Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine Registrar/Fellow
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6 or 12 month positions available
Alfred Hyperbaric Unit
The Alfred Hyperbaric Service is one of the world's most active and technologically advanced hyperbaric units, with a diverse and often complex case mix of acute and elective work. Critical care patient management experience is important and this position is therefore most suitable for mid to senior registrar level trainees in anaesthesia, intensive care or emergency medicine although we are open to other applicants. The casemix includes acute decompression illness, necrotising soft tissue infection, acute ischaemic wounds as well as management of chronic wounds of varying etiology.
The Alfred Hyperbaric Service is accredited for the practical component of the Diploma of Diving and Hyperbaric medicine.
The Alfred Department of Intensive Care is a state of the art 45 bed unit that treats approximately 3000 patients per year. The Alfred ICU provides Victorian state services for heart & lung transplantation (including paediatric lung transplantation), artificial heart technology, extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), burns and hyperbaric medicine. The Alfred is one of two centres providing state services for adult trauma, HIV and bone marrow transplantation (autologous and allogeneic). In addition, most other surgical and medical subspecialties are represented in the case-mix in keeping with the quaternary referral center status of The Alfred Hospital. There is an ICU-based echocardiography service with regular education sessions and opportunities for hands-on training.
The Alfred Department of Intensive Care is accredited for 2 core years of training as stipulated by the College of Intensive Care Medicine. There is an extensive consultant led education program including dedicated protected weekly teaching sessions for junior and senior registrars aimed at developing both technical and non-technical skills. The Alfred ICU education website is available at http://intensiveblog.com
Alfred Emergency & Trauma Unit
The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre is a dynamic department which, in addition to a high acuity case mix, offers: 24 month accreditation by ACEM, 5 hours protected teaching time each week, highly successful Primary and Fellowship Exam training programs held every Wednesday, Extensive emergency medicine research program. Sandringham Emergency Department is a busy urban district ED seeing approximately 43,000 presentations per year, offering trainees: 12 months accreditation by ACEM, Paediatric presentations for Paediatric logbook.