Director of Anaesthesia/Staff Anaesthetist

Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama. Echuca-Moama offers a wide range of sporting and leisure activities for people of all ages. Whether you are into fishing, water skiing, golf, camping or enjoy fine food and wine, the Echuca-Moama region has plenty to offer.

After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services. Echuca Regional Health encompasses an aged care service, Glanville Village, which accommodates 60 residential beds.

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 600 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $64 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses. With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-Regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community.

Employee and family benefits include:

* Comprehensive learning and development program

* Flexible employment practices

* Salary packaging

* Extended employee assistance program (including support for family members)

* Employee health and wellbeing initiatives

* Employee recognition program

* Free onsite parking.

Echuca Regional Health is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Echuca Regional Health says NO to Family Violence.

Job Details
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Department: Echuca Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Health and Allied Health
Classification: As per award
Work Location: North West - Campaspe
Reference: VG/DIRANAE310717
Closing Date: 05-Nov-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Applying for Work at ERH 2017.pdf (PDF, 91KB)


PD_Director_Anaesthesia.pdf (PDF, 255KB)


Contact: Dr Glenn Howlett
(03) 5485 5041

Position Details

Director of Anaesthesia/Staff Anaesthetist

(Fractional – Negotiable)


Echuca Regional Health is located just 200 kilometres north from Melbourne, in the beautiful riverside location of Echuca-Moama.  After a $65 million redevelopment completed in August 2015, Echuca Regional Health comprises 113 beds providing a comprehensive range of services including emergency, medical, surgical, maternity, paediatric, urology, orthopaedic, ophthalmology, dental, chemotherapy and haemodialysis services.  

Echuca Regional Health is the largest employer in the Campaspe Shire, employing over 600 staff. The health service has an operating budget of $62 million and returns in excess of $35 million each year to our community in salaries, wages and purchases from local businesses.  With a strong focus on increasing our capacity as a sub-regional teaching health service, Echuca Regional Health employees are dedicated professionals who strive to deliver the best possible care to their community. 

ERH seeks to appoint a high calibre professional in the role of Director of Anaesthesia / Staff Anaesthetist, a new senior clinical and leadership position within the Medical Services Division

The position is responsible for: 

1. Providing leadership in the provision of anaesthesia and perioperative services.

2. Supporting continual improvement of anaesthesia services at ERH.

3. Supervision and support of Junior Medical Officers (JMOs).

4. Participating in Oncall roster in anaesthetics and providing support for medical, obstetric and other clinical emergencies. 

This position requires completion of a satisfactory National Police Check prior to appointment. 

How to Apply: 

Please take the time to read the position description attached to this advertisement.  Your application must outline how your skills, knowledge and personal attributes relate to the key selection criteria. 

All applicants are encouraged to apply online.  If you experience technical difficulty please contact: 1300 366 356 for assistance.  

Applications must include:

  1. A covering letter;
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Completed online  questionnaire; and
  4. Three professional referees.

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Dr Glenn Howlett, on: (03) 5485 5041

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. 

Applications close midnight on Sunday 5 November 2017.


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