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Enterprise Agreement / Classification
  • SJGHC WA AMA EBA Cycle A - Consultant 40 Hours
  • SJGHC WA AMA EBA Cycle A - Senior Registrar 40 Hours
Position Summary

Welcome to St John of God Health Care

St John of God Health Care is one of the largest private providers of health care services in Australia, employing more than 15,000 employees (caregivers). We operate 27 hospitals and services comprising more than 3,500 hospital beds, including home nursing, disability services and social outreach programs.


Our Hospital: 

St John of God Murdoch Hospital is the premium private hospital south of the river in Perth. We provide a well-established range of secondary and tertiary clinical services from our high quality facilities.  All supported by a full complement of clinical support services; our Emergency Department provides a comprehensive, consultant-delivered emergency service to adults and children.

  • We have over 500 beds
  • Western Australia’s first private Emergency Department
  • A standalone hospice and day surgery
  • Comprehensive cancer service
  • A large ICU
  • Mixed adult & paediatric ED caring for over 22,000 patients per year with a 40% admission rate
  • Access block and overcrowding is low, referrals are welcomed by our inpatient specialists
  • Excellent access to diagnostic services (radiology, endoscopy and pathology)


St John of God Murdoch Hospital Emergency Department provides a comprehensive, consultant-delivered emergency service to adults and children.  We have opportunities for suitably qualified and experienced Emergency Medicine Consultants and Senior Emergency Medicine Registrars to join a supportive team who are committed in providing high quality clinical management to ED patients.


Training and Education for Senior Registrars:

  • Unique and bespoke training experience directed at senior trainees in emergency medicine
  • Weekly paid and protected education time.
  • Excellent programme for fellowship examination preparation, led by A/Professor Steve Dunjey(A/Prof Dunjey is a senior ACEM examiner) and Dr Nadine Huddle our DEMT
  • Fellowship programme tailored to the needs of individual trainees with great success over a sustained period of time.  
  • Accredited for 12 months training as a Private ED by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Immediate point of contact with Consultants committed in providing high quality clinical management to ED patients.
  • Registrars have an opportunity for more independent practice and leadership, but with the support and mentorship from working directly alongside senior emergency physicians. 

What SJGHC can offer you:

  • PDL Allowance & 3 weeks PDL leave
  • Up to 2 weeks purchased leave
  • Assistance with Australian work visas with progression to permanent residency (where applicable)
  • Generous salary packaging options
    • Up to $9010 on a range of benefits such as mortgage, your rent, or other everyday living expenses
    • Up to $2650 on meal entertainment, holiday accommodation and venue hire
    • Access to novated leasing to use pre-tax dollars for a car and expenses
  • Unique and competitive overseas relocation support offered including;
  • A personalised meet and greet and support from a relocation specialist to assist with housing, school tours, temporary accommodation, taxation, banking and settling in
  • Up to $10,000 financial relocation assistance for eligible items such as visa fees, flights, quarantine or shipping

The successful candidate will have: 

  • A willingness and capacity to embrace the Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care.
  • Registered or eligible for General registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Hold registration with FACEM (Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine) or equivalent professional membership (applicable to those who wish to apply for a Consultant position)
  • Demonstrated substantial clinical experience in the management of high acuity patients in a complex hospital environment.
  • Satisfactorily addressed the Selection Criteria applicable to the desired position

Please refer to the suitable attached position description for the Consultant or Senior Registrar position. All applicants must address the Selection Criteria (as detailed on the last page of the Position Description)


As a not-for-profit organisation, you will be rewarded with a remuneration package commensurate with your skills and experience, also offering attractive salary packaging opportunities, along with a working environment that is consistent with our values.


All caregivers employed by St John of God Healthcare are required to be vaccinated from Covid-19 in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.

St John of God Health Care embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. We are committed to providing a safe environment for all children and vulnerable people in our care and proactively take measures to protect children/vulnerable people from abuse. 


For enquiries, contact Dr Nadine Huddle, Director of Emergency Medicine Training on 08 9438 9122

Selection Criteria
  • Essential : Do you currently have General AHPRA registration? Please provide details
  • Essential : Did you find this vacancy/advert on the 'Life in the Fast Lane' website or another source? Please provide details
Position Description
Emergency Medicine Consultant, Murdoch.pdf
Senior Registrar Emergency Medicine.pdf
Application Guide

Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.

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