Staff Specialist - ED (513254)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 21, 2022
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:

The Department of Health is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Staff Specialist – Emergency Department vacancies.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the State’s tertiary referral centre and is also the primary teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine.

All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved outcomes for our consumers, our workforce and the Tasmanian community.


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 and Fixed term, Full-time and Part-time positions with shift work available, working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP


Emergency Department, Royal Hobart Hospital

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  1. Patient Care:
    • Medical care of ED patients.
    • Undertake procedures as required in ED.
    • Participate in after hours on call roster.
  2. Teaching:
  • Undertake undergraduate clinical teaching at RHH.
  • Provide supervision and training of post graduate trainees.
  1. Research:
  • Maintain involvement in research activities.

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.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 513254, 522408 Staff Specialist - ED SMP1-11 (June 2022) HR22 (1).pdf
(image) 513254, 522408 Staff Specialist - ED SMP1-11 (June 2022) HR22 (1).docx
(image) 0. Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.pdf
(image) 0. Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.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 "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 be considered.

For more information contact

Dr Emma Huckerby
Director - Emergency Department
Phone: 0439 324 526
Email: [email protected]

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