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ICU Consultant Full-time Job

8 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Northern Territory   8 views
Job Details

The Location:
Our client is located in one of Australias most iconic regional locations. The town has even been singled out by a leading demographer as one of Australia's most cosmopolitan and vibrant towns with a young, transient and international population. Another interesting fact about the town is that it has the highest percentage of residents from the US of anywhere in Australia. This town is set to play an extraordinarily important role in the resources and tourism industries over the next decade as a de facto capital city of the interior of Australian.

The Hospital:
This is a 189 bed specialist teaching hospital servicing a population dispersed over 1.6 million square kilometres. This dispersion provides unique and rewarding challenges in the delivery of a range of comprehensive health services. Opened in 1977 the hospital was extensively redeveloped in 2002 with further rectification work in 2009 and is complemented by a setting of superbly designed gardens and outdoor areas.

The hospital provides the following services: Day Procedure, Emergency, Intensive Care and High Dependency, Maternity, Medical, Outpatients, Paediatric, Special Care Nursery, Surgical and Mental Health, plus arrange of clinical support services. It is also accredited with the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards and has links to many external research organisations.

The Role:
Our client is looking for an enthusiastic consultant who has some paediatric experience to join the team. You will be one of four full time consultants, who share the on call requirements.

Working in a newly redeveloped 10-bedded unit. There are approximately 650 adult and 50 paediatric admissions to the unit per year, comprising a mixture of intensive care and high dependency cases.
The demographic the unit serves is unique, and patients admitted to this ICU have a younger median age than anywhere else in Australia, are more likely to be Aboriginal, and carry a heavy burden of chronic disease including diabetes and vascular disease.

The Intensive Care Unit has been accredited as a Level 2 intensive care for 6 months of training.

The Requirements:
You must hold the FCICM or have been assessed by the CICM and be deemed substantially comparable.

For more information please click on apply now or call Liam on 07 3210 6332.

Company Description
JPS Medical Recruitment is a privately owned Australian Medical Recruitment company specializing in placing medical professionals into both locum and permanent positions across Australia and New Zealand. Our core areas cover hospital based positions, (both public and private), medical imaging facilities and general practices.
The JPS recruitment team is comprised of recruiters from diverse global backgrounds with many decades of combined medical recruitment experience. The tremendous "know how" they bring to JPS has helped the company become an industry leader. Whether you are planning your next move or looking to recruit quality professionals then we are here to help.