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Peninsula Health
Reference Number 24200
Position Title 2019 ICU Registrar
Employment Status Limited Term Full Time
Location All Sites
Advertisement text About Peninsula Health

Peninsula Health provides public healthcare services to residents of the Mornington Peninsula.

Our hospitals and emergency departments are located at Frankston and Rosebud, and we provide a wide range of community health, dental, rehabilitation, mental health, palliative care ad aged care services from campuses at Frankston, Hastings, Mornington and Rosebud.

Person centred care is at the heart of everything we do, guided by our values of Services, Integrity, Compassion, Respect and Excellence.


Position Summary

Applications are invited for ICU registrars at Frankston Hospital for 2019. Frankston Hospital is an Acute Care Hospital of Peninsula Health, on the Mornington Peninsula. The Peninsula is renowned for its great natural beauty and with the newly completed road system. Frankston is 40 minutes drive from the Melbourne CBD.

Preference will be given to advanced trainees registered with the College of Intensive Care Medicine. Frankston Hospital Intensive Care Unit is a 15-bed level III facility, affiliated with both Monash and Deakin Universities. The unit is staffed by 8 intensivists, all Fellows of the College of Intensive Care Medicine and is accredited as a C12 unit by the College. There are 17 junior doctors and most are registered with the College as advanced trainees.

Frankston Hospital ICU is a high acuity ICU with a broad general case mix, excluding cardiac and neurosurgery. For registrars who require clinical anaesthesia as part of their CICM training, opportunities exist to offer two semester rotations in anaesthesia over a two year period. Trainees will gain a wide range of experience in clinical adult intensive care Medicine. Training will be provided in a broad range of techniques and therapies including mechanical ventilation, non-invasive ventilation, fibreoptic bronchoscopy, percutaneous tracheostomy, echocardiography and basic ultrasound imaging.

Our educational program is comprehensive and structured to assist our trainees in writing their Fellowship exam. The educational program is adapted to meet training requirements at both junior and senior level. We provide a protected weekly teaching program that encompasses a wide range of educational activities including all aspects of intensive care medicine, a journal club and quality improvement activities. The unit is an active participant in multicentre national and international studies. Moreover, original research is undertaken and successful applicants have an opportunity to conduct their formal project during their employment with us. The Unit has a Director of Research, established data base and two research co coordinators and involvement in research is encouraged and supported.

We have an established service in transthoracic echocardiography and critical care ultrasound with an experienced cardiac sonographer for training in critical care echocardiography. We have dedicated ultrasound equipment with a vascular and an abdominal probe and offer hands-on bedside echocardiography training as well as classroom based teaching. The majority of our intensivists have a post-graduate Diploma of Perioperative and Critical Care Echocardiography.

Our intensive care unit provides a highly stimulating environment, with consistent support supplemented by educational and research opportunities.

< Key Responsibilities

• Under direction, provide appropriate medical care to patients and assist more senior doctors in
complex cases.
• Build and expand personal skill levels to ensure that clients receive the best possible service
reflecting up to date evidence based professional practice
• Be aware of and work in accordance with organisational policies and procedures including
occupational health and safety and relevant legislative requirements.
• Demonstrate positive workplace behaviours and relationships at all times.

Essential Criteria

Please refer to the Position Description for more information.


• Generous Salary Packaging - maximise an employee’s net salary by directing some of their pre-tax salary to pay for certain benefit items, such as rent, personal loan or mortgage
• Parking – On-site, low cost parking facilities at all sites
• Beautiful Mornington Peninsula location
• Career development opportunities
• Supportive team environment
• Café on site

How to apply

To apply for this position via Seek, please click on 'Apply for this Position' which will re-direct you to our careers page. From our Careers page, to apply or to continue with your application from Seek please click on 'Apply Now' and follow the below steps to finalise your application:

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3. Type in the reference number (located at the top of the ad)
4. Re click 'Apply Now’ and follow the prompts to upload your Resume and Cover letter

If you experience any issues signing in or registering to our careers page, please feel welcome to contact our HR Hotline on 03 9784 2700.

If you have any questions specific to the positon you are applying for, please feel welcome to contact the hiring manager via the contact details below

Other Information
• Ensuring the health and safety of our patients, visitors and staff is at the heart of everything we do. As part of this commitment, all new members of our team must complete a National Criminal History Records Check, meet the immunisation requirements of their role and demonstrate evidence of current work rights to work in Australia prior to commencement. You may also be required to provide a Working With Children Check card. To find out more about our quality employment standards and to prepare your application to join our team please visit: https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/
Peninsula Health is committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
• Peninsula Health believes in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce where each person’s uniqueness is valued. Peninsula Health believes that by embracing the diverse life experiences and perspectives of our people, we will provide high-quality health care to all members of our community – regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, religion or sexual orientation.

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Selection Criteria Essential: MB BS or equivalent
Essential: General, Limited or provisional registration as a Medical Practitioner
Essential: Relevant experience in clinical management
Essential: Sound clinical knowledge, skills and experience in contemporary medical and evidence based practice
Desirable: Teaching skills
Contact Person Karen Bean
Contact Number 97847422
Alternate Contact Person Kavi Haji
Alternate Contact Number 97847014
Closing Date 02/09/2018
Position Description 2019 ICU Registrar.pdf