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Use your forward-thinking mindset and clinical expertise to drive continual improvement in a progressive Department of Anaesthetics.

  • Join a cohesive, forward-thinking team
  • Take on a varied clinical work load whilst honing your management skills and research interests
  • Join a welcoming community in a vibrant regional city

The Position

As an integral part of a small team you will use your specialist clinical knowledge to provide exceptional patient-focused care across a variety of anaesthesia services including; in elective and emergency theatre cases; in the hospital’s ICU; in the Pre-Admission clinic, and through your participation in the anaesthetic on-call roster.

In addition to your clinical duties you will work closely with the Director of Anaesthetics/ICU to assist in managing the department. This will include; the management of medical staff in the Department of Anaesthetics and Intensive Care including rostering, recruitment, succession planning, performance appraisals and supervision of junior medical staff; establishing and participating in regular audits and risk management programs that drive change and process improvements; designing and initiating research activities; and collaborating with other clinicians and managers on service improvement projects.

The Hospital

You will be joining a tight-knit team in a modern, 165-bed tertiary teaching hospital. The hospital is located in a regional hub and is operated by a private health care company who provide public hospital services on behalf of the Victoria Government to a population of approximately 80,000 people. The hospital provides a range of Acute Services including Emergency, Maternity, Intensive Care, General Medicine and Surgery, Oncology, Medical Imaging, Pathology, Dialysis, Mental Health (inpatient and community services) and a range of Ambulatory Services.

The growing Department of Anaesthetics currently consists of four Staff Specialist Anaesthetists and the Director of Anaesthetics/ICU. The team has a patient focused ethos and continually strive to improve their workflow and patient outcomes.

The Location

Located in the North-West of Victoria, on the banks of the Murray River, this regional city is treasured by foodies and nature lovers alike.

This city has a climate similar to that of the Mediterranean and you will be able to make the most of the blue skies and sun-soaked days with trips to the regions many award-winning wineries, by sampling the local produce in what has become known as the Australian Food Bowl or by unwinding on the banks of the river or in the surrounding national parks.

An attractive location for families, this region offers an array of brilliant schools and an affordable housing market. The city also has a large shopping centre, vibrant markets, excellent sporting and cultural facilities, and hosts numerous festivals.

The city is well connected to popular destinations by both plane and a coach network making your new home easily accessible for visiting family and friends.

You will be joining a community where the locals are known for their hospitality and welcoming nature, meaning you will feel right at home in no time.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in your application you will be registered or be eligible for registration with Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (RANZCA) or equivalent specialist qualifications.

You will be able to demonstrate your extensive experience in anaesthetics, a commitment to continued medical education and the ability to build relationships and work well in a small team.

Apply today, to take the next step in your career. Applications are closing soon!