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Reference Number 12085
Position Title Registrar Emergency Medicine - Bunbury Hospital
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 2022
Salary $139,932.00 to $186,790.00
Position Summary

Hospital Site: Bunbury, WA


This is a Recruitment Pool for 2024 Fixed Term Full Time and Part Time appointments for 6, 12, 18, 24 or 36 months, with the possibility of extension(s).


 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 23/08/2024. 



Bunbury Hospital, WA Country Health Service is seeking enthusiastic Emergency Medicine Registrars who want to combine a great mix of rural and regional medicine with one of WA’s best kept secrets in terms of location and lifestyle. ACEM trainees, SIMGs, GP and RG trainees and others are welcome to apply. Part-time options are also available.

Bunbury Hospital offers an excellent opportunity to experience a wide variety of presentations in a regional setting.  As an ED registrar you will have unrivalled exposure to “real” Emergency Medicine (including procedures) within a fully supervised department. If you believe “variety is the spice of life” Bunbury could be the place for you!

The Campus is a 171-bed hospital that functions as the regional resource centre for the Southwest region with all major specialties present on site including ICU and CCU/Cath lab. As the only Emergency Department in Bunbury and being the regional centre for the Southwest, patients present with the entire spectrum of acute medical, surgical, paediatric, obstetric, gynaecological, and mental health related illnesses.

The Emergency Department is the largest department in the hospital and the biggest Emergency Department in WA outside of Perth.  The Department consists of 39 beds including ED ambulatory care and Short Stay Unit.  The Department receives more than 45,000 presentations per year of whom approximately 40% require admission.  Case mix, including acuity and activity is highly varied. Our patients are younger than many tertiary sites with 25% being children. The department sees the whole spectrum of Emergency Presentations and registrars generally have more opportunity for procedures than in metropolitan tertiary EDs. Emergency Department staff may assist with medical transfers on the Bunbury Rescue Helicopter.

ED medical staff include Specialist Emergency Physicians, Senior Medical Practitioners, Registrars, Residents, and Interns. The lifestyle is highly desired, and the regional location means very short commutes to work.

Bunbury Health Campus provides the opportunity for the following:

  • Twenty-four months ACEM training ED time - accredited for 10 trainees
  • Accredited for ACEM PLB/PER
  • Accredited (and highly rated) training rotations to anaesthetics and foundation Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical education and simulation SSP
  • Hands on care for all patients
  • Education: Protected multi-modal departmental education, grand rounds, in situ sim, code blue sim and more
  • Exam preparation training—protected time (Primary and Fellowship Exam) - with proven track record of success
  • Full access to exam and study leave
  • Access to the ACEM EM Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma
  • Rural Generalist Training with accreditation with RACGP and ACRRM for both core and advanced training

Applicants must have a minimum of six months experience in Critical Care Medicine (Emergency; Acute Medicine; Intensive Care Unit or Anaesthetics).



We encourage you to contact Dr Ehab Badawy Consultant Emergency Medicine on for any additional queries.



Located on the South Coast of Western Australia, Bunbury is a picturesque harbour city on the Southwest coast of WA, 175km or two hours' drive from Perth. The area is blessed with spectacular and pristine beaches, abundant opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, on and off-road cycling and world class surfing spots. It is also renowned for its divine cuisine, welcoming locals, and award-winning wines in nearly every direction. Southwest 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.

Benefits of Working in Bunbury:

  • Offers close and regular contact and support from quality Consultant Specialists who are very supportive
  • Enjoy a broader scope of practice and true breadth of medicine across all specialties with opportunities to practice procedures you would not have access to in a metro setting
  • Work with amazing mentors who are very passionate and inspiring
  • Bunbury is a relatively new hospital with top of the range facilities and great educational support
  • Work with a close-knit team where you’ll be guaranteed to form strong supportive friendships and be a part of the local community
  • You will receive a lot of support including accommodation and relocation benefits
  • Great work/life balance with limited commute and access to some of the most beautiful scenic sites in Western Australia
  • Attractive and competitive remuneration benefits 

More information: 

WA Country Health Service - Working at Bunbury Regional Hospital



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

  • 11.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice (as 1 July 2024). For further information click here.
  • 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



Relocation assistance is available for eligible international and interstate candidates.   Further information can be provided upon enquiry.



Applicants are requested to apply online via  Medical Jobs WA - Mercury eRecruit(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). E-mailed applications will not be accepted. 

Applicants must provide the following documentation for the panel to assess based on merit:

  1. Cover Letter (optional – maximum of two pages)
  2. A detailed curriculum vitae (up to 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.
  3. Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the Selection Criteria (Work Related Requirements) listed below. Answers to these are a requirement for assessment against the criteria to be considered by the panel.


  1. Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.
  2. Demonstrated clinical and procedural Emergency Medicine
  3. Ability to provide teaching, supervision and training support.
  4. Demonstrated well developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  5. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  6. Demonstrated organisational and time management skills.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to clinical governance within health care
  8. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal Cultural respect framework.



  1. Postgraduate training to diploma or certificate level in Emergency Medicine
  2. Demonstrated commitment to ongoing education and research.
  3. Current knowledge and commitment to Equal Opportunity in all aspects of employment and service delivery.


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 multiple 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. 


If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact

Recruitment Agencies presenting medical practitioners to WA Country Health Service (WACHS) via MedJobsWA at must read the attached ‘WACHS and Recruitment Agency Agreement 2017-2020’.



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

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.

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.

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. 

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Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm on Monday 29 April 2024 AWST 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?
Contact Person Ehab Badawy
Contact Email
Closing Date 29/04/2024
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