Senior Medical Officer - General Anaesthetics

Ideal role for Provisional Fellows to develop their expertise in a beautiful, coastal location

  • A service that values growth and work-life balance
  • An opportunity to develop your leadership skills
  • A stunning coastal region with a variety of natural landscapes to explore
The Position
As a Senior Medical Officer you will provide a full range of anaesthetic services including general and regional anaesthesia and obstetric services including epidural/spinal anaesthesia. You will provide high quality medical services and your experience will enable you to assist in the professional development and support of medical staff including Registrars, Resident Medical Officers, medical students and other clinicians as required. A competitive salary package is on offer including furnished housing, relocation assistance and allowances. 

The Hospital
This 70-bed hospital offers a range of generalist and specialist inpatient and outpatient services, and Allied Health services. Approximately 750 babies are born in this hospital each year and around 1600 surgical cases performed in the two operating theatres.

The Location
Located 550kms from Brisbane, on the inlet of the Coral Sea, you will enjoy year-round sunshine in this sub-tropical climate. You will be based in an ideal region, in a coastal city with nearby islands, reefs and beaches to explore as well as gardens, forests and National Parks offering a variety of walking trails. You won’t be short of activities with many events popping up year-round, including frequent markets, cruises and live music. You'll also find beautiful fresh produce at the local fish markets and enjoy a range of dining options.  

Essential Criteria
You must be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia and have extensive clinical experience in critical care – ICU and Anaesthesia. Certification of an Anaesthetic Advanced Rural skill able to be credentialed by the Rural and Remote Credentialing committee (JCCA Certificate is the benchmark) is mandatory. Current ALS certification and driver’s licence are also required.

Bring your talent and desire for growth to this innovative serivce while also making the most of your work-life balance - Get in contact today for a no-obligation discussion.