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Registrar - Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine - 2025

LocationAlfred Health
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68609
Category: Junior Medical, Registrar

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

A 6 - 12 months position is available in 2025 for a registrar interested in Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine

Successful applicants will be encouraged to enrol in the ANZCA diploma of advanced diving and hyperbaric medicine. Further information can be assessed at:  http://www.anzca.edu.au/training/diving-and-hyperbaric-medicine

Alfred Hyperbaric Service

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 infections, cerebral arterial gas emboli, acute ischaemic wounds as well as management of chronic wounds of varying etiology.

Further information for trainees wishing to combine 6 months of Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine with 6 months of Intensive Care or Emergency Medicine:

Alfred ICU

The Alfred Department of Intensive Care is a state of the art 65 bedded unit that treats approximately 3000 patients per year. The Alfred ICU provides Victorian state services for heart & lung transplantation (including paediatric lung transplantation), mechanical circulatory support, 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.

For further information, please contact:

Bridget Devaney: B.Devaney@alfred.org.au (Hyperbaric)

Eleanor Junckerstorff: J.Junckerstorff@alfred.org.au (ED)

Mark Savage: Ma.Savage@alfred.org.au (ICU)

Applications close: Sunday, 21 April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza with a TGA approved vaccine and must provide evidence of their vaccination status. This is in accordance with the Victorian Minister of Health’s Mandatory Vaccination Orders for COVID-19 and legislated requirement for influenza vaccination.    

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au