Senior Staff Specialist /Staff Specialist – Anaesthesia

Explore Queensland and work for one of the largest major hospitals in the region that provides a wide range of medical services to a large population in Australia

  • Enjoy a great work life balance
  • Practice your broad-based Anaesthetics skills
  • Enjoy the easy, coastal lifestyle
The Position
Wavelength is seeking a Specialist Anaesthetist for a full-time position in a Queensland public hosptial. Ideally you will have the ability to direct the process of assessment, admission, ongoing care, transfer and discharge of patients. You will have leadership skills and proven commitment to leading and participating in an education program for clinical staff. You will be working closely with the Director of Anaesthesia to ensure that Anaesthesia services provided are of the highest standard and delivered in a reliable and cost effective manner given available resources.
The Hospital                                       
This state of the art hospital offers a wide range of medical services to a population of about 230,000. The Hospital has 305 beds and is one of the main referral hospital for Central QLD. It has 4 operating theatres and 2 procedure rooms. They have a separate physician-run ICU/HDU. The Anaesthetics Department covers obstetrics, gynaecology, orthopaedics, general surgery, urology, ENT, ophthalmology, gastroenterology and dental procedures. The Department runs a pre-admission clinic and acute pain rounds and is accredited for teaching and research.

The Location
Situated half way between Brisbane and Townsville, this town is only a short drive to the pristine beaches and national parklands of Queensland. The town has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and offers plenty of activities to keep you and your family entertained; including museums, botanical gardens, a crocodile farm and a local zoo. The beach is perfect for snorkelling, scuba diving and boating.  Locally there are four shopping centres. The region is well served by both private and public schools, including several for boarders. The place is also easily accessible and is very close to the airport, so you will be avoiding all unnecessary hassles of travel.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FANZCA (Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Registered/ Eligible for Registration as a Specialist in Anaesthesia with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority), Enrolment and maintenance of ongoing CME program of appropriate College and Drivers licence (C class)

Be a part of this great hospital with plenty of opportunities for personal and career development, contact Katie Tumbleston on +61 2 8353 9008 or email your CV to at your earliest convenience for a confidential discussion.