Clinical Director - Medical and Cancer Services (527030)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Mar 17, 2023
Medicine Part-time

Job Description:

The Royal Hobart Hospital is seeking interest from suitably qualified applicants for a Clinical Director – Medical and Cancer Services vacancy.

The Role:

The overall objective of the Clinical Director function is to work in collaboration with the Nursing Director to provide effective leadership and management to achieve the defined objectives of the clinical services within the clinical stream.

As a member of the local management team, provide a high level of strategic clinical leadership and direction, ensuring resources are efficiently utilised, services are effectively integrated within the DoH and the highest standards of service delivery are achieved in accordance with DoH policy directions, service standards and financial targets.

To provide the Chief Executive Hospitals South with high quality and authoritative advice and support.

As a guide this appointment will attract a 15% Management Allowance for the duration of the appointment with 0.5 FTE to be dedicated to undertaking the additional responsibilities allocated to the Clinical Director. The final work commitment and allowance payable may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for a full list of the duties.

Details of Appointment

Fixed term, part time, day work, position working 38 hours per fortnight from 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2026

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant


Royal Hobart Hospital


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.


Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019


Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award


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
  2. Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration (where applicable and as determined by individual position requirements

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. The position may require the occupant to participate in after-hours work
  2. Staff employed against this Statement of Duties as a Visiting Medical Practitioner will be employed in accordance with the Tasmanian Visiting Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Agreement and remunerated accordingly

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:
    • crimes of violence
    • sex related offences
    • serious drug offences
    • 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, Statement of Duties and Function Statement, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Function Statement

Statement of Duties

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the "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 Function Statement.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person.

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

For More Information

Susan Gannon
Chief Executive Hospitals – South
[email protected]
(03) 6166 8500


Dr Stephen Ayre
Executive Director Medical Services
[email protected]
(03) 6166 2608

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