Position Details
Reference Number 43625
Position Title Consultant Intensive Care Physician
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Monash Health
Department Intensive Care Unit
Location Monash Medical Centre Clayton
Position Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the position of Adult Intensive Care Specialist at the Monash Medical Centre ICU.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.

Consultant Intensive Care Medicine

The Monash Medical Centre ICU is a 26 bed tertiary unit with a wide scope of practice that includes medical, surgical, cardiothoracic, neurosurgical and obstetric patients. 

To enquire, please contact Dr Stuart Wilson (Director ICU) or Dr Brendan Murfin (Deputy Director) at monashICU@monashhealth.org or 03 9594 3277.

Applicants must hold FCICM and the position is offered as a fixed term 1 year appointment with the opportunity to apply for ongoing employment beyond this period.  

*Terms and conditions of employment are as per the standard Monash Health Intensivist contract.

About You

You are a dynamic medical professional, described as enthusiastic and motivated to perform at your best every day, you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

You can also demonstrate:

  • Your dedication to safe best practice and quality care
  • An unwavering commitment to delivering patient centred care
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude to your work, compassion and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a team
  • Motivated to be accountable for and manage specific portfolios in our relentless pursuit of excellence
  • Recent training and experience in ECMO cannulation and management preferred.

What you need:

Medical Specialist/Consultant (Senior Medical staff):

  • A medical qualification from a registered tertiary institution and Registration with the Medical Board of Australia (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) with a current annual practicing certificate is essential.
  • Fellowship with the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand with evidence of up to date CPD requirements.
  • All applicants must be awarded Scope of Clinical Practice by the Monash Health Credentialing committee. Information presented for application will be presented to the committee during the selection process, and all appointments are subject to maintenance of SoP within the clinical services capability framework in the facilities in which clinical work is to be undertaken.  This process must be completed prior to offer of employment.
  • Appointment to these position requires proof of qualification and if applicable registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.

Other Requirements:

  • Current Drivers Licence
  • All candidates will require Australian working rights.

 What we offer:

  • competitive salary
  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development
  • This as a great opportunity to further develop your skills and experience in a state of the art facility.

How to Apply

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Please outline in your cover letter which of the roles is of interest to you.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Please note, applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.

Selection Criteria You are required to complete a Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice application via the C.Gov online platform. Please access the online link to c.Gov via the document in the attachments section. Please declare that you have completed this application by selecting YES to confirm your comple
Contact Person
Brendan Murfin Deputy Director ICU 03 9594 3277
Bev Edwards ICU Personal Assistant 03 9594 3277
Advertising Closing 16/11/2020
Proposed End Date 31/12/2021
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