ICU Specialist


  • Opportunity to develop and grow in a regional ICU service
  • Nelson – a great place to work and play
  • Part-time roles available (0.5 - 0.6 FTE)

About the role

You will be part of a small cohesive team that is developing an ICU that supports a busy regional hospital. Your key responsibilities will include day to day management of the critically unwell, supporting inpatient teams with deteriorating and high risk patients and being part of the trauma and resuscitation team. These are 0.5 - 0.6 FTE positions, with 1:4 weekend work. A third of the jobs well be non-clinical giving you the ability to maintain current ICU practice.

About you

The positions are well-suited to fellows of the College of Intensive Care of Australia and New Zealand or a specialist with expert ICU knowledge. You should be an expert in independent ICU practice, and have good procedural skills as currently there are no RMOs directly attached to the ICU. Excellent communication and a collaborative approach to patient care is essential. You will need to be FCICM or a vocationally registered specialist with ICU experience and interest.

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Working for us

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

This is an opportunity to help build a quality regional ICU department. You will be part of a small cohesive team that provides excellent care to the critically unwell of the Nelson Region. There are prospects to develop areas of interest including quality improvement projects. There is the possibility of working in other departments to increase FTE.

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. Nelson ICU is a seven bed shared ICU/coronary care unit with capacity to comfortably manage two ventilated patients.

How to apply

Keen to apply now? It’s easy. Please click apply now and fill in our online application form.

For role specific information please contact Rosey Wilson, Manager Medical Services Rosey.Wilson@nmdhb.govt.nz . For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

Ref: N18-589

Applications close: 1 February 2019

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N18-589

Location: Nelson

Closing Date: Friday, 1 February 2019