The NZSA works to respond to, and enhance, trends in medical workforce mobility. We recognise the need for medical staff to experience working in different hospitals, both overseas and within New Zealand is important to retain and replenish specialist services in much needed areas.
Through our website and regular updates in our e-zine newsletter we inform our members of job vacancies. We can also advertise vacancies in our magazine New Zealand Anaesthesia, which we publish three times a year. We can also advertise anaesthesia-related vacancies such as anaesthetic technicians, support staff and locums.
Advertising rate: our employment vacancy rate is $175 (GST exclusive) per month or part month. We will also include links to the vacancies in our members’ e-newsletter which is sent out regularly. If you wish to place an advertisement, please email email@example.com with your vacancy and billing details and the period you wish to advertise for.
WFSA Cardiac Anaesthesia Fellowship at Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (NICS), Bangalore, India, 2018
Applications are invited for two cardiac anaesthesia fellowship positions at Narayana Institute of Cardiac Sciences (NICS), Bangalore, India.
The anticipated start date for the fellowship is January 2018 and the duration of training will be twelve months.
The fellowship is intended for anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings in Asia or Africa who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the field of cardiac anaesthesia.
Full details can be found here
The closing date for applications is 27th June 2017. Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2017.
WFSA Regional Anaesthesia Clinical Attachment at KATH, Kumasi, Ghana (x2)
Applications are invited for two regional anaesthesia fellowship positions at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana.
The anticipated start dates for the fellowships are September and December 2017 and the duration of training will be three months.
The fellowships are intended to provide an introduction to the basic principles, techniques, limitations and complications of commonly used US-guided Regional Anaesthesia techniques.
Full details can be found here
The closing date for applications is 30th June 2017. Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2017.
ESA Trainee Exchange Programme Committee Member
The ESA is seeking to recruit a new member of the ESA Trainee Exchange Programme Committee.
The three-year mandate of the member of the Trainee Exchange Programme (TEP) of the ESA becomes vacant on 1 August 2017.
The new member will start on 1 August 2017. The TEP plays an important role in the activities of the Society. The Committee is currently composed of three members. The TEP member post requires close liaison with the Trainee Exchange Programme Department of the ESA Secretariat in Brussels throughout the year to:
- Review and score the trainees applications selecting those awarded every year.
- Review the centre applications to fulfil the requirements to be included as host centre.
- Recruit centres, either directly or via the National Representatives (Members of Council or Presidents of the National Member Societies.
- Generate an annual report to the ESA.
- Play an active role in the improvement of the Host Centers of the TEP.
- Play an active role in the ESA Trainee Exchange Programme.
The appointed members will be required to attend 1 meeting of the TEP at the Euroanaesthesia Congress. Travel expenses to attend meetings of the Committee are provided according to General Reimbursement Policy.
Applications are encouraged from active ESA members who meet the following criteria:
- Experience of anaesthetic teaching and training nationally.
- Experience of trainee exchange programme nationally and internationally.
- ESA Contributions
- National and international examiner ship experience.
- Personal experience of being a fellow or trainee abroad.
The mandate is for three years, renewable twice for one year (maximum of 5 years).
If you are interested, and wish to apply, please send your CV and application letter (detailing the adherence to the requirements set forth above) and disclose any conflict of interest you may have to the Trainee Exchange Programme firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 30 June 2017 (23:59pm CET) with the following subject:
ESA Trainee Exchange Programme Committee Member - vacancy 2017.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post, please contact:
Dr. Bazil Ateleanu
Chairman ESA Trainee Exchange Programme Committee
For more information about the ESA Trainee Exchange Progamme Committee please visit the ESA website.
Clinical Leader, Pain Management CCDHB
Are you looking for that next step in your career?
The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Capital and Coast District Health Board is seeking applications from Pain Physicians who want to be the next Clinical Leader of our service.
This is a great opportunity to lead from the front and make your mark as Clinical Leader!
Capital and Coast District Health Board's hospitals include Wellington Regional Hospital (servicing a tertiary population of 900,000) and Kenepuru Hospital (a secondary level community hospital). Wellington Regional Hospital is one of the newest hospitals in New Zealand and one of 5 tertiary level teaching hospitals in the country. It is a modern facility with innovative models of care.
The Regional Pain Management Service is a local/ regional inpatient and outpatient service providing care to our patients from a multidisciplinary team.
The Department of Pain Management falls within the Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Management Service and incorporates the Acute Pain Management Service comprising specialist nursing and SMOs and Registrars on rotation from the Department of Anaesthesia.
Clinically this role is responsible for ensuring that all steps necessary are taken to assist patients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education. You will work as part of a dedicated and enthusiastic multidisciplinary team comprising other consultants, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
As the Clinical Leader you would be responsible for building and maintaining effective working relationships between management and clinicians to achieving quality outcomes for patients and efficient functioning of services. This means having close communication, good understanding and solid support from their Executive Clinical Director, Executive Operations Director, Operations Manager and Team Leaders.
The department has an active education programme as a credentialed training site and a first year Pain Fellow will be in training.
