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Reference Number 12156
Position Title Consultant - Physician - Rheumatology
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Hospitals Royal Perth Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2022
Salary $336,466.00 to $427,886.00
Position Summary

This is a Fixed Term Part Time and sessional appointment/s at 40 hrs p/f for 5 years with the possibility of extension(s)


EMHS is committed to ensuring that our services are delivered by people who are representative of the diverse communities we assist.


We wholly embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage people to work with us from all ages, races, genders, religions, sexual orientations, family responsibilities or other characteristics, including Aboriginal people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, individuals with a diverse sexuality or gender or bodily diversity, and people with disability.


WA Health is committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy.  As a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility to Apply: To be eligible for a fixed term appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract


Other Conditions:  WA Health engages staff in positions of trust and responsibility. WA Health policies require applicants to undertake criminal records screening and integrity checking as part of the appointment process. Referees may also be asked to comment on an applicant’s integrity and past demonstration of ethical behaviour.


This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at:


Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.


Position Profile: The Consultant – Phys - Rheum Leads the multidisciplinary team to provide specialist medical services to patients. Promotes patient safety and quality of care. Provides leadership, orientation, training, supervision and education, where relevant, for doctors in training, Health Service Medical Practitioners and other health workers. In collaboration with the Service Co-Director/ Head of Specialty and other Consultants works to achieve national, state and EMHS performance standards and targets. Works within the scope of clinical practice as defined and recommended by the EMHS Area Medical Credentialing Committee.


Area Profile: Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) is Perth’s inner city, tertiary adult hospital and part of the Royal Perth Bentley Group. Home to the State Major Adult Trauma Service, RPH offers tertiary-level emergency medicine, mental health, complex and elective surgical care, and specialist medical services. It is also a premier teaching hospital and contributes to innovation and excellence in medical research and patient care. 


Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance.
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Flexible leave arrangements.
  • Other professional and location based allowances.
  • For information on superannuation click here


Application Instructions: If this role is what you are looking for, apply online at MedJobsWA and provide:

  • a covering letter that demonstrates you have the skills and experience we are looking for;
  • a statement addressing the selection criteria (as outlined in the attached JDF) in no more than 2-3 pages;
  • a comprehensive CV that clearly shows your experience relevant to this role; and
  • the names and contact details of two (2) professional referees. It is preferable for one of your referees to be your current supervisor or manager. 


These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.


East Metropolitan Health Service will only accept applications that are lodged with the express permission of the applicant and containing all necessary information, including personal contact details. We will not accept unsolicited applications or CV's from recruitment agencies and/or search firms and we will not pay fees to any such organisation unless arranged with the provider prior to advertising a vacancy.


For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Dr Alison Parr on 08 9224 2053.


Please note: You must have a current, valid email address to apply online and this email address will be used for all correspondence.


As the lodgement is system generated, any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm cannot be accepted. 


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact:



Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person Dr Alison Parr
Contact Number 8 9224 2053
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 22/04/2024
JDF Consultant - Physician - Rheumatology 103884 Year 1-9 March 2024.pdf
How to Apply Guide MedJobs Application Guide 2019.pdf
Other attachments
Working in the EMHS.pdfOpen
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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