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Reference Number 12080
Position Title Registrar Anaesthesia Trainee - Bunbury Hospital
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time
Hospitals WA Country Health Service
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2022
Salary $139,932.00 to $186,790.00
Position Summary

Hospital Site: Bunbury, WA


This is a Recruitment Pool for 2024 Fixed Term Full Time and Part Time appointments for 6, 12, 18, 24 or 36 months, with the possibility of extension(s).


 Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made when similar vacancies occur. Appointments may be made from this pool until 30/08/2024.



If you have an interest in providing anaesthetics as part of your rural or remote medical practice, then this post will provide experience and training requirements that enable the successful candidate to become an accredited GP Anaesthetist (DRGA certification). 

The Department of Anaesthesia at Bunbury Health Campus is a small but busy operating department with the highest throughput per theatre of any public hospital in WA, offering high quality anaesthetic experience across a full range of district hospital specialties including obstetrics and paediatrics. 

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to rural or remote medicine. You will work alongside 10 Consultants and 2 Registrars and there is ample opportunity to gain good quality and quantity of anaesthetic volume of practice.  To go along with this, the successful applicant needs to be well motivated, organised and adaptable to working in a flexible role.

Bunbury Health Campus is an excellent environment to advance your medical career. The hospital is accredited for DRGA and FANZCA training.



  • Must be registered with ACCRM or the RACGP Rural pathway
  • Must have demonstrated a clear commitment to rural and remote medicine



We encourage you to contact Dr Dennis Millard, Anaesthesia Supervisor of Training on 9722 1000 or email

Alternatively please contact our WACHS-SW Medical Recruitment team for any additional queries.



Bunbury is a picturesque harbour city located in the south west coast of WA, 175km south of Perth.

Bunbury is located in the heart of the South West – WA’s premier holiday region. While living in this beautiful seaside city, you can enjoy all types of water sports along the coast and within the harbor. Inland, venture out for some bushwalking, mountain-biking and camping in local forests. Try tasting the award-winning wines from our fantastic local wineries and enjoying fresh local produce in your home and in restaurants and cafes.

Bunbury hospital has 171 acute inpatient beds and is the Regional Resource Centre for the beautiful South West region of Western Australia with all major specialties present on site including ICU and CCU/cath lab.

The Hospital has a busy Emergency Department, an 8 bed ICU, General Surgical Unit, Orthopaedic Surgery, Urological Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Psychiatric Unit. 

Bunbury Hospital continues to grow in size, reputation and sophistication. An extensive campus re-development plan which is currently in design phase, will ensure the hospital continues to attract high quality medical will be developing into a Teaching, Training and Research hub for WACHS.

A co-located private hospital provides Comprehensive Cancer Service, Radiation Therapy, Coronary Care and Angiography, Dialysis and Palliative Care.

The city is family oriented with excellent schools and many sporting and cultural activities for children to choose from. 


Benefits of Working in Bunbury:

  • Offers close and regular contact and support from quality Consultant Specialists who are very supportive
  • Enjoy a broader scope of practice and true breadth of medicine across all specialties with opportunities to practice procedures you would not have access to in a metro setting
  • Work with amazing mentors who are very passionate and inspiring
  • Bunbury is a relatively new hospital with top of the range facilities and great educational support
  • Work with a close-knit team where you’ll be guaranteed to form strong supportive friendships and be a part of the local community
  • You will receive a lot of support including accommodation and relocation benefits
  • Great work/life balance with limited commute and access to some of the most beautiful scenic sites in Western Australia
  • Attractive and competitive remuneration benefits 

More information: 

WA Country Health Service - Working at Bunbury Regional Hospital



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

  • 11.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here.
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities and study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location-based allowances



Relocation assistance is available for eligible international and interstate candidates.  For further information please visit:

* Please note, relocation incentives are available to successful candidates offered a 12 months' Offer of Employment, to the value of $10,000 for international candidates and $8000 for inter-state candidates.



Applicants are requested to apply online via MedJobsWA 12080 (Please note: Applicants must have a current, valid email address in order to apply online. This email address will be used for communication with applicants). E-mailed applications will not be accepted. 

Applicants must provide the following documentation for the panel to assess based on merit:

  1. Cover Letter (optional – maximum of two pages)
  2. A detailed curriculum vitae (up to 4 A4 pages) including the names and contact details of 2 x referees. Your CV must provide a summary of your experience in the context of the advertised vacancy.
  3. Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the Selection Criteria (Work Related Requirements) found in page 4 of the attached Job Description Form.  Answers to these are a requirement for assessment against the criteria to be considered by the panel.

Applicant documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the online application process.

Multiple applications will not be considered in their entirety.  Where multiple applications are uploaded, the last document to be uploaded will be the only document accepted and considered by the panel. 

Applicants are advised that selection interviews may not be required. 


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact

Recruitment Agencies presenting medical practitioners to WA Country Health Service (WACHS) via MedJobsWA at must read the attached ‘WACHS and Recruitment Agency Agreement 2017-2020’.



  • This position is subject to a Western Australian Working With Children (WWC) Check. For further information please refer to the WWC website at: 
  • 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.
  • Please note this recruitment process requires completion of satisfactory Pre-Employment Health Assessment (PEHA).  Any 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. An unsatisfactory PEHA will result in the offer of employment being withdrawn.  Please see the attached WACHS PEHA Policy for further information.
  • WA Health is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities. 

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Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm on Friday 26th April 2024 AWST will not be accepted.

Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person Dennis Millard
Contact Number
Contact Email
Closing Date 26/04/2024
JDF SW - JDF - 614513 Registrar Anaesthetics Bunbury Hospital - 2024.PDF
How to Apply Guide Application Process - Pool.pdf
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