Applicants must be fully qualified to practice and have vocational registration, or be eligible for specialist registration, with the Medical Council of New Zealand. They should be a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (FFPMANZCA) or hold an equivalent qualification.
Wellington is New Zealand's capital, home to the government and a cultural epicentre, renowned for its vibrant cafes and restaurants, regular international sporting and cultural events, a beautiful harbour and nearby vineyards. It's also wonderful place to live and raise a family.
For more on this great opportunity, please contact Dr Derek Snelling, Executive Director, Clinical Derek.Snelling@ccdhb.org.nz
Applications close on Sunday, 2 July 2017.
ESA Examinations Committee Chairperson
The ESA is seeking to recruit a new Chairperson for the Examinations Committee.
The Examinations Committee is responsible for supervising/coordinating/advising on the organisation of the European Diploma in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (EDAIC), and maintaining/improving the standard of the examination. The Committee Chairperson sits in all the Examinations Subcommittees and reports to the ESA Board of Directors.
The main duties of the Examinations Committee Chairperson will be the following:
- Lead the development of the EDAIC and strive to maintain its high standard.
- Liaise with the Examinations Committee and Subcommittee Members as well as with the ESA Board of Directors regarding strategic decisions.
- Establish and maintain relationships with National Societies of Anaesthesiology, Specialist Societies, National Authorities and other key contacts regarding the promotion/evolution/status of the EDAIC and other examinations.
- Provide guidance to Examinations Coordinators on important organisational/logistical matters related to the examinations.
- Guide the Examinations Committee meetings taking place twice a year in May/June at the Euroanaesthesia Congress and in October (can clash with ASA meetings). Additional WebEx meetings can take place up to twice a year.
- Participate in the selection process of the Examinations Committee and Subcommittee Members.
- Travel and attend various meetings on behalf of the ESA, including the meetings of the following Committees as much as possible: Education & Training, CEEA, e-Learning.
- Follow up on examinations-related discussions of the ESA Board of Directors on an ad-hoc basis.
ESA Scientific Subcommittee Chairpersons and Members
The ESA Scientific Committee (SC) is seeking to recruit new chairpersons and members for its Scientific Subcommittees.
All terms of office will start on 1 January 2018.
Deadline for applications is Sunday, 16 July 2017 (23:59 CET)
Application for different subcommittees is not allowed.
Subcommittee Chairperson Vacancies
Subcommittee 5: Paediatric Anaesthesiology 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 10: Critical Emergency Medicine: Resuscitation and Trauma 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 11: Respiration and Airway Management 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 16: Ethics 1 vacancy
Subcommittee Member Vacancies
Subcommittee 1: General Anaesthesiology 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 2: Ambulatory Anaesthesia 2 vacancies
Subcommittee 3: Regional Anaesthesia 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 6: Neuroanaesthesiology 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 7: Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesiology 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 12: Transfusion, Haemostasis and Thrombosis 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 13: Pharmacology 1 vacancy
Subcommittee 14: Monitoring, Ultrasound and Equipment 2 vacancies
Further information is available on their website
Anaesthetists SMO (2) Waitemata District Health Board
Anaesthetists SMO - Two Full Time Positions
Waitemata District Health Board
Applications are invited for suitably qualified Anaesthetists to join our Anaesthesia and Perioperative team. We operate over three sites - North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals, as well as the Elective Surgery Centre.
The successful candidates will have a broad scope of clinical capabilities, a commitment to teaching and to continuing medical education. In addition a strong focus on continuous quality improvement, personal development and administration of departmental activities is required.
We offer a large variety of clinical work, an Acute Pain Service, an Anaesthetic Preadmission Service, busy Obstetric Units in both hospitals, and a strong focus on Regional Anaesthesia.
There is a significant acute workload, usually requiring specialist cover on site in the evenings and weekend days to support the Registrar and Senior House Officers. This is covered by an on call roster.
The FANZCA or equivalent is required, and registration with the New Zealand Medical Council is essential.
Please apply online www.wdhbcareers.com
Job code: NOR01502
For further details please contact Ben Bradley Senior Recruitment Consultant
Closing Date: 21st Jul 2017
ESA EDAIC Part ll Examination
The ESA is looking to expand its pool of Examiners for the EDAIC Part II Examination; an oral examination covering basic sciences, clinical anaesthesia and intensive care medicine subjects, and leading to the granting of the European Diploma in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care.
The duties of EDAIC Part II Examiners will be the following:
- Attend one or more Part II examinations scheduled throughout the year in various European centres (depending on the availability of the Examiner and the needs of the ESA, in particular in terms of languages).
- Be familiar with and apply the examination procedures.
- Strive to maintain the high standard of the EDAIC.
- Study the examination questions provided by the ESA.
- Strive to conduct a fair and impartial interview of the candidates.
- Assess whether the candidate demonstrated an adequate breadth and depth of knowledge over a range of topics as well as sound clinical judgement; and award marks accordingly.
The candidate must have the following profile:
- Must be consultant (i.e. anaesthetists who are retired or in training cannot apply).
- Must have a minimum of 3 years clinical experience after full completion of specialist training.
