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SS/VMO Anaesthetist (apply via eCredential)

Organisation/Entity: Hunter New England Local Health District
Job Category:
  • Specialist
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Port Macquarie & Mid-North Coast
Job Reference Number: REQ191061
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: $170655 - $210592
Closing Date: 15/11/2020 - 11:59 PM


Opportunities for Specialist Anaesthetists
Manning Base Hospital, Taree NSW
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We are seeking enthusiastic and capable Specialist Anaesthetists to join our committed team of VMO/Staff Specialist Anaesthetists to provide quality anaesthesia and perioperative services to a diverse and appreciative community in a highly desirable coast location.

About our Department:

• 12 specialists, 1 GP Anaesthetist, 2 GPA trainees and 2 SRMOS (6 in 2020).
• Seeking accreditation with ANZCA for accredited training.
• We have a well-established relationship with the University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health and teach into Year 3-5 of the Joint Medical Program.  Appointment as a conjoint academic is encouraged (level commensurate with qualifications and experience).

About the Applicant:
• We are seeking clinicians who:
• Are medical experts passionate about delivering the best possible care to their patients
• Are clinical leaders able to lead and influence for their patients and colleagues
• Are capable scholars committed to evidence base practice, education, quality & safety
• Are exceptional communicators with patients, families and colleagues
• Are strong advocates for their patients, their department and their community
• Can work collaboratively with our dedicated multidisciplinary team
• Can manage a busy work environment whilst ensuring positive patient experiences
• Interest and experience in intensive care and acute/chronic pain will be highly regarded

What we offer:

• The ability to leave your mark on a busy anaesthetic department in an idyllic location
• Career acceleration with genuine opportunities for leadership roles, academic opportunities, research, QA/QI and patient safety
• Coastal lifestyle, affordable cost of living
• Great team of committed and supportive anaesthetic colleagues
• Good prospects for establishing a sustainable private practice

Why apply:

• This is a genuine opportunity to accelerate your clinical, academic and professional career in a desirable location in both the public and private sectors whilst remaining close to a major city, Newcastle.
• We are building our team to ensure that we provide safe and contemporary O & G services 24/7, whilst ensuring work-life-balance and optimal wellbeing so you enjoy the beautiful region.
• Manning Hospital has undergone significant redevelopment following a $140 million investment with a further $40M planned.  Our MRI has recently been commissioned.
• Manning Hospital has 180 beds with all the specialities you would expect of a Rural Hospital, providing you with a diverse mix of elective and emergency cases with support from our tertiary centre (John Hunter).
• Manning Hospital serves the local communities of Taree, Forster, Tuncurry and surrounding district, approximately 100,000 people over 3,732 km2.
• Taree has everything you need and is located in the beautiful Manning Valley in the Lower Mid North Coast of NSW.  We are just 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie.  Our area is home to some of the best beaches in Australia and surrounded by magnificent national parks.  Our family friendly community embraces diversity and offers something for everyone.  Follow the link for more about what the Manning Valley can offer:  www.visitmanningvalley.com.au

Applications Close: 15 November 2020
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Position Enquires:  Dr Osama Ali, Director,  Clinical Services, MBH
Ph: (02) 6592  9111 or E: Osama.Ali@health.nsw.gov.au

Or A/Prof Jason Bendall, A/Director of Medical Services, MBH
Ph:  0413 259 465 or E:  Jason.bendall@health.nsw.gov.au
Application Enquiries:  Ms Jessica Glover, Senior Medical recruitment Consultant
Ph: (02) 6767 7063 or Email: jessica.glover@health.nsw.gov.au

“NSW Health does not require or accept the ‘Fit2Work badge’ offered as an option in eCredential”.

  1. A primary medical degree registrable with the Medical Board of Australia
  2. Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or the Health Insurance Act of 1973
  3. Extensive clinical experience in Anaesthesia
  4. Commitment to continued training
  5. Demonstrated ability to work within multidisciplinary teams
  6. Commitment to quality assurance, audit and peer review
  7. Demonstrated interpersonal skills

Need more information?
  1) Click here for the Position Description
  2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Jessica Glover on Jessica.Glover@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 15 November 2020