Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.
The Alfred Department of Intensive Care is a state of the art 45 bed unit that treats approximately 3000 patients per year.
The Alfred ICU provides Victorian state services for heart and lung transplantation
(Including paediatric lung transplantation), short- and long-term mechanical cardiac device, extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), burns and hyperbaric medicine. The Alfred is one of two centres providing state services for adult trauma, HIV and bone marrow transplantation (autologous and allogeneic). In addition most other surgical and medical subspecialties are represented in the case-mix in keeping with the quaternary referral centre status of The Alfred Hospital.
The Alfred Department of Intensive Care is accredited for 2 core years of training as stipulated by the College of Intensive Care Medicine. There is an extensive consultant led education program including dedicated protected weekly teaching sessions for junior and senior registrars aimed at developing both technical and non-technical skills. This program includes weekly first and second part CICM exam training, journal club sessions, simulation training, bronchoscopy training and echocardiography training. The Alfred education website is available at http://intensiveblog.com.
Secondment rotations from the ICU are also available for 6 blocks. These positions include anaesthetics, general medicine, hyperbaric medicine, and paediatric intensive care.
There are vacancies for Registrars for 12-month positions commencing in February 2020. Ad hoc vacancies may be available for suitable candidates for 2019.
For further information, please contact: Dr Sacha Richardson, email: S.Richardson@alfred.org.au
Applications close 31 May 2019
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.