The closing date to submit applications for this vacancy has been extended
This is for a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for up to 5 years.
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: https://workingwithchildren.wa.gov.au
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies throughout the health service. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised vacancy, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from when the authorised delegate endorses the recruitment decision.
Position Profile: An exciting opportunity is available for a Consultant Intensivist to work in the picturesque South West region of Western Australia. The Intensive Care Unit is an 8 bed (4 ICU and 4 HDU); level 2 ICU services which opened in December 2012.The unit is accredited by CICM for foundation and rural training. The unit provides standard of care to complex medical and surgical patients. The unit provides ventilatory support (both invasive and non-invasive) and renal replacement therapy to patients on regular basis. There are approximately 650 admissions in a year needing ICU and HDU care. Participation in on-call services, clinical education and leadership are required in this role.
Area Profile: Bunbury Hospital is collocated with St John of God Health Care and forms part of the South West Health Campus. Opened in 1999, it is the biggest hospital and health care complex in regional Western Australia. Bunbury is a major regional centre, located on the coast within 2 hours drive of Perth. The city enjoys unequalled services including medical services, quality schooling, well priced housing and access to many of the best wineries, surf and scenic destinations in the state.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the great salary our employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include (in line with operational requirements):
- For further information go to: http://www.treasury.wa.gov.au/superannuation.aspx
- 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 Ravi Krishnamurthy on 08 9722 1000.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employment Services on 1300 553 680 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.
Referees: It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the selection criteria 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 sufficient time to complete the online application process as you will be required to answer various questions and attach your documentation.
APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THAT THEIR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED IN FULL USING ONE OF THE METHODS OUTLINED IN THE APPLICANT INFORMATION PACKAGE PRIOR TO THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME (PLEASE NOTE: EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.