Position Details
Reference Number 41977
Position Title Anaesthesia Registrar
Employment Status Fixed Term Full Time
Award Classification AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - REG Year 1
AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Doctors in Training Enterprise Agreement - REG Year 6 and therafter
Salary $50.39 - $69.36 per hour
Location Austin Hospital
Hours per Week 43
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic Anaesthesia Registrar to join the Department of Anaesthesia from February 2023.

Details of Department

The Department of Anaesthesia comprises of 36 full-time Staff Anaesthetists, 72 Visiting Anaesthetists, 23 Anaesthesia Registrars, 12 Anaesthesia Provisional Fellows, 6 Critical Care HMOs, 4 Research Nurses, 3 Pain Nurses, 4 Anaesthesia Resource Nurses, and 4 Administrative Staff. 

Most surgical specialties, with the exception of obstetrics and complex paediatric surgery, are undertaken at the Austin and are covered by the Department.  Surgical specialties include thoracic, cardiac, neurosurgery, hepatobiliary, upper GI, colorectal, general, orthopedic, ENT, plastics, maxillofacial, ophthalmology, urology, gynaecology and vascular.  The Austin is a state-wide referral center for liver transplantation and spinal injuries.

Austin Health also has a Pain Service encompassing acute and chronic pain.

Details of position/position requirements

The program involves providing anaesthesia services under appropriate supervision by Specialist Anaesthetists as arranged by the Director or delegated Anaesthetist responsible for rosters.

Trainees will be available to undertake rotational appointments to the hospitals within the North West Training Scheme.  The North West Training Scheme incorporates Austin Health, The Northern Hospital (Epping), Ballarat Hospital, Mercy Hospital for Women, Peter MacCallum, Western Health, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Children's Hospital, Werribee Mercy Hospital and the Royal Women's Hospital.

The Department has a comprehensive tutorial program for both Par I and Part II examinations.

To be successful in this role you should have completed 3 years post-graduate year i.e., intern, HMO2 and HMO3.  It is preferred for candidates to have a minimum of 3 months previous anaesthesia experience.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Application Instructions:

Application to the Victorian rotational training programs is through a single online application form coordinated by the VATC. The link to the application form is: 


Please read the information sheet provided for application processes and dates.

You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Employment History Datasheet (where applicable)
  • Working with Children's Check Card (where applicable)
Contact Person Aniko Zsakai
Contact Number (03) 9496 5704
Alternate Contact Person Dr David Long
Alternate Contact Number (__) ____ ____
Closing Date 08/07/2022
Position Description
2023 - Anaesthesia Registrar PD - April 2022.pdf Open
2023 - Important dates 2022 VATS - Anaesthesia program dates.pdf Open
Application Guide click here to view