Anaesthetics - Staff Specialist

Job details

Location: Mackay
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 60782
Posted: 18 days ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • Excellent remuneration & benefits
  • 75% Superannuation
  • Major hospital for Central QLD
  • “Post card” natural surroundings
  • One hour flight to Brisbane

Hold the FANZCA or postgraduate qualifications and experience in anaesthetics which meet ANZCA requirements for practising in this position or,

  1. NZ FANZCA or,
  2.  IMG with training assessed by ANZCA and a substantially comparable outcome

The Position:
This is an incredible opportunity to work as a full time, permanent Anaesthetist at central Queensland’s major hospital. 

The department currently provides anaesthesia for orthopaedic, trauma, general, gynaecological, obstetric, paediatric, ENT, dental, ECT and endoscopic procedures. 

The department is an accredited training facility and thus you will be required to supervise Principal House Officers, Junior House Officers and Interns, Registrars and Provisional Fellows.

The Location:
Located on the mid Queensland coast, this tropical paradise is a holiday hotspot and only 75 minutes' drive from Airlie Beach and a one-hour flight from Brisbane.  It is the seventh largest city in the Sunshine State and has a tropical climate and afternoon sea breeze that allows you to enjoy good weather all-year-round.
Over the last 10 years, the population growth rate has been in excess of 20% and is continuing to rise!

For this reason, the medical community is keen to attract more quality health professionals to share the tropical lifestyle.
This thriving, friendly community sure know how to take advantage of the breathtaking scenery. Surrounded by long stretches of sandy beaches and emerald green cane fields, the locals enjoy their days out at the beach, camping near a river, going 4WD, fishing out near the islands, or having a BBQ with mates.
Whether you want to snorkel, study, surf or shop, this city has something for you.   The region has a vibrant education sector including 2 universities and numerous well known educational institutions; both private and public.
This picturesque city combines a small-town feel with big-city convenience.  There are lots of cafes and eateries to choose from, stunning botanical gardens, sublime wildlife viewing experiences and all with the ease of a quick commute.
It’s no wonder, the region has a reputation as Australia’s newest playground.


The Facility:
The 250 bed, large hospital is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Queensland and has more than 3000 employees.
To reflect the growing demand for health care in the region, the hospital has been redeveloped, at a cost of $408 million.  It is a state-of-the-art facility, equipped with leading edge technology to assist you in providing the highest level of care to your patients.
The hospital provides specialist services to a population of around 180,000 people and is the referral hospital for the region.  These include obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, orthopaedics, psychiatry, urology and oncology and many other specialty areas.


  • Remuneration - Competitive packages with salary packaging options available.
  • Superannuation - Up to 12.75% employer contribution.
  • Annual leave loading - 17.5%.
  • Employee assistance and peer support programs - Supporting our staff through difficult times.
  • Wellbeing programs - Variety of initiatives available to suit all interests and lifestyles.

To Apply / Register Interest:
For more information Apply Now or call Diana on +61 (0)2 9641 2424 or 0408 842 766
If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on a number of other roles that might be of interest. 
Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,000 for the referral of any junior doctor and $1500 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2024. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.