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District Medical Officer - Obstetrics

  • : HealthcareLink Support
  • : 07-Jun-2018
  • : Perth WA 6000

Job title:   District Medical Officer - Obstetrics
Location:  Regional WA
Position Summary:

- Provides comprehensive and high quality hospital and community based health services to the town of Derby and remote communities of Looma, Mowanjum, Lombadina and One Arm Point. 
- Provides clinical leadership supervision, training and education.
- Develops and maintains the skills  necessary to provide safe, effective, appropriate and quality clinical service.

Essential Criteria:

1. Eligible for registration by the Medical Board of Western Australia

2. Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, or the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine, or equivalent experience at the date of commencing duties. 

3.  Formal post graduate qualification in Obstetrics and equivalent extensive  experience.

4. Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.

5.  Ability to work as an effective team member.

6. A record of appropriate Emergency Department skill maintenance in the last triennium of completion of at least 1 of the following and proof of continued professional development:

- ACLS (Or equivalent)

- APLS (Or equivalent)

- EMST (Or equivalent)

- GCCA (Or equivalent)

7. Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the Aboriginal Cultural respect framework.

8.  Current C Class Drivers Licence.


1. Current knowledge and commitment to Equal Opportunity n all aspects of employment and service delivery.

2. Experience in/or commitment to public health medicine and primary health care.

3. Experience working in a cross cultural environment particularly with Aboriginal people.

4. Sound understanding of remote area health service provision  

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District Medical Officer - Obstetrics
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$0 to $30k
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Australian Health Practitioner Registration
Perth WA 6000
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