Consultant Anaesthetist

Combine your love of water sports with this exciting opportunity

  • Showcase your skills when supporting junior medical staff and students
  • Join a highly regarded and passionate team
  • Enjoy living by the sea in your new country life
The Position
Wavelength is looking for a Consultant Anaesthetist who wants to take on an exciting role located in regional South Australia. You will be joining a highly regarded and professional team with strong community links, holding dedication and determination to succeed.  Working in both clinics and wards, you will provide superior anaesthesia services with a high focus on improving patient outcomes. The services you will provide include both pre-operative assessment and post-operative management, alongside providing your specialist opinion to patients referred to you for consult. You will have an interest in sharing your knowledge, contributing to the supervision and training of colleagues, junior medical officers and students.  Experience in intensive care would be an added advantage.

The Hospital
The facility is the major regional health provider in the area consisting of 73 beds alongside an additional 20 day surgery beds. It has general medical, surgical, palliative care and ICU services, combined with two operating theatres. The facility has recently established a mental health unit and also provides services such as obstetrics,  chemotherapy and renal dialysis. The Hospital also has close ties with the local Aboriginal community working alongside the community centre to ensure support and medical care needs are met.
The Hospital is fitted with a modern 24 hour Emergency Department with approximately 11,000 presentations annually. This district operates in a unique coastal environment, servicing a population of approximately 22,000.

The Location
Located in a seaport city known for its booming steel industry and great fishing prospects, this is the perfect location for a seaside country life. Offering an ideal balance of small town comfort and vibrant city living you will enjoy moderate temperatures year round.  You will find affordable housing whether you are looking to rent or buy, good educational facilities from pre-school to University level and a large array of shops to suit your needs. There are many attractions should you wish to explore nearby outback landscapes, scenic views or the vast coastline. Over forty flights service the area, and the major capital city is easily accessible by car.

Essential Criteria
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in Anaesthetics, a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetist and be registered as a Specialist with the Medical Board of Australia.

Are you looking for a change of scenery and would like to further your career? Contact Juanique today +61 283539038 for more information or to express an interest.