|POSITION TITLE:||ICU Registrar Dunedin (commencing August 2021)|
|APPLICATION CLOSING DATE:||31/01/2021 11pm|
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Intensive Care Registrar
Te Puna Wai Ora – Southern Critical Care, Dunedin, Southern District Health Board
Southern DHB is currently seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining our intensive care team at Dunedin Hospital. We are looking for enthusiastic registrars, both with previous intensive care experience and without.
Southern Critical Care is mixed medical and surgical intensive care unit which provides exposure to trauma, neurosurgical, cardiothoracic, and some paediatric intensive care. The unit acts as a tertiary referral centre for the 330,000 people living in the lower South Island. We have a busy aeromedical retrieval team involved in both interhospital and prehospital transport, predominantly by helicopter. The unit has recently been refurbished and a state of the art 22 bed-space unit is scheduled to open this year.
Our consultant and senior nursing staff are dedicated to providing high quality registrar education. We provide a five day orientation programme covering both critical care and aeromedical retrieval. Registrars attend weekly seminar based education and fortnightly simulation sessions. In house echocardiography and ultrasound teaching is also available. We also offer a number of courses (link: https://dunedin.icu/courses) locally including BASIC, RACEplus and advanced critical care echocardiography courses, and 4i.
Dunedin hospital has a strong collaborative relationship with the University of Otago, making a number of teaching and research options possible for those keen to pursue their academic careers whilst completing their clinical work. Statistical support is available for those wishing to complete a project as part of training (eg. the ACEM 4.10 requirement).
The unit is accredited for Foundation training in intensive care medicine by CICM, as well as for ACEM critical care and RACP basic training. The run also provides invaluable experience for surgical registrars particularly prior to application for RACS training schemes.
Dunedin is a vibrant university town with stunning countryside nearby including the Otago Peninsula, and many beautiful beaches. The city provides a perfect launch pad for forays into the lower South Island, including walking and skiing in the Southern Alps, and visits to Central Otago Wineries.
Feedback on the job from recent registrars:
“Excellent consultant supervision and bedside teaching”
”Really felt supported during my time in the unit and never any problems calling for help whatever the hour”
“Best teaching and commitment to teaching by a long way compared to any other department I have worked in”
“Echo teaching sessions have been invaluable, have already changed my practice”
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