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Live near the Great Barrier Reef and provide high quality anaesthetic care in this scenic coastal town

  • Escape city life while maintaining easy access to cosmopolitan conveniences
  • Enjoy a very attractive salary package and allowances
  • Provide the highest standard of care in newly renovated state of the art facilities

The Position

Ensure the highest standard of Anaesthetic services are delivered safely, reliably and efficiently. Provide professional leadership and assist with the education and supervision of Anaesthetic trainees and other medical staff, medical students. Provide a high-quality Anaesthesia service, both clinical and administrative, and work within the bounds of commonly accepted good clinical practice. Contribute to clinical governance of anaesthesia services across the Local Health Service.

The Hospital

The largest major hospital in Central Queensland, this public hospital offers a wide range of medical services to a population of about 230,000 throughout the Rockhampton, Gladstone, the Capricorn Coast and Emerald communities. The 305-bed facility is now providing integrated cancer care services in Central Queensland in the newly established building boasting state of the art medical equipment. The hospital has four operating theatres and two procedure rooms. The operating theatre complex is supported by an 8 bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU)/High Dependency Unit (HDU). The Department is accredited for specialist training and is involved in teaching and research.

The Anaesthesia team provides great care for obstetrics, gynaecology, orthopaedics,general surgery, urology, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT), ophthalmology, gastroenterology and dental procedures. It delivers a preadmission clinic and acute pain rounds and provides sedation for medical procedures.

The Location

The Beef City of Rockhampton is booming; a modern throwback to the heydays of Queensland’s colonial past, offering all your cosmopolitan conveniences in a contemporary riverside setting. There are plenty of places to keep the kids occupied including the newly redeveloped Riverbank Precinct, the beautiful Botanic Gardens and Zoo, and the recently opened Kershaw Gardens Central Precinct - Playground and Water Play area.

And when the sun sets on the mighty Fitzroy River, premium dining can be found along the heritage-listed streets, with some of the best steak houses, restaurants, pubs, clubs and cocktail bars found anywhere in regional Queensland. Rockhampton is the heart of the Fitzroy Basin, Australia’s second largest river system, and bordered by the brooding Berserker Ranges, ultimately delivering the best of both worlds for outdoor and adventure buffs.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you must hold Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists or equivalent and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA).

If you are interested in a confidential discussion about this role, register today or contact Natasha for more information.