Doctors in Training 2023 - Pain Medicine Trainee PDS (521705)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Aug 8, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

A Pain Medicine Trainee position for the Practice Development Stage (PDS) of training is available at the Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania. The trainee must be a registered trainee with the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA and completed/ due to complete the Core training stage at the start of PDS year.

The Persistent Pain Service at the Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral pain service in Tasmania and is accredited for PDS stage of Faculty of Pain Medicine Training.

The Persistent Pain Service is a multidisciplinary service consisting of Specialist Pain Medicine Physicians with primary specialties of Neurosurgery, Rheumatology, Anesthesia and General Practice along with psychiatrist, pain nurses, allied health including physiotherapy and psychology, and administration staff.

Trainees have the option to purse training in interventional procedures or pelvic pain.

The Royal Hobart Hospital has a great team to support our junior medical staff. We provide excellent clinical experience, mentoring, education, training and support and have strong social networks. A major advantage of starting your career with us is the opportunity to develop extensive practical skills in a wide variety of specialities. A comprehensive range of general and specialty medical and surgical services are provided including many state-wide services such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, extensive burns treatment, hyperbaric medicine, neonatal & paediatric intensive care and high-risk obstetrics. Critical care services are often the patients' first point of contact and are divided into intensive care services and emergency medicine services. As a major tertiary referral centre, we have facilities including MRI's, PET scanners, a Paediatric ICU, and a hyperbaric chamber.

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.


$97,946 - $138,593 per annum


Medical Practitioner Level 5-11 (Registrar/Senior Registrar)


Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full time & part time day work, 80 hours per fortnight commencing 6 February 2023 – 5 February 2024 (Please note 24 months negotiable)


Royal Hobart Hospital

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The Registrar is responsible for the day to day management of private and public inpatients and outpatients within the Hospital and provides after-hours emergency cover at the hospital as determined by the Medical Staffing Unit

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements).

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

Highly Desirable Requirements

  • Registered trainee of the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (June 2022) WWCT HR22 (1).pdf
(image) Generic Registrar-Senior Registrar MP5-11 (June 2022) WWCT HR22 (1).docx
(image) 0. Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.pdf
(image) 0. Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.docx

How to apply

Only online applications will be considered for this Campaign.

You are NOT required to address the selection criteria within the Statement of Duties.

You are required to submit an up-to-date CV, a cover letter outlining career goals and your suitability for the position.

Please click the Apply Now button.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will not be considered at this time

For further information please contact:

Dr Nitin Yogesh
Director, Persistent Pain Service
[email protected]

For more information on the application process contact the Medical Staffing Unit at [email protected]

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