Skip links and keyboard navigation

Job search

Senior Medical Officer - Anaesthetist


If you are reaching for a change in your career, we have a Senior Medical Officer - Anaesthetics role available. As a Central West Health Senior Medical Officer - Anaesthetics, you will receive competitive remuneration and have access to : - Rent free accommodation and subsidised utilities; - Balanced work arrangements; - Generous superannuation; - Career training and development; - Salary packaging, plus more. Contribute to a learning health service that actively pursues opportunities for efficiencies and improvements. Make the change, everything is within reach.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Medical
Classification L13-L24, L24-L25
Workplace Location Central West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CW1D370681
Closing date 31-Oct-2021
Job duration
Contact person Karen McLellan
Contact details (07) 4652 8008
Access the National Relay Service

Patient-centred care | Quality and safety | Integrity and accountability | Investment in staff | Innovation and change

About the Role
Senior Medical Officers are engaged to provide person-centred care to residents and visitors to the Central West in hospitals, multi-purpose health services, family general practices and primary health clinics.

This role provides anaesthetic services at the Longreach Hospital which provides General Surgery and Maternity Services for all of Central West. The Maternity Services are provided under a low risk midwifery led model of care supported by SMO GP Obstetricians with DRANZCOG advanced. The General Surgical Services are provided by the Flying Surgical Service from Roma. A range of Sub-Specialty Surgical services are provided by fly-in fly-out Surgeons and Gastroenterologists.

A truly collegial network will support you through clinical and corporate responsibilities and you will work without supervision in a multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will commit to patient safety, the ongoing development of clinical knowledge and skills, and the supervision and training of junior doctors and students.

Our District
Central West Hospital and Health Service is responsible for the delivery of healthcare services to communities across a vast region to 23 per cent of Queensland. As a rural and remote hospital and health service, Central West HHS provides a range of community, primary and hospital-based services and has formed strong partnerships with other service providers to collectively support the holistic care to the people of the Central West.

The outback offers a quiet and relaxed lifestyle, ideal for those who want to be a part of a close-knit, friendly and inclusive community. Based in our Central Hub, Longreach, Central West Queensland is a vibrant regional centre with a range of services and great social, fitness and retail opportunities all in close proximity. Winter is the height of festival, music, racing and sports season. The winter scenery is truly beautiful in the Central West, with endless blue skies by day, an abundance of stars by night and varied, rich earth. The perfect location to relax, unwind and enjoy life's simple pleasures.

What Central West HHS can offer
Your valuable contribution to our far-reaching healthcare will be well remunerated with a competitive package between $330,436 - $429,103 p.a., (L13-L25); permanent full time; employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%); annual leave loading (17.5%);

Additional benefits include a range of special leave types; relocation assistance (conditions apply); rent free accommodation; various allowances; salary packaging; career training and development; additional professional development leave and salary packaging.

How to Apply
Download the below Role Description as it provides specific information on how to apply for this advertised position. If you have difficulty viewing the Role Description in PDF format please contact Central West HHS - Recruitment Services


Further information

We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity.

It is recommended that you download the Role Description for future reference. Microsoft Word or PDF files are supported. Files – max: 2MB each.


Before applying for this vacancy please ensure you read the documents below.

Job search

  1. Please use * for wildcard searches.

  2. Hold down the control (Ctrl) button and use your computer mouse to select multiple options (View Location Map)

  3. Hold down the control (Ctrl) button and use your computer mouse to select multiple options
  4. Salary (yearly) Leave blank if you are searching for casual jobs
  5. Total Remuneration Only used for Senior Medical or Executive positions

Need help? Contact us

If you have any questions about your account or accessing this website, please contact our helpdesk.

Fake jobs websites

Be aware of fake SmartJobs websites, including:


Check links before you click. Look for, our valid Queensland Government domain.

Graduate portal

This recruitment portal is your gateway to a wide range of graduate program positions on offer in the Queensland Government.

Visit the Queensland Graduate Portal

( )
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)
Last updated
13 May 2014

Page feedback

  1. How satisfied are you with your experience today? *