Retrieval Consultants - Adult Retrieval Victoria (ARV) | South Melbourne

Retrieval Consultants - Adult Retrieval Victoria (ARV)

Posted on 16-Aug-2019
Application Close Date: 25-Aug-2019
South Melbourne
Position Type:
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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 currently seeking applications from Critical Care Specialists in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics or Intensive Care. These are part- time, fixed term appointments commencing in 2019. 

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.

How to apply

To apply for these positions please review the position description above and complete the application form attached.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should therefore be of a high quality.  You must include the following to be considered:

• A covering letter

• A resume

• Application form

To discuss the detail of these positions with our senior medical staff and/or to arrange an appointment to visit our base or for more information please contact Pam Cordeaux on, or telephone (03) 9090 2361.  More information regarding ARV is also available at

We request that your application for the Retrieval Consultant position is forwarded by no later than 5pm Sunday 25 August 2019 by clicking on Apply now.

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