Published: 28/05/2024 - Expires: 07/12/2024 | ID: BH-22029

Consultant/Specialist Anaesthetist - Brisbane, QLD

  • Salary Type: Generous remuneration package value up to $564,048 p.a.

The Role:
We are looking for dedicated Consultant/Specialist Anaesthetists to work in a vital and innovative department in tropical Queensland location.  This is your opportunity to deliver high quality anaesthetic and perioperative care to patients in this large university Hospital

The role requires the applicant to undertake a broad range of anaesthetic and perioperative practice and there are opportunities to develop special clinical interests across a wide range of specialties.

FANZCA preferred

Experience, capability and recency in anaesthetic and perioperative care for   patients undergoing complex procedures, with complexity commensurate with, and expected in, a tertiary referral hospital setting.

  • Generous remuneration package value up to $564,048 p.a.
  • Tropical Location
  • Over 300 days of sunshine a year
  • Live and work in a vibrant, dynamic city
  • Boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events, and a bustling nightlife.

The Hospital:
The hospital has approximately 600 inpatient beds and takes referrals for its tertiary services. The University Hospital provides, complex, high-level services across a wide range of specialities including cardiothoracic, neurosurgery, adult and paediatric ICU, general surgery, medicine, radiation and medical oncology, transplant haematology, paediatrics, obstetrics, and neonatology to the region. This is the only tertiary facility in Queensland to offer all these services within the one hospital.

There are currently 14 operating theatres with approximately 16,000 procedures performed per year. In addition, the Anaesthetic Department provides out-of-theatre anaesthetic support for endoscopy, bronchoscopy, interventional cardiology, interventional neuroradiology and endovascular clot retrieval, radiation oncology, medical imaging, mental health, birth suite, and runs the acute pain service.

The Department of Anaesthesia has a current senior staff of 50 consultant anaesthetists (25 full time specialists, 14 part-time staff specialists and 11 VMOs). There are 24 anaesthetic registrars (incl. GP, ED and ICU trainees) and 5 RMOs attached to the department.  Subspecialty senior staff rosters are in place for cardiac anaesthetics, paediatric anaesthetics and hyperbaric medicine.

The department is approved by ANZCA for three years of training and is the tertiary hub for the Northern rotation as overseen by the Queensland Anaesthetic Rotational Training Scheme (QARTS).
A vibrant, dynamic city, this is the largest urban centre in Northern Australia. With over 300 days of sunshine a year and the perfect laid-back tropical/coastal lifestyle, it offers a range of diverse experiences.

From the awe-inspiring Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage Wet Tropics rainforest to the dirt and dust of the Australian outback, the lifestyle, culture and heritage make the region so unique. The options are endless, and rest assured it is both the journey and the destination that make the region so spectacular.

Appreciate the country town `feel’ and change your pace as you absorb the local tropical/coastal flow. This town has something to offer for all, from the most adventurous souls to young families looking for a great place to raise their children.
Qualified as a medical practitioner with specialist qualifications and registration, or eligible for registration, as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia in the appropriate discipline.

Fellowship of ANZCA with appropriate AHPRA registration. Candidates who will be obtaining fellowship in the near future are encouraged to apply.


  • Annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation.
  • Attraction and retention incentive allowance
  • Regional and rural attraction allowance
  • Motor vehicle allowance
  • Professional development allowance and leave (3.6 weeks p.a.)

How do I Apply:
Please forward your resume to Nicki Wade at
For more information about this and other opportunities and a confidential discussion please contact Nicki Wade on 0401010048.

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