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 (CICM).
There are four Alfred ICU Fellow positions available to trainees including an echocardiography fellowship. Applicants must have case mix experience relevant to the Alfred ICU and have passed the CICM fellowship examination, or have received their CICM or equivalent fellowship. ICU fellows will assist the intensive care unit by providing senior clinical input, in particular during times of significant workload. Fellows will also have the opportunity to gain experience and training in specific clinical areas of intensive care and develop skills that will enable a smooth transition to becoming a consultant intensivist.
The following three clinical fellowships are offered:
- ECMO Fellow
Must have worked in an ICU that manages > 10 ECMO cases per year
- Education Fellow
Demonstrated commitment to developing as a clinician educator
- Research Fellow
Demonstrated commitment in research including consideration of higher level research qualifications (eg MPh, PhD)
Potential applicants who require more information about meeting the CICM requirements for Consultant Transition Year Training should make contact prior to application.
These are positions are 12 months duration and commence in February 2020.
For further information, please contact Dr Li Tan: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 31st 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.