Director of Anaesthetics

Newcastle, NSW |

Calvary Mater Newcastle
Director of Anaesthetics
Permanent Full Time Staff Specialist
Directorship role temporary - up to five years 
Anaesthetics Department
Reference No.: #15324

The role of the Director of Anaesthetics is responsible for the provision of a high performing, safe and effective departmental service in collaboration with the Assistant Director Clinical Services Medical and the Nurse Manager Perioperative Service. The Director will be responsible for the overall coordination and performance of the department and monitoring and maintaining standards of practice, whilst providing a safe environment for patients and staff.  The Director is also responsible for implementing change within the department to achieve agreed outcomes.

The position is approximately separated into 0.6 Clinical and 0.4 Administrative duties.  Clinical sessions are expected to be worked both in and out of normal business hours, inclusive of the requirement to work on the departmental on call roster.

The successful candidate may be eligible for a conjoint appointment with the University of Newcastle as a Clinical Lecturer. The level of the appointment will be determined by qualifications and experience.

The hospital currently employs over 100 researchers, working in a broad range of areas, many of whom are renowned experts in their fields. Whilst our research can be categorised into core areas, our researchers adopt a cooperative and collaborative spirit, allowing a stimulating and effective research culture to be embraced by all. Over 80 per cent of all cancer research in the Hunter is conducted at Calvary Mater Newcastle which is currently the main centre for cancer clinical trials in the Hunter region. We are in partnership with Hunter New England Local Health District, the University of Newcastle, the University of New England and the Hunter Medical Research Institute, in a multidisciplinary medical research hub in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia. 

Please Note: This position attracts a Level 1 Managerial Allowance.

To apply now please follow the link below and search for the position using the reference number #15324:

This position has been identified as requiring a Working With Children Check (WWCC). If you are the successful applicant (and are not a current CMN employee) you will be required to arrange your own WWCC. For more information on how to get your WWCC Clearance Number please visit . Please be aware that you will not be able to commence employment until you have provided your clearance number and a WWCC has been completed.

An Eligibility List for future vacancies (Permanent/Temporary Appointments) may be created.
An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Criminal Record Check for successful applicants in accordance with Calvary Policy.
Provision of documented evidence of protection against specified infectious diseases required.
Verification of Qualifications will be undertaken where appropriate

Starting date: 
Friday, June 23, 2017
Closing date: 
Friday, July 21, 2017
Calvary Mater Newcastle
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