Staff Specialist (Renal Medicine) (515761)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 26, 2023
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the State’s tertiary referral centre and is also the primary teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine.

All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved outcomes for our consumers, our workforce and the Tasmanian community.


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

  • Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.


Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment

Fixed term full-time day work (with on-call) working 76 hours per fortnight commencing in June 2023 until July 2024.


Royal Hobart Hospital

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  • Provide a senior medical role in Nephrology and related services, including acute and chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplantation.
  • Provide in-patient care to public and private patients of the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) in all aspects of nephrology, including the RHH dialysis units both on and off site.
  • Be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and to be actively involved in research.
  • Undertake quality improvement activities.

Essential Requirements

  • 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.

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

Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 515761, 520397, 520502, 520851 Staff Specialist (Renal Medicine) SMP1-11 (Aug 2022) HR22.pdf
(image) 515761, 520397, 520502, 520851 Staff Specialist (Renal Medicine) SMP1-11 (Aug 2022) HR22 (1).docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.docx

How do I submit my application?

Apply Online. Please click the "Apply" 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:

All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

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

For more information contact

Professor Matthew Jose
Head of Department – Nephrology
Email: [email protected]

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