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Queensland Intensive Care Training Pathway

The pathway provides centralised recruitment, selection and allocation of intensive care medicine trainees to accredited adult and paediatric intensive care units across Queensland. Trainees are appointed to a pathway training hospital for 6 to 12 months. The pathway supports and promotes education and training programs and courses for trainees.

Trainees remain on the pathway for the duration of their intensive care training, subject to an annual satisfactory performance assessment.


The eligibility criteria for new applicants are:

  • General registration with the Medical Board of Australia prior to commencement on the pathway (6 February 2023)
  • Registration with the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (CICM) or eligible to register after completing 6 months experience in a CICM accredited unit
  • have completed 3 years  or more postgraduate clinical experience, preferably with some experience in critical care medicine. *PGY4 level in February 2023.

How to apply

Submit your application through the RMO campaign application portal. Late applications are not accepted.

More information:

Key dates

Application period: Monday 6 June to Monday 4 July 2022.

Interviews: An interview is required for all shortlisted applicants. Further information about the interview process will be released in due course.

  • Tuesday 19 July 2022
  • Wednesday 20 July 2022

Participating facilities

Pathway training hospitals



Online information session

The pathway team held an information session in May 2021, please view the recording and contact us if you have any further queries

Regional ICU trainee experience

Mackay Base Hospital

Regional ICU trainee experience

Rockhampton Hospital

Last updated: 23 May 2022