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Registrar - Intensive Care (ICU) - 2025

LocationAlfred Health
Positions12 Positions
Job no: 69036
Category: Junior Medical, Registrar

Alfred Health

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 65 bedded unit that treats over 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

This role is that of a Registrar within the Intensive Care Department, located at Alfred Health, or on rotation to other Health Services.    

This role has the key responsibility for co-ordinating the day to day work of the Unit and supervision of more junior medical staff and managing their duties.  The placement is designed to provide appropriate exposure and experience to enable the doctor to attain the required skills and knowledge for that term in that discipline. In addition, skills progression should assist the registrar to meet the requirements of specialist training programs such as the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM).   

There are vacancies for Registrars for positions commencing in February and August 2025.  CICM trainees or registrars applying for CICM admission for 2025 are encouraged to apply. 

For further information, please contact: Dr Rebecca Roach, email: [email protected] 

Applications close: Friday, 24th May 2024 

Applications must be submitted with a one-page cover letter in PDF saved as “FirstnameLastnameCOVER2024”, and an updated curriculum vitae no longer than 5 pages in PDF saved as “FirstnameLastnameCV2024”. 

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.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status.