Geraldton Hospital has 100 hospital beds for acute medical, surgical, paediatric and maternity patients with a 24-hour Emergency Department, onsite chemotherapy and renal dialysis. It provides a comprehensive range of patient care service including medical imaging and pathology. Visiting specialists, including medical oncology, haematology and renal physicians provide varied learning opportunities for junior doctors.
Located approximately 450km north of Perth, Geraldton is the capital of Western Australia’s Midwest and gateway to the magnificent Abrolhos Islands. Geraldton has an enviable Mediterranean climate and a relaxed seaside lifestyle which lends itself to a host of activities, especially water sports. There are good schools in the residential areas which are located a short drive from the hospital. Geraldton Hospital offers a broad range of services, which provide excellent clinical experience and an outstanding educational program for interns and residents. There is a good track record of the trainees progressing to higher training jobs after their time at Geraldton Hospital.
The hospital has a strong association with the local Aboriginal Medical Service (GRAMS), Private Hospital (SJOG) and GP community. There are plans well underway for redevelopment of the emergency department and inpatient services. Individual department models of care are under review, with medical workforce profiles strengthened.
We are keen to welcome to a motivated Medical Administration Registrar (MAR) to our team at Geraldton Hospital! The service is entering an exciting period of growth and transition, with planning well underway for service expansion and redevelopment.
The MAR will work with the specialist (FRACMA) Director of Medical Services and Geraldton Hospital to provide professional leadership as well as guidance in relation to strategic and operational projects as required, with a particular focus on clinical governance, accreditation, service development and general medical administration duties.
The MAR will be engaged in or progressing towards a supervised training program in medical administration as a Trainee with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA). If participating in the RACMA training program will be supported in developing the required skills needed to become a specialist healthcare medical administrator.
Essential: Eligible to work in Australia
Essential: Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Essential: Required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access health care facilities, pursuant to the Health Worker (Restrictions on Access) Directions (HWAD) and the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination and Vaccination Program Policy, unless the employee is exempt pursuant to the HWAD. Please provide an explanation if you don’t meet these requirements.
For further a conversation about the role please contact:
Dr Ranjit Paul, Director Medical Services, Geraldton Health Campus
Applications must be lodged online by 4pm (WST) 04/07/2022.
Applications close Monday 04/7/2022
Back to Industry Vacancies