Doctors in Training (Registrars) 2021 Dept. of Medicine Basic Physician Training

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 19, 2020
Medicine Full-time, Flexible

Job Description:

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.

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 and we offer a program in partnership with The Royal Hobart Hospital including a trial 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.

Assistance with local relocation may be available.

(image) Train in Tasmania.pdf

Please Note: Applicants applying to basic physician training and general medicine positions with the Department of Medicine may be offered an RMO role in the event that they are not offered a position in their first preference.

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Hours/Period of Appointment

Fixed term, full time, day work, working 80 hours per fortnight to commence 1 February 2021 until 6 February 2022. Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.


Medical Practitioner Level 5 - 11 $91,442 - $129,391 per annum

Essential Requirements

  • General or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.
  • 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.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Registrar- Senior Registrar MP5-11 (May 2020) WWCT.pdf
(image) Generic Registrar- Senior Registrar MP5-11 (May 2020) WWCT.docx
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

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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 please contact:

General Enquiries:

Ms Karen Jackson

[email protected]

(03) 6777 6578

BPT Training:

Dr Greg Haug (Co-director Physician Training)

[email protected]

Dr Matthew Lee-Archer (Co-director Physician Training)

[email protected]