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Reference Number 18373
Position Title Anaesthesiologist Head of Perioperative
Employment Type Full Time
Department/Unit Anaesthetics
Location Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon West
Enterprise Agreement Classification 31 - AMA Victoria - Victorian Public Health Sector - Medical Specialists Enterprise Agreement 2022-2026 - Depending on Qualifications
Hours 80
Position Summary

Anaesthesiologist - Head of Perioperative Medicine


Based in Gippsland, Latrobe Regional Health are looking for an Anaesthesiologist - Head of Perioperative Medicine to join our team on a full time, ongoing basis.


Latrobe Regional Health and Alfred Health have a long-term partnership to support quality and safe care for the Gippsland community. This partnership now extends to developing and advancing the Latrobe Regional Health anaesthetic service.


About Latrobe Regional Hospital and The Alfred:

Latrobe Regional Health is a leading healthcare facility in the Gippsland region of Victoria, committed to delivering exceptional healthcare services to the community. The hospital provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, and community health services, serving a diverse population across Gippsland.

The Alfred is a one of Australia’s leading tertiary teaching hospitals located in Melbourne.  It is recognised for its excellence in clinical care, statewide services including trauma and burns as well as research and education.

This partnership brings together the expertise of both institutions to enhance the delivery of high-quality anaesthetic services to the Gippsland community.  It is also an essential support for the expanding surgical program in state of the art new theatre facilities at Latrobe Regional Health that will open in 2024.


As a Senior Medical Staff (SMS) member, an Anaesthesiologist - Head of Perioperative Medicine at LRH is required:

  • To participate actively in the effective function of the department and to co-operate with other members in the provision of patient care. In particular,
  • To provide clinical expertise and excellent service in anaesthesia and perioperative medicine (including in-theatre, acute pain, preadmission clinic, delivery-suite, and other clinical and non-clinical duties as determined by the director of anaesthesiology and perioperative medicine)
  • To provide supervision to junior medical and other relevant staff within the Unit/ Department
  • To support Latrobe Regional Health’s (LRH) quality, monitoring and improvement initiatives
  • To support LRH teaching, research and clinical governance programs
  • To support the strategic priorities and values & beliefs of LRH


LRH employees enjoy access to:

  • Free access to our Staff Wellbeing Centre offering a range of health education and wellbeing services
  • Access to ongoing development through daily education sessions, bespoke training and career & study support
  • Tailored flexible work options to support work life balance, including ADO’s, 5 weeks leave, regional salary packaging and additional purchased leave
  • Fantastic social club activities and diverse and inclusive workplace activities
  • Workplace Wellbeing programs and activities uniquely designed for LRH staff


We are looking for candidates with:

  • Legally qualified medical practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) without conditions, undertakings, or reprimands that could impact on their clinical practice
  • Fellowship of the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (or eligible for fellowship via the recognition of equivalent training pathway)
  • Meets LRH requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in anaesthesia
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as part of a team


For more information about this exciting opportunity, we encourage you to contact Ian Graham on for a confidential discussion.


About LRH

LRH was proud to be the recipient of the 2022 Premier’s Health Service of the Year (Medium) Award.  This prestigious award recognises the amazing work of our team in driving change and improvement in the health outcomes for the Victorian community.

We are located 150 km east of Melbourne, and LRH is the regional provider of a broad range of specialist health services including hospital based, sub-acute and mental health services across Gippsland.

Now is an exciting time to join the LRH team, with $217 million expansion nearing completion, offering improved maternity and paediatric facilities, larger intensive care unit, increase medical and surgical beds and additional operating theatres.


Explore all the great things happening at LRH – and take the next step on your career journey by submitting your application for this and other roles here -


Diversity and Inclusion

We actively embrace workforce diversity, equity and inclusion, and encourage applications from across our community, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  LRH’s Aboriginal Hospital Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants and can be contacted on (03) 5173 8653.


IMPORTANT:  All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for 3 COVID-19 doses and current season influenza vaccination, unless a valid medical exemption applies.

Selection Criteria Essential: Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19
Contact Person Ian Graham
Contact Number (03) 5173 8823
Contact Email
Closing Date 18/12/2023
Position Description
Fractional Anaesthesiologist (Head of Perioperative) PD 2023.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:59pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is submitted before this time as we do not accept late applications.