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Reference Number 11936
Position Title Consultant - Emergency Medicine - Busselton Hospital
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time, Sessional
Hospitals WA Country Health Service
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2022
Salary $375,863.00 to $477,340.00
Position Summary

Consultant Emergency Medicine – Busselton Health Campus

Consultant Emergency Medicine – MP Year 1-9 $375,863 - $477,340 p.a.

(Inclusive of base salary, 11% employer contributed superannuation and $31,926 professional development allowance).

Salary shown is per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2022. Shown as Fixed Term Full Time (80 hours per week)


This a Recruitment Pool for Various Fixed Term (Sessional, Part Time or Full Time) appointments for 5 years, with the possibility of extension(s). 


The South-West currently has positions available for immediate start with opportunities for Consultant Specialists in Emergency Medicine.




An exciting opportunity is available for a Consultant – Emergency Medicine. Responsible for the leadership of the multi-disciplinary team to provide comprehensive emergency services to patients of the Busselton Health Campus. Promotes patient quality and safety within the emergency department. Provides leadership, management, training, supervision and education for Senior Medical Practitioners in collaboration with the Director Emergency Medicine (Busselton) and the Medical Administrator.


Suitable candidates must be eligible for registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA). Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine or equivalent as well as possess substantial postgraduate medical experience in general medicine, general practice and/or emergency medicine.


The Margaret River Region is an area of magnificent beauty on the South West Coast of the beautiful state of Western Australia. Stretching from Busselton along the shores of Geographe Bay down to Augusta the most south-westerly point of Australia.


The area is blessed with spectacular and pristine beaches, abundant opportunities for outdoor activities such caves, adventurous walks and trails and world class surfing spots. It is also renowned for its divine cuisine, welcoming locals and award-winning wines in nearly every direction.

South West residents have a high sense of community and rate their region as a safe place to live and raise children, with excellent access to services such as health and education contributing to their positive lifestyle and general wellbeing.




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

  • 11% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice. For further information click here
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements of up to $19,000 p.a.
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location-based allowances


This is a recruitment pool, and as such the following should be noted:

  • The panel will monitor this recruitment pool for applications and will assess on a regular basis.
  • 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 22/09/2025

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.




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

Please apply online by providing the following documents:

  • statement addressing each of the Selection Criteria found in the attached Job Description Form and how you are able to meet the position requirements. It is recommended you contact the person listed in this advertisement for further information about the role and selection process.
  • detailed Curriculum Vitae which summarises your experience and how you can meet the position requirements. Please include contact details for work related referees (It is preferable for one of your referees to be a current supervisor or manager). Please list your Coastal health site(s) in order of preference.

These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online.



We encourage you to contact Kyle Kophamel - Emegency Specialist on 0400 175 137 or email


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

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.




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Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Contact Person Kyle Kophamel
Contact Number 400 175 137
Contact Email
Closing Date CLOSED: 13/02/2024
JDF JDF - 615141 Consultant Emergency Medicine Busselton.pdf
How to Apply Guide Application Process - Pool.pdf
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