Intensive Care First Year Consultant

Job posted: 10/06/2022
Applications close: 08/07/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 63849

Reference: 63849

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Reference Number:                      

Position Title:                                     Intensive Care First Year Consultant, fixed term 12 month appointment

Location:                                          The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, Parkville

Award:                                              Hospital Specialists (8)

Commencement:                               6 February 2023

About the Role:

This one-year fixed term full time salaried career development position will allow a recently qualified intensive care specialist to gain experience as a practicing intensivist. The successful candidate will be fully integrated into the consultant clinical roster of the adult intensive care service of the Royal Melbourne Hospital for a 12-month period.

This exciting position offers the opportunity to join a dynamic team that provides intensive care to critically ill patients of the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), the Peter McCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Women’s Hospital in a state-of-the art 42 bed capacity Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The RMH ICU admits nearly 3000 patients per year and, as a level one trauma centre and the state referral centre for stroke services, provides intensive care support for a wide variety of clinical presentations. This year Melbourne Health implemented a new electronic medical record platform to assist with such clinical care.

The position is a predominantly clinical role with a component of non-clinical time. The successful appointee will be expected to use their non-clinical time take the lead on coordinating the ICU Registrar roster, be an active participant in the trainee education program, and encouraged to establish links with local / national / international clinician researchers and / or clinician administrators.  The successful applicant will be encouraged to undertake preliminary research / quality projects / commence other postgraduate qualifications in areas of interest mutually beneficial to the Intensive Care First Year Consultant and the Royal Melbourne Intensive Care Unit. The position may be shared between suitable applicants.

Selection Criteria:


1.            Registration with the Medical Board of Australia

2.            Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand

Why The Royal Melbourne Hospital?

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a values based organisation. Working with Melbourne Health is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement.

The position includes access to:

• Salary Packaging

• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff gym, staff health service and peer support program.

All appointments are made subject to satisfactory police records check.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital values a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is an award winning health care service and is Victoria’s second largest public health service. The Royal Melbourne Hospital provides comprehensive acute, sub-acute, general, specialist medical and mental health services through both inpatient and community based facilities through the following services: The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Royal Park Campus, North Western Mental Health, RMH Kidney Care Service and Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.  The Royal Melbourne ICU provides adult critical care services to the Royal Women’s Hospital and the Victorian Comprehensive cancer Centre (VCCC).

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

Intensive Care First Year Consultant

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Chris MacIsaac - 0393429254

Intensive Care First Year Consultant