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Reference Number 11532
Position Title Consultant - Emergency Medicine
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time, Sessional
Hospitals Rockingham Peel Group
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $356,655.00 to $454,733.00
Position Summary

MP Year 1-9 $356,655 - $454,733 p.a. pro rata or $683.69 - $871.69 per session (inclusive of base salary, 10.5% superannuation and applicable allowances)

This is where jobs become careers, passion finds its purpose, and your voice finds its place. Are you ready to dive headfirst into the community taking excellent health care where it's needed? Then South Metropolitan Health Service is the perfect place to start!

Rockingham Peel Group is part of the South Metropolitan Health Service, one of the fastest growing health services in Western Australia and comprises two hospital campuses, Rockingham General Hospital and Murray District Hospital, in addition to community and mental health services across Peel, Rockingham and Kwinana. As the flagship hospital, Rockingham General is focused on providing high quality general medical, surgical and mental health services as well as outpatient care. Murray District Hospital offers inpatient medical services, palliative care and allied health services. 

Our vision is Excellent health care, every time. You can read more about SMHS in our Strategic Plan here.

Currently we are seeking to appoint suitably experienced individuals to the position of Consultant - Emergency Medicine at Rockingham Peel Group. The successful candidate will lead a multidisciplinary team to provide specialist emergency medicine services to patients whilst promoting patient safety and quality of care. In this role you will provide leadership, orientation, training, supervision and education, where relevant, for Doctors in Training, health service medical practitioners and other health workers.

The Consultant in Emergency Medicine works in collaboration with the Head of Department and other Consultants to achieve national, state and South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) performance standards and targets within the scope of clinical practice as defined and recommended by the SMHS Area Medical Credentialing Committee.

Our Values guide our work in every action, and that includes recruitment and employment!  SMHS encourages Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or LGBTI communities, and people with disability to work with us. Whatever your age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and family/carer responsibilities are, we ask that you consider bringing your expertise to our workforce.

Want to know more?
 We encourage you to contact Dr Asheila Narang or Dr Hiten Patel on 08 6599 4000.

If you are ready to partner with us see the application instructions below:

Applicants are requested to apply online at MedJobsWA.  

If this role is what you are looking for, apply now 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);
  • 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

Rockingham Peel Group 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.

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.

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact

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 further information click here


Are you eligible? To be eligible for a fixed term or sessional appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.

WA Health embraces diversity and is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of our service. We are committed to growing the Aboriginal workforce as a part of WA Health’s Aboriginal Workforce Policy and as a measure to achieve equality, Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 applies to this position.  Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply.

All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the booster vaccination when they are eligible) in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWD) (or its replacement), COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, and the Booster Vaccination (Restriction on Access) Directions (no 2) (or its replacement) (BVD), unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWD and/or BVD.

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

This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time and Sessional appointments for up to 5 years.

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 31/10/2022. 

Closing Date: Tuesday 23 August 2022 at 4.00pm

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm 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?
Essential: All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD. Please provide an explanation if you don't meet these requirements.
Contact Person Dr Asheila Narang or Dr Hiten Patel
Contact Number 8 9599 4000
Closing Date 23/08/2022
JDF Consultant - Emergency Medicine SM112378 MP Year 1-9 October 2021.pdf
How to Apply Guide Medjobs Application Guide - Pool 2019.pdf
Other attachments
Working with SMHS.pdfOpen
WWC Applicant Advice 2017.pdfOpen
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