Basic Physician Training - 2023 - Doctors in Training RMO and Registrar

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 11, 2022
Medicine Full-time, Flexible

Job Description:

The Role:

Launceston General Hospital (LGH) is a 400 bed public hospital providing acute care services for residents of Launceston and is the major referral centre for North and North West regions of Tasmania. It is a teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania.

There is a range of training opportunities available as outlined below:

During Basic Physician Training at the LGH you will be exposed to a wide range of medical specialties that are well supported and will provide you with a broad experience in both inpatient and outpatient work.

BPT Rotations





Infectious Diseases



Palliative Care


General Medicine


Acute Medical Unit



Written Exam preparation is facilitated by a weekly BPT tutorial series, Grand Round and Journal Club. Individual units also have dedicated grand rounds as well as radiology and multidisciplinary meetings.

Clinical Exam preparation is well supported with regular short and long case teaching sessions as well as a practice exam.. Several of our consultant physicians are part of the RACP National Examining Panel, and many others are highly experienced local examiners, all are committed to teaching.

Involvement in research is encouraged and many of our staff specialists are well published and have active research interests. We are well supported by the Clifford Craig Foundation with research grants available to successful applicants, including trainees.

Applicants of all levels of training are encouraged to apply.

The Launceston General Hospital is currently accredited as a level III training hospital by the RACP which means all 36 months of basic training can be undertaken here.

Launceston is a beautiful and accessible part of Tasmania with the opportunity for work life balance above what is afforded in larger cities.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day work ( with on call) position, 80 hours per fortnight commencing from 6 February 2023 until 4 February 2024 ( with a possibility of extension).

*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.


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

Resident Medical Officer Level 2 - 4 $83,032 - $89,709 per annum

plus 10.5% superannuation, access to salary packaging and applicable allowances and loadings.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

1. Demonstrated understanding of “Good Medical Practice – A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia”.
2. Demonstrated commitment to medicine, including rural and regional medicine in Tasmania.
3. Knowledge of recent advances in medicine including current drugs and technology.
4. Demonstrated understanding of Infection Control principles.
5. Demonstrated effective communication skills with patients, their family/carers, medical colleagues and
other health professionals.
6. Demonstrated understanding of patient's rights and responsibilities

To be appointed as a Senior Registrar the following additional Selection Criteria must also be met:
1. Four years of post-graduate experience.
2. Enrolled in a recognised specialty training program, successfully completed all fellowship examinations
relevant to their training program and employment, and be within one year of obtaining specialist

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:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information Contact:

General Enquiries

Ms Karen Jackson
[email protected]

(03) 6777 6777

BPT Training

Dr Greg Haug (Co-director Physician Training)
[email protected]


Dr Matthew Lee-Archer (Co-director Physician Training)
[email protected]

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