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Location:  Sydney, Australia

Institution:  REC Equine Specialists



373 Wallgrove Road, Horsley Park 2175 NSW, Sydney, Australia

Experienced Equine Anesthesia Associate


Sydney’s largest equine veterinary practice is currently accepting applications for an experienced Equine Anesthesia Associate.


REC Equine Specialists is a large 25 veterinarian practice based on the outskirts of Sydney and equidistant between the world-renowned Sydney coastline and the beautiful Blue Mountains. The team includes specialists in the fields of anesthesia, surgery, internal medicine, emergency and critical care and sports medicine based at our new purpose-built equine hospital which features dedicated intensive care and isolation areas, well designed work up areas, on site laboratory and advanced imaging including nuclear medicine and standing and general anesthesia CT suites.


The position involves co-ordinating and overseeing anesthesia requirements for the hospital and is supported by a team of associates trained and experienced in anesthesia, designated anesthesia interns and a consultant specialist anesthetist.  The caseload (~ 700 general anesthetic procedures per annum) includes a wide variety of both elective and emergency cases, with a predominance of Thoroughbred racehorses and yearlings and an increasing number of foal through to geriatric procedures.


The successful applicant will work within our new state of the art hospital with designated pre-anesthetic, general, orthopedic, soft tissue and standing surgical suites. The facility includes the latest maintenance, ventilation and monitoring equipment. The purpose-built induction room features a swing door and both recovery rooms are fitted with head and tail ropes, raised viewing platform and remote video monitoring.


We are looking for a team player with excellent communication and organisational skills and the flexibility to adapt schedules to incorporate emergencies.  The practice has a long history of commitment to training and mentoring interns and new graduates to the highest level of anesthesia care. Applicants with experience who enjoy teaching and training new graduates will thrive in our positive, structured and co-operative environment.


A minimum of 5 years designated experience in equine anesthesia or completion of an anesthesia residency is required.  Applicants with specialist status are preferred.


Remuneration package will be commensurate with the applicants’ qualifications and experience and will include a fully maintained motor vehicle, mobile phone, 4 weeks annual leave, 1 week’s study leave, generous after hours allowance and potential for incentive schemes. After hours anesthesia roster typically functions on a 1 in 5 basis.


To apply or for more information please email or phone + 612 9399 7722