2019 Anaesthetic Registrars: Basic And Advanced Trainees

Western Health

Melbourne, VIC

Posted 3/16/2019

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

The Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at Western Health provides services for approximately 30,000 Surgical procedures and >5,500 deliveries a year. With the exception of Cardiac, all surgical specialities are represented. In addition, the Anaesthetic Department runs a busy acute and chronic pain service, teaching program and is actively involved in ongoing research and audit.

The Department employs 32 Registrars at any one time - rotating through the North Western and Southern Rotational Programs and Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Training Schemes.

The Department has two (2) Registrar positions available for anaesthesia trainees not affiliated with a Victorian rotational training program and with a minimum of 24 months accredited experience in anaesthesia in Australia or Overseas. One position is immediately available and would run until the end of the 2019 Hospital Employment Year (February 2020). The other position opens in August 2019 and also terminates at the end of the 2019 Hospital Employment Year.

Please ensure that the following link https://www.formdesk.com/vats/WHRef is provided to your nominated Referees. They will need to complete this online referee assessment and on completion this will be submitted directly to the Head of Unit.

These positions are fixed term Full Time.

For more information, please refer to the position description and/or contact us below.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance

  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Onsite fitness clubs

  • Culturally safe and respectful environment

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop. Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

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