Looking for a new career challenge? A change of scene? We advertise anaesthesia and pain medicine job vacancies all levels and across Australia, New Zealand and further afield. Within the training program sections you can find a list of pre-approved anaesthesia provisional fellowship positions and pain medicine training units

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Provisional Fellowship Anaesthetist

Closing date: 28 July 2021
Dunedin Hospital New Zealand

Dunedin Hospital’s Anaesthesia Department welcomes applications for the position of Anaesthesia Provisional fellowship for a full time, fixed term 1 year capacity starting at the beginning of REGISTRAR change over until late January 2022. As an Anaesthesia fellow, you’ll be expected to provide afterhours shift work during the week and will participate on a 1:5 weekend roster.
In the second six month of the year additional SMO on call hours will be introduced. The roster includes protected training lists as well as non-clinical time for CPD plus Registrar and Anaesthetic Technicians trainee teaching. Opportunities exist for protected training time to included rostered time with other specialty services relevant to the candidate’s area of interest ie Cardiac Cath Lab.

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Specialist Anaesthetist

Closing date: 29 July 2021
Nelson Marlborough Health, Nelson Hospital New Zealand

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is looking for an experienced Anaesthetist for a temporary position, covering parental leave, from August 2021 to 1 September 2022. Working 60 hours a fortnight, plus afterhours 1:14 on call.  The position joins a team of 13 experienced and supportive colleagues and one training registrar.  

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Consultant - Pain Medicine

Closing date: 30 July 2021
Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals. Western Australia, Australia

Seeking a highly motivated pain medicine physician to join the Pain Medicine Service at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals. This person will contribute to significant and new commitment by the South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) to further developing the chronic pain management service.
The multidisciplinary service will be focused on providing inpatient and outpatient care to people experiencing chronic pain within the SMHS catchment. The successful individual will work closely with the head of service and allied health staff to develop a procedural pain service that meets the population and organisational needs. 

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Specialist Anaesthetist

Closing date: 30 July 2021
Northeast Health Victoria, Australia

NHW is seeking a Specialist Anaesthetist to be responsible for providing anaesthesia and perioperative medicine services for elective and emergency surgery, acute pain management, perioperative care clinic and participate in a one-in-ten "On Call Anaesthetic Consultant" roster. The successful applicant will be required to reside within call-in range of the health service. In addition, there are opportunities to contribute to teaching and training students at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level, and participate in clinical research.

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Closing date: 30 July 2021
Royal Hobart Hospital Tasmania, Australia

Seeking interest for Registrar vacancies in the Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine at the Royal Hobart Hospital which is an accredited for ANZCA Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine training, subject to the applicant meeting ANZCA requirements. The position is also accredited by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine advanced training as a Special Skills Category A term and approved by the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society for the SPUMS DipDHM. Applicants must be fit to dive as per AS/NZS 2299.1 or AS/NZS 4774.2.
The ANZCA Diploma of Advanced Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine program requires candidates to be in their Fellowship year or Post - Fellowship. Applications can be accepted from Anaesthesia, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, General Practice, Rural and Remote Medicine or other training programmes.

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Specialist Anaesthetists with Intensive Care Skills

Closing date: 30 July 2021
Nelson Marborough Health, Nelson Hospital New Zealand

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is looking for five experienced Anaesthetists with Intensive Care skills to join the team. 
These positions join a team of two Intensivists, working in a secondary care setting, to participate in an Intensive Care daytime roster and an Intensive Care after-hours 1:7 on call roster. The FTE allocated also allows NMH the opportunity to address acute surgery flow with any clinical time not undertaken in the ICU environment being undertaken across day time anaesthesia, with a supportive anaesthesia team of 14. 

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Pain Management fellow

Closing date: 31 July 2021
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital South Australia, Australia

In a training capacity, you will contribute to the provision of a pain medicine service within the objectives and philosophies of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), with a commitment to clinical teaching and research portfolios. Working under Consultant supervision, you will provide a comprehensive, effective, efficient and safe clinical pain medicine service to hospital patients. This will involve adhering to departmental policies, protocols and procedures that ensure the provision of clinically acceptable pain medicine practices, and participating in clinical review and quality assurance programs to monitor and maintain standards of practice.

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FPM Trainee in a Level 1 and Procedures Endorsement Training Unit

Closing date: 1 August 2021
Sydney Spine and Pain New South Wales, Australia

Permanent full time in FPM Procedures Endorsement Program commencing Feb 2022.
• Train under one of the leading Interventional Pain Specialist.
• Interventional procedural work with 2 full day theatre lists per week.
• Advanced pain procedure exposure including various neurostimulator techniques and intrathecal pump implant.
• Rotation to Sydney Children’s Hospital once every fortnight for Paediatric pain
• Train under different Pain Specialist from various subspecialty – Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
• Multidisciplinary pain management program with Sydney’s only privately run group program in pain management.
• Acute Pain Service (APS) and post-operative pain management exposure.
 • Participate in various research project with Australian Medical Research.

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Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist - Anaesthesia

Closing date: 1 August 2021
Queensland Government, Gladstone Hospital Queensland, Australia

The Senior Staff Specialist/Staff Specialist – Anaesthesia will provide Gladstone Hospital with safe, high quality anaesthetic clinical services and assist in the provision of direction, service planning and clinical governance to the Anaesthetic Team, Pre-Admission Clinic and the High Dependency Unit. Oversight of unit staff including GP Anaesthetists will be a part of the role.

