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Staff Specialist Anaesthetist 2020

Latrobe Regional Hospital

Are you looking for a new challenge within regional Victoria? We have a unique opportunity for a Specialist Anaesthetist to work at Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon. An interest in Acute / Chronic Pain would be desirable but not essential.

For the right candidate, we offer very attractive support arrangements and a range of options within the package. Expressions of interest are encouraged from applicants interested in a salaried appointment. The successful applicant will also be required to participate in the on-call roster. Candidates must be eligible for Fellowship with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Applications up to full time are encouraged. Suitably qualified applicants may be considered for an academic co-appointment to Monash University's Gippsland Medical School. The academic appointee would undertake some teaching and/or research.

The Anaesthetic Department provides a Preadmission Clinic, Acute Pain Service and access to wide range of anaesthetic experience. Compared to a Metropolitan appointment you will have greater autonomy and responsibilities but with support when required, will strong workplace relationships and mentorship for your professional development

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne. The advantages of a rural lifestyle beckon. An easy commute, affordable lifestyle, strong sense of community and a better work-life balance.

Further information in relation to this position can be obtained by contacting Dr Humsha Naidoo, Chief Medical Officer, on 03 5173 8823 or

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. We recognise and value inclusion and diversity and encourage all people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply for our positions.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.

* LRH reserves the right to appoint prior to application close date *