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WA RACMA Medical Executive Experience Program
Reference racma217
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted 21 October 2015
Location Perth, WA.
Company Information RACMA
Job Description

Are you interested in entering RACMA Fellowship Training?
Do you want to observe a Medical Leader in action?
Do you want to shadow a Medical Manager real-time?
Are you a clinician or a Doctor-in-Training who is curious about the ‘other side’?


WA RACMA is pleased to announce the ‘WA RACMA Observership Program’. Every year RACMA Fellows, Associate Fellows and Candidates in senior leadership positions will give opportunities to a limited number of junior doctors and medical students to gain exposure to the domains of medical leadership, health management and medical administration.

Target Audience
Priority for exposure is given to the following cohorts:
  • Those affiliated with RACMA such as the RACMA Young Doctors Program.
  • Those who already have or intend to participate in the WA Health Institute of Health Leadership (IHL) Service Improvement Program.
  • Those intending to undertake the RACMA Fellowship Training Program.
  • Those intending to complete a clinical Fellowship and would consider exposure to health leadership, medical administration and management principles.

What is on Offer?
  • You will be given a valuable opportunity to observe a senior medical leader within the health system.
  • Placements are available at various public and private hospitals as well as WA Department of Health.
  • Current sites participating in the Program are :
    • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
    • Royal Perth Hospital
    • King Edward Memorial Hospital
    • Princess Margaret Hospital
    • Fiona Stanley Hospital
    • North Metropolitan Health Service
    • South Metropolitan Health Service
    • WA Country Health Service
    • St John of God Midland Public and Private Hospitals
    • Hollywood Private Hospital
    • WA Department of Health – Office of Chief Medical Officer and Disaster Management Unit
    • St John of God Hospital Murdoch.
  • Duration of placement is negotiable from a few days to a maximum of 2 weeks depending upon the site, availability of a supervisor, co-supervisors and intended dates.
  • This is a non-remunerated placement
Further Information For further information please contact Dr Sayanta Jana on 08 9340 1404 or email at Sayanta.Jana@health.wa.gov.au.
How to Apply
  • Please submit an updated curriculum vitae including two referees and a cover letter outlining your career intentions, and the core objectives to be attained from the proposed placement.
  • Please note possession of AHPRA Medical Board registration is an essential criteria for applying to this program
  • Please indicate your top five sites of placement in order of preference from the above list and your proposed dates for observership.
  • Please mark your electronic application with the subject line ‘WA RACMA Medical Executive Experience Program Application’.
  • Please email your application to Dr Sayanta Jana at Sayanta.Jana@health.wa.gov.au.
  • Your application will be screened by a panel including potential supervisors from your preferred sites.
  • You will be advised of options of placement and outcome in due course.

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