Kimberley – Senior Medical Officer Position

Support2Health has the following exciting position available in the Kimberley region.

URGENT START FROM 10th OCTOBER – Up to 2 months with the possibility of extension

Kununurra is a thriving township in the Ord River Valley bordering the Northern Territory. It supports a growing population and service base associated with agriculture and mining activities.

It is the home of the rare pink diamond and gateway to some of the most spectacular scenery and locations.

WA Country Health is seeking an experienced Medical Administrator to provide leadership across the East Kimberley Health Services, Western Australia.

This service incorporates Kununurra, Wyndham and Halls Creek hospitals and surrounding remote communities.

The Senior Medical Officer positions can be a combined clinical/ administrative role – or just administrative – and provides clinical management to the hospitals. In addition to administrative duties, the role offers supervision/support for other medical staff working at the hospital. Duties also includes co-ordination, rostering and operational management of medical staff, clinical governance, continuous quality improvement and patient safety.


The position works closely with the site Director of Nursing, and liaises with the Regional Medical Director on operational and strategic issues for the hospital. The position is supported by Senior Medical Officers based at Broome and Derby Hospitals.


The hospital provides high-quality and indigenous health services from modern amenities offering a 32 bed facility providing an Accident and Emergency department, a dedicated resuscitation outpatient clinics, Obstetric service, a full array of visiting services and care as well as a 24 hour on call service and nursing staff and orderlies to provide an acute ambulance service to all communities.


The position requires demonstrated Emergency Medicine and General Practice skills as well as sound leadership qualities and teamwork principles. An understanding and interest in remote and Indigenous health is very desirable as is the motivation to work in a challenging yet very rewarding environment.


WA Country Health Kimberley offers our locum visiting workforce a welcoming experience:

  • Based in Kununurra
  • $2000.00 per day
  • travel to region
  • accommodation
  • vehicle to use (conditions apply)