Anaesthetists, often called anaesthesiologists, are physicians trained in anaesthesia and peri-operative medicine. Anaesthetists are acute care specialists and provide intensive care techniques perioperatively as the experts in airway management, intraoperative life support, pain control, intraoperative diagnoses, stabilization, and proper postoperative medical management of patients. An anaesthetist’s scope of practice also involves in-hospital and pre-hospital emergencies, work within intensive care units, acute pain units, and chronic pain consultations.
Anaesthetists may undertake further training in subspecialist fields which include critical care medicine, cardiac anaesthesia, neuro anaesthesia, paediatric anaesthesia, obstetric anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia or pain management.
NEW PLYMOUTH TARANAKI #NEWZEALAND
The city of New Plymouth is known for its sunny climate, art galleries and beautiful parks. It is also New Zealand’s ‘oil town’, with offshore rigs extracting natural gas and oil.
Named after the city of Plymouth in Devon, England, the city was founded by settlers from England in the 19th century and has been awarded multiple times for its natural beauty and lifestyle.
Situated on the coast in the south western corner of the North Island, the city has a famous long coastal walkway whilst Mount Taranaki provides a stunning backdrop. Famed for its rich volcanic soil, lush botanical gardens and fabulous arts and events scene, New Plymouth is home to the renowned Pukekura Park, a lush 52 hectare site with magnificent plants, lakes and light festivals.
Living in this city it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
1 Hour - Flight to Wellington
50 Mins - Flight to Auckland
4.5 Hours - Drive to Wellington