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Position Title: Specialist Anaesthetist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 06/11/2017
Application Closing Date: 19/11/2017 11PM
Job #: 054953
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Specialist Anaesthetist

  • Dunedin Hospital
  • Permanent, Full time

 

Dunedin hospital’s Anaesthesia Department welcomes applications for the position of Specialist Anaesthetist with a special interest in Difficult Airway Management. This is a full time permanent position with a start date to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

 

Dunedin Hospital has 350 beds and a service area that covers a population of around 180,000. The Anaesthesia Service has state of the art equipment and is supported by our well trained technicians and PACU staff. Anaesthesia services are provided to 9 main operating theatres, 2 day surgery theatres, 1 Obstetric theatre and Delivery Suite, and to a variety of outside locations. As a Specialist you’ll be expected to provide afterhours cover during the week and will participate on a 1:6 – 1:8 weekend roster.  

 

We are a tertiary level hospital with a full range of elective and acute surgical specialities and can offer you a varied and challenging array of anaesthesia work. Ideally we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience to complement our team:

 

  • An excellent general Anaesthesia skill set with a special interest in Difficult Airway Management
  • A Difficult Airway Fellowship and/or significant Leadership experience in Difficult Airway Management would be an advantage
  • Ability to develop and support high quality Difficult Airway Management, teaching and audits within the department
  • A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills who builds effective relationships both within and external to their team
  • Is solution focussed and can demonstrate excellent decision making and priority setting in a clinical environment
  • Enthusiasm for teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff

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Fellowship of ANZCA or equivalent is essential and you must be eligible for vocational registration with the NZ Medical Council.

 

Dunedin is a vibrant University city and is a great place to live and work. The surrounding districts include Fiordland and Central Otago and these beautiful places are easily accessible from Dunedin The Dunedin and Otago lifestyle offers a range of outdoor recreation opportunities and cultural activities that offer something for everyone.

 

If you’re considering a move down South feel free to come and talk to us about the job and life in Dunedin.

 

Closing Date: Sunday 19 November 2017

 

To Apply:

We only accept online applications.  Please apply via our website: www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/

 

For further information please contact, Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor, Phone: 03 470 9604 or email: milair.ryalls@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

 

 
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