VMO/Staff Specialist – Anaesthetist

Job details

Location: Shepparton
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 59239
Posted: 6 months ago
Date Range:

Job description

  • Accredited with CICM for Basic Foundation & Rural training
  • Full time, fixed term contracts, possibility to extend
  • Join a team invested in your career development


The Position:

The role involves job sharing in a supportive department accredited by ANZCA, alongside a permanent Specialist Anaesthetist. This arrangement offers a distinctive work-life balance and comes with appealing fee-for-service remuneration. The position is flexible, allowing for a commute from Melbourne four days a month. Alternatively, for those considering relocation to the picturesque region, there is abundant work available in both public and private settings for those seeking full-time employment.

  • Position looking to commence February/March 2024.
  • Provide anaesthesia and perioperative medicine services for Elective and Emergency surgery and Acute Pain Management across a range of surgical specialities
  • On- call requirements: one weekday a month and on weekend day every two months


The Facility:

The hospital stands as the primary regional healthcare facility in the area, boasting 200+ beds and serving as a specialised referral centre for northern Victoria. It caters to a population of around 90,000 and manages nearly 19,000 inpatient cases and 23,000 visits to the Emergency Department annually. The facility delivers an extensive array of acute specialist medical and surgical services, encompassing an emergency department, a critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, and specialised aged care. Additionally, they provide community rehabilitation, inpatient care, community services, aged care, and psycho-geriatric mental health services.


The Location:

A bustling rural city, located in Northern Victoria only a 2 hour drive from Melbourne with an outdoor lifestyle that is also home to excellent eateries. Soak up the outdoor lifestyle on the banks of the River, which runs right through town, or head further afield on a camping trip to the nearby wetlands and granite hills of the National Park, the ideal spot for some wilderness adventures.

The city is situated within an easy drive of major attractions in the area including the vast number of wineries and the gourmet food and wine region.



1. Specialist Registration with AHPRA as a Fellow of ANZCA

2. IMG’s eligible via the Competent Authority Pathway (training in the UK, USA, NZ, Canada or Ireland)

3. IMG’s assessed by ANZCA College substantially comparable (doctors currently interviewing with ANZCA may express their interest)

4. Doctors that will soon hold Fellowship with ANZCA in the next 6 months.


To Apply / Register Interest:

For more information Apply Now or call on +61 (0)2 9641 2477. Alternatively emailed applications with CV’s/relevant information will be accepted:  

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

Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,500 for the referral of any junior doctor and $2000 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2023. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.

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