19/03/2021

Retrieval Consultant

  • Ambulance Victoria
  • South Melbourne
Part time Consultant

Job Description

Adult Retrieval Victoria (ARV) is part of Ambulance Victoria (AV) and provides state-wide clinical coordination, retrieval and critical care services, including Major Trauma transfers. ARV is now inviting applications from Critical Care Specialists in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics or Intensive Care, for various fractional permanent appointments.

About the role

To support the work of Adult Retrieval Victoria (ARV) within Ambulance Victoria (AV), and to grow the capability of the service, applications are invited for Retrieval Consultants (fractional FTE).  The primary objective of the position is to provide for the safe and effective acute inter-hospital transfer of critically ill patients from the receiving hospital to the destination hospital. Successful applicants for these positions will provide both case coordination and retrieval clinical care, and will be supported by a comprehensive induction program.

About you

Successful applicants will be legally qualified medical practitioners registered in Victoria, possessing appropriate medical qualifications or currently completing examinations in these disciplines (i.e. FACEM, FANZCA, FCICM or equivalent).  Previous experience in the field of medical retrieval is required. Appointment to this position is subject to successful completion of training requirements as outlined in the position description.   ARV is an innovative and progressive service and seeks capable staff to assume these positions of responsibility and leadership.

We encourage you to make a time to visit and discuss these positions with Acting ARV Clinical Lead, Dr Francesca Tullio.

To discuss the detail of these positions with our senior medical staff and/or to arrange an appointment to visit our base, please email [email protected] or visit the website www.arv.vic.gov.au.

How to apply

To apply for these positions please download the detailed position description and application form available above.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • A cover letter
  • A resume
  • The completed application form

We request that your application for the Retrieval Consultant position is forwarded by no later than Sunday 18 April 2021 by clicking on the ‘Apply online' link below.

By applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria (AV), you agree that should you be successful in your application, AV will be your primary employer.  You will be required to seek approval to engage in any other paid employment or for participation in outside interests that may be, or be perceived as, a conflict of interest for AV.

Applicants will need to provide evidence of Australian work rights to be considered.

Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.

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