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Fixed Term Full Time
Mercy Hospital for Women
Position Summary


  • Full Time – 6 months Fixed Term commencing August 2022.     
  • Located at Mercy Hospital for Women in the Department of Anaesthesia         
  • The Fellow provides anaesthetic and resuscitation care of in-patients, including anaesthesia and analgesia services in Birth Suite and Operating Theatres and the High Dependency Unit within the rules pertaining to Registrars/Residents. They are expected to assume a responsible role in the management of complex cases, on occasion supervising management by junior staff.
  • The Fellow will take part in organisation of Departmental non-clinical educational activities and should endeavour to complete the equivalent of one clinical research paper suitable for presentation at a national meeting or publication in a relevant peer-reviewed journal.
  • Successful application will be employed as per the terms and conditions set out in the current Victorian Public Health Sector (AMA-Victoria) Doctors in Training (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement.


  •  Currently registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA)
  • Applicant must have passed the ANZCA Fellowship examination or equivalent.  The position is suitable for advanced vocational anaesthetic training for Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) approved training, equivalent to the ‘Provisional Fellowship Year’ as outlined in Policy Document TE13 (2013) or ATY3 as outlined in Policy document TE2 (2013).
  • The position may be suitable for IMGs who have been assessed as Substantially or Partially Comparable and have been approved by ANZCA as suitable for Clinical Practice Assessment (CPA) although this is subject to ANZCA approval.


Mercy Hospital for Women is a fully accredited Level 6 Public Specialist Teaching Hospital providing both public and private patient care through maternity services, neonatology and paediatrics, perioperative services, gynaecology, women's health and associated health, support and diagnostic services. We are a major teaching hospital and specialist referral centre with the medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health expertise to treat the most complex obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological cases.

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 many people want to work somewhere that is more than ‘just a job.’ With a values based culture, Mercy Health offer a generous range of benefits to support you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. These include:

  • Salary packaging benefits
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Camp Australia School Holiday Program
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • A range of discounts available across a diverse portfolio of financial, healthcare, travel and other services

We focus on caring for our staff members and those important to them. We support all staff to be their authentic selves at work through Whole Self @ Mercy Health - our network group for LGBTIQ staff and allies.

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

Mercy Health is committed to the safety of all children and vulnerable people across our services. We recognise the importance of listening to the voice of children and vulnerable people and have a zero tolerance of any form of abuse and neglect. 

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check. Mercy Health may conduct additional background checks subject to current legislation.

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.


  • Dr Andrew Robinson, Head of Anaesthesia, Mercy Hospital for Women
  • (03) 8458 4841

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Position Description
Fellow Anaesthesia Anaesthetics 20180320 PD.pdf
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.
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