Date Posted: Posted30+ days ago
Melbourne VIC

Job Description

Our clients based in Melbourne have an exciting opportunity for Intensive Care Registrars to join their brilliant modern department.


  • Intensive Care Registrar

  • Melbourne

  • Multiple vacancies so why not travel with a friend?!

  • 15 Month contracts for the right candidates

  • Highly competitive salary

The Position:

The ICU Registrar is responsible for coordinating and documenting the admission, management and discharge planning of patients admitted to the ICU in consultation with the Senior Registrar or ICU Consultant.

  • Complete a comprehensive patient history by obtaining a history from the patient and from other relevant sources (e.g. family, medical record, general practitioner, and other medical specialists).

  • Document the full history, physical examination and progress notes as appropriate to the patient’s circumstances. These records must be completed in an electronic format to facilitate the ICU discharge summary and progress notes used on discharge from the ICU. Additionally, there may be a requirement to enter progress notes in the paper medical record.

  • Formulate a management plan for each patient in conjunction with the Senior Registrar or ICU Consultant.

  • Ensure that appropriate investigations are ordered and checked and that the management plan is altered as necessary.

  • Document a discharge plan containing clearly identified and attainable goals.

  • Prioritise your work, ensuring that the most urgent tasks are undertaken first.

  • Prepare for each ward round by ensuring all necessary paperwork and charts are completed and the electronic progress notes are updated as necessary to assist the oncoming Registrar.

  • Attend the formal twice daily ward rounds in a timely manner. The Senior Registrar is the first contact for any patient issue you have by day and ICU Consultant for after hours issues. Notify the ICU Consultant of any new admissions, serious change in a patient's condition, unplanned discharges or a patient's death.

  • Develop and maintain good communication with Nursing and Allied Health staff.

  • Be especially aware of the need for culturally sensitive communication with patients, families and other care providers.

  • Ensure that the patient’s relatives are aware of the patient’s progress.

  • Communicate with doctors in the patient’s Parent Unit; especially about discharge plans and post discharge follow up.

  • Ensure that discharge medication is written up for discharge and the discharge summary is completed electronically. Notify all relevant doctors involved in the patient’s care on the day of discharge to ensure no loss of continuity of care

The Location:

Melbourne (Australia's second largest city) has recently been ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s livability survey as the world’s most livable city for the fifth year in a row and it’s easy to see why. The city has something to appeal to everyone whether you love the arts and culture, coffee and delicious food, diverse sports or first class shopping; it is hard to get bored living here.

Wander through Melbourne’s labyrinth of connecting laneways and arcades; these provide intimate spaces and mystery, and are home to many of Melbourne’s bar, dining and shopping secrets. Meanwhile, the skyline is a fascinating mix of modern cutting-edge building designs and heritage architecture.

Melbourne has a strong cultural and intellectual heritage. There are a range of galleries and museums, both large and small, as well as world-renowned universities and research facilities. If you are traveling with children - From kindergarten through to university, Melbourne is home to some of the region’s best educational institutions. Ethnic groups from Asia and the rest of the world who have settled in areas like Footscray in the west of the city make Melbourne a great multicultural and multi-cuisine magnet.

The city’s leafy streets and Victorian suburbs are filled with cafes that serve up perfect flat whites (similar to a latte) and short blacks (espressos), while impressive developments are filling the waterfront neighbourhoods with fresh residential and commercial spaces.

Melbourne Airport is the second busiest in Australia and serves numerous domestic routes around the country — the one-and-a-half hour Sydney-Melbourne route is one of the Asia Pacific’s most travelled. The city is a Qantas hub and has direct flights to many international destinations, such as London, about a 23-hour flight, and Los Angeles, roughly a 15-hour flight.

If you dream of living and working in the world's most livable city, close to the coast and mountains and in an affordable cultured city contact me today!

To Apply:

Should you be interested in this fantastic opportunity please contact me directly at or call +61 (2) 9509 3000.

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