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Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital, New Zealand

The department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management is seeking applications from Specialist Anaesthetists for permanent vacancies.

Clinical work will encompass anaesthesia for a wide range of surgical specialties, preoperative assessment of patients, involvement in acute post operative pain management, and participation in an on-call roster. A challenging, tertiary level, case-mix is offered but can be tailored to the individuals past experience and areas of interest.

Capital and Coast District Health Board’s hospitals include Wellington Regional Hospital (servicing a tertiary population of 900,000) and Kenepuru Hospital (a secondary level community hospital).


  • Conduct pre-anaesthesia outpatient consultations and preoperative review and assessment of patients referred for anaesthesia.
  • On call roster
  • Professional care of, and assume clinical responsibility for, patients admitted or transferred under his/her care
  • Carry out appropriate anaesthetic procedures and provide resuscitation and general medical care as required throughout surgery
  • Supervise trainees

Skills and experience:

  • Vocationally registered in Anaesthesia with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FANZCA or equivalent qualification (e.g FRCA) and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Relevant experience

A full position description can be found here.

How to apply:

Applications close on 31 January 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through the CCDHB Careers website.

For further information on this role, please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO01-21) and job title in the subject line.


VMO Anaesthetist required

Hillcrest Rockhampton Private Hospital, QLD

An opportunity exists for a VMO Anaesthetist to establish an independent private practice to provide anaesthesia services to private inpatients of Hillcrest Rockhampton Private Hospital (HRPH).

Located on the Central Queensland coast, HRPH is a busy 66-bed regional private hospital specialising in robotic and general orthopaedics, ophthalmology, general surgery, urology, bariatric surgery, oral surgery, gynaecology, IVF, general medicine and mental health. The hospital has four operating theatres including a state-of-the-art Stryker Orthopaedic i-Suite, 3 stage recovery and a 4-bed high dependency unit.

You will be responsible for working closely with the hospital’s accredited VMO Surgeons to provide high quality clinical care to patients of the hospital. You will also be required to participate in the on-call roster.

An attractive relocation package is available to the successful candidate.

Living and working in central Queensland:

Rockhampton is a city of 65,000 and is approximately 640kms north of Brisbane. The total population of Rockhampton and its surrounding districts is approximately 200,000 with approximately 30% of the population aged over 50 years.

Rockhampton is one of Australia’s most diverse cities. Surrounded by coastal and rural landscapes, the city truly is the definition of the outback meeting the reef. Rockhampton provides a relaxed and casual lifestyle with all the essential facilities within easy reach. We have 4 major shopping centres and cater for all tastes in the selection of restaurants within the city. In average traffic conditions, it only takes 20 minutes from one side of the city to the other.

Minimum requirements:

Candidates must have FANZCA, specialist registration with AHPRA and eligible for an unrestricted provider number that attracts Medicare benefits.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Fiona Hebbard, CEO on (07) 4932 1121, M: 0417 608 386
or email: hebbardf@ramsayhealth.com.au


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