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Intensive Care Advanced Trainee

Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Sydney (Region), New South Wales (AU)
Base salary will be as per NSW Health JMO pay rate, 115,855 - 133,834 AUD.
Closing date
23 Jun 2023

Westmead Hospital is the principal referral hospital for western Sydney, renowned for its comprehensive, highly specialised and complex services provided to its community, statewide and nationally. Intensive care unit at Westmead hospital comprises of 46 beds including 10 post cardiac surgical beds.

Case-mix diversity and complexity at Westmead ICU, together with its active and dynamic education program makes it an ideal training environment.

We are looking for advanced trainees in intensive care medicine, typically beyond their 4th post-graduate year, and with experience in intensive care and/or anaesthetics.

Position is full-time and available for an immediate start. However, commencement date is flexible and can be negotiated.


What You’ll be Doing

  • Advanced trainees will be allocated clinical shifts on a roster including day and night shifts.
  • As a member of ICU medical team to participate in the management of critically ill patients in the ICU, or on outreach service, under the direct or indirect supervision of intensive care senior medical staff.
  • Daily duties include patient assessment, documentation in patient records, preparation of discharge summaries, ordering, and reviewing investigations, performing ICU procedures such as central venous and arterial line insertion, communicating with other specialty teams and patients’ family members.
  • Advanced trainees are expected to be relatively independent in assessing patients, formulating a management plan, managing airways, inserting central venous and arterial lines, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation under the supervision of a more senior member of intensive care team.
  • Advanced trainees participate in the Trauma calls, attend emergencies on the wards as a member of hospital based clinical emergency response system (CERS), and review patients referred to ICU from wards, ED, and recovery unit. Excellent communication and teamwork skills are crucial to maximise performance while on these duties.
  • Advanced trainees are expected to lead and contribute to the supervision of more junior medical staff and participate in teaching activities.


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