First listed on: 11 January 2020

Staff Specialist Anaesthetist - Griffith Base Hospital


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Staff Specialist
Remuneration: $170,665 - $210,592 + Private Practice Allowance and Special Allowance as per NSW (State) Award. Level 1 Year 1 - Year 5 range $240,419 - $296,682
Hours Per Week: 40
Requisition ID: REQ111263
Applications Close: 31 January 2020

Staff Specialist Anaesthesia - Griffith Base Hospital
At Murrumbidgee Local Health District we provide a range of public health services to the Riverina and Murray regions of New South Wales across a geographic area of approximately 125,631 square kilometres.  With around 241,000 residents living within our District we employ approximately 3,500 staff who work in our 31 facilities and support services.  Our facilities include Base and District Hospitals, Multi-Purpose Services and Community Health Facilities.

Where you'll be working

Griffith Base Hospital is a 117 bed C1 peer grouped  hospital providing a range of acute specialist services (both resident & visiting) including emergency medicine, general medicine,  surgery, paediatric medicine, oncology, obstetrics, intensive care, respiratory medicine, renal dialysis and rheumatology.  Each year there are approximately 19,500 emergency presentations, 2,500 operations and 540 births. Additional services at Griffith Base Hospital include physiotherapy, dietetics, pharmacy, occupational therapy and Aboriginal health. There are also a range of diagnostic services including Pathology, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, General X-Ray and Mammography.

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What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Director Medical Services at Griffith Base Hospital you will join an established team of Anaesthetists to provide high quality anaesthetic services to the patients of Griffith Base Hospital. Working collaboratively with medical team and health professionals within the hospital you will be required to fulfil clinical and clinical support activities.

You will have fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists or equivalent and be registered as a specialist in Anaesthesia with the Medical Board of Australia. Displaying a high level of clinical experience within anaesthesia and a high level of flexibility and integrity you will be an integral part of the senior medical team.

Griffith is the 'oasis' of the Riverina and the heart of - Wine and Food Country. This thriving city is a unique mix of cultures from all around the world, which give Griffith that true cosmopolitan feel. It is renowned for its quality restaurants and European style cafes all serving divine gourmet cuisine complimented by our local fine wines. The diversity of attractions, wineries, fine dining, the range of shopping, and that cosmopolitan atmosphere of the city

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MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

  1. Holds registration with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist in Anaesthesia and/or overseas trained specialist pathways.
  2. Demonstrated effective clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated significant experience relevant to Anaesthetic practice and evidence of competence in skills relevant to Australian rural hospital practice, including trauma and emergency scenarios.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and provide leadership of a team.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to teaching, continuing education, research and quality improvement.
  6. Availability to participate in an on-call roster and to respond on site within a reasonable time.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to behaviours which align to the NSW Health CORE values and MLHD Values, goals and strategies.

Further information
Please refer to the Position Description To apply for this position please submit your resume and address all of the selection criteria
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For role related queries or questions contact David Tulloch on 02 6969 5505

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