Rehabilitation Staff Specialist (521268)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jul 27, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day worker position working 76 hours per fortnight for 12 months.

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Rehabilitation Staff Specialist to work for the Department of Health in the North West region.

Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the medical services across the North West region of Tasmania are based primarily at the North West Regional Hospital (NWRH) in Burnie and at the Mersey Community Hospital (MCH) in Latrobe, close to Devonport. Both sites provide acute and sub-acute services.

The two hospitals both have busy emergency and general medical departments. Both Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics are primarily located at the NWRH with outpatient services at both sites. A busy general orthopaedic and general surgical service is based at NWRH with the MCH providing predominately day surgery cases. The anaesthetics services are primarily located at the NWRH with services at both sites. There are extensive outpatient services for a range of subspecialty services.

The rehabilitation service is located in a purpose-built ward at the MCH and is two years young. The Rehabilitation Staff Specialist has solid junior doctor support with a Registrar and RMO with the Registrar position being accredited for advanced training with RACP. The Rehabilitation Specialist in the North West is based at the MCH and provides clinical and medical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team delivering inpatient and ambulatory rehabilitation services to the North West community. The position will also play a key North West representative role in the development of Tasmania-wide rehabilitation and related services.

The DoH offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate clinical training program, with close ties to the University of Tasmania through the Rural Clinical School. As such, you will be responsible for providing leadership and help with the delivery of the Undergraduate general medical education program.


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.

What Can We Offer?

Essential Requirements

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  1. Identification check
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable Requirements

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

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:


Post your application with the above application form to:

Human Resources

Department of Health
Attention Donna Stubbs

PO Box 21

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

Dr Jay Sen Gan

Phone: 03 6478 5500
E-mail: [email protected]

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