Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist



Metro South Health is Australia's first digital health service and the first health service in Australia to be recognised for excellence in person-centred care by Planetree International. It's also one of the largest in Queensland, with an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland's population. This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role You will function as a member of the Anaesthetic team providing high-quality health care in Anaesthesia to the Metro South Hospital and Health Service. The position requires the provision of clinical supervision and support, as appropriate, to Senior Medical Officers, Registrars and Junior Medical Officers working within the Redland Hospital. Provide high quality clinical care to patients requiring anaesthetic services.

Supervise the clinical care of patients by the Registrar/Principal House Officers and Interns. Liaise and consult with other specialist staff in the treatment of patients in other clinical units including the Emergency Department, Obstetrics and the High Dependency Unit. Participate in the roster to ensure that Anaesthetic cover is available 24 hours per day.

(Residing within ten minutes travel of the hospital is essential when on call. The hospital will provide on call accommodation if required). Be involved in the development and presentation of quality assurance activities.

Be involved in the development of evidence-based guidelines and policies relating to anaesthetic practices. Participate in the coordination of services and planning of service delivery for the department. Represent the hospital and anaesthetic department on committees as requested by the Director of Anaesthetics.

Participate and facilitate the educational activities in the Anaesthetic department including the teaching and training of Registrars, Principal House Officers, Interns and other medical staff as appropriate. Regular involvement in personal and professional development related activities. Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Benefits We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance. As a Metro South employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage peop.

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16 Sep 2019


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