Consultant in anaesthesia Bathurst, New South Wales - up to AUD$420k

Consultant/Specialist - New South Wales, Australia

Ref: 380Friday 12 May 2023

Bathurst, 2.5 hrs from Sydney, deliver 1st class generalist anaesthesia care.

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  • A family friendly small city 2.5 hrs drive from Sydney or a 30 min flight (perfect for international transfers). 
  • Highest professional development allowance in Australia.
  • Top tier private schooling.



We provide a free, expert guidance through the ANZCA process, AHPRA registration etc. and help and guide you through the maze once you secure a job offer. 


Community highlights

  • Famous for its distinguished private schools - including Scots College co-ed.
  • Historic country town with low cost of living.  
  • 2.5hr drive to Sydney.
  • Busy domestic airport w. regular flights to Sydney.
  • University town.
  • Incredible choice of sports - cricket ovals, netball, basketball, olympic sized swimming pools, rugby, soccer pitches. 


Opportunity highlights
Great opportunity to maintain generalist skills with a range of subspecialties.
4 day week available - 10hrs per day.
Ideal for overseas trained anaesthetists.
Oncall - 57 days a year. 
Quality and motivated multidisciplinary team.



Bathurst Health Service

Bathurst hospital is a major regional hospital - 148 beds with a busy ED. It is one of 2 big hubs of the University of Western Sydney's Rural Medicine program. Bathurst is a level C1 facility. Its intensive care Unit is a Level 4 ICU combined intensive care, coronary care and high dependency unit with seven beds. There is will be a major increase in demand for surgical services up to 2036 and a plan to develop to further develop anaesthesia and pain services. A project designed to facilitate a high level of clinical service between disciplines has been put in place. In respect to paeds moderate and selective major surgical procedures are performed by surgeons skilled in paediatric surgery with support from specialist anaesthetists.


Job scope

  • Providing first class anaesthetic services for the surgical specialties at Bathurst hospital, anaesthetic pre-assessment clinics and assist to manage acute pain, obstetric and epidural services. 
  • Teaching, mentoring and training doctors in training and liaising with colleagues in relevant specialties as well as allied/primary care stakeholders.
  • Initiate and participate in clinical governance activities. 
  • Participate in relevant meetings and committees.
  • Maintain your own professional development and encourage others to do the same.


Selection criteria 

You will


  • hold FANZCA or have equivalent overseas qualifications, suitable to be either substantial or partial comparability. 
  • have first class communication skills at a clinical level with an ability to develop excellent working relationships with stakeholders at all levels. 
  • be willing to take part in the oncall roster.
  • have a commitment to research and clinical governance.
  • enjoy leadership and your role within a multidisciplinary team.


For more information please apply on this page or contact Alasdair Spinner on or call/message 44 7414 531 583.

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