Staff Specialist Anaesthetist

Job details

Location: VIC
Salary: $228.857 - $314,683 plus oncall/callback
Reference: Ad-2885
Posted: almost 2 years ago

Job description

  • Competitive salary
  • Junior Support
  • Excellent working Culture


  • Participate in the provision of high quality, efficient specialist clinical anaesthetic services to patients of the Hospital, including participation in the on-call anaesthetic roster
  • Participate in the Pre-Admission Anaesthetic clinic
  • Participate as part of an emergency response team to internal and external emergency situations when required
  • Under instruction from the Director of Anaesthetics/ICU:
  • Assist in the management of medical staff in the Department of Anaesthetics and intensive care including rostering, recruitment, succession planning and completion of performance appraisals
  • Provide clinical leadership, teaching and supervision of junior medical staff
  • Establish and participate in regular audits, risk management activities and clinical meetings
  • Promote and maintain appropriate standards to meet the requirements of relevant governing bodies including ANZCA, PMCV, ACHS and AHPRA
  • Assist with the establishment and/or management of accreditation of Anaesthetic Registrars
  • Develop clinical research activities within the confines of the organisational resources
  • Progressively develop and maintain a patient focussed ethos and continually strive for improvement
  • Actively practice appropriate communication and service integration with other hospital departments
  • Collaborate with the Director of Anaesthetics/ICU and other theatre staff to ensure that appropriate policies and protocols are developed and reviewed for use in theatre
  • Show a demonstrated commitment to continuing medical education
  • Balance an emergency workload while continuing to meet the needs of surgeons and elective surgical patients

Selection Criteria:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency (AHPRA) (or eligible to register)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists or equivalent specialist qualifications
  • Extensive experience in the practice of anaesthetics, training and commitment to continuing medical education
  • Willingness to provide anaesthetic services across a range of specialty areas (including but not limited to surgical specialties, adult and child anaesthesia, labour suite, pre-admission clinics, ICU)
  • Evidence of being a skilled communicator including both oral and written when communicating with students, patients, other professionals and the public
  • Evidence of being a collaborator, including the ability to network and operate within a small team

To Apply / Register Interest:

If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact Daniel Arundel on 02 9641 2411 or

If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I have a number of other roles that might be of interest.