- Must be in clinical practice (i.e. not working for research only)
- Applicants from all European countries are welcome, but applicants from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, the Netherlands, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey are particularly encouraged to apply.
- Very good command of spoken English; proficiency in one of the following languages is an asset: French, German, Spanish or any Scandinavian language.
- Must be actively involved in teaching.
- Must be an ESA member or ready to become one.
- Being a Diplomate of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (DESA/ DEAA), a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (FRCA) or a Fellow of the College of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FCARCSI) is a strong asset.
- Must observe at least one Part II examination at their own expense if they are not DESA / DEAA / FRCA / FCARCSI before they can examine for the first time.
The EDAIC Part II Examiners receive a free registration for Euroanaesthesia following the year in which they have examined. Travel, accommodation and other necessary expenses incurred to attend examinations are covered by the ESA as per the ESA Expense Reimbursement Policy. An insurance paid by the ESA covers any accident that might occur when examiners travel for EDAIC purposes. After each examination in which they participated, examiners will receive from the ESA office a certificate of attendance that will allow them to claim CME credits if applicable in their country.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send us: (1) the completed application form stressing clearly your interest in education, (2) two recommendation letters, (3) a recent picture. The letters should be dated, signed and addressed to the ESA Examinations Committee. Complete applications will be reviewed by members of the Examinations Committee and Subcommittees and the outcome will be communicated at the earliest. Please send your application to the following address: email@example.com (please do not send e-mails heavier than 5MB).
ESA Calling for Candidates - Committee Chairs and members
Share your knowledge and commitment - the following vacancies are open:
Examination Committees Chairperson - deadline 10 July
Scientific Subcommittee - deadline 16 July
Research Committee Chairperson - deadline 1 September
ESA Research Committee Chairperson
The ESA is seeking to recruit a new Chairperson of the ESA Research Committee.
The three-year tenureship of the Chairperson of the Research Committee (RC) of the ESA becomes vacant on 1 January 2018. The future RC Chairperson will be appointed on 1 Jan 2018.
The new Chairperson will take over from Professor Wolfgang Buhre, and will liaise closely with him in the months following 1 January 2018. The RC plays an important role in the activities of the Society. The Committee is composed currently of eight members. The RC Chairperson position requires close liaison with the Research Department of the ESA Secretariat in Brussels throughout the year via bi-monthly phone call to:
- Review grant applications in the fields of clinical and basic sciences relevant to Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, and to make recommendations for the award of grants.
- Advise on the organisation and management of the grant evaluation process.
- Advise the ESA Board on the range of research grant schemes offered by the ESA.
- Advise on the organisation and management of the Research Mentorship Programme.
- Play an active role in the improvement of the activities of the Committee.
- Play an active role in the ESA Clinical Trial Network.
The appointed Chairperson will be required to attend 3 to 4 meetings of the Research Committee. Travel expenses to attend meetings of the Committee are provided according to standard ESA Reimbursement Policy.
Applications are encouraged from active ESA members across Europe who meet the following criteria:
- Established academic reputation;
- Experience in writing grant applications and obtaining competitive funding;
- Experience in reviewing grant applications,
- Expertise in clinical and / or laboratory research is required.
- Applicant must have been ESA active members for at least 2 years on the day of the application deadline.
TERM OF OFFICE
The new Chairperson of the Research Committee will becoming the Chairperson on 01 January 2018. The Past-Chairperson will remain a member of the RC for 18 months after the end of his term as Chairperson.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested, and wish to apply, please send by e-mail:
- The application form available at www.esahq.org
- Your Curriculum Vitae, which should detail how you meet the criteria,
- List of publication, including Hirch Index
- Short outline (maximum one page A4) of your perspectives as RC Chair.
Applications must be received to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 01 Sept 2017 (23:59 CET) with the following subject
ESA Research Committee Chairperson - vacancy 2018.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of this post, please contact:
Prof. Wolfgang. Buhre
Chairman ESA Research Committee
Neuro fellowship in Perth
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth is now employing two Neuro Anaesthesia fellows each year, starting in either February or August.
It is a 12-month fellowship with 6 months in Neuro Anaesthesia and 6 months doing a General Fellowship. During the 6-month Neuro Anaesthesia fellowship, fellows can expect the following weekly schedules:
- At least 2 full days of elective neurosurgery.
- half day non-clinical time.
- half day off to take advantage of the fantastic weather, wonderful beaches, and extensive water sports that Perth offers.
- A share of the after-hours roster with opportunities to be involved with emergency neurosurgical cases.
- No night shifts!
The fellowship is open to Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists applicants in their last year of training (Provisional Fellow or ATY3).
For applicants from overseas training programs, the last year of training is not a strict requirement, as long as the applicant has completed at least two years of advanced training.
As with all SCGH fellowships, interstate and overseas applications are encouraged as part of the departments commitment to educational exchange.
Temporary Medical Board registration is available for overseas trainees taking part in a structured accredited training program. This is a slow process, taking significant effort, but it is reliably achieved.
For further information please contact Christine Tan