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Reference Number 10880
Position Title Consultant - Surgeon - Breast
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time, Sessional
Hospitals Royal Perth Hospital
Industry Award WA Health Systems Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
Salary $352,424.00 to $449,614.00
Position Summary

This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time, Fixed Term Part Time or Sessional appointment(s) for up to 5 years. 

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.


Position Profile: We are seeking to establish a pool of skilled and suitably experienced people to the role of Consultant - Surgeon. Working as a member of the interdisciplinary team, you will provide both subspecialist Breast Surgery, as well as General Surgery, clinical care to patients, including allocations from the emergency general surgery roster, whilst promoting patient safety and quality of care. The successful applicant(s) will:


  • Actively address clinical risks and delays in patient care for individual patients
  • Actively engage in the Breast and Oncoplastic Multidisciplinary Team Meetings
  • Educate and supervise junior medical staff
  • Work with the Head of Department and other Consultant staff to manage planned and unplanned patient demand
  • Achieve national performance outcomes and meet the National Safety and Quality Health Services Standards.
  • Work 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. 


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.


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 31/03/2022. 

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);
  • 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.


For Further Job Related Information: You are encouraged you to contact A/Prof Dieter Weber, Head of Department General Surgery, on 08 9224 2244.  


Lodging your application: Your application must be lodged online in full prior to the closing date and time.


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:




Closing Date: Monday 7 December 2020 at 4:00PM

Eligibility Questions Essential: Are you eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia?
Essential: Are you eligible to work in Australia?
Contact Person A/Prof Dieter Weber
Contact Number 9224 2244
Closing Date CLOSED: 07/12/2020
JDF Consultant - Surgeon - Breast 602091 MP Year 1-9 November 2020.pdf
How to Apply Guide MedJobs Application Guide.pdf
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