This is an exciting time to think about working at the Royal Melbourne Hospital ICU. 

The RMH ICU provides sophisticated care and life support for critically ill patients. It is a diverse and challenging environment in which to work.

One of the strongest and most valued qualities of our ICU is the collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to patient care. A strong sense of teamwork across all professional disciplines fosters involvement in clinical decision making. This includes the unit’s medical, nursing and allied health staff as well as our visiting specialist teams.

Patient receiving care in ICU
Two ICU nurses
Staff in ward rounds in ICU
Nurse Unit Manager, Michelle Spence and Director of ICU, Chris MacIsaac
ECMO console and oxygen blender
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Careers & education

The RMH ICU has a highly successful teaching program for intensive care training under the College of Intensive Care Medicine for Australia and New Zealand (CICM) as well as University of Melbourne postgraduate nursing programs.

We offer elective terms for final year medical students, organised through The RMH Clinical School. We run many nationally and internationally recognised courses for doctors and nurses working in critical care medicine.

ICU medical careers and education

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) ICU employs intensive care specialists, registrars and residents. We are accredited for training for neurological/neurosurgical, cardiothoracic and trauma ICU requirements.

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ICU nursing careers and education

The RMH ICU has a diverse range of educational opportunities for nurses wanting to expand their skills and knowledge in a challenging yet rewarding environment. 

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Two ICU nurses

Looking for a career at the RMH?

Find out more about current vacancies on our online jobs portal.

Last updated 08 February 2023