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Anaesthetic Technicians

Date posted
28 July 2020

Dunedin and Southland Hospital


Permanent or fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions available

Are you a skilled Anaesthetic Technician who's seeking a new career challenge or a change of pace in your day-to-day life? Here at the Southern District Health Board we have everything you need and more on offer, all you have to do is come on over!

About us

Our team of Anaesthetic Technicians are truly dedicated to their craft, working hard to ensure the best possible care and support is provided for the patient, their families and the team they are working alongside. We value those who can balance professionalism and light-heartedness, communicate effectively and appreciate the importance of the team-based dynamic. If these values resonate with you, you'll fit right in.

About the opportunity

We offer a dynamic and varied work environment across the board, with the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams servicing a vast geographical service delivery area with a diverse patient population. No two days are ever the same here, and with our service operating on a 24/7 basis with on-call rostering, you will certainly be kept on your toes! It goes without saying that an opportunity such as this lends itself to enhancing professional development and a well-rounded skill set.

Location, location, location!

Now to the region itself, the Southern District offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sounds to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours. Find out more information at and

Too good to be true? We assure you, you can have it all here.

You must be eligible or already hold registration with the Medical Sciences Council of New Zealand and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate.

Closing date: Open. Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. 

Children's Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-employment occupational health assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.


For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor - Surgical Services and Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

We only accept online applications. Apply here

Queensland Positions Available

Assistant Director Anaesthetic Healthcare Practitioner(Technician)







Anaesthetic Technician (Manager), Anaesthetic Department, ICU, Women's and Perioperative Services - Cairns

Queensland Health (Organisation site)

Why should you join our team? We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of areas from medicine to maintenance, nursing to nutrition, paediatrics to patient liaison. Work for us and be part of a world-class health service that actively embraces technology, training, teamwork and supports your career ambitions. We are committed to your continued learning and development. Comprehensive and systematic training will assist you in your role and prepare you for your future career opportunities. Apply Now!

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Health - Allied Health/Clinical Support
Classification HP4
Workplace Location Cairns region,Far North Qld
Job ad reference QLD/CAH347393
Closing date 29-Jun-2020
Yearly salary $106833 - $114960
Fortnightly salary $4094.90 - $4406.40
Job duration Permanent Full Time
Contact person James Sartain
Contact details 07 4226 6969
Access the National Relay Service

Are you keen to make a real difference?  Further your experience here by joining our dedicated team and make a difference in the community. An exciting opportunity exists to provide leadership, operational and professional management of the Anaesthetic Support Workforce wherever anaesthetics services are required. Apply Now!

Salary commencing from $106 833 p.a. (HP4), employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (up to 17.5%) (Applications will remain current for 12 months).

Job Ad Reference: CAH347393

Other employment benefits may include: uniform allowance, shift penalties, professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.

Purpose of the Role

To provide leadership, operational and professional management of the Anaesthetic Support Workforce wherever anaesthetics services are required. While this role is based in Cairns Hospital, you are required to work collaboratively with other members of the Anaesthetic Support Workforce to achieve consistency in practice standards and provide professional support, knowledge and advice across Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and other Health Care facilities throughout the Far North Queensland, the Cape and Torres Straight areas, such as but not limited to: Cooktown, Mareeba, Thursday Island and Weipa Hospitals.

  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be, and remain, vaccinated against or non-susceptible to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) during their employment: Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Varicella (chicken pox) and Pertussis (whooping cough). Existing staff engaged prior to 1 July 2016 (and have not had a break in service) are not subject to this new condition of employment unless they are moving from one Hospital and Health Service to another Hospital and Health Service within Queensland). Existing staff that have previously submitted this evidence since 1 July 2016 will not be required to resubmit.

  • It is a condition of employment for the employee in this role to be vaccinated against or not susceptible to Hepatitis B. Proof of vaccination or non-susceptibility is a condition of employment for all staff (new and existing) who have direct contact with patients or who in the course of their work may be exposed to blood/body fluids or contaminated sharps.

Western Australia Positions

 Senior Anaesthesia Technician Educator            

Cairns Positions Available

CAH337801 Role Description HP2.pdf

CAH337801 Role Description NG5.pdf

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