07/09/2022

Consultant - Obstetrician and Gynaecologist - Geraldton

$361,966 - $460,043 yearly
  • WA Country Health Services
  • Geraldton WA, Australia
Specialist Position

Job Description

WA Country Health Service (WACHS) – Midwest is seeking an experienced Consultant – Obstetrician and Gynaecologist to join the team in Geraldton Hospital.

This is a Recruitment Pool for Fixed Term Full Time and Part Time appointments for 5 years at various hours per fortnight to be negotiated with manager and with the possibility for extension(s).

We currently have one (1) vacancy available.

Position Profile 

The Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist will be responsible for providing specialist clinical care of Obstetric and Gynaecological patients attending Geraldton Hospital and in the community. In this role you will provide collaboration and teamwork within the maternity care team framework, including amongst midwives, GPs, junior doctors and other members of the healthcare team. The position provides the successful candidate ample opportunity to demonstrate clinical leadership, to undertake training, supervision and mentorship of candidates for the diploma of Obstetrics as well as RANZCOG trainees, hospital service medical practitioners and medical students when appropriate. Suitable candidates must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA), hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrics (RANZCOG) or deemed equivalent at the date of commencing duties.

About the Region

The Midwest comprises the western region in the middle of Western Australia and stretches from the Indian Ocean in the west and bordered by the Pilbara in the north, the Wheatbelt in the south and Goldfields in the south and east. It incorporates four health districts - Gascoyne, Geraldton, Midwest and Murchison. It covers more than 600,000 square kilometres, nearly one quarter of the State, with its population concentrated along the coast. The region supports a wide range of industry, including mining, agriculture, aquaculture and tourism. Mining is the predominant sector in the central and northern parts of the region, with a well-established agricultural sector in the south. Geraldton is the largest town north of Perth and one of the most attractive coastal centres in Western Australia. It is both a seaside resort and an important port. It offers beachside living alongside rural life as well as a wide range of recreational, shopping and educational facilities.

Attractive Remuneration Package

MP Y1-9 $361,966 to $460,043 (inclusive of Professional Development Allowance and 10.5% superannuation) 

Additional Benefits:

  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements (up to $19,000)
  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study Leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location-based allowances
  • Relocation assistance

For Further Job Related Information:  We encourage you to contact Carolyn Haeusler via email [email protected].

Application Instructions

Applicants must apply via Medjobs by providing the following documents:

  1. A statement addressing the selection criteria found in attached JDF (Job Description Form).
  2. Provide a detailed curriculum vitae 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.

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].


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