Consultant Anaesthetist

Job Details
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Department: Central Gippsland Health
Work Type: Other
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/1329864
Closing Date: 30-Apr-2018
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Consultant Anaesthetist April 2018.docx (Word, 57KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Dr Suhan Baskar – Director Medical Services
0410 647 159

Position Details

Consultant Anaesthetist - staff specialist


  •          CGHS is a friendly rural Health Service that punches above its weight
  •          We are building our general surgery capability
  •          Broad catchment population of 85,000
  •          High capability ICU
  •          1:4 Consultant oncall roster
  •          Generous remuneration package, salary packaging and relocation
  •          6 month contract commencing mid May 2018

Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is seeking a Consultant Anaesthetist to join our team of Consultant and GP Anaesthetists working in a high capability rural health service providing safe quality care to patients.


The position is offered for an initial 6 month period to cover scheduled leave with a possibility of extension as we are embarking on the development of an additional theatre to support elective orthopaedic surgery. There will be opportunity to act as Director of Anaesthetics for a 4 week period mid-year.


The CGH perioperative unit located at Sale campus has three theatres supporting elective and emergency surgery. Surgical specialities include General Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Endoscopy, Paediatric surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Urology, minor Orthopaedics, IVF and Dental.


Non surgical specialist services include on-site pathology and radiology (including CT and MRI), oncology, hematology, renal dialysis, aged care and rehabilitation, respiratory and sleep medicine, cardiology, infectious diseases, paediatrics, dermatology and vascular.


The anaesthetic service also provides preadmission clinics, support to the General Physician led 6 bed ICU/CCU, emergency Codes and MET calls and post-graduate teaching with two accredited GP anaesthetic registrar training posts. Monash Rural clinical school is located on site with opportunity to pursue academic interests.


You will have current AHPRA registration and be a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and demonstrate suitable clinical experience.


For more information please contact Dr Suhan Baskar – Director Medical Services 0410 647 159 or Lisa Neuchew – General Manager Medical Services 0413 401 623 or visit our website


Sale is a prosperous rural city just over two hours' drive from Melbourne with excellent shopping, sporting, cultural and education facilities. Sale's mild climate and easy access to surf beaches, lakes, mountains and snowfields offer an ideal environment to relax and explore.

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