Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology

$483,024 - $574,165 yearly
  • WA Country Health Services
  • Broome WA, Australia
Specialist Position

Job Description

A unique and exciting opportunity is currently available for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic Consultant - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join WA Country Health Service (WACHS) Kimberley.

This is a direct appointment for one Fixed Term Full Time (80 hours per fortnight) position until 06/11/2023, with the possibility for extension(s).

Position Profile:  We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced and enthusiastic person to the position of Consultant – Obstetrician and Gynaecologist.

In this role you will provide specialist Obstetric and Gynaecological services to patients in the Kimberley Region. This includes providing leadership, delivering excellent clinical performance and conducting outpatient clinic services at Kununurra and Broome Health Services and other regional hospitals. The successful applicant will have opportunities to participate in quality improvement programs, participate in world leading research and provide clinical governance, in particular for the east Kimberley.

From Cape Leveque to the Gibb River Road, the Kimberley remains one of Australia’s great wilderness areas, whilst offering great services, education and partner employment opportunities. This is the perfect job for someone looking for that elusive work-lifestyle balance! Generous allowances offered which includes provision of housing at a subsidised rental rate, district and on-call allowances.

Suitable candidates will be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and possess relevant qualifications and experience which is recognised by the Medical Board of Australia, including specialist qualifications recognised by RANZCOG.

Does this pique your interest? Read the story from the Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the Kimberley and his view on why the Kimberley is a fantastic place to work: WA Country Health Service - The sky is the limit for this Kimberley doctor.

Present funding is to 06 November 2023, and the position is subject to extension if ongoing funding is secured.

About the Region: The Kimberley is Western Australia's most northern region, encompassing 424,517 square kilometres with a population of approximately 45,000, about half of whom are Aboriginal. Internationally recognised for its unique and dramatic landscape, the region includes spectacular gorges, waterfalls and cave systems, and an astonishing variety of wildlife. Camping, birdwatching and fishing are recreational activities that local health staff enjoy in abundance. With a balmy climate, breathtaking scenery, unique flora and fauna and a great variety of adventure and cultural experiences, the Kimberley offers a fantastic lifestyle that is family-friendly and supportive.

Our regional hospitals include Broome Health Campus, Fitzroy Crossing Hospital, Derby Hospital, Halls Creek Hospital, Kununurra Hospital and Wyndham Hospital. The region is open to flexible working and living arrangements that support the smaller hospital sites, such as basing the family in Kununurra or Broome to enable access to quality schooling and housing, with fly in/fly out travel to Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek and Derby.

For Further Job-Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Dr Jared Watts on 0427 527 330 or [email protected]

Application Instructions: Applicants MUST apply online via MedJobsWA at the link below - MedJobs Reference Number 11495


(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).

If you experience difficulties while applying online, please contact [email protected]

Your ability to meet the work-related requirements will be assessed throughout the recruitment process. For your written application please provide the following:

  • a statement addressing the selection criteria on the job description form.
  • a current resume which summarises your experience and how you can 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. 

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