2024 Intensive Care Registrar and Senior Registrars – MMC & VHH (60887)
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About Monash Medical Centre (Clayton) & Victorian Heart Hospital – Intensive Care Units
The Monash Medical Centre Clayton Intensive Care Unit is a 26 bed tertiary referral unit, accredited with the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) for General Training (Core Intensive Care /C24) as well as fulfilling the CICM requirements for subspecialty exposure to thoracic surgical, Neurology/Neurosurgical Intensive Care. The Monash Medical Centre Intensive Care Unit also provides a state-wide Obstetric Intensive Care Referral service, a Renal / Renal-Pancreas Transplant service and supports a comprehensive range of medical and surgical subspecialties. The Victorian Heart Hospital Intensive Care Unit is a 16-bed ICU specialising in cardiology/cardiac surgical ICU.
We offer a highly stimulating and enjoyable clinical work environment, with an active and dynamic Intensivist led education program, including:
- Weekly Registrar and Senior Registrar education
- Dedicated CICM Part I and Part II teaching (CICM trainees)
- An established Point of Care Ultrasound Program (ICU PoCUS) – led by Monash Health Sonographers and Intensivists and accredited by the CICM
- Externally recognised courses – including Advanced Life Support (ALS Level 2), Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support (CALS-ANZ), Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (BASIC)
- A formal Mentoring Program
The Monash Medical Centre Intensive Care Unit also has a strong Research Program, affiliated with Monash University and ANZICS, which offers a wide variety of opportunities.
CICM trainees will be expected to rotate between Monash Medical Centre Clayton site and the Victorian Heart Hospital site.
CICM trainees may also apply to undertake rotations in Anaesthesia and Medicine during their employment with Monash Health.
Select candidates may also apply to undertake a rotation in Paediatric Intensive Care (PICU) at the adjoining Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH) – please note that a separate application is required for MCH PICU Registrar Roles.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity exists for suitably qualified applicants to fulfil Intensive Care Registrar or Senior Registrar positions at the Monash Medical Centre (Clayton) Intensive Care Unit for 2024. (specifics of any proposed part-time arrangements will be discussed at interview).
Registrars and Senior Registrars will be responsible for the care of acutely unwell patients (under the supervision of an Intensivist) within the Monash Medical Centre Intensive Care Unit. Successful applicants will also provide care to acutely unwell patients in the wider hospital as part of their role within the hospital’s Code Blue and Medical Emergency (MET) Teams.
Registrars and Senior Registrars are expected to display a high level of professionalism, and work as part of a multi-professional team. There is a strong focus on career development and progress through the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) Training scheme.
Monash Health Intensive Care is delighted to have secured funding for a state-of-the-art critical care ultrasound simulator. This is the fully optioned CAE Vimedix package which includes training for transthoracic, trans-oesophageal, pleural, lung and eFAST ultrasound imaging. This new simulator will complement the current excellent and long-standing Monash Health critical care ultrasound education program led by our highly skilled team of sonographer educators.
Monash Health Intensive Care is also in advanced negotiations to form a clinical partnership with the Monash University School of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. The aim is to develop a novel critical care ultrasound series of courses with a number of intensive care clinical partners, and with Monash University as the credentialling body. This exciting collaboration should open new opportunities to Monash Intensive Care junior medical staff for formal training in critical care ultrasound in 2024.
We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated doctors who are looking to join our friendly and highly motivated team of Intensivists, Intensive Care Nurses, Intensive Care Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals.
How to Apply
Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only.
To view the full position description, please click the APPLY BUTTON.
For a confidential discussion and to explore the opportunity further, please call:
Dr Adrian Pakavakis, ICU Consultant, T: +61395943277, E: ICU_Recruitment@monashhealth.org