Specialist Anaesthetist

Job posted: 14/09/2022
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Mercy Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 18232

Reference: 18232

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan


The department of Anaesthesia provides elective and emergency anaesthetic services to a number of specialty areas including General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, ENT (including Paediatrics) as well as a busy Obstetric unit. Werribee Mercy Hospital Department of Anaesthesia is an accredited site for training with ANZCA.

Summary of the role:

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 Outpatient Clinics and take part in the organisation and coordination of departmental non-clinical education and quality assurance activities. Provide high quality care both in and after-hours and participate fully in the activities of the department.


  • FANZCA or equivalent
  • Current registration with AHPRA and ANZCA
  • A high standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • A practical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the team


Werribee Mercy Hospital is a General Public Hospital located in the rapidly growing Western suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include surgical, medical, maternity, newborn, renal dialysis, emergency, mental health, rehabilitation, aged and palliative care. The hospital has recently undergone significant expansion with the opening or our new intensive care unit, additional operating theatres and the opening of two new wards, taking the total number of beds to 298. Join us now and be part of our team as we expand to serve our community.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation grounded in a 2,000-year tradition of caring for others. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Health is made up of more than 9,500 people who provide acute and subacute hospital care, aged care, mental health programs, maternity and specialist women's health services, early parenting services, home care services and health worker training and development.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.


Mercy Health recognises that people are searching for meaning in their work life and finding a workplace that connects with their values is a key motivation when choosing an employer. As a not-for-profit healthcare provider, Mercy Health has a strong mission and clear values that guide us in everything we do. We pride ourselves on:

  • caring for our people and those important to them with generous employee assistance available for employees and their families
  • encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and supporting all staff to be their authentic selves at work through our network group for LGBTIQ+ staff and allies
  • protecting children and vulnerable people in all our services, by listening to them and having zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect
  • taking a stand against climate change, which is one of the biggest threats to the health of the world and all humanity, and committing to action that will help make our world fairer and more sustainable
  • offering benefits such as generous salary packaging, purchased leave, career progression and development opportunities, access to health and wellbeing programs and a range of discounts across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services.


  • Current Resume and Referees
  • Certification in AHPRA and ANZCA
  • Provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check (Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation).
  • Proof of vaccination status consistent with public health orders and with Mercy Health’s policy (includes but is not limited to COVID-19 and seasonal influenza vaccination compliance requirement).

If you have any questions or require any adjustments to ensure a fair and equitable interview and selection process please contact us on the details below.

Contact Details

  • Eoin Casey, Director of Anaesthesia
  • ecasey@mercy.com.au 03 8754 6322

To view the position description or submit your application please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Please note: No recruitment agency applications will be accepted.

Specialist Anaesthetist

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Eoin Casey - 0387546322
Emma Goodyear - 0387546322

Specialist Anaesthetist