Career Medical Officer - Emergency Medicine (501913)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 15, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

If you have a minimum of 10 years post graduate experience and love the challenge of Emergency Medicine, we want to hear from you!

Details of Appointment

Multiple Permanent Full Time Shift Worker positions working 76 hours per fortnight

Why Tasmania?

It’s different here.

Life in Tasmania provides a quality work/life balance. Here you can pursue what drives you, both professionally and personally.

Today, as the rest of the world feels increasingly generic, our different-ness – our Tasmanian-ness – is among our most valuable assets. We invite you to be part of this special place, to quietly pursue the extraordinary, whether it be bushwalking, mountain biking or paddock to plate dining.

Who Are We Looking For?

We are seeking a motivated and experienced Career Medical Officer - Emergency Medicine, who will work as part of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mersey Community Hospital (MCH) at Latrobe in North West Tasmania. Servicing a population of approximately 116,000, the CMO provides specialist emergency medical care to patients attending the Department of Emergency Medicine at and MCH.

This position isn't just another job in another hospital – it can be your chance to demonstrate your strong clinical acumen, influence and foster an enthusiastic team of health professionals, review service requirements and execute new models of care.

We are particularly looking for people who have the ACEM diploma or certificate or would be willing to work towards the same. There would be opportunity to work part time and also do some GP work if desired.

We enjoy a strong relationship with the University of Tasmania's Rural Clinical School, and our secondary care facilities are both associated teaching hospitals with contemporary teaching environments. Department of Health -North West Region also offers excellent Continuing Professional Development benefits and a supportive working environment.

We offer contemporary, well equipped work environments; excellent remuneration and relocation assistance. Assistance with AHPRA registration and visa sponsorship available.

What Can We Offer?

Essential Requirements

  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.

Desirable Requirements

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Complete the following application form and email your application to the listed contact person including the below form:


Post your application with the above application form to:

Tasmanian Health Service
Human Resources and Organisational Development
Attention Donna Stubbs

PO Box 21

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

Donna Stubbs

Phone: 03 6478 5283

Position: Employment Consultant – Medical Services (NW)

Email: [email protected]

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