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Staff Specialist – Persistent Pain

Closing date: 2 August 2021
Tasmanian Health Service, Royal Hobart Hospital Tasmania, Australia

The Persistent Pain Service at the Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral pain service in Tasmania and is accredited for two years of pain medicine training.
 The Persistent Pain Service consists of specialist pain physicians with primary specialties including rheumatology, anaesthesia, and psychiatry, nursing staff, allied health including physiotherapy and psychology, and administration staff.

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Medical Specialist

Closing date: 6 August 2021
Mercy Health, Werribee Mercy Hospital Victoria, Australia

Clinical duties will include the provision of peri-operative anaesthetic and resuscitation care of in-patients, including anaesthesia and analgesia services to patients in the birth suite, operating theatres, wards, ICU and the emergency department.
Actively participate in the coordination of weekly Pre-Anaesthetic Assessment Clinics and take part in the organisation and coordination of departmental non-clinical education and quality assurance activities.

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Specialist Anaesthetist

Closing date: 8 August 2021
Old Vic Anaesthetists Tasmania, Australia

The Old Vic Anaesthetists are a group of private specialist anaesthetists who provide high quality anaesthetic services for patients and surgeons in one of Australia’s most liveable cities, Launceston. The anaesthetic practice is currently seeking a Specialist Anaesthetist to join the team later in 2021.
You will receive an established roster of pleasant Private Hospital work that includes general surgery, orthopaedics, gynaecology with some dental, endoscopy, and ophthalmology. There is also the option of VMO hours at the Launceston General Hospital.

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VMO/Staff Specialist Anaesthetist

Closing date: 9 August 2021
Coffs Harbour Health Campus New South Wales, Australia

Reporting to the Clinical Director of Anaesthetics, the VMO / Staff Specialist in Anaesthesia will participate in the consultant on-call roster, assist in the education role of the department, provide clinical care to patients as well as perform all types of anaesthesia for the Coffs Clinical Network.
 The successful applicant will be registered with the Medical Board of Australia as a Specialist Anaesthetist. Fellowship of the Royal Australian New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

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Registrar, Senior Registrar, Transitional fellow Positions

Closing date: 16 August 2021
Royal Hobart Hospital Tasmania, Australia

Department of Critical Care Medicine (DCCM) is Tasmania’s only adult tertiary referral intensive care unit.The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is Tasmania’s major teaching hospital and the State referral centre for cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, trauma and burns, hyperbaric and diving medicine, neonatal and paediatric intensive care and high risk obstetrics. The Royal Hobart Hospital provides all general and specialty medical and surgical services, excluding organ transplantation, spinal and paediatric cardiac surgery. RHH services a regional population of approximately 250,000 people, and has 450 beds.
DCCM has 23 beds with more than 1500 admission per year, and high acuity. The broad case mix includes cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, major trauma and burns, complex medical, surgical and haematology and oncology patients.

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Staff Specialist Anaesthetics

Closing date: 19 August 2021
Tasmanian Health Service, Launceston General Hospital Tasmania, Australia

New vacancies have arisen to meet the Tasmanian Health Service (THS) commitment to substantial increases in elective surgery at the Launceston General Hospital. Planning is in progress for a new co-located private hospital and exciting opportunities exist for private practice. The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community.  We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services. The Launceston General Hospital is a major clinical school for the University of Tasmania.

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Anaesthetist - SMO

Closing date: 25 August 2021
North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals New Zealand

Applications are invited for a suitably qualified Consultant Anaesthetist.Operating over two main sites, North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals, as well as the Elective Surgery Centre, with a wide range of clinical sub specialities.
The successful candidate will have a broad scope of clinical capabilities, a commitment to teaching and to continuing medical education. In addition a strong focus on continuous quality improvement, personal development and administration of departmental activities required.
Offering a large variety of clinical theatre work, remote anaesthesia, an acute and chronic pain service, an anaesthetic preadmission service and busy obstetric units in both North Shore and Waitakere hospitals. There is a significant acute workload, usually requiring specialist cover on site in the evenings and weekends to support the Registrars and Senior House Officers. This is covered by an on call roster.

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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist

Closing date: 30 August 2021
Bundaberg Hospital Queensland, Australia

An exciting opportunity is currently available for an experienced Anaesthetist to join the Department of Anaesthetics at the Bundaberg Hospital within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. 

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Locum roles around Australia

Closing date: 31 August 2021
Global Medics Various locations

Consultant/provisional fellow locum vacancies required to assist several rural and regional hospitals to provide anaesthetic cover. Please get in touch if you are able to cover any of the advertised locum roles. If your available dates do not match please contact Global Medics and they will find something suitable. Eligible candidates must hold specialist registration with AHPRA or be an ANZCA provisional fellow. For registrars, general registration must be held.

Pain Medicine Specialist/Consultant

Closing date: 1 September 2021
Frankston Pain Management Victoria, Australia

Frankston Pain Management (FPM) is seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic doctor to join the team. The individual must be eligible for full registration with the Medical Board of Australia. The successful candidate will hold FFPMANZCA or comparable qualification with expertise in medical, rehabilitation, psychiatric or procedural pain management.
FPM is a private pain clinic caring for patients with acute and chronic pain on the Frankston/Mornington Peninsula and Southeast Melbourne. FPM operates as part of a collaborative network of medical specialists and allied health providers who use a whole person approach that integrates comprehensive medical management, physical rehabilitation, cognitive therapies and active self-management with interventional techniques.

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Locum Roles

Closing date: 8 October 2021
1Medical Australia

Could you provide anaesthetic services for hospitals in need of assistance?
1Medical are in continual need for anaesthetists (including provisional fellows) who can assist with short and long-term posts across Australia and New Zealand.
 Locum rates of $2000 - $3000 per day and weekly payroll via company / trust or PAYG / salary packaging. International / registrar / non-specialist options are also available.

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