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ICU/Intensive Care Registrar

Job details

Location: Adelaide
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline:
Reference: 60469
Posted: 18 days ago
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Job description

  • Accredited with CICM for General Training
  • Full time, fixed term contracts, possibility to extend
  • Join a team invested in your career development

 

The Position:

In this role, applicants should have strong interpersonal and communication skills to assist with problem solving, resolving conflicts and negotiation.

Further develop your clinical expertise by working alongside many supportive Senior Intensivists, Specialists and ICU nurses as an ICU Registrar. The role rotates through day and night shifts.

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Demonstrate competency in basic life techniques – airway management, ventilatory and circulatory support
  • Demonstrate proficiency with CVC, arterial line insertions and intubation skills – particularly important to have these skills whilst working night shifts
  • Review referred patients in wards, theatre and ED and formally admit these patients to ICU in collaboration with ICU consultant and the respective Medical/Surgical team
  • Ensure all tests including blood tests and X-rays are completed in the morning for all ICU patients
  • Be involved in day to day clinical management if ICU patients including transporting patients to from Xray/theatre etc.
  • Assist ED in management of critically unwell patients
  • Ensure appropriate invasive lines/monitoring is in place e.g. arterial lines and CVC
  • Attend to general ICU ward matters including medication and fluid order changes

 

The Facility:

The hospital stands as the primary regional healthcare facility in the area, boasting 200+ beds and serving as a specialised referral centre for northern Victoria. It caters to a population of around 90,000 and manages nearly 19,000 inpatient cases and 23,000 visits to the Emergency Department annually. The facility delivers an extensive array of acute specialist medical and surgical services, encompassing an emergency department, a critical care unit, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics, and specialised aged care. Additionally, they provide community rehabilitation, inpatient care, community services, aged care, and psycho-geriatric mental health services.

 

The Location:

Working in Adelaide allows a laid- back lifestyle, and the ability to create more work-life balance to enjoy all the wonderful things Adelaide and its surroundings has to offer.

Adelaide is known for its exquisite food and wine (the home to Australia’s best wine), its thriving laneway bars, interesting array of boutique shops, its coastline and hills and for its many festivals and sporting events; think the world famous, Fringe Festival (the southern hemisphere’s largest open- access festival), Clipsal 500, WOMAD and Laneway festival, just to mention a few.

For the nature lovers, there are over 20 dazzling beaches to choose from and an array of national parks to go mountain biking through. Visit one of the truly amazing landscapes such as Wilpena Pound and the Flinders Ranges.

This coastal capital city is very culturally diverse with 30 per cent of the population being foreign-born. This vibrant and multicultural population is evident in the wide range of food, culture, and world- class events the city has to offer.

Requirements:

  • Currently hold AHPRA Registration (General, Provisional or limited registration)
  • Competent Authority doctors at least PGY4 encouraged to apply (UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, NZ trained)
  • IMG (International Medical Graduate) doctors with the above experience and training from Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, encouraged to apply.
  • A minimum of 6 months ICU and 6 months Anaesthetic experience at Registrar level in the last 2 years

 

To Apply / Register Interest:

For more information  Apply Now  or call on +61 (0)2 9641 2477.  Alternatively emailed applications with CV’s/relevant information will be accepted:  permjobs@charterhousemedical.com 

If this role is not quite suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to get in touch as I am working on a number of other roles that might be of interest.

Charterhouse are offering a referral bonus of $1,500 for the referral of any junior doctor and $2000 for any senior doctor who commence a permanent role in 2024. Therefore, if you have any friends or colleagues who have expressed an interest in permanent positions, please contact myself with their details to get the process started.