Senior Lecturer (Medical Coordinator)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 18 Feb 2024

Rural Clinical School of WA (RCSWA)

  • Based in Kalgoorlie in regional Western Australia 
  • Level C, part-time 0.1 FTE / fixed term basis until December 2024
  • Base salary range: $132,381 – $152,279 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
  • Clinical loading and rural and remote allowance

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia (RCSWA) is a network of 15 rural and remote sites across the Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid-West, Goldfields, Great Southern and South West regions of Western Australia. It is a collaboration between UWA, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle and Curtin Medical School, operating as a unit within the UWA School of Medicine. The RCSWA is committed to providing quality teaching, research, professional development and clinical service in rural and remote settings.

Located in the Kalgoorlie office of the Rural Clinical School of WA (RCSWA), the Medical Coordinator will cover the Goldfields office within the Midwest/Goldfields Regional Training Hub as part of the Integrated Rural Training Pipeline (IRTP).  This position is supported by an Esperance-based Project Officer who visits Kalgoorlie regularly as well as a statewide virtual team of project officers and medical coordinators to plan and implement local initiatives to increase and retain the Goldfields medical workforce.

About the opportunity

The Medical Coordinator’s (MCs) main responsibility is to develop and coordinate the development of rural training pathways in the Goldfields area and contribute to a statewide RCSWA approach in this area.

Building positive relationships with external stakeholders is an essential part of this position and there may also be broader portfolio responsibilities.

There is the possibility of participating in the RCSWA teaching program including assisting with organising and teaching of RCSWA junior doctors and their supervisors.

MCs can also be supported to develop in other academic areas (research, service, further clinical skills) depending on their interests.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Registered, or able to be registered with AHPRA as a Medical Practitioner
  • Committed to working in medical practice in rural Western Australia
  • Available to work in the respective RCSWA site and the ability to network with rural practitioners in the region.
  • Experience as a preceptor and/or supervisor of junior doctors or registrars.
  • Effective organisational, communication and negotiation skills.
  • A commitment to the principles and practice of Indigenous health in rural and regional areas.
  • Practice medicine in rural WA
  • A commitment to rural medical education and to improving rural medical workforce

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:    POSITION DESCRIPTION - [Medical Coordinator].pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 18 February 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Regional Training Hubs Academic Lead, Dr Bron Peirce on [email protected]

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.



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