2025 Anaesthesia Provisional Fellow

Job posted: 13/05/2024
Applications close: 09/06/2024 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 75583

Reference: 75583

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

2025 Anaesthesia Provisional Fellow

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community-based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world-renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

Unit Description:

The Division of Surgery, Perioperative, Trauma and Surgical Oncology Services encompasses a broad

range of clinical services that supports both elective and emergency demand. The division consists of

general and specialist surgery and includes Oncology Endocrinology, Hepatobiliary, Colorectal, Trauma & Transplant, Orthopaedic, Plastic, Head and Neck, Ear, Nose and Throat, Oral Maxillofacial, and Gastroenterology

The Perioperative service comprises 16 operating theatres, 3 Day procedure theatres, Anaesthesia and Pain Management, Post Anaesthetic Care Unit, Day of Surgery Admission (DOSA) unit and Central Sterile Services Department. Approximately 25,000 cases are performed per annum with a combination of elective and emergency cases being performed.

The Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Management sees 18,000 adult patients per year. The service

provides a 24-hour perioperative service encompassing preanaesthesia assessment, intraoperative

anaesthesia and physiologic monitoring, anaesthesia for areas outside of the operating suite and an acute and chronic pain service. The service specialises in trauma medicine, neuro-anaesthesia, cardiac anaesthesia, trans-oesophageal echocardiography, malignant hyperpyrexia testing, and anaesthesia allergy testing.

A multi-disciplinary care coordination team provides evidence based best practice and continuous quality improvement. The Department is also committed to academic pursuits of clinical and laboratory research, training, and continuing education, to ensure that our knowledge, skills and abilities meet the requirements of our stakeholders in an environment of continuous change.

About the role:

The Royal Melbourne Hospital Department of Anaesthesia & Pain Management is recruiting for Anaesthetic Provisional Fellows (ATY3) to commence in February 2025. We offer general and specialty anaesthesia training programs, including:

  • Cardiac/TOE: We are the second largest cardiothoracic service in Australia & can offer a tailored fellowship year in this area.
  • Neuroanaesthesia: We undertake the largest amount of neuroanaesthesia in Australia & provide specialist fellowship training.
  • Trauma: The hospital is a designated adult trauma service with a heli-pad & the department is an integral part of the trauma team, providing expertise in airway management, ventilation & resuscitation of the multi-trauma patient.
  • Pain: We run an acute pain service with the Faculty of Pain Medicine accredited consultants & a chronic pain service with multidisciplinary clinics and interventional lists at our Royal Park Campus.
  • MH/Allergy Testing: We provide the only malignant hyperthermia testing service in Melbourne with opportunities for those with an interest in genetic testing.
  • Research Fellowship: The department is committed to the academic pursuits of clinical & laboratory research, with substantial ties to the University of Melbourne. A half research/half clinical fellowship is available.

The department of Anaesthesia is accredited for training and receives accredited trainees from the North Western rotational anaesthetic training scheme.

We also have a strong focus on Quality Assurance/Improvement with multiple projects in development and ongoing. Our department is coordinating the development of our Perioperative Medical Unit and prospective provisional fellows would have the opportunity to be actively involved in this project.

About You:

  • Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA) or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (for international Medical Graduates)
  • Completed a minimum of four years in accredited (ANZCA) Anaesthesia training therefore entering provisional fellowship training (PFT) or entering SPR3 or greater if UK or Irish trainee
  • Demonstrated career path in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care or Pain Medicine including recent work experience relevant to these disciplines
  • Demonstrated commitment and capacity including sound academic record and good clinical performance. Must have successfully completed ANZCA part II examination or UK/Irish equivalent examinations or achieved CCST.
  • Demonstrated professional expertise to practise in Anaesthesia & Pain Management Services, including: good clinical skills, appropriate management skills, an ability to cope with stress, and high motivation.
  • Demonstrated professional and ethical behaviour in accordance with MH organisational values and behaviours
  • Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to relate positively and appropriately with patients and others
  • Proven ability to contribute effectively as a participative and supportive team member
  • Demonstrated commitment to a patient focused service and contemporary quality management
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education
  • Demonstrated commitment to Royal Melbourne Hospital and Melbourne Health


  • A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
  • Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
  • Salary packaging options, discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.


If you are looking for a challenging role and can demonstrate the above capabilities, connect with us.

Apply on-line and attach CV.  You are also required to provide 3 written references on the supplied form. Please forward these completed forms to Ally Lam at ally.lam@mh.org.au

If you would like more information about these positions, please contact Dr Paul Mezzavia paul.mezzavia@mh.org.au

Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID 19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

Don't delay. Apply Now! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received.

2025 Anaesthesia Provisional Fellow

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Ally Lam - 93427540

2025 Anaesthesia Provisional Fellow