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Senior Staff Specialist

  • Bruce, ACT, Australia, 2617
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Apr 11 2023

Senior Staff Specialist

Director of Intensive Care

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, ACT

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary: $254,198 (Plus Super)

  • Progress with purpose at one of Australia’s largest health care providers
  • Get ahead with salary packaging, benefits and professional development in a supportive team environment

About the role

The Director of Intensive Care is responsible for the delivery of medical services to patients in the Intensive Care Unit. The Director engages with nursing, allied health, support and medical staff to ensure that safe, expert and compassionate care is delivered to critically ill patients.

The Director provides professional supervision and direction to the ICU senior and junior medical staff. The Director has a central role in the teaching and training of all medical staff in the unit and contributes to the teaching of medical students from the ANU Medical school.

Your main duties will include:

  • Provide expertise and apply medical knowledge and experience in the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of critically ill patients
  • Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders to strengthen relationships between units and enhance flow and appropriate disposition of patients
  • Provide direction for and contribute to evidence based policy development, planning and clinical standards for the ICU department
  • Represent Calvary at ICU department related meetings and committees at an organisational and territory level
  • Monitor ICU services to maintain ethical and professional standards and currency of professional knowledge and practice

About you

  • COVID-19 vaccination is a mandatory requirement unless assessed exempt
  • Registered or registrable as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Fellowship of the College of Intensive Care Medicine or equivalent
  • Experience in successfully leading a multidisciplinary Intensive Care unit.
  • High level clinical skills and expertise and a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development.

Closing date for applications:  11:45pm Tuesday 11th April 2023

How to apply

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  • A one page cover letter outlining why you believe you are suitable for this role (a response to selection criteria is NOT required and will not be considered as part of your application)
  • Current Resume that includes contact details for at least 2 professional referees

Applications must be submitted online via:

Note the outcome of this recruitment may be used to appoint to temporary, full-time and part-time positions within 12 months

For further information please contact Dr Elaine Pretorius, Executive Director Medical Services on

Why work for Calvary?

At Calvary, our staff matter. 

Join our team, learn with purpose and drive positive impact in one of Australia’s largest healthcare providers across Public and Private Hospitals, Residential Aged Care and Home Care. 

With over 130 years’ experience and 18,000 staff and volunteers, we offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where you are valued, drawing on your own strengths, identity and background alongside a team of professionals who care for our patients, residents and clients.

Your benefits: 

  • NFP salary packaging benefits, discounted health insurance and gym memberships 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Training, development pathways and career opportunities
  • Flexible hours that make sense for you

Apply now to start your career in an organisation that is making a positive difference in the community.

Please note the following:

  • As part of the application process, you will be required to complete pre-employment checks which may include, but is not limited to reference checks, work rights, criminal history check, NDIS/WWCC/WWVP checks, and a health evaluation to ensure suitability for the role
  • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role including influenza, tuberculosis screening, hepatitis, diphtheria, tetanus, varicella 





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