2023 - Registrar Cardiothoracic Surgery

A vacancy will be available for an unaccredited Registrar in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Tasmanian Cardiothoracic Unit.  The unit is based at the Royal Hobart Hospital and serves as a tertiary care facility for the entire state of Tasmania. The unit manages a variety of cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures and the candidate would have a good all-round exposure to Cardiothoracic surgery.   

The position involves peri-operative management of patients, outpatient clinics, operative surgery as well as teaching and supervising interns and medical students who rotate through the unit. There are ample opportunities for research projects during the year.

Hobart is the capital city of Tasmanian and with a 1:3 on call, there is a good opportunity for work life balance as well as working towards a career in Cardiothoracic surgery.

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Salary

$97,946 - $138,593 per annum

Period of Employment
Fixed term, full time day work, 80 hours per fortnight, commencing 06 February 2023 - 05 February 2024

Location
Cardiothoracic Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital

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Essential Requirements
General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

Desirable Requirement:
Experience in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
This position would ideally suit someone who is working towards a training placement on the Cardiothoracic training program.


How to apply
Apply directly online at Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com) 

For further information regarding the position please contact:
Mr Ashutosh Hardikar
Head of Department
Email : Ashutosh.hardikar@ths.tas.gov.au



Clinical Lead - Orthopaedics

Clinical Lead - Orthopaedics

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Details of Appointment


Fixed term, full time, day worker (with on-call), position working 76 hours per fortnight, for a period of three years.

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Clinical Lead – Orthopaedics to work for the Department of Health (DoH) in the North West region. This role will require the successful applicant to work with the Clinical Director - Surgical and Perioperative to assist with providing a high level of strategic leadership and direction, ensuring resources are efficiently utilised, services are effectively integrated within the hospital/service and the highest standards of service delivery are achieved in accordance with hospital/service policy directions, service standards and financial targets. In addition, the Clinical Lead will provide specialist orthopaedic medical care to patients attending North West Regional Hospital (NWRH), Burnie and Mersey Community Hospital (MCH), Latrobe.

Salary: 
You will have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible. 

For more information and to apply visit: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1082986/clinical-lead-orthopaedics-526395

For More Information 
Donna Stubbs 
Position: Employment Consultant, Medical Services (NW)
Phone:  (03) 6478 5283
E-mail: donna.harris@health.tas.gov.au

Staff Specialist - ENT

Department of Health
Hospitals South
Hospitals Sth - Surgical & Periop Servs 

About Royal Hobart Hospital
Royal Hobart Hospital provides healthcare across Tasmania, integrating primary, secondary, and tertiary health services as well as research and teaching facilities. It is the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine.

About Otolaryngology Department
The department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery provides adult and paediatric services to South Tasmania for primary and secondary care, and it is the tertiary referral Department for Tasmania. The unit is currently staffed with 3 consultants, 1 CMO, 1 unaccredited registrar and 1 resident. Department is treating both children and adults for diseases of the ear, nose and throat.

Location: Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Hobart Hospital

Duties:
Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide safe and effective patient-centred care, provide teaching and supervision of junior trainees and enhance your career in your chosen subspecialist field.
To support and assist the Otolaryngology Department in the provision of high-quality Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Services
Working with other medical, surgical, nursing, and allied health colleagues to ensure appropriate solutions for complex clinical and logistic issues. 
You will be required to equally participate in the Otolaryngology Consultant on call roster.  
Leading escalation processes  
Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care.
Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care.
Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both undergraduate and postgraduate)
The Unit is encouraging and supporting dedicated research depending on your interest and subspecialty.

Apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1069776/staff-specialist-ent-525674

For more information contact

Clinical Associate Professor Marcus Skinner
Clinical Director - Surgical Services and Perioperative Services
Phone:  0458 333 200
Email:   marcus.skinner@ths.tas.gov.au   


Staff Specialist (General Surgery) (Fellow)

Staff Specialist (General Surgery) (Fellow) 
Department of Health


The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Staff Specialist (General Surgery) (Fellow) vacancy. 

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state. This role has been established to improve the delivery of General Surgical services to patients and assist in the co-ordination and training of surgical Resident Medical Officers (RMOs) and Registrars. It is ideally suited to a surgeon that has recently been awarded a Fellowship in General Surgery (or will be prior to the commencement of employment). Much of the clinical work in this role involves managing acute / emergency cases as part of the Department of General Surgery’s Emergency Surgical Unit (ESU). There is also involvement in outpatient and elective services. The RHH Department of General Surgery offers the major sub-specialty areas (colorectal, UGI, HPB, breast, endocrine) and there would be opportunities for exposure to those fields of interest to the successful candidate. There may also be the opportunity to be involved with other teaching and research activities.

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Salary
A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority. 

Period of Employment
Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 76 hours per fortnight commencing 6 February 2023 until 5 February 2024

Location
General Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital
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Duties
In the role Staff Specialist – General Surgery you will:

Provide quality specialist and sub-specialty services in General Surgery.
Provide inpatient and outpatient care to public and private patients of the Royal Hobart Hospital in General Surgery.
Be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
Be actively involved in research.
Undertake quality improvement activities

How to apply
Apply online at:
 https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1082361/staff-specialist-general-surgery-fellow-509219

For more information contact
Bhagya Rajapaksha
Surgical Services Administration
Phone:  (03) 6166 8576
Email:  bhagya.rajapaksha@ths.tas.gov.au   

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Unaccredited Registrar Urology vacancies for 2023

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for Unaccredited Registrar Urology vacancies for 2023.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School.  The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state. 

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Salary
$97,946 - $138,593 per annum

Award
Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment
Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 06 February 2023 until 05 February 2024.

Location
Surgical Services – Urology, Royal Hobart Hospital

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Essential Requirements

General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted: 

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas: 
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check
3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

For more information contact
Dr Fadi Nuwayhid
Head of Department
Phone: (03) 6166 8308
Email: fadi.nuwayhid@ths.tas.gov.au  

For further information on the application process contact:
Medical Staffing Unit
medical.recruitment@ths.tas.gov.au 


Unaccredited Registrars for 2023 - Plastic surgery

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School.

The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state. 

The Department offers a wide range of experience in trauma, hand and wrist surgery, skin cancer, burns and general paediatric and adult reconstructive surgery. There is an active teaching programme with a high degree of commitment from Consultants to teach and supervise. Research and publications are actively encouraged.

The Department comprises of six Plastic Surgeons each with a super speciality interests, four Registrars (one PRS SET Trainee from the VIC/TAS training programme, 3 Unaccredited), one Surgical Resident Medical Officer and one Intern. 

We actively seek interest from highly motivated applicants who wish to ultimately pursue a career in Plastic Surgery.

The Department will be appointing three Unaccredited Registrars for 2023.

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Salary

$97,946 - $138,593 per annum

Period of Employment
Fixed term full-time day work, working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 06 February 2023 until 05 February 2024

Location
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital

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Essential Requirements
General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

How to apply
Apply directly online at: Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com)

For more information contact

Dr Nitin Sharma
Head of Department
Phone:  (03) 6166 8558
Email:  nitin.sharma@ths.tas.gov.au


Registrar (Non-Accredited General Surgical)

Applicants area advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care. 

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants to be considered for the part time opportunity within General Surgical Services.
The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.

Much of the clinical work in this role involves managing acute / emergency cases as part of the Department of General Surgery’s Emergency Surgical Unit (ESU). There is also involvement in outpatient and elective services. The RHH Department of General Surgery offers the major sub-specialty areas (colorectal, UGI, HPB, breast, endocrine) and there would be some opportunities for exposure to those fields. During the year there will be a rotation (of ~10 weeks duration) in Paediatric Surgery, and there is some exposure to Vascular Surgery after-hours.

There may also be the opportunity to be involved with other teaching and research activities.

Salary
$97,946 - $138,593 pro-rata, per annum

Classification
Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)

Period of Employment
Fixed term, part time day work, 40 hours per fortnight commencing 08 August 2022 – 06 February 2023.

Location
General Surgical Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital

How do I submit my application?
Please apply online at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1082304/registrar-nonaccredited-general-surgical-521941    

For further information regarding this part-time opportunity, please contact:
Dr Luke Rayner
Head of Department
Email:  luke.rayner@ths.tas.gov.au

For information regarding the application process please contact:

Marita Eccles
Medical Staffing Unit
Email: medical.recruitment@ths.tas.gov.au
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Staff Specialist – Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Staff Specialist – Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) vacancy at Royal Hobart Hospital.  

About Otolaryngology Department
The department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Royal Hobart Hospital provides adult and paediatric services to South Tasmania for primary and secondary care, and it is the tertiary referral Department for Tasmania. The unit is currently staffed with 3 consultants, 1 CMO, 1 unaccredited registrar and 1 resident. Department is treating both children and adults for diseases of the ear, nose and throat. 

Our Outpatient clinics and Theatre facilities are supported by qualified and dedicated administrative staff and there is access to high standard equipment.

Salary
A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority. 
 
Classification
Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.
 
Period of Employment
Permanent full-time day work, working 76 hours per fortnight.
 
Essential Requirements:
Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Appropriate health professional tertiary qualifications
FRACS or equivalent qualification (RACS assessment compatible or partial compatible)

What do I submit with my application?
Please ensure your application includes:
A current CV
A statement addressing the selection criteria
Qualifications

How do I submit my application?
Apply Online at www.jobs.tas.gov.au and search 525674. 

For more information
Clinical Associate Professor Marcus Skinner
Clinical Director - Surgical Services and Perioperative Services
Phone:  0458 333 200
Email:   marcus.skinner@ths.tas.gov.au   
 

Doctors in Training 2023 - Unaccredited Registrar Vascular

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for Unaccredited Registrar – Vascular Surgery 

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School.  The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.

Salary
$97,946 - $138,593 per annum

Classification
Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)

Award
Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment
Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call), working 80 hours per fortnight commencing 06 February 2023 until 05 February 2024

Location
Surgical Services – Vascular Surgery, Royal Hobart Hospital

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Essential Requirements

General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted: 

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas: 

a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check


How to apply
Please apply directly online at Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com)

For recruitment process enquiries contact
Medical Staffing Unit

Email:  medical.recruitment@ths.tas.gov.au 

Doctors in Training 2023 Registrar - Maxillofacial (512838)

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for Registrar – Maxillofacial vacancy. 

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania Medical School. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state. 

The Oral and Maxillofacial Unit (OMFU) is the oral surgery unit within the RHH. The Unit is part of Surgical and Perioperative Services at RHH providing care for the acute needs of oral and maxillofacial surgery and dental treatment.

A general dental service (i.e. simple extractions, prosthetic care, restorative dental care) is not provided.  The unit was set-up to provide care to patients requiring inpatient and special management of outpatients under controlled conditions.

Salary:  $97,946 to $138,593 pro-rata per annum 
Fixed term, part time day work, 60 hours per fortnight commencing 6 February 2023 – 5 February 2024 (Please note 24 months negotiable).
Note: Assisting in Private rooms available - 20 hours per fortnight.

For further information please contact:
Dr Ankit Garg
Head of Department
Phone: (03) 61668308

Email: ankit.garg@ths.tas.gov.au

Apply online at Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com) and obtain the current Statement of Duties. 

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Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow

Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow (521985)
Department of Health
Hospitals North / North West
Launceston General Hospital 

The Role:
This position has been established to fulfil a number of targeted activities to improve the delivery of general surgical services to patients at the Launceston General Hospital, Northern Region and to assist in the coordination and training of Surgical Registrars and Resident Medical Officers (RMOs).

The successful Launceston General fellowship applicant will receive expert tuition in total hip replacement (Anterior and posterior approach), Revision hip replacement, Hip arthroscopy, Total knee replacement (including computer assisted surgery and robotic surgery), Revision knee replacement, Knee arthroscopy, Reconstructive surgery of the knee, Knee osteotomy, and general orthopaedic trauma.

There will be a supervised surgery at the LGH and then Private assisting at St Lukes Hospital Calvary. The LGH has trauma list and arthroplasty lists which are supervised by a VMO were the successful candidate will get operative experience.
In conjunction with their Supervisor they will establish and then participate in suitable consultations established through discussions around areas of interest and a roster created based on individual fellow’s needs.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing from 5th February 2024 until 2nd February 2025
*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant
Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Salary:
Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $97,946 - $138,593 per annum

To apply visit:
https://careers.pageuppeople.com/759/cw/en/job/1086833/orthopaedic-surgical-fellow-521985

For More Information 
Abbey James
Position: Registrar Coordinator - Surgery
Phone: (03) 6777 6593
E-mail: abbey.james@ths.tas.gov.au

Closing: 23 October 2022

Registrar (Trauma Service)

Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants to appoint to the Senior Registrar/Registrar vacancies, within the new Trauma Services, Royal Hobart Hospital. 

The RHH is Tasmania’s major trauma centre and admits over 260 major trauma patients each year. From February 2023, all major trauma will be admitted under a single bed card.

Trauma Registrars and Senior Registrars will participate in daily consultant-led ward rounds, attend trauma calls and assist in the trauma clinic, working closely with the trauma case management team to ensure all patients receive timely, effective, holistic care. 

Senior registrars will also contribute to the teaching roster and will be expected to negotiate a research or quality improvement project that they wish to undertake during their trauma rotation. 

Salary
$97,946 - $138,593 per annum

Classification
Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)

Award
Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Essential Requirements
General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted: 

1.  Conviction checks in the following areas: 
a)  Crimes of Violence
b)  Sex Related Offences
c)  Serious Drug Offences
d)  Crimes involving dishonesty

2.  Identification check

3.  Disciplinary action in previous employment check

How to apply?
Please apply directly online at: Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com)

For further information please contact:
Marita Eccles
Medical Staffing Unit

Royal Hobart Hospital
medical.recruitment@ths.tas.gov.au 


Trauma Staff Specialist Royal Hobart Hospital

Trauma Staff Specialist, Royal Hobart Hospital

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is located in the beautiful waterfront city of Hobart. The RHH is Tasmania’s major trauma centre and is designated as a Level 6 facility in the Tasmanian Role Delineation Framework. This means that RHH is required to provide the full spectrum of care for injured patients, spanning multiple specialties across all phases of care, including pre-hospital, emergency, intensive care, surgery, medicine, and rehabilitation. As a Level 6 facility, RHH sees over 260 major traumas per year.

From February 2023, all major trauma will be admitted under a single bedcard which will be responsible for the multidisciplinary management of injured patients. The trauma service will aim to employ a model of care that ensures timely, efficient and effective care for all patients with significant injuries. 

Salary
A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority. 

Classification
Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019
Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.

Period of Employment
Multiple permanent full time or part-time day work (with on-call) positions, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP. (Please note full time or part time hours negotiable)

Essential Requirements
Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty*

How apply?
Please apply online at: Tasmanian Government Jobs (pageuppeople.com)

For more information

Dr Adam Mahoney
Director of Trauma, RHH
adam.mahoney@ths.tas.gov.au   

Dr Jennifer Jamieson
Staff Specialist, RHH
Jennifer.jamieson@ths.tas.gov.au