligibility to Apply

All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID- in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker Restrictions on Access Directions HWAD,

Residential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Directions ACWD and the COVID- Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD and/or ACWD.tion Profile

The position provides clinical services to the hospitals of the Kimberley as well as outreach clinics in surrounding remote communities. successful candidate needs to be open to being challenged by the wide variety of medicine that you will encounter in the Kimberley - tropical medicine, acute presentations of chronic disease conditions in adults and in sick kids, palliative care being practised with cultural sensitivity. will not be alone in managing patients in this remote context - there is excellent support provided by a range of resident specialists in person, or via telehealth. Emergency Telehealth Service provides rapid access to FACEM level care coordination and team leadership. Mental Health Emergency Telehealth Service is available at all times, to support mental health presentations. Royal Flying Doctor Service is available to transfer patients in your care to higher level hospital support and you will become an expert at preparing patients for retrieval.e you have experienced living and working in the Kimberley, you will wonder why you ever thought city medicine was ever enough to challenge or inspire you!You WILL make a difference in patient lives, like no other role you have undertaken to date.successful candidate will be working in a cross-cultural environment particularly with Aboriginal people, experience working within an Aboriginal health setting is preferred. position reports to the Senior Medical Officer at each site and is supported either in person or via telehealth by a team of peer GPs with significant emergency skills and by a team of resident specialists with an amazing knowledge base.ote Area Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Allied Health staff and Aboriginal health Workers and Aboriginal Liaison Officers all contribute to the multidisciplinary team approach to the of medicine in the Kimberley. will be joining this team and learning from them and with them, about health care delivery in this unique environment.successful candidate must hold the appropriate AHPRA registration to be able to practise independently without clinical supervision.didates must also be hold fellowship from the College of Rural and Remote Medicine FACRRM or the Royal Australian College of General FRACGP.itionally, candidates must hold a formal post graduate qualification in Obstetrics DRANZCOG and equivalent extensive experience. 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.t the Region

The Kimberley is Western Australia's most northern region, a coastline closer to South-East Asia than .dered by the Pilbara region to the south and Northern Territory to the east, the ,517 square kilometres region has fewer people per square kilometre than almost any other place on Earth.rnationally recognised for its unique and dramatic landscape, the region includes spectacular gorges, waterfalls and cave systems, and an astonishing variety of wildlife.ping, birdwatching and fishing are recreational activities that local health staff enjoy in abundance. those more in the night life, Broome and Kununurra support a wide range of entertainment options, with bars and restaurants rivalling any provincial town.us attractions include the World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park and Mitchell Falls, the stunning El Questro Wilderness Park and Broome's Cable Beach.racterised by its distinct wet and dry seasons, the Kimberley experiences a sub-tropical climate.s the dry season, and is the wet season.h a balmy climate, breathtaking scenery, unique flora and fauna and a great variety of adventure and cultural experiences, the Kimberley offers a fantastic lifestyle that is family-friendly and supportive. regional hospitals include Broome Health Campus, Fitzroy Crossing Hospital, Derby Hospital, Halls Creek Hospital, Kununurra Hospital and Wyndham Hospital. region is open to flexible working and living arrangements that support the smaller hospital sites, such as basing the family in Broome of Kununurra to enable access to quality schooling and housing, with fly in/fly out travel to Fitzroy Crossing/Halls Creek/Derby and Wyndham.more information visit .oyee Benefits

In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which include in line with operational requirements

10% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. further information .ess to generous salary packaging arrangementsProfessional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistanceFlexible working arrangementsFlexible leave arrangementsOther professional and -based allowances WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service.embrace diversity and strongly encourage from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.ealth supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service.Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.r Conditions

WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility.Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process.erees also be asked to comment on an applicant-s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour. vacancy is subject to a Western Australian Working with Children WWC Check. further information please refer to the WWC website

Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment PEHA. offer of employment with WA Country Health Service WACHS is conditional on satisfactory PEHA to ensure you are able to perform the inherent requirements of the position.unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.ase see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information. is an -open-ended- recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted

The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for , and will assess on a regular basis.able applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments be made when similar vacancies occur.intments be made from this pool until 2025.lst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service.addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant also be selected from this process.h of these options remain valid for a period of twelve 12 months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision Selection Criteria

Please see the attached Form available online at .

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