Staff Specialist - Nuclear Medicine (518892)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Apr 22, 2022
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

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.

The Tasmanian Health Service is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Staff Specialist – Nuclear Medicine vacancy.

In accordance with hospital policies, procedures and statutory regulations, the Staff Specialist - Nuclear Medicine will:

  • Provide clinical services of the highest possible standard to Nuclear Medicine patients.
  • Actively pursue improved outcomes for Nuclear Medicine patients by participating in teaching and research relevant to Nuclear Medicine.


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.


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.


Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent, part-time day work (with on-call), working 38 hours per fortnight commencing asap. Hours will be discussed with the successful applicant.


Nuclear Medicine, Royal Hobart Hospital


  1. Provides clinical services incorporating principles of best practice.
  2. Provides services in the activities of the Department as agreed with the Department Director and Staff Specialists.
  3. Establishes and oversees activities to review resource utilisation and develop appropriate strategies, plans and procedures for their efficient and effective use.
  4. Encourages and facilitates teaching and research appropriate to the role of the Department.

Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

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

Desirable Requirements

  • Eligible for registration as a Specialist in Nuclear Medicine

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.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 518892 Staff Specialist - Nuclear Medicine SMP1-11 (April 2022) HR (2).pdf
(image) 518892 Staff Specialist - Nuclear Medicine SMP1-11 (April 2022) HR (2).docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide July 2021.docx

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?

Online applications are preferred as this ensures you answer important questions about yourself. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your selection criteria responses, CV and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered at this time.

For more information contact

Dr Owen Pointon
Staff Specialist – Nuclear Medicine
Phone: (03) 6166 8813

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