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Reference Number 11517
Position Title Consultant - Intensivist - 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 2016
Salary $361,966.00 to $460,043.00
Hours per fortnight 80
Position Summary

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

  “Work With Us! Exciting opportunities abound at Bunbury Hospital”


About the Position: In this role you will provide Intensive Care Unit services, including participation in Intensive Care Unit on call roster. You will ensure compliance with ongoing implementation of BSAFE Program in Bunbury Hospital, focusing on timely assessment and treatment of critically sick/deteriorated patients admitted to Bunbury Hospital. You will also be responsible for the provision of sick/deteriorated patients admitted to Bunbury Hospital. You will also be responsible for the provision of clinical leadership of Intensive Care Unit department.

About the Region: Bunbury Hospital is a 171-bed public facility co-located with a similarly sized private hospital St John of God Health Care which forms part of the South West Health Campus. Opened in 1999, it is the biggest hospital and health care complex in regional Western Australia. It delivers health care to more than 80,000 of the region’s local residents as well as visitors.

The South West region is located in the south-west corner of the state, facing the Indian and Southern Oceans. It shares its eastern boundary with Wheatbelt and Great Southern regions. It covers an area of 23,998 sq. km, has 12 local government areas and a diverse geographic profile ranging from rugged coastline and beaches to agricultural landscapes. The economy is based around tourism, mining and construction, retail and agriculture. Bunbury, and the South West of Western Australia are blessed with abundant opportunities for outdoor activities, minimal traffic but still many services as well as unique and extraordinary sights in one of the most beautiful coastal areas of Western Australia.

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. 

Attractive Remuneration Package

The salary as per WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016:

Shown as Fixed Term Full time (80 hours per fortnight).

MP Year 1-9 $361,966 - $460,043 p.a. pro rata*

*Includes Arrangement A base salary $296,757—$385,515 p.a. pro rata, professional development allowance $30,814.p.a. and 10.5% employer contributed superannuation.  


Eligibility to Apply: 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), Residential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Directions (ACWD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD and/or ACWD. 

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

  • 10.5% 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 15/04/2024. 



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 via MedJobs WA by providing the following documents:

  • statement addressing each of the Selection Criteria found in the attached Job Description Form and how you can 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).

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

For Further Job Related Information: We encourage you to contact Dr Bronwyn Bebee, Intensive Care Specialist on 0409 246 345 or via email

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 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?
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 Bronwyn Bebee
Contact Number 409246345
Contact Email
Closing Date 16/01/2023
JDF 2022-06-29 - JDF - 613992 Consultant Intensivist Bunbury Hospital.PDF
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