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Reference Number 11235
Position Title Consultant - Emergency Medicine – WACHS Bunbury
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 2016
Salary $360,328.00 to $457,961.00
Position Summary

Location: Bunbury, Western Australia

Hospital Site: Bunbury Hospital 


This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time or Fixed Term Part Time appointment for up to 5 years, at various hours a fortnight to be negotiated with the Manager.


 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.



We currently have 5 positions available. 


Bunbury Hospital is further increasing its long term FACEM establishment, as part of service reform. We have several positions available.  Bunbury Hospital is undergoing significant capital works, including an expected helipad, to meet the increasing demand for high quality clinical services within the SW of WA. We are seeking dynamic FACEMs to join our cohesive ED team and who will be significantly based in the SW WA region. There are opportunities for career development with process design, teaching and improvements in patient transport. We enjoy a close relationship with the Rural Clinical School of WA. Several of our current FACEMs have appointments at the RCS. Applicants who expect to achieve FACEM within a limited time frame may be considered. Bunbury, and the SW of WA are blessed with abundant opportunities for outdoor activities, minimal traffic but still many services.


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.

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 01/08/2023.


Position Profile: We are currently seeking to appoint several Consultants – Emergency Medicine.

In this role you will ensure the provision of comprehensive clinical service in Emergency Medicine to patients of WA Country Health Service – South West and promote quality health outcomes for emergency medicine. You will also demonstrate leadership and role modelling.


Area Profile: The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) is the largest country health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world, providing health services to approximately half a million people, including 45,000 Aboriginal people, over a vast two and a half million square kilometre area. The organisation comprises seven regions, with a strong network of public hospitals, health services and health centres located across rural and remote Western Australia. Our core business is the provision of quality, accessible health services to country WA residents and visitors.

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

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  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • 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


Selection Criteria: Please see the attached Job Description Form.


For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Dr Stephen Hartwig on 08 9722 2240, email

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.


Application Instructions: 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 here by providing the following documents:


IMPORTANTApplicants should provide a statement addressing the selection criteria (found in the attached JDF document) in no more than 2-3 pages and provide a detailed curriculum vitae which summarises your experience and how you are able to meet the position requirements. These documents should be complete and ready to attach prior to applying online. Please ensure you allow enough time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.

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

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.


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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?
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 Stephen Hartwig
Contact Number 08 9722 2240
Closing Date CLOSED: 06/02/2023
JDF JDF - Consultant Emergency Medicine - MP Year 1-9 - South West.pdf
How to Apply Guide Application Process - Pool.pdf
Other attachments
South West Medical Recruitment Flyer.pdfOpen
Pre-employment Health Assessment Policy.pdfOpen
Working with Children Check.pdfOpen
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