Doctors in Training 2023 - Emergency Medicine Registrar

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 10, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral centre for the state of Tasmania. It is the state’s trauma centre, as well as providing a wide variety of specialty services. Our busy, Emergency Department provides care for 70 000 patients annually. Approximately 25% of the case load is paediatric. We also run a 20 bed Emergency Medical Unit.

The department is accredited for 36 months of training with ACEM, or two years of advanced training under the pre-2022 program. We have a wide variety of non-ED rotations available, including anaesthetics, intensive care, paediatrics, and medical education/simulation. We have also supported candidates through other rotations including hyperbaric medicine and neonatal/paediatric ICU. Our mixed ED is accredited for the paediatric log book and we have PEMs on staff.

Rostering is flexible to help maintain a work-life balance. We are very understanding of the importance of time outside of work and are able to accommodate part time needs.

The education program is highly valued within the department and runs as a full day each week. Registrars are specifically rostered to these days to avoid clinical demands interfering with their attendance.

In addition to the whole cohort education program there are separate and dedicated preparation programs for the ACEM primary and fellowship examinations. We have further education support for candidates completing the Emergency Medicine Certificate, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma.

The Royal Hobart Hospital recognises the value of clinicians from a wide variety of backgrounds and are able to provide support to registrars across all levels of experience.


$97,946 - $138,593 per annum

In addition to the annual salary a one-off up-front payment of between $10,000 and $12,000 pro rata (dependent upon qualifications and experience) will be paid upon commencement


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

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

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

Marita Eccles
Medical Staffing Unit
Royal Hobart Hospital
[email protected]

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