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2020 Intensive Care Registrar - Casey Hospital

Job posted: 18/03/2020
Applications close: 03/04/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 40319

Reference: 40319

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Intensive Care Registrar - Casey Hospital



  • Unique position of being able to offer Basic and Advanced Intensive Care Training, including Anaesthetic, Paediatric and General Medicine College requirements. With mutual agreements between various training programs, the unit is also recognised for requisite components of other specialty training programs.

  • Opportunity to participate in general ultrasound and point-of-care echocardiography, tailored to your individual needs.


About Monash Health


Monash Health is an impressive organisation of seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites, five aged care facilities, university affiliated international research and tertiary education. We provide healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between, and we have recently opened the new 230-bed Monash Children's Hospital.


About Monash Doctors


There are more than 1300 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.


About Intensive Care Medicine


Monash Health is in the unique position of being able to offer Basic and Advanced Intensive Care Training, including Anaesthetic, Paediatric and General Medicine College requirements.


Casey Intensive Care Unit is a 12 bed state of the art Intensive Care Unit opening mid April 2020.  The ICU is expected to provide care for more than 1200 patients per annum. It is a Level 2 tertiary care Unit that will be accredited by the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) for unlimited training.


With mutual agreements between various training programs, the units are also recognized for requisite components of other specialty training programs. The units have a strong focus on teaching, research and quality indicators, demonstrated by undertaking a variety of activities. Every week there are regular teaching, audits or mortality and morbidity meetings. You will have the opportunity to participate in general ultrasound and point of care echocardiography, tailored to your individual needs. You will be expected to actively participate in these quality assurance and academic activities.


Monash Health has a strong commitment to Organ, Eye & Tissue Donation. Working outside the walls of the unit, ICU offers support to other departments within Dandenong & Casey Hospitals through its `External Liaison Services'. The units also runs the Code Blue and Medical Emergency Teams (MET) services.


About the Role


As the registrar you are accountable to your Unit Head/Consultant for the care all the patients in the unit. It is your responsibility to



  • Provide safe and high quality person-centred care for patients under your care

  • Ensure coordination of care for patients in your unit

  • During normal working hours, be responsible for the immediate clinical care of the patients in the ICU including

  • Taking of the history from the patient, the patient's relatives or friends, examination of the patient, conduct investigations, liaison with para-clinical departments and appropriate communication with the primary referring specialist. The last is particularly important in the matter of complex, expensive or hazardous procedures. The formulation of a diagnosis and execution of a management plan. 

  • The performance or supervision of those procedures relevant to the management of the patient and in which the Registrar has been adequately trained during after-hours work;

  • The Registrar will participate in the after-hours roster. The clinical responsibilities will be similar to those during the day. 

  • In accordance with the guidelines of the College of Intensive Care Medicine, the Registrar may act in a Consultant role during these periods. There will however always be a consultant on-call to provide help or advice during these periods

  • Clinical responsibilities for patients outside the ICU;

  • The Registrar will be required to attend the Anaesthetic Recovery room, Medical Emergency Team, the hospital wards and the Emergency Department from time to time to assist in the assessment and immediate management of seriously ill patients. Such attendance will include assessment of the patient for suitability for ICU admission. Such assessment will include communication with the patient's primary caring physician/surgeon

  • The Registrar will liaise with the Admitting Officer in relation to admission to the ICU of patients referred from outside the hospital

  • Ensure timely and clear clinical communication including clinical handover with regards to patients under your care

  • Ensure timely escalation of care related issues to your consultant when required

  • In your clinical practice demonstrate commitment to quality and safety and Monash Health's “Patient first” initiative



About You


It is important that you have the appropriate level of clinical knowledge and skills to undertake the role at a level commensurate as Registrar.


What you need:



  • A medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and registration with the Medical Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential

  • Registered trainee status of the College of Intensive Care Medicine

  • At least 3 years’ postgraduate hospital experience

  • Participation in shift rosters is a requirement of the position

  • Current employee working with children’s check

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What we offer:



  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite gym and health clubs

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars


How to Apply


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.


Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

2020 Intensive Care Registrar - Casey Hospital

Job type:

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Contact:

Yvonne Kearley - 0412323667
yvonne.kearley@monashhealth.org

2020 Intensive Care Registrar - Casey Hospital