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Visiting Medical Officer or Staff Specialist - Anaesthetics - Goulburn base hospital - Apply via eCredential

Organisation / Entity: Southern NSW Local Health District
Job category:
  • Medical Officers | Anaesthesia
Job location:
  • Regional NSW / Goulburn & Southern Tablelands
Job reference number: REQ270278
Work type: Sessional
Total remuneration package: $174659 - $215533
Closing date: Ongoing


Employment Type:   Full Time / Part Time / Job share / Regular rotation

Position Classification:   Staff Specialist or VMO 

Remuneration: Staff Specialist  Click here to view rates or VMO Click here to view rates VMO remuneration

Requisition ID:   REQ270278

Location:   Goulburn Base Hospital – Tablelands Network – SNSWLHD

Applications Close:   Ongoing

To Apply:   CLICK HERE to apply via eCredential

 Welcome to Southern NSWLHD

We are in the process of significant medical staff renewal and we would like you to be part of our team.

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At Southern NSW Local Health District we are working to help our communities lead healthy lives.  Our mission is that all people across our diverse societies are able to have timely access to the right healthcare in the right setting to maximise their health, wellbeing and independence.

Southern NSW Local Health District covers a large area of the state, from Goulburn and Crookwell to the Victorian border, and surrounds the ACT on three sides, a total of 44 537sq kms.  It extends from the pristine beaches of the NSW South Coast, the farmlands of the Southern Tablelands, across the picturesque Great Dividing Range and the spectacular Snowy Mountains. 

We are home to four large Aboriginal nations – the Gundungurra, Ngunnawal, Ngarigo and Yuin. 

Southern NSWLHD comprises of four Networks - Tablelands centred around Goulburn, Monaro centred around Queanbeyan and Cooma, the Coastal Network located in the far south-east corner of NSW, and the Integrated Care Network.


Where you'll be working

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Anaesthetic Specialist to join the medical team at Goulburn Base Hospital in the Mulwaree Shire, part of the Tablelands Network.

The Goulburn Health Service is located in the Gundungurra Nation on the Southern Tablelands region of NSW. It is a networked service spread over three campuses, Goulburn Base Hospital, Crookwell and Yass Hospitals.

Goulburn Base hospital is a new redeveloped hospital which opened it’s doors in December 2021 marking the long awaited delivery of a 99 bed hospital at level 4 role delineation.  It offers the following services:

  • Emergency department
  • Medical imaging department
  • Intensive care unit
  • Operating theatres, day surgery and recovery areas
  • Medical, surgical, paediatric, rehabilitation inpatient units with specific designated Palliative care beds within the Medical IPU
  • Maternal and newborn unit, birthing suite and special care nursery, as well as paediatric and antenatal outpatient clinics.


What you will be doing

Reporting to the Director of Medical Services, you will play an important role in providing contemporary comprehensive specialist services in Anaesthesia for optimal patient outcomes.

Provide and support training to clinicians across multiple disciplines to achieve quality education and safe clinical practice. 

The role and responsibilities are to be carried out in a manner that is consistent with delegations, policies, procedures and operations systems of HealthShare NSW, and in line with the NSW Health Code of Conduct. 

There will be plenty of opportunity to participate in combined team meetings in order to grow the anaesthesia services and participate in collegiate improvement practices, teaching and research projects

Specialists, Fellows and soon to be Fellows are also encouraged to apply. This role would be undertaken within an approved scope of practice and within the SNSWLHD in conjunction with other existing local Anaesthetists. 


Wonderful Local Benefits

There is an abundance of lifestyle benefits available to you in country NSW and you will be amazed at what you will have access to - and it all comes without the queues and crowds of a big city. For more information visit our website.

Goulburn is Australia’s first inland city and is the largest city in the region. Embrace a simpler, less stressful way of life, smell the clean air and settle into relaxed country living.

With affordable housing, picturesque landscapes and two major cities close by (but not too close), as well as quality schooling, infrastructure and healthcare – Goulburn is the perfect place for your tree change.

Live in a City that is rich in heritage and natural beauty, with the conveniences of modern city indulges. There are multitudes of service clubs, sporting, artistic and special interest groups to become involved in, all of which will welcome you warmly in to the community. 

Goulburn combines the best of both worlds – a country lifestyle with city benefits and is an easy 2 hour’s drive down the freeway from Sydney and a short 1 hour to Canberra. There are also regular bus and train services to the major cities.

With a range of quality private and public schools in the area, younger generations are also be well looked after, growing up with fantastic friendly country folk, and a huge range of outdoor activities to keep them occupied with no long commutes.

Selection Criteria

  1. Holds registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist in Anaesthetics, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated significant experience relevant to Anaesthesia practice and evidence of competence in skills relevant to Australian rural hospital practice, including trauma and emergency scenarios.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team
  5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to behaviours which align to the NSW Health CORE values and SNSWLHD Values, goals and strategies.

Please note that to apply for this position you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia, or be able to independently and legally live and work in Australia by way of your own Temporary Visa.  We do not offer sponsorship in this position for applicants requiring a temporary visa.  For more information, please see www.immi.gov.au

 This is a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017.  All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. OASV requirements also include proof of vaccination against influenza and is compulsory for NSW Staff that enter any Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) or who work in NSW Health owned and operated RACFs.

All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.

You will be employed by Southern NSW Local Health District.  The position is primarily located at Goulburn Base Hospital. Secondary appointments within other facilities may occur by mutual agreement.

 How to apply:

Applications for the position will only be received via eCredential: CLICK HERE to apply via eCredential

Need more information?
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For role related queries or questions contact Arnab Banerjee, Arnab.Banerjee@health.nsw.gov.au Phone: 0419 752 955