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WA Country Health Services- Locum- Regional WA- General Practice & Obstetrics

LocationPerth, WA 6000
Work TypeContract/Temp
Published At:7 months ago
Job no: 8FAPA
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Explore rural locations

Are you a suitably experienced District Medical Officer (DMO) – Obstetrician with a drive to provide comprehensive medical services to remote communities? If so, we invite you to join our dynamic team at WA Country Health Services and make a meaningful impact on the health and well-being of our community. You'll be part of a dedicated team that values your expertise and is committed to delivering high-quality healthcare.

This District Medical Officer (DMO) – Obstetrician is responsible for providing an advanced level of elective and emergency Obstetric services. You will contribute to delivery of comprehensive patient care within the Emergency Department and the General Ward as well as certain health services located in remote communities. The successful applicant must practise without clinical supervision in this specialty area and demonstrate significant emergency department experience.

Embrace the opportunity to be a key player in Western Australia's largest healthcare system, making a positive difference in the lives of countless individuals.

Position: District Medical Officer- Procedural - Obstetrics

Location: Western Australia

Role Highlights:

  • Performs screening assessment, treatment and referral of patients/clients in accordance with WACHS policy procedure and protocols. 
  • Provides clinical services in a culturally appropriate and sensitive manner. 
  • Utilize your diagnostic skills to assess, diagnose, and treat patients across diverse medical needs.
  • Contribute to a holistic approach to healthcare, ensuring patients receive timely attention and appropriate treatment.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package and regional entitlements.
  • Opportunity to work in a collaborative and supportive environment.
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Opportunity to explore Western Australia


  • AHPRA registration.
  • 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.
  • Formal post graduate qualification in Obstetrics or equivalent extensive experience.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member.
  • A record of appropriate Emergency Department skill maintenance in the last triennium of completion of at least one of the following and evidence of continued professional development:
  • a. ACLS (or equivalent)
  • b. APLS (or equivalent)
  • c. EMST (or equivalent)
  • d. JCCA (or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the Aboriginal Cultural Respect Framework.

Our Services:

Country healthcare stretches more than 2.5 million square kilometres and seven regions. Learn more about us and what we do.

 Additional Information:

Western Australia has something to offer for everyone, apply now!

  • Published on 20 Sep 2023, 5:40 AM