Staff Specialist - Rehabilitation (520193) (Multiple vacancies)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 10, 2022
Medicine Flexible

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 Staff Specialist – Rehabilitation vacancies.

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


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 2017

  • 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

Fixed term full-time and part-time day work (with on-call) working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing in July 2022 for a period of 12 months.


Rehabilitation Unit, Royal Hobart Hospital


Provide a high-quality service under the direction of the Head of Department to patients of the RHH and Repatriation Centre by:

  • Providing appropriate clinical care to patients/clients.
  • Attending inpatients rounds and consulting clinics as scheduled.
  • Contributing to an after-hours on-call services in accordance with a roster.

Demonstrate a commitment to continuous services improvement by:

  • Participating in the development of clinical guidelines and protocols.
  • Attending and participating in clinical and departmental meetings.
  • Participating in departmental peer review and audit activities.
  • Provide appropriate support, direction and training to trainee medical officers, nurses, and medical students

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

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.

(image) 520193 Staff Specialist SMP1-11 (December 2021).pdf
(image) 520193 Staff Specialist SMP1-11 (December 2021).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 Nelson Nathan
Head of Department
Phone: 0416 870 500

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