Consultant anaesthetist

Consultant/Specialist - Western Australia, Australia

Ref: 236Wednesday 2 November 2022

Rural medicine, general anaesthesia - great job scope, contemporary hospital facilities. Country, beach lifestyle.



  • Up to AUD$458k pa + add-ons
  • Join a diverse and collegiate group of senior medical practitioners, live in community of 30k+
  • Exciting rural setting. 


You will join a talented and diverse group of senior medical professionals which includes consultant general surgeons, paediatricians, consultant obstetricians and gynaecologists, consultants in emergency medicine, consultants in general medicine, director of clinical training, senior medical practitioners, senior registrars and registrars. 



Your scope is broadly the following:

Clinical - 70%.

Administration (clinical) - 10%.

Teaching/Education - 10%.

Leadership - 5%.

Other tasks - 5%


Clinically you deliver first class anaesthetist services to patients - obstetric, medical, surgical, investigative etc., pre-op assessment, post-op care. You will also be responsible for the delivery of services in clinics - assessing and prepping of day-surgery patients, day of surgery admission patients etc. - and acute resuscitation services for trauma emergencies.


You will organise and manage the acute pain service, initiate and participate in quality improvement projects, promote clinical governance and risk mitigation strategies. As part of the service's senior cohort you will assist in devising, developing, planning and implementing initiatives, strategies and policies to improve the health outcomes of the local population. You will also provide training, supervision education for GP anaesthetists, SMPs and doctors in training. 


The job and location would suit an enthusiast of rural and remote medicine. The community has a population over over 30k and there are additional smaller communities spread around a large geographic region. The larger town has full amenities including restaurants, cinemas, full sporting facilities, airport with daily flights, pubs and cafes. 


Applicants will need to demonstrate the following:

  • FANZCA or training completed in U, NZ, Ireland, South Africa, USA or Canada.
  • Strong experience of specialist anaesthetics at a senior level.
  • Good awareness of contemporary developments and trends in the specialty of anaesthetics. 
  • First class communications skills.
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships.
  • Capable of working autonomously for long periods of time.
  • A desire for living in Australia and its country lifestyle. 


For more information please contact medical recruiter Alasdair Spinner on 

Thank you





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