Intensive Care

Published: 01/08/2024 - Expires: 04/07/2024 | ID: BH-21387

Clinical Lead ICU – Senior Specialist ICU/Intensivist - Hobart, TAS

  • Salary Type: An impressive remuneration package of up to $570, 000 p.a

The Role:
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Senior ICU Specialist/Intensivist Clinical Lead – Intensive Care, to work in a beautiful coastal region.

This role will require the successful applicant to work with the Clinical Director – Acute Medicine and assist with providing a high level of strategic leadership and direction, ensuring resources are efficiently utilised, services are effectively integrated within the hospital/service and the highest standards of service delivery are achieved in accordance with hospital/service policy directions, service standards and financial targets.

An impressive remuneration package of up to $570, 000 p.a

The ICU is a CICM level 2 facility and accredited for basic, elective and foundation components of ICU training with ventilatory, circulatory and renal support.

It is an eight-bed facility with one isolation bed, with beds dedicated to Coronary Care, Intensive Care, Surgical High Dependency and Medical High Dependency.  Patients are referred from the Department of Emergency Medicine, within the Region from other hospitals. The unit is complimented with trained ICU nursing staff and junior medical officers.  

The two hospital both have busy emergency and general medical departments. Both Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics are primarily located at the NWRH. There are anaesthetic services provided at both sites however primarily based at NWRH. A busy general orthopaedic and general surgical service is based at NWRH with the MCH providing predominately day surgery cases.

The DoH offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School.  As such, you will be responsible for providing leadership and help with the delivery of the Undergraduate general medical education program.

This position will be attractive to highly skilled and motivated medical professionals who view challenges as opportunities and is driven by a passion to improve healthcare in the complex world of modern health systems. The right applicants will play a key role in developing health care at both patient and system levels.

The Service:
The health service has the main acute 160 bed teaching Hospital (with a rural clinical school attached) and a 70 bed Private Hospital, the other acute Hospital is located a short distance away and has 130 beds.

A busy rural regional hospital with a diverse spread of surgical procedures performed including ENT, Orthopaedic Surgery, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dental Surgery, Endoscopy, Ophthalmology, ECT and a limited amount of Paediatric Surgery.

The two hospital both have busy emergency and general medical departments. Both Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics are primarily located at the main Hospital. There are anaesthetic services provided at both sites. A busy general orthopaedic and general surgical service is based at the main hospital and the other providing predominately day surgery cases.

The Location:
Located in a beautiful seaport city with a population of 20,000 people, this region is un-spoilt and within easy drive of rugged mountains, spectacular wilderness and sparkling highland lakes. Unpolluted coastal seas and rich fertile soils enable local produce to be some of the world’s finest foods.

Enjoy four distinct seasons, the surrounding oceans give Tasmania a moderate climate without the scorching heat of many parts of Australia or the ‘deep freeze’ winters that affect Northern Hemisphere countries at similar latitudes.

Tasmania has a wide variety of activities and attractions including Camping, Fishing, Gardening, Golf, Wildlife Watching, Walking and Trekking, 4WD Adventures, Diving, Cycling, Kayaking and Canoeing, Surfing, White-water Rafting and Surf Lifesaving.

There are wonderful lifestyle opportunities in this beautiful location.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Recent experience working as a specialist medical practitioner in a relevant specialty in an acute setting.
  2. Highly developed communication, consultation, and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to lead a multidisciplinary team.
  4. Knowledge and understanding of continuous quality improvement principles including employment equity.
  5. Knowledge of occupational safety and health principles including maintaining a Duty of Care.

Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in relevant specialty.

The Benefits:

  • Contemporary, well equipped work environments
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Attractive Salary Package
  • Dynamic team environment
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

How do I Apply?
Please forward your resume to Nicki Wade at nickiw@ccjobs.com.au.
Should you wish to discuss this opportunity, please call Nicki on 0401010048

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