Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow (521985)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Oct 13, 2020
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Hours/Period of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day work ( with on call), 80 hours per fortnight to commence 7 February 2022 until 5 February 2023. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Medical Practitioner Level 11 - 13 $129,391 - $149,616 per annum


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, THS–Northern Region and to assist in the coordination and training of Surgical Registrars and Resident Medical Officers (RMOs).
The role will involve a mix of the following objectives:
• The undertaking of approved Orthopaedic Surgical outpatient and inpatient services
• Participation in the afterhours Registrar/Consultant on-call rosters
• Provision of leadership and mentoring for Surgical Registrars and RMOs in training
• Assisting with quality improvement, audit and service improvement in the Department of Surgery. Also, dependent upon qualifications and interests of the incumbent, there may be the opportunity to be involved with other teaching and research activities
• Within the four broad position objectives described above, the incumbent will be responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the hospital. There may also be a need to periodically participate in the afterhours cover at the hospital as determined by the Director of Surgery.

Location: Launceston General Hospital

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • 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

  • Recently gained Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) or completion of training for FRACS and waiting to be awarded Fellowship.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 521985 Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow MPRC (September 2020) HPNRL.pdf
(image) 521985 Orthopaedic Surgical Fellow MPRC (September 2020) HPNRL.docx
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:
Application for Employment (PDF).pdf
Application for Employment (Word).docx


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
PO Box 1963

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information contact:

Dr Jonathan Mulford

(03) 6777 6593

e-mail: [email protected]

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