Director of Anaesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine – A vibrant, bay side city, a state of the art hospital and an excellent package – Geelong, near Melbourne - Australia

Consultant - Anaesthetics
Ref: 4621 Date Posted: Friday 13 Oct 2017
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  • Choose your lifestyle: city, suburban, waterfront, coastal or rural.
  • Competitive remuneration package from AUD$300 to $330 000+ depending on experience.
  • Second largest city in Victoria (and just 45 miles from the first, Melbourne!)
  • Diverse range of food, wine, cultural and recreation attractions and colonial history.
  • Beautiful, state of the art modern hospital which has benefited from extensive investment.
  • Rare opportunity to become a leader in the field of Anaesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine in the largest regional healthcare service in Victoria.

The Role

This role requires an enthusiastic and driven Director to lead a department comprising 30

Specialist anaesthetists and 20 accredited Registrar trainees and Fellows.

You will provide medical leadership and operational and financial management of the Department ensuring the provision of efficient and effective high quality services.

Research experience is highly desirable and an academic appointment with the School of Medicine at Deakin University could be made available.  There is also the potential for assistance and support with continuing or developing an academic research profile within anaesthesia.

FANZCA qualification is strongly preferred for this opportunity.

This is a defining role for an innovative, passionate and proactive professional.

The Area

Geelong combines the best elements of a cosmopolitan city with some of the world’s most magnificent surf beaches just a stone’s throw away. Only an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Geelong offers a range of lifestyle choices - inner city, suburban, waterfront, coastal and rural - with greater value for money than equivalent properties in nearby Melbourne. 

The city’s vibrant retail heart is alive with cafes and restaurants and cinemas. And overlooking Corio Bay, with its backdrop of ships and yachts, is the pier and waterfront precinct which has been transformed to accommodate stylish new eateries, beautiful landscaped gardens, fantastic public art encircled by walking, cycling and skating paths.

The regional city educational facilities include two top private schools and the Deakin University and the Gordon Institute of TAFE.

Geelong is also the jumping off point for the spectacular Great Ocean Road and a range of surf beaches including the world famous Bells Beach where international surfing championships are held.

What Head Medical can do for you
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.
Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Eunan O'Brien

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5271