Specialist Anaesthetist

Located on the beautiful Great South Coast, South West Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and psychiatric services. The organisation serves a catchment in excess of 110,000 and comprises of a total of 282 beds and an extensive range of primary and community services. Warrnambool boasts excellent sporting, education (pre-school to university), social and cultural facilities. The city’s award winning foreshore promenade is a 5.7km path that stretches from the breakwater along the coastline to the Hopkins River mouth.
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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per advertisement
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1635134
Closing Date: 03-Jul-2022
Salary Range: As per advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Specialist Anaesthetist - 2021.pdf (PDF, 504KB)

Contact: Dr James Muir (Clinical Director of Anaesthetics)

Position Details

South West Healthcare (SWH) is the major acute referral site for the South West Region, has a Deakin Clinical School onsite and is the largest employer in the region. We can offer an outstanding career opportunity as a salaried Specialist Anaesthetist.

About the role

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, team orientated Specialist Anaesthetist to join our Medical Service.  The Specialist Anaesthetist provides high quality clinical and non-clinical services to the benefit of the patients of SWH.

As part of the team of salaried and VMO specialists, the successful applicant will support working towards expanding and continuously improving the quality of anaesthetic services provided at SWH.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have a medical degree fully registered with AHPRA, the qualification of Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FANZCA) or other equivalent specialist qualification. You will have a broad experience in the field of Anaesthetics to enable confident clinical practice in a regional area and a commitment to quality improvement activities related to the practice.

Effective communication, conflict management and team building skills along with experience in training junior medical staff is also essential.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • Ongoing clinical supervision;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

We are a growing health care facility and have recently received funding for redevelopment works which will deliver expanded state of the art theatre facilities and best practice models of care to meet the growing needs of the local community.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 34,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

Warrnambool is located in South West Victoria a 3 hour drive from Melbourne.  It is a university city with surfing, outdoor sports, great facilities for kids, live theatre, and award winning festivals.  This is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the great lifestyle and attractions of a major regional city.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit: http://www.warrnambool.com/

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 3 July 2022. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector -

Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021, with the appropriate classification commensurate with experience.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

Note: If you experience any difficulties with this website, please email: humanresources@swh.net.au

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