2025 Intensive Care Medicine Pathway HMO3+

Job posted: 01/05/2024
Applications close: 26/05/2024 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 75509

Reference: 75509

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

2025 Intensive Care Medicine Pathway - Hospital Medical Officer (HMO) (PGY3+)

Full Time Ongoing positions commencing February 2025

RMH are seeking applications from HMOs (PGY3+) in 2025 dedicated to pursuing a career in Intensive Care Medicine. In this role, you will gain 6 months intensive care experience at a major tertiary ICU and support in applying for training to the College of Intensive Care Medicine.

The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community-based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world-renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.

The Royal Melbourne Intensive Care Unit is a state-of-the-art 42 bed facility caring for almost 3000 patients per year and is one of the biggest and busiest ICUs in Australia. We are a tertiary unit caring for general and specialty medical and surgical patients, including neuro, cardiac surgery and trauma and provide ICU care for patients at Royal Women’s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The ICU has four pods with a staffing structure that ensures HMOs are well supported. In hours, each pod is staffed by a consultant, registrar and HMO. After hours, each pod is staffed by one ICU registrar, and a single HMO is rostered for the unit overnight, who works with the ICU Senior Registrar to care for patients throughout the unit.

Your Opportunity:

Critical Care (Intensive Care) Hospital Medical Officers will experience the breadth of learning opportunities of a major tertiary/quaternary intensive care unit. This position will provide Foundation Training for a doctor considering CICM training and a career in Intensive Care Medicine.

Residents will gain experience in the assessment and management of critically unwell patients, an understanding of acute physiology and organ supports, procedural skills including ultrasound guided arterial and central venous cannulation.

Rotations for this role will be 6 months RMH ICU, 3 months of Emergency Medicine (Wimmera) and a 3-month rotation from general medicine or a range of acute medical specialties. This position is eligible to meet the requirements for Foundation Training for a doctor considering CICM training.

About You:

  • You must hold General or eligible for Provisional Registration (Competent Authority Pathway).
  • You have 24 months clinical experience at the time of commencement of which 12 months is within the Australian healthcare system or from a country recognised under the AHPRA Competent Authority Pathway.
  • You are interested in training for a career in Intensive Care Medicine.

Application Requirements:

Please ensure you meet the key selection criteria and attach the following key documents.

Upload to your application.

  • Cover Letter 
    • To be addressed to Dr Barry Johnston
  • Current Curriculum Vitae 
  • References
    • Using the template provided, either upload two references as clinical appraisal tools (1 and 2) or arrange for two referees to complete a reference check and have them email them direct to ditrecruitment@mh.org.au
    • Evidence of COVID-19 Vaccination or Medical Exemption

For further information or queries please phone (03) 9342-9254

We encourage and invite Doctors from overseas to apply if they are eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia, AHPRA via the Competent Authority Pathway.


To find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital, including rotations offered please visit our website https://www.thermh.org.au

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment and COVID 19 Vaccination prior to commencement.

The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.

Don't delay. Apply Now! Recruitment is ongoing, with interviews commencing as soon as suitable candidates are received.

2025 Intensive Care Medicine Pathway HMO3+

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


Dr Matthew Durie - 93429254
Dr Barry Johnston - 93429254

2025 Intensive Care Medicine Pathway HMO3+