This is a great opportunity to take on a Consultant Anaesthetist role in a lovely part of central Queensland.
Some of the benefits include:
- Fantastic lifestyle in relaxed subtropical Queensland
- New state of the art emergency department opened in August 2020.
- Remuneration package up to AUD$446k depending on experience.
- Just over an hour's flight down to Brisbane
- Coastal living with islands, waterways and beaches, as well as national parks and Great Barrier Reef
This role will afford you the opportunity to provide safe, high quality anaesthetic clinical services and assist in the provision of direction, service planning and clinical governance to the Anaesthetic Team, Pre-Admission Clinic and the High Dependency Unit. Oversight of unit staff including GP Anaesthetists will be a part of the role.
Provision of the full range of anaesthetic services including general and regional anaesthesia, obstetric services including epidural/spinal anaesthesia. You will also participate in the out of hours on call roster that covers the Gladstone Hospital.
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA (ABA certified) or New Zealand.
The Hospital and Location
Gladstone Hospital is at present a regional hospital with a total capacity of 100 beds and treatment spaces, offering a range of general and specialist inpatient and outpatient services including emergency, general medicine and surgery, basic orthopaedic, clinical investigation, obstetrics, maternity, gynaecology, high dependency and coronary care, palliative care, medical imaging, pathology and paediatrics.
Gladstone Hospital is growing and has at present approximately 298 full time equivalent staff delivering services across acute, community and primary care.
The region offers a superb lifestyle and a healthy family environment with a range of cultural recreational and sporting activities. Real estate prices are affordable with a choice of city, coast or country living. Stroll along the beach, snorkel on the reef, drive out into the country or spend time in the city - the lifestyle is peaceful and serene here. You will have access to water sports and sailing activities, the best seafood Queensland has to offer, and of course, the fabulous Southern Great Barrier Reef.