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June

2022 Intensive Care Medicine Registrar

Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Full Job Description
Reference Number 47891

Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department ICU
Location Casey Hospital, Dandenong Hospital
Position Summary
Unique position of being able to offer Basic and Advanced Intensive Care Training, including Anaesthetic, Paediatric and General Medicine College requirements. With mutual agreements between various training programs, the unit is also recognised for requisite components of other specialty training programs
Opportunity to participate in general ultrasound and point-of-care echocardiography, tailored to your individual needs
The units have a strong focus on teaching, research and quality indicators, demonstrated by undertaking a variety of activities.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information please visit www.monashhealth.org.

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 1300 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialities, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria’s largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service

About Intensive Care Medicine

Monash Health is in the unique position of being able to offer Basic and Advanced Intensive Care Training, including Anaesthetic, Paediatric and General Medicine College requirements.

Dandenong Intensive Care Unit is a 14 bed unit providing care for more than 1600 patients per annum. It is a Level 2 major metropolitan unit accredited by the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) for unlimited training in Intensive Care.

Casey Intensive Care Unit is a 12 bed state of the art Intensive Care Unit which opened in February 2020. The ICU provides care for more than 1200 patients per annum. The unit will seek and is likely to get CICM accreditation.

With mutual agreements between various training programs, the units are also recognized for requisite components of other specialty training programs. The units have a strong focus on teaching, research and quality indicators, demonstrated by undertaking a variety of activities. Every week there are regular teaching, audits or mortality and morbidity meetings. You will have the opportunity to participate in general ultrasound and point of care echocardiography, tailored to your individual needs. You will be expected to actively participate in these quality assurance and academic activities.

Monash Health has a strong commitment to Organ, Eye & Tissue Donation. Working outside the walls of the unit, ICU offers support to other departments within Dandenong & Casey Hospitals through its `External Liaison Services'. The units also runs the Code Blue and Medical Emergency Teams (MET) services.

About the Role

As the registrar you are accountable to your Unit Head/Consultant for the care all the patients in the unit. It is your responsibility to

Provide safe and high quality person-centred care for patients under your care
Ensure coordination of care for patients in your unit
During normal working hours, be responsible for the immediate clinical care of the patients in the ICU including
Taking of the history from the patient, the patient's relatives or friends, examination of the patient, conduct investigations, liaison with para-clinical departments and appropriate communication with the primary referring specialist. The last is particularly important in the matter of complex, expensive or hazardous procedures. The formulation of a diagnosis and execution of a management plan.
The performance or supervision of those procedures relevant to the management of the patient and in which the Registrar has been adequately trained during after-hours work;
The Registrar will participate in the after-hours roster. The clinical responsibilities will be similar to those during the day.
In accordance with the guidelines of the College of Intensive Care Medicine, the Registrar may act in a Consultant role during these periods. There will however always be a consultant on-call to provide help or advice during these periods
Clinical responsibilities for patients outside the ICU;
The Registrar will be required to attend the Anaesthetic Recovery room, Medical Emergency Team, the hospital wards and the Emergency Department from time to time to assist in the assessment and immediate management of seriously ill patients. Such attendance will include assessment of the patient for suitability for ICU admission. Such assessment will include communication with the patient's primary caring physician/surgeon
The Registrar will liaise with the Admitting Officer in relation to admission to the ICU of patients referred from outside the hospital
Ensure timely and clear clinical communication including clinical handover with regards to patients under your care
Ensure timely escalation of care related issues to your consultant when required
In your clinical practice demonstrate commitment to quality and safety and Monash Health's “Patient first” initiative

About You

It is important that you have the appropriate level of clinical knowledge and skills to under the role at a level commensurate as Registrar.

What you need:
A medical qualification (MBBS of equivalent) which is recognised for registration by the Australian health Practitioner Regulation Agency AHPRA.
Registered trainee status of the College of Intensive Care Medicine
Current employee working with children’s check
Previous experience commensurate with Registrar level

What we offer:
Salary packaging
Onsite parking
Discounted banking (BankVic)
Onsite gym and health clubs
Access to professional development courses and seminars

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria You are required to attach a copy of your Primary & Specialist (if applicable) Medical Qualification in the Education Certificate section in the next step. Please respond YES to confirm your acknowledgement. If successful you will be required to present the original or certified copy to MDW

Candidates who are not Monash Health staff are required to complete a Fit2Work. If successful you will receive an email. Please respond YES to confirm your acknowledgment of this requirement or N/A if you are a current employee or an International Medical Graduate

A current Employee Victorian Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required for all medical staff. If you have a WWCC please list the number and expiry date. If not, should you be successful for this position you will be required to supply a copy

Are you applying for Dandenong and/or Casey? Please specify. Only one application required to apply
Contact Person
Name Position Phone Email
Dr David Ku Intensivist, Dandenong Hospital 9594 6666 david.ku@monashhealth.org
Dr Sanjay Porwal Senior Intensivist Casey Intensive Care Unit 8768 2678 sanjay.porwal@monashhealth.org

Advertising Closing 02/07/2021
Proposed End Date 05/02/2023

Melbourne, VIC

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