Career Opportunity in Australia Staff Specialist in Anaesthesia

Maitland Hospital, Lower Hunter Valley Region, NSW Australia

Permanent full time Staff Specialist in Anaesthesia


Are you looking for a change or want to build on your current skills?

Maitland Hospital is seeking a suitably qualified Anaesthetist to join our department in providing high quality, holistic, best practice anaesthetic services to inpatients and outpatients of Maitland Hospital and Lower Hunter Region facilities.

We are one of the fastest growing non-metropolitan regions in Australia, set in an idyllic location in the Lower Hunter Valley within a picturesque riverine landscape and historic buildings – perfect for work life balance. Lots of choice of affordable housing and excellent local public and private schools. Maitland is well connected by road, rail and air, is located less than two hours’ drive north of Sydney, only 20 minutes’ drive from Hunter Valley Wine Region and 30 minutes from Newcastle and its pristine world renowned coastline and beaches.

Maitland Hospital relocated to a brand new facility in January 2022 and it is designed to continue meeting the expanding health service needs for the Lower Hunter Valley region.

Our department of Anaesthetics comprises of Consultants, Visiting Medical Officers and Career Medical Officers. We have a well-structured teaching and supervision program as our site is accredited for Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) training, General Practice Anaesthetic training as well as extended skills for ED and ICU training. We provide clinical leadership and operational management of anaesthetic services to complement the clinical, teaching, training and research activities of the Greater Newcastle Sector Anaesthetic Network.

What we can offer you: Diversity of patients, training, research and work life balance

Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD) covers a region of 131,785 square kilometres. It encompasses a major metropolitan centre, regional and remote communities. Our population is approximately 920,370 people with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make up 5.9% of the population. It is a great place to expand your career and grow your skills and knowledge as we are a recognised leader in the healthcare industry providing a range of public health services to the Hunter, New England and Lower Mid North Coast. We work closely with the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and Newcastle University.

Visit the following websites to find out more:

HNE Health (

Maitland Hospital | HNE Health (

Maitland Region

Hunter Valley Region

Newcastle Region


APPLY NOW Closing date: 29 June 2022

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For a confidential discussion about the role please contact:

Dr Ajit Sivasankaran, Clinical Director Anaesthesia, Maitland Hospital

E: Ph: +61 (0) 416 944 050

Application Enquiries: Stacey Burbridge, HNELHD Senior Medical Recruitment