Position Details

Reference Number 170945
Position Title 2022 Intensive Care Registrars
Employment Status Temporary Full Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location All Sites
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 946
Position Summary

Barwon Doctors

  • Provide best care, every person, every day, so that everyone feels better
  • Be recognised, be challenged, be your best
  • Lifestyle! A stone throw from the Surf Coast, Bellarine Peninsula and Great Ocean Road

Area Profile

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers.

Enjoy the range of lifestyle choices Geelong has to offer including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices and high standard of schooling options throughout the area. You will appreciate the beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries.

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website. 

Part of a Team

The ICU provides a unique opportunity to gain experience in the management of critically ill adult and paediatric patients in a supervised supportive environment. Our trainees are involved in the management of complex cardiothoracic patients with learning opportunities in trans thoracic and trans oesophageal echocardiography.

Our ICU is a Tier 2 site for adult ECMO in Victoria allowing trainees to develop and gain experience in the decision making around ECMO initiation, management and weaning of this complex critical care support. Participation in the hospital Rapid Response System through the Medical Emergency Team and Code Blue Team provide exposure to acutely unwell patients and opportunities to develop and practice management in this area and also to develop and consolidate team leading and participation skills.

About the Role

Our ICU is focused on providing high quality patient care and excellent clinical training in a supportive, friendly collaborative multidisciplinary environment. Our medical staff are supportive by highly skilled nursing and allied health staff who assist us in providing best care to our patients. We have a well-developed formal education program which is augmented by regular morbidity and mortality meetings, ECMO and MET audits. There is a very established research team with participation in national and multinational trials and we have assisted many CICM trainees with completion of their formal projects. We have regular Safety and Quality meetings with focus on providing and monitoring delivery of high quality safe care to our patients.

The department also delivers BASIC and Paediatrics BASIC courses.

The iValidate program (Identifying Values, Listening, and Advising High Risk Patients in Acute Care) is a highly regarded locally developed communication program delivered by experts in communication, ethics and end of life care to improve communication and shared decision making for end of life care.  This course if offered to all our ICU trainees.

Download our position description from Barwon Health Careers and read all about specifics of the role. Alternatively if you wish to speak directly to the Clinical Head of Unit or Director of Medical Workforce the contact details can be found at Barwon Health Careers.

If you have the qualifications and aptitude along with excellent interpersonal skills and the commitment to improving patient care, this may be the role for you!

What we offer

Attractive salary packaging benefits!

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments
  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people with diverse backgrounds.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Are you registered or eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority (AHPRA)?
Essential: Have you completed a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (or equivalent) either in Australia or if at an Overseas University, completed both parts of the Australian Medical Council exams?
Essential: Do you have have a minimum of 3 years post graduation experience including 6 months acute care experience ?
Essential: Are you a FCICM/FANZCA/FACEM trainee?
Contact Person Dr Martina Nichonghaile 
Contact Person Job Title ICU Staff Specialist 
Contact Number 03 4215 1723 
Contact Email martina.nichonghaile@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Rsoemary Finnemore 
Alternate Contact Number 03 4215 1723 
Closing Date 03/10/2021
Position Description
File name 
Intensive Care Unit Registrar Position Description 2022.docx Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.