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Position Details
Reference Number 431676
Position Title Staff Specialist or Visiting Medical Officer in Anaesthetics
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location Taree
Award Classification Dependent on qualifications
Hours per Week 40
Number of FTE 2.50
Purpose of Position

The provision of quality Anaesthetic services, clinical leadership and operational management of Anaesthetic services to the patients of Manning Rural Referral Hospital, part of the Hunter New England Local Health District


Staff Specialist/ Visiting Medical Officer in Anaesthesia

Manning Rural Referral Hospital

Permanent Full Time or Permanent Part Time

(2.5FTE available)


Manning Rural Referral Hospital is looking for an experienced Anaesthetist to provide quality clinical Anaesthetic services, participate in the supervision and training of Anaesthetic registrars and junior medical staff and to participate equitably in an after-hours and weekend duty roster.

Applicants must have a medical degree registerable with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist's State Award.


Manning Rural Referral Hospital has 160 beds including 20 Mental Health beds and provides a broad range of specialist services including Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Intensive Care Medicine, Anaesthesia, General, Urology and Orthopaedics Surgery, Internal Medicine, Renal and Oncology services.


Taree is located on the Lower Mid North Coast of New South Wales, just 3 hours north of Sydney, 2 hours north of Newcastle and 1 hour south of Port Macquarie.  The hospital serves a population of around 100,000 people encompassing an area of 3,732 km2.


The Manning Valley is home to a range of some of the best beaches in Australia. The area is surrounded by magnificent national parks. For more information on Taree and what this region has to offer see http://visitmanningvalley.com.au


Position Enquiries: Dr Stefan Lang, SS in Anaesthesia , MRRH

Ph: (02) 6592 9111

Application Enquiries: Ms Jess Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant

Ph: (02) 6767 7063 Email: Jessica.Glover@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria A primary medical degree registrable with the Medical Board of Australia.

Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetist's or specialist recognition as provided for in the Staff Specialist (State) Award or the Health Insurance Act of 1973.

Extensive clinical experience in Anaesthesia.

Commitment to continued training.

Demonstrated ability to work within multidisciplinary teams.

Commitment to quality assurance, audit and peer review.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Dr Stefan Lang
Contact Number 0265929111
Closing Date 24/01/2019
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view