About the Job

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Consultant Anaesthetics required for this regional Victorian hospital.

Situated on the border of New South Wales and on the banks of the Murray River, this historic city is close to wineries and local produce markets.

The Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration package.  Base salary up to AUD$435,000 plus generous shift penalties (dependent upon years of service). 
  • Relocation assistance for appropriate candidates, salary packaging, generous study leave and professional development opportunities.
  • Fly to Melbourne or Adelaide in an hour.
  • High performing public and private schools.

The Role and Hospital
The Anaesthetic Unit is a collaborative team environment, the Staff Specialist Anaesthetist will provide exceptional anaesthetic services within a multi-disciplinary team of medical officers and nursing staff to patients.  The Staff Specialist Anaesthetist will ensure that patient care is centred, safe and timely. 

Key responsibilities of the role include providing specialist-level anaesthetic services, fostering of relationships with colleagues and other hospital specialists, provide clinical leadership, supervision and teaching of junior medical staff, participate actively in audits, clinical meetings and safety activities.  Sub-specialty interests can be facilitated (eg chronic pain, ICU).     

Surgical procedures performed annually include ENT, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Urology and Ophthalmology.  The state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit opened in November 2018 with 8 ICU/HDU beds.

Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Royal 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 Location
This north-west Victoria regional city is set on the banks of the magnificent Murray River and has a population of around 80,000.  Within an hour flying time to Melbourne and Adelaide, it has the perfect Mediterranean climate, with a high number of warm sunny days perfect for visiting the many cafes and restaurants or relaxing by the Murray River.  There are great shopping precincts and markets, excellent sporting and cultural facilities, hosts numerous festivals and has many high performing public and private schools

This location is also known as the centre of Victoria's Food Bowl and is a major producer of citrus fruits (especially oranges), and wine. It is also notable for its grape production, supplying 80% of Victoria's grapes. Many wineries also source grapes from here.

Do you want to live in an oasis in the sun – a mixture of vineyards, the Murray River and the outback? With an abundance of quality restaurants, cafes, retail, and outdoor activities, including motor and water sports, this is a great place to live and work!

What can Head Medical do for you?
We have a dedicated Registration Team who seamlessly manage all aspects of your regulatory and temporary work visa applications after you accept a suitable job offer, at no cost to you.  Our aim is to get you ready to start work within agreed timeframes and with minimal hassle to you or your new employer.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Karen today.

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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