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A modern, digital Hospital seeking a change leader as the next Head of Anaesthetics

  • Spearhead the further development of this highly capable unit
  • Opportunity to drive the acute pain service and ICU
  • Live and work in a beautiful, regional setting just a short drive from Sydney

The Position

Wavelength are looking for a Staff Specialist Anaesthetist to join a modern regional hospital as their next Head of Department.  The hospital is seeking an experienced Specialist with the drive to influence change, enthusiasm to motivate staff and the ability to seamlessly balance clinical and administrative duties.  

Clinical responsibilities include routine anaesthetic services; pre-admission anaesthetic assessment clinics, participation in the after-hours on-call service, obstetric epidural service and development of an acute pain service. There is an opportunity to be involved in the Intensive Care Unit for an appropriately qualified individual.  

Your leadership duties will include leading service delivery, recruiting and managing a strong and motivated workforce consisting of Staff Specialists and VMO Anaesthetists, creating learning opportunities for junior doctors, whilst maintaining all aspects of clinical governance.


The Hospital

Serving a catchment population in excess of 40,000 people, this facility has recently been redeveloped with new digital anaesthetic machines and patient monitors. This 149-bed facility also has 4 operating theatres, day surgery and offers a wide range of specialties including Coronary Care, Obstetric, Paediatric, Psychiatric, Rehabilitation and Intensive Care services. The modern 24-hour emergency department has over 25,000 presentations per annum, with 14,500 patient admissions.


The Location

A historic location, this regional town located in central tablelands is full of country charm. Located a short flight from Sydney, or a leisurely drive, there are endless opportunities to explore the changing landscape from mountain ranges, farms and large rivers on which to enjoy water sports. This inland settlement is home to 35,000 individuals. The subtropical climate ensures you will have ample opportunity to explore the natural attractions alongside participating in the bustling community calendar, sporting and cultural events. Whether you are looking to rent or buy, affordable housing is easy to locate, alongside a range of educational facilities across all levels, making this home a great location to raise your family.


Essential Criteria

The successful candidate will hold FANZCA OR have a Substantially Comparable outcome from ANZCA Specialist Assessment and be registered or eligible for Registration with AHPRA.


Are you ready for the next step in your career? Apply today!