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Reference Number 10199
Position Title Senior Registrar - Intensive Care Medicine
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Hospitals Fiona Stanley Hospital
Royal Perth Hospital
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $188,659.00 to $197,384.00
Position Summary

Salary: MP Year 1-2 $188,659 - $197,384 p.a. (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and professional development allowance). 


Please note this is for the 2018 Senior Registrar Intensive Care intake commencing 05 February 2018 to 03 February 2019 and the above salary rates are effective from 1 October 2017.


This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time appointments for 6-12 months with the possibility of extension(s).


We currently have a number of positions available.


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.


WA Health supports flexible working practices within the context of a quality health service. WA Health is committed to a smoke free environment across all buildings, grounds and vehicles.


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


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 01/09/2017. 


Position Profile:Senior Registrar - Intensive Care: provides inpatient care within one of the Western Australian Intensive Care Units at Fiona Stanley Hospital, Royal Perth Hospital or Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. Please note: whilst all efforts will be taken to allocate you to your preferred site, first preference placement cannot be guaranteed. Requests to rotate between sites will also be considered.

  • The position will require the provision of high quality and patient centred care to all Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in-patients under the supervision of Duty Intensivist within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • The applicant is to work within their ability and according to the Hospital’s mission & core values.
  • Provision of support and teaching to Registrars and Resident Medical Officers within the ICU.
  • Review and provision of advice for patients referred from the Emergency Department, hospital wards and referring hospitals.
  • Participation in the ICU teaching and education program, quality assurance activities and handover processes.


Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) has a 30 bedded level 3 ICU (with 2500 annual admissions) providing tertiary ICU care for all patients in the South Metropolitan Health Service and related WACHS catchment area. FSH is the primary referral centre for the Western Australian Advanced Heart and Lung Failure Service as well as the WA Cardiopulmonary Transplant Service.


Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) has a 20 bedded level 3 ICU (with 1500 annual admissions) which providing tertiary ICU care (with the exception of cardiac surgery) for all patients in the East Metropolitan Health Service and the related WACHS catchment area. RPH is the primary referral centre for Western Australian Major Trauma and Spinal Injury Service.


Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is a is a 30 bed ICU/HDU (with 2500 annual admissions) providing tertiary ICU care for all patients in the North Metropolitan Health Service and related WACHS catchment area. SCGH is the primary referral centre for the Western Australian Liver Transplant service and the Western Australian Neurosurgical service.


Area Profile: Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine.


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. 


Area Profile: Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is one of Australia's leading teaching tertiary hospitals. Located at the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre 4km from Perth city centre, SCGH provides a comprehensive range of clinical service including trauma, emergency and critical care, orthopaedics, general medicine, general surgery and cardiac care. It is home to WA's largest cancer treatment centre in the State - and is the State's principal hospital for neurosurgery and liver transplants.


Employee Benefits: Our employees enjoy an amazing 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 go to:


Selection Criteria:  Please see the attached Job Description Form.  


For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Dr Melanie Saw on 08 6152 2222 or email  


For position specific or site related queries please contact the following:

Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH):

Dr Cyrus Edibam

Head of Intensive Care FSH



Royal Perth Hospital (RPH): 

Prof Geoffrey Dobb

Head of Intensive Care RPH



Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH): 

Dr Bradley Wibrow

Consultant Intensive Care SCGH



If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680 for immediate assistance during business hours. 


Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online via MedJobsWA (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). Emailed applications will not be accepted.  


Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.




Applicants must provide the following documents as part of their application in order to be considered for appointment to the recruitment pool:

1.  A detailed curriculum vitae (of no more than 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.

2.  Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing Essential Selection Criteria 2, 3 & 5 only and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. Answers to these questions are a requirement for assessment against the selection criteria, considered by the panel.

3.  Rank Site Preference Form: All applicants are to rank in order of preference from 1 to 3 (1 being the most preferred) their preferred site allocation. Please note: whilst all efforts will be taken to allocate you to your preferred site, first preference placement cannot be guaranteed.


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 multiples 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. 


South 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.





Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Contact Person Dr Melanie Saw
Contact Number 08 6152 2222
Closing Date CLOSED: 19/06/2017
JDF Senior Registrar ICU 007608 Year 1-2 May 2017.pdf
How to Apply Guide Application Process - Pool.pdf
Other attachments
Senior Registrar - ICU - 2018 Site Preference Form.pdfOpen
WWC Applicant Advice 2016c.pdfOpen
Working with SMHS - Text Copy.pdfOpen
Working with SMHS - Brochure.PDFOpen
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