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Clinical Lead - Intensive Care (526397)

Department of Health
Hospitals North / North West
Hospitals North / North West

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Position details

Applications close: AEST
Award/Classification:Specialist Med Pract Lvl 1
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: North West
Location:North West Regional Hospital

Details of Appointment 

Fixed term, full time, day worker (with on-call) position working 76 hours per fortnight for three years.

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Clinical Lead – Intensive Care, to work for the Department of Health (DoH) in the North West 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.

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is located at the NWRH. 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 NWRH or from other hospitals. The unit is complimented with trained ICU nursing staff and junior medical officers.   

The two hospitals 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 North West Cancer Centre (NWCC) operates as a branch of the Northern Tasmania Cancer Service and it is linked with the Holman Centre in Launceston. The NWCC provides integrated oncology services to patients who live in North West Tasmania. Onsite support services in pathology, imaging and pharmacy are extensive.

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.

What Can We Offer?

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

Salary

A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority.

Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty.
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer.  The following checks are to be conducted:
  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    • Crimes of Violence
    • Sex Related Offences
    • Serious Drug Offences
    • Crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Current Driver’s Licence

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.

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Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:

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Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Attention Donna Stubbs

PO Box 21
LATROBE  TAS  7307

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For More Information

Prof. Robert Fassett

Phone: 03 6493 6409

Position: Clinical Director - Acute Medicine and Clinical Lead - Acute Medicine NWRH

Email: rob.fassett@ths.tas.gov.au

Make It Tasmania is your link to the state to sample our lifestyle, unique places, culture, fabulous food, affordable housing, jobs and business opportunities, please visit http://www.makeittasmania.com.au

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