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Junior Intensivist

St Vincent's Hospital

Fitzroy location Friendly and supportive team environment 12 months, Fixed Term 17.5 hours per week, February 2021 - January 2022 About St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care.

SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers. About the Department St Vincent's Intensive Care Unit (SVH ICU) is a 15 bed mixed medical and surgical intensive care with co-located cardiothoracic services that admits 1600 patients per year. The intensive care staff also run an adjacent 4 bed HDU.

Services provided outside the ICU include a medical emergency team, liaison nursing and tracheostomy review service. There are currently 4 fulltime and 3 halftime Intensivists with junior medical staffing provided by senior registrars, junior registrars and residents. The SVH ICU provide some Critical Care service at Werribee Mercy Hospital.

About the Role This fixed term position is an opportunity for a recently qualified FCICM to consolidate their training and develop skills as an intensive care specialist in a well-supported collegiate environment. In addition to clinical duties and an administrative portfolio, it is anticipated that the appointed Intensivist will participate in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching as well as quality assurance projects. Excellent opportunities also exist for clinical research and involvement in a current or new project is encouraged.

Tenure will be limited to 12 months. The classification for this position will be a HN18 ($150.10 base hourly rate).

Duties Maintain a clinical load that is of high quality and meets department goals and needs. Assist the Director in the development and implementation of policies and procedures. Assist in undergraduate and postgraduate medical and nursing teaching as required.

Participate in continuing medical education and clinical and/or laboratory research. Assist in the supervision, training and counseling of Department staff. Oversee and maintain junior medical staff rosters in conjunction with ICU administrative assistant.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience MBBS or equivalent Fellow of the College of Intensive Care Medicine or equivalent Current AHPRA registration Excellent qualities as a clinician and good communication skills with patients and colleagues. Benefits Salary packaging Employee Assistance Program Staff Health Centre Application Applicants must apply online and submit Curriculum Vitae, the names & contact details of three referees. The successful candidate will be required to fulfill all St Vincent'.


Date19 December 2020

Location -

type Part Time

Salary AUD 130,000 - 150,000 per year Competitive salary

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