First listed on: 18 May 2017
NSW Government | Health | Hunter New England Local Health District

Deputy Director Anaesthetic Services 

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Hunter New England Local Health District has a rewarding career ready for you in a range of clinical and non-clinical roles in the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast regions.

As the largest employer in the region, we encourage collaboration, openness and respect in the workplace. We empower our employees to use their knowledge, skills and experience to meet our principle of Excellence. Every patient. Every time.
Position Summary

394127 Deputy Director of Anaesthetic Services

Permanent Part-Time (32 hpw)

Belmont District Hospital - Newcastle, Australia

Belmont District Hospital is looking for a self motivated medical officer for the role of Deputy Director for Anaesthetic Services.

The Deputy Director will provide strategic leadership and strategic planning for the department in collaboration with the General Manager, Director Medical Services Belmont Hospital and the Medical Director of Anaesthetics at John Hunter Hospital.

The role includes procedural, outpatient and on call, supervision and teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, participation in quality activities, professional development and continuing education and participation in the on-call roster at John Hunter Hospital.

In addition to the functions and responsibilities of a staff specialist, the Deputy Director is expected to provide leadership and management, and facilitate clinical improvement, quality and safety committees and education.

Belmont is a suburb of Newcastle, a city situated 2 hours north of Sydney, which is a great place to live and work. With Australia’s largest regional population it has the benefits of a big city with the ease and friendliness of a country town. As a centre for manufacturing, mining, retail, health, tourism education, IT, call centres and finance, the Hunter offers real employment choices for your partner and an excellent range of schooling options for your children.
Applicants must have a medical degree registrable with AHPRA and hold Fellowship with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) or other specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or Health Insurance Act (1973).

Online Applications

Enquiries Ms Christine Osborne
General Manager, Belmont Hospital
ph: +61 2 4923 2231 or +61 4 1920 8302

Applications & Information Ms Jessica Moore

Manager Medical Recruitment, Audit and Quality
ph: (02) 4985 3157 e:

Closing Date: 18 June 2017

Provide clinical management and treatment of patients of Belmont District Hospital within the scope of practice granted by the Hunter New England Health (HNEH) Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee. The role includes:

  • Procedural, outpatient and on call specialty services as determined and required by the facility.
  • Management of Anaesthetic Services at Belmont District Hospital in collaboration with the General  Manager and Director Clinical Services as well as the Medical Director of Anaesthetics at John Hunter Hospital.
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and supervision.
  • Participation in quality activities, professional development and continuing education.
  • provide strategic leadership and strategic planning to the department within Belmont Hospital 
Christine Osborne
Hunter New England Health is committed to Ethical Practices, the principles of Cultural Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Hunter New England Health encourages all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability. We promote a smoke-free work environment.

Appropriate employment checks are conducted for all positions.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

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