Staff Specialist - General Pathology (503703)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 17, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Launceston is a location in the picturesque Tamar valley, and home to a number of excellent vineyards, dining establishments, gourmet food producers and farmers' markets. Launceston boasts an enviable lifestyle with relatively affordable real estate, stress-free commuting, quality education system and all the services you would expect. Launceston is one of Australia’s oldest cities featuring Colonial and Victorian architecture, public parks and the stunning Cataract gorge only a short walk from the CBD. It also serves as a hub for easy access to several of Tasmania's spectacular Wilderness World Heritage Areas including the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair and Walls of Jerusalem National Parks.​

Launceston is easily accessible from the mainland and all major airlines operate to Launceston regularly from Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. They also offer seasonal direct flights from Perth and the Gold Coast.

From the pristine wilderness to epicurean adventures to world-class culture, living in Tasmania has so much to offer all wrapped up in a tranquil environment. Be inspired with all the opportunities to live and work on the Apple Isle, see what the Launceston General Hospital has to offer.

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The Role:

The hospital:

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day work, position working 76 hours per fortnight to commence as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary:

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1- Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $163,005 - $247,768 per annum

Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $234,726 -$247,768 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as outlined in the Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

Eligibility:

Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Experience in Anatomical Pathology, Cytopathology and Chemical Pathology
  2. Successful completion of the Australasian, or equivalent overseas, training program in Pathology

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:

For More Information

Dr Muhajir Bawa Mohamed

Position: Director of Pathology
Phone: (03) 6777 6690
E-mail: [email protected]

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