Unaccredited Critical Care Registrar (CCU/ICU)

The ideal location to enjoy your blocks of 7 days off in this sub-tropical paradise

  • Salary package up to $180k
  • Work independently but also benefit from Consultant and VMO support
  • Add private health experience to your CV
The Position
As an Unaccredited Critical Care Registrar, you will be responsible for the management of critically ill surgical and medical patients and assist the Visiting Medical Officers in the day-to-day management of patients. You will provide overall management of patients in the Critical Care Unit (CCU) and other areas of the hospital as required, such as managing and resuscitating patients whose condition deteriorates where that patient’s specialist is not immediately available. You will attend all rapid response calls and Code Blue calls within the hospital and liaise with the treating Doctor and Nursing staff regarding the immediate treatment care plan.  

You will be confident in emergency situations and experienced in the skills of advanced life support. Your knowledge will extend to critical illnesses and conditions such as renal failure, respiratory failure, cardiac failure, sepsis and seizures. You will be required to cover a full 24-hour roster, working 7-on/7-off in blocks of 7 days or nights.

The Hospital
You will be joining a private hospital and friendly and supportive team. The CCU itself is a 9-bed unit, primarily dealing with coronary care patients but is also accredited as a level four ICU. Admissions are received through a variety of sources including inter-hospital transfer from the ED, from local GP surgeries or wards at the nearby public hospital or Cardiology Consulting suite.  

The Location
Situated a 45-minute flight from Queensland’s capital, Brisbane, you will be based surrounded by diverse natural resources. With close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and picturesque rivers, you will enjoy a relaxed and enviable lifestyle. The city offers affordable living, modern shopping facilities and plenty of tourism destinations for weekend getaways. The sub-tropical climate will provide beautiful summer days and less than 18 wet days in the rainy seasons. You will be able to make the most of the outdoor activities on offer year-round, such as water sports, hiking and camping trips.

In terms of services and infrastructure, the city serves a population of 100,000 people and is a vital regional business hub for Queensland. There is a full range of public and private schooling options and a University and TAFE campus.

Essential Criteria
To be eligible you must hold current General registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA), and be confident to work independently and alone on night shifts. 

A rewarding and challenging opportunity for an advanced and experienced clinician - Get in contact for a no-obligation discussion.