Director of Intensive Care

Rare clinical leadership opening

  • Exceptional clinical leadership opportunity
  • Lead and develop strategic direction for ICU Services
  • Enjoy diverse range of clinical challenges
The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced and motivated Intensivist to provide clinical leadership and effective management to the ICU of Bundaberg Hospital.
 
The Director of ICU will be responsible for leading strategic direction, and overall management of the collaborative multi-disciplinary team of medical staff.
 
The Director will provide a specialist clinical consultant service to Bundaberg Hospital and clinical expertise in planning intensive care services for the Bundaberg Hospital. You will have the opportunity to grow and develop the existing service.
 
To be successful in this challenging and rewarding position you will have the ability to lead and develop a team effectively to promote quality outcomes for the service.
 
The Hospital
In recent years Bundaberg Hospital has undergone major redevelopment in excess of $50 million. The redevelopment has delivered new beds, improved services in the rehabilitation unit, as well as a new emergency department, maternity unit and special care nursery.
 
Bundaberg Hospital has a combined intensive care, coronary care and high dependency unit. The ICU is a level 4 as per the Clinical Services Capability Framework which equates to a Level 2 as per the College of Intensive Care Medicine guidelines. It sits on the 1st floor of the Bundaberg Hospital with 8 beds.
 
There is the capacity to invasively ventilate and provide multi-system support to three critical patients concurrently with three high dependency patients. The hospital has an established relationship with tertiary facilities to support teleconference management/review of selected patients.
 
The Location
The Bundaberg and Coral Coast region is located approximately 400 kilometres north of Brisbane. The area lays claim to the internationally renowned Southern Great Barrier Reef. The regional offers a superb lifestyle set in a healthy family environment.
 
Residents can access a range of recreational, cultural and sporting facilities. Bundaberg offers a wide range of events and festivals for you to enjoy, as well as a number of other attractions throughout the year.
 
There is a range of educational choices in the region including both public and private institutions. The area has a healthy real estate market, giving you an enormous amount of choice when it comes to choosing a place to settle with your family.
 
With a population of more than 90,000 people this regional city is large enough to provide cosmopolitan living, yet relaxed enough to allow for ample family and leisure time.
 
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM) and hold current registration with AHPRA. Dual fellowship with the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) is desirable. You should have at least 5 years’ experience post Fellowship; and ideally have previous leadership experience.
 
If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria, please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and advise you of your options.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the service delivery of this region. Contact me today for further information and a confidential discussion.