Registrar - ICU

Job posted: 24/11/2022
Applications close: 21/12/2022 (Midnight)
23 days remaining

23 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat, Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 14975

Reference: 14975

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat, Western Region | Grampians

2023 ICU Registrar
Intensive Care Unit
Fixed term - full time 2023 Clinical Year
86 hours, per fortnight

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

This is a 12 month position designed for trainees intending to pursue training through the College of Intensive Care Medicine.

The role of the ICU registrar will be:

  • To deliver appropriate senior medical support to the junior ICU HMO during admission, as well as clinical management of patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
  • To contribute to the management of the acute deteriorating patient in both the ward setting, and the Emergency Department.

In addition to providing training time within the ICU at Grampians Health there may also be opportunity to gain experience in general medicine and anaesthesia. It may also be possible to negotiate a position with the Alfred Hospital such that the trainee spends six months in Ballarat and six months at the Alfred – this would be subject to a successful application at Alfred also. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to discuss these rotations although it is likely that only one external rotation will be offered to each applicant, and rotations will be allocated on the basis of seniority and training needs.

The Ballarat campus comprises the Base Hospital (221 acute beds), Queen Elizabeth Centre (Sub Acute Care 70 beds) and Psychiatric Services (67 beds). New short stay unit and modern, emergency, critical care, ambulatory, aged care and rehabilitation facilities uniquely integrate in-patient, ambulatory, community and home based services. We are a major training site for the University of Melbourne and Deakin Rural Clinical Schools. Senior staff are strongly committed to teaching and the professional development of Interns, HMOs and Registrars.

To deliver appropriate senior medical support to the junior ICU HMO during admission, as well as clinical management of patients in the Critical Care Unit. To contribute to the management of the acute deteriorating patient in both the ward setting, and the Emergency Department after hours and on weekends

Skills & experience

  •  Medical Registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA)
  •  Enrolled in the CICM Training program

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Junior Medical Workforce on medwork@bhs.org.au or 03 5320 6858 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Registrar -  ICU

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

Not provided


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Registrar -  ICU