Anaesthetics Jobs

Find The Right Anaesthetics Job For You

Our consultants have the in-depth industry knowledge you need to help find the perfect locum or permanent Anaesthetic job for you. With nearly 30 years experience in medical and healthcare recruitment, Careers Connections International has a diverse portfolio of public and private hospitals and health clinics throughout Australia.

We specialise in permanent and locum positions from Registrar through to Consultant and Director levels. Our team of Senior Recruitment Consultants have the recruitment expertise to ensure you are given every possible opportunity to secure the perfect Anaesthetic job in Australia that is right for you.

Feel free to contact us directly or submit your CV and our Consultants will provide the most up-to-date opportunities of locum and permanent positions from registrar jobs through to consultant-level positions.

If you need any assistance with AHPRA or ANZCA registrations or applications, we will be more than happy to assist. See further information below about the ANZCA process and qualifiers.

How Much does an Anaesthetics Job Pay?

Anaesthetist pays are influenced by location and season, however, typical salaries can be in the range of

  • $250 000 - $500 000 for permanent consultant positions
  • $500 000 - $800 000 for VMO positions
  • $2000 - $3000 per day for locum consultant positions
  • $1500 - $2500 per day for locum junior positions

International Medical Graduates – Applying for Specialist Recognition of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetics (ANZCA)

Before applying for Specialist Anaesthetist jobs in Australia as an International Medical Graduate Specialist (IMGS) it is essential for your qualifications and experience to be evaluated by the ANZCA Specialist training committee. The evaluation process aims to assess the ability of an IMGS to practise as an unsupervised Anaesthetist at a comparable standard to that required of ANZCA.

For further information on how to commence the ANZCA specialists’ assessment process, go to the ANZCA International Medical Training for Graduates and the ANZCA FAQ’s for International Medical Graduates

Pursuing a Fellowship in Anaesthetics

To become an Anaesthetic Specialist, at least seven years in post-graduate training is expected. This includes two years of pre-vocational experience and five years in Specialist Anaesthetics training post-graduate.

Fellowship is gained in Australia and New Zealand from the specialist qualification known as Fellowship of Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists’ (FANZCA). Thanks to the excellent work of the ANZCA, Australia and New Zealand have one of the highest reputations in the world for having the safest anaesthetist standards, training and accreditation procedures. Only Fellows of ANZCA can use the trademark qualification of ‘FANZCA’, a world-wide recognised qualification trademark.

Training and assessment for Fellowship

To gain the Fellowship of ANZCA, training and assessments are required within a timeframe of 7 years. The ANZCA training program for Fellowship is relevant to all practitioners that have completed their training in Australia.

Scope of Practice for Anaesthetics Specialists

Specialist Anaesthetics work across the full scope of practice including Anaesthesia for surgical and non-surgical procedures; including sedation and all forms of Anaesthesia; perioperative/periprocedural care and management; assessment and management of patients requiring analgesia, critical/intensive care, and patients in emergency and trauma situations.

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Latest Anaesthetics Jobs

2021-02-03 05:06:00

Consultant Anaesthetist

12 month contract

Friendly and supportive team environment

Public Teaching Hospital

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2021-02-22 22:59:00

Anaesthetic Reg

27 March - 2 May, 2021 (multiple blocks)

District Hospital in Hunter Valley, NSW - Night shifts

Enjoy a trip to the Hunter Valley

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2021-02-02 04:45:00

Anaesthetist / FANZCA

8 April - 5 June, 2021

Rural & Remote Hospital in far Western NSW

Multiple Anaesthetists required to cover leave

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2021-02-22 01:42:00


15 March - 2 blocks to 30 April, 2021

Regional Hospital in North Western Tasmania

Perfect time of year to explore the Apple Isle on your days off!

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2021-02-11 08:48:00


6 month block available Mid April - October, 2021

Metropolitan Health Service - 20 mins from Perth

Prefer a WA Anaesthetist but will consider interstate

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2021-02-11 03:07:00


3-6 month block available Feb - April, 2021

Remote Coastal & Rural WA

ED, GP Clinics, Obstetric & Paeds Anaesthesia required

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2021-02-19 00:41:00

Anaesthetist / FANZCA / JCCA

Mon 12 April - Sat 10 July, 2021 (2 blocks of 7 days)

Hospital in Rural and Remote NSW

Working with a supportive team

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