An exciting opportunity is currently available for an Anaesthetist to join the Hervey Bay Hospital within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service.
The Hervey Bay and Fraser Island region is a stunning part of Australia. If you love the outdoor lifestyle, there is so much to see and do, both on the water or on land.
- Competitive remuneration package value up to $446K (dependent upon experience)
- Overtime & on-call allowances are in addition to the package above.
- Fantastic lifestyle opportunities in a lovely subtropical region
- Short flight from Brisbane
- Beautiful coastal location – sail, dive, swim, kayak, surf or paddleboard the beautiful blue ocean
- See and experience first hand the diverse marine and wild life.
The Role and Hospital
This role will afford you the opportunity to demonstrate your high quality clinical knowledge, experience and skills extending across the broad range of anaesthetics. You will also provide supervision and training to junior medical staff and other health care team members.
Hervey Bay Hospital is the acute facility on the Fraser Coast and works in close partnership with Maryborough Hospital to deliver high quality health care to the community.
Hervey Bay Hospital has built a reputation for excellence especially in professional education and attracts medical and nursing programs in conjunction with the University of Queensland (UQ), University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Central Queensland University (CQU) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and Fellowship of the Australia 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 or New Zealand.
The Fraser Coast is one of the most rapidly growing regional centres in Queensland with Hervey Bay listed as one of Queensland’s best natural holiday destinations. Situated only 3 hours drive north of Brisbane, with direct flights daily to Brisbane & Sydney, the region is very accessible, enjoys a mild sub-tropical climate as well as being the renowned whale watching capital of Australia.
The World Heritage Listed Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island are just a short distance away plus there is the opportunity to view humpback whales from July-November. During their annual migration, Humpback whales take time out in the protected waters of Hervey Bay. The whales perform a variety of behaviours providing a spectacular display for visitors and locals.
A range of cosmopolitan and alfresco cafes, shops, parklands, picnic areas, playgrounds along the Esplanade and a vibrant marina there is plenty to see and do.