This is a Fixed Term Full Time appointment for 5 years at 80 hours per fortnight.
We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and suitably accredited individual to appoint as a Consultant - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (subspecialist in Maternal Fetal Medicine).
This position is a joint appointment across both the King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) and the Fiona Stanley Hospital in the provision of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) Services. The successful candidate will provide administrative oversight to the obstetric units between both hospitals and MFM oversight is via KEMH.
In this role, you will:
- Work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing sub-specialist services in maternal-fetal medicine (CMFM) and obstetrics (FRANZCOG) (both medical and surgical) to patients.
- Promote patient quality and safety whilst providing leadership, training, supervision and education, where relevant, for doctors in training and other health workers in collaboration with other Consultants and the Head of Department/Unit.
- Work within the scope of clinical practice as defined by the Health Service Credentialing Committee.
Please see the attached Job Desciption Forms for a more detailed description of the role and the work related requirements/selection criteria.
Want to know more? We encourage you to contact email Professor Jan Dickinson at Jan.Dickinson@health.wa.gov.au.
Area Profile: KEMH is a tertiary maternity and gynaecological hospital that delivers first-class health care to women and infants in Western Australia. With dedicated staff providing contemporary evidence-based care, KEMH is the State's only tertiary maternity and gynaecological hospital. Having treated its first patients in 1916, today more than 6000 births take place at the hospital every year. KEMH is WA's only major referral centre for high-risk pregnancies and has a state-of-the-art Special Care Nursery designed to care for premature and sick infants.
KEMH also cares for approximately 5000 women with gynaecological conditions each year, ranging from urological and cancer related problems to sexually transmitted diseases and reproductive disorders.
Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine. FSH staff work in a state-of-the-art facility, equipped with the very latest in technology and designed to provide the very best in patient care.
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
- Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
- Flexible working arrangements
- Flexible leave arrangements
- Other professional and location based allowances
Application Instructions: Applicants are requested to apply online.
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.
It is preferable for your referee to be a current supervisor or manager.
This vacancy is open to Agency applications with the express permission of the applicant and containing all the necessary information.
If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact Employee Services on 13 44 77 for immediate assistance during business hours.
Eligibility to Apply: To be eligible for a fixed term appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract.
All WA health system employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the booster vaccination when they are eligible) in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWD) (or its replacement), COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, and the Booster Vaccination (Restriction on Access) Directions (no 2) (or its replacement) (BVD), unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWD and/or BVD.
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.
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.
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.
Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions on, or after, 4:00pm will not be accepted.
LATE OR EMAIL